My name is Eva Lantsoght and I'm a PhD candidate at TU Delft in the Concrete Structures Section. The topic of my research is shear in reinforced concrete slabs under concentrated loads close to the support. The results of my series of large-scale experiments will be used by the Dutch Ministry of Transport, Public Works and Watermanagement to evaluate the existing slab bridges in the Netherlands.
I now live in Delft,the Netherlands, but I was born and raised in Lier, Belgium. I completed my engineering degree in civil engineering at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel with a thesis on buckling of reinforced concrete columns. Then, I went to Georgia Tech for a MS in structural engineering with a Fulbright scholarship and Belgian American Educational Foundation scholarship and did some additional research on punching shear in reinforced concrete slabs.
Besides reinforced concrete, I am interested in and blog about: the process of doing a PhD, the non-scientific skills you need during your PhD, living abroad and my travels. I'm also a staff writer for Grave Concerns Ezine, and blog for Gradhacker and Lifehack.
English is not my native language. I apologize for language errors in my posts.
2006 - Waarom ingenieur studeren aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel
March 3, 2011 - Meet the Mathcad users: Eva Lantsoght, The Netherlands
August 24, 2011 - Concrete Collapse (Delta)
February 22, 2012 - Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences - Highlights
May 8, 2012 - Promovenda 2.0 // PhD Candidate 2.0
September 2012 - Prologue by Promood
November 2012 - Civil Engineering and Geosciences News
March 2013 - Bloggen voor wetenschappers (Pandora, Universiteit Utrecht)
March 2013 - Twitter op de TU (Delta)