Laboratory for Applications of Synchrotron Radiation (LAS)

Dr. Thomas van de Kamp

Dr. Thomas van de Kamp

Focus of research

  • Digital imaging of biological and paleontological specimens
  • Functional morphology of insects
  • Biomimetics


Professional curriculum

2016- Project Leader for Research Area Life Science
2015- Head of IPS BioLab

2013- Deputy Group Coordinator - Imaging Group
2010- Scientist at KIT’s Institute for Photon Science and Synchrotron Radiation
2008-2009 Scientist (Trainee) at the Department of Entomology of the State Museum of Natural History Karlsruhe



2011 PhD (Dr. rer. nat) at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
2007 Diplom (diploma degree; equivalent to a master's degree) in Biology at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf



2013 Ingrid Weiss/Horst Wiehe Award of the German Society for General and Applied Entomology

2004 „Animago Award“ in the category Home/Still/Animals