During your master's Forensic Science, you will work closely with many lecturers who are influential in their field. The master is known for its innovative research methods and close collaboration with other disciplines. Our professors are known as the authorities in the field of Forensic Science. During the master you will certainly come across a number of these core teachers:
Faculteit der Natuurwetenschappen, Wiskunde en Informatica
Van 't Hoff Institute for Molecular Sciences
Maurice Aalders is professor in Forensic Biophysics at the Faculty of Medicine (AMC-UvA) and focuses his research on the interface of applied physics, chemistry and biomedical sciences. He did earlier work on optical techniques for diagnostics in medical oncology, such as fluorescence imaging and optical coherence tomography.
My name is Radboud Winkels and I am associate professor in Computational Legal Theory at the Law Faculty of the UvA. My background is in Psychology and Artificial Intelligence. I coordinate the course on “Reasoning and Formal Modelling” and chair the Program Committee of Forensic Science.
I teach the courses “Criminalistics and Analytical Chemistry” and “Chain of Evidence” in the Master Forensic Science and I am also a member of the Program Committee of Forensic Science. I have a background is in bioanalytical chemistry.
I am a forensic firearms examiner working for the Netherlands Forensic Institute and a PhD candidate at the Radboud University, Nijmegen and Leiden University. I coordinate the course “Observer Based Techniques” in the Forensic Science Master’s programme.