About Meluna Research

The main group members from Meluna Research B.V. are:

Dr. Roeland Van Wijk. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physical Science (Biophysical Chemistry) from the University of Utrecht (The Netherlands) in 1965. He was Associate Professor in Molecular Cell Biology and is author of about 300 scientific papers on topics in developmental and stress biology and biophotonics. In the last 15 years he is director of Meluna Research and introduces the technology in different applications.

Dr. Yu Yan. He received his Ph.D. degree in Physical Science (Biophysics and Plant Biology) from the University of Mainz (Germany) in 2002. Since 2002 he is senior scientist in biophotonics. In particular on the application of delayed luminescence in agriculture and life sciences. In 2009 he joined Meluna Research as senior scientist and consultant. He is responsible for engineering and software programming for newly produced biophotonics measurement devices.

Dr. Eduard Van Wijk. He received his Ph.D. degree in Social Science (Cognitive and Biological Psychology) in 1999. In 2001 he specialized in biophotonics and delayed luminescence and has since then a scientific staff position at Meluna Research. Since 2009 he also became senior researcher at Leiden University where he is head of the Centre for Photonics of Living Systems. He is responsible for biophotonics in relation to health and lifestyle and in agriculture.

Prof. Dr. Zonghen Yan. He was a senior expert in industrial design, construction and electronic engineering. He is head of the electronics laboratory and responsible for the design and electronic engineering of the custom made biophotonics devices that are produced at Meluna Research.

Dr. Saskia Bosman. She received her Ph.D. in Medicine (Biomedical Science) in 1993. Since then she has performed research in the fields of neurophysiology, biophysics and agricultural biology including soil life studies, in relation to health and consciousness. She has joined Meluna Research since June, 2005 as a senior scientist and consultant.






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