Thomas van DijkResearcher
Thomas van Dijk is a researcher with Waag's Commons Lab. He focuses on transparency in digital information exchange between market, civilian and state and is mainly interested in systems that provide the individual with freedom to change both himself and the system. Thomas is working on Urbanite and multiple energy transition oriented projects.
He studied beta-gamma at the University of Amsterdam, focusing on physics, and obtained his master's degree in Sustainable Energy Technologies at the TU Delft. He then found and led a startup for sustainable batteries for seven years, after which he worked as a freelancer on off-grid energy systems in Africa, projects on the crossings of art and technology, and advising subsidy trajectories in the fields of battery and energy innovation. Next to his work Thomas enjoys reading on quantum physics and philosophy, and to make music.