Short CV/Education and training

  • 1992
    Study astronomy at Utrecht University, theNetherlands

  • 1998
    PhD position Leiden University, the Netherlands

  • 2002
    Postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University

  • 2005
    NRAO Jansky Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California – Berkeley

  • 2008
    Junior research scientist ASTRON

  • 2010
    Senior research scientist ASTRON (Dutch Institute for Radioastronomy)

  • 2011
    Assistant professor, Joliot-Curie Fellow, at Radboud University Nijmegen, the Netherlands

Selected publications

  • Carretti, E., Crocker, R.M., Staveley-Smith, L., Haverkorn, M. et al (2013): "Giant magnetized outflows from the centre of the Milky Way", Nature, 493, 66

  • Haverkorn, M. & Heesen, V. (2012): "Magnetic fields in Galactic haloes", Space Science Reviews, 166, 133

  • Gaensler, B.M., Haverkorn, M. et al (2011): "Low-Mach-number turbulence in interstellar gas revealed by radio polarization gradients", Nature, 478, 214

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

  • LOFAR Magnetism Key Science Project

  • S-Band Parkes All-Sky Survey (S-PASS) and Southern Twenty-cm All-Sky Survey (STAPS), two major surveys of the polarized radio sky in the southern hemisphere.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Director of Ulrich J. Schwarz Radio Interferometer, a radiotelescope at the Radboud University

  • Member of Westerbork Synthesis Radio Telescope Time Allocation Committee

  • Chair of LOFAR Galactic Science Working Group Magnetism Key Science Project

  • Principal Investigator of Southern Twenty-centimeter All-sky Polarization Survey

  • Principal Investigator Galactic Science of Southern Polarization All-Sky Survey

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