Jelle Kaastra
Jelle Kaastra Prof. Dr. Jelle S. Kaastra
SRON
Sorbonnelaan 2
3584 CA Utrecht
Netherlands
Phone (31)-88-7775870
Fax (31)-88-7775601
J.Kaastra at sron.nl

Contents

Current position
Research interests
Large projects
Publications
Inaugural lecture
Teaching

Current position

Senior Scientist at SRON Netherlands Institute for Space Research
Part-time honorary Professor (High Energy Astrophysics) at Leiden University
Zero appointment as "Universitair hoofddocent" at the Physics & Astronomy Department, Utrecht University

Other professional activities:

Principal Investigator of the Reflection Grating Spectrometer (RGS) of XMM-Newton
Principal Investigator of the Low Energy Transmission Grating Spectrometer (LETGS) of Chandra
Member ASTRO-H Science Advisory Committee

Research interests

X-ray spectroscopy of:

Modeling of (high-resolution) X-ray spectra

Continuation of the pioneering work of Rolf Mewe:

Future X-ray instruments

Recent large projects

Publications

List of scientific publications
List of scientific discourses
Link to some papers

Inaugural lecture

See text (Dutch and English) and pictures here

Teaching

Utrecht University: Course Active Galactic Nuclei / High Energy Astrophysics
first semester 2008 - taught together with Frank Verbunt.
Lecture notes are posted here.

Utrecht University: Bachelor Course NS-374B May 2014
Course material is posted here

Leiden University: Master's course High Energy Astrophysics
Fall 2014 Course material is posted here