My CV


Work Experience

Sept 15 – Present

Minister at Wendover Free Church

Oct 12 – July 15

Salem Baptist Church
Minister in Training
Brunel University
Part-time Chaplain

Apr 08 – Sept 12

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University
Research Mechanical Engineer.

Nov 07 – Mar 08

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University
Bioprocess Engineer.

Mar 07 – Apr 07

Pfizer Ltd, R&D Laboratories, Sandwich, Kent
Working in a R&D lab conforming with GLP regulations
Investigating the purification of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients using Continuous Countercurrent Extraction.

July 03 – Sept 03

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University
Working in a team to purify material for the John Hopkins Institute.
Design and installation of the set-up of the first pilot scale CCC.

Feb 03 – June 03

Royal Meteorological Institute of Belgium
Calibration of hydrometers and temperature sensors
Building a weather station to test hydrometers in the field
Analysing field data using a variety of statistical methods

June 02 – Aug 02

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University
Measuring the physical properties of aqueous organic phase systems.

Aug 01 – Jan 02

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University
Investigating the effect of bore size on resolution and retention in Countercurrent Chromatography.
The project involved making up different phase systems, performing experiments and writing protocols.

Aug 98 – Dec 98

Wang Global at Nieuwegein Holland
Analysing laptops and PC’s to detect errors.
Ordering the correct parts and replacing them in the systems.

Feb 98- June 98

Johannus Orgelbouw in Ede Holland
Working in a team and individually to build unique custom electronic church organs.
Delivering and installing the custom organs to the customers.


Education

Sept 12 – June 15

Regent’s Park College, Oxford University.
Diploma Theological and Pastoral Studies.

Oct 04 – Oct 07

Brunel Institute for Bioengineering, Brunel University.
PhD “Investigation into the Mechanics and Feasibility of Continuous Countercurrent Extraction”
This PhD was sponsored by Pfizer Ltd.
Follow this link to find my work in the British Library Catalogue
Follow this link to find my work in the Brunel University Research Archive

Sept 03 – Sept 04

University College London, MSc Biochemical Engineering.
Key subjects: Fundamentals of Biochemical engineering, bioprocesses, fermenter design and operation, down-stream processing and scaling-up.

Aug 99 – July 03

Fontys Hogeschool, Bachelor Degree in Engineering Physics.
(Institute of professional education for applied science).

Aug 95 – July 99

Rivierenland College, MTS diploma in Electronics.
Technical Secondary School (BTEC).


Papers published

Guan, Y.H., van den Heuvel, R.N.A.M. and Zhuang, Y.P.; Visualisation of J-type Counter-current Chromatography: a Route to Understand Hydrodynamic Phase Distribution and Retention; Journal of Chromatography A, 1239, 10-21, 2012
doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2012.03.039

van den Heuvel, R.N.A.M. and Konig, C.; Improved g-level calculations for coil planet centrifuges, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218 (36), 6038-6043, 2011
doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2011.06.059

Guan, Y.H. and van den Heuvel, R.; The three-dimensional model for helical columns on type-J synchronous counter-current chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A, 1218 (31), 5108-5114, 2011
doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2011.05.078

Sutherland, I., Hewitson, P., Siebers, R., van den Heuvel, R., Arbenz, L., Kinkel, J. and Fisher, D.; Scale-up of protein purifications using aqueous two-phase systems: Comparing multilayer toroidal coil chromatography with centrifugal partition chromatography, Journal of Chromatography A, 1218 (32), 5527- 5530, 2011
doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2011.04.013

Ignatova, S.N., Hawes, D., van den Heuvel, R., Hewitson, P. and Sutherland, I.A.
A new non-synchronous preparative counter-current centrifuge – the next generation of dynamic extraction/chromatography devices with independent mixing and settling control, which offer a step change in efficiency; Journal of Chromatography A, 1217, 34-39, 2010
doi: 10.1016/j.chroma.2009.10.055

van den Heuvel, R.; Mathews, B.; Dubant, S. and Sutherland, I.A.;
Continuous counter-current extraction on an industrial sample using dual-flow counter-current chromatography; Journal of Chromatography A, 1216 (19), 4147-4153, 2009
doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2009.01.077

van den Heuvel, R. and Sutherland, I.A.;
Phase distribution visualisation in continuous counter-current extraction; Journal of Chromatography A, 1216 (19), 4252-4257, 2009
doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2008.11.069

van den Heuvel, R. and Sutherland, I.A.;
Observations of established dual flow in a spiral dual-flow counter-current chromatography coil; Journal of Chromatography A, 1151, 99-102, 2007
doi:10.1016/j.chroma.2007.01.099

Fisher, D.; Garrard, I.J.; van den Heuvel, R.; Sutherland, I.A.; Chou, F.E.; Fahey, J.W.;
Technology Transfer and Scale Up of a Potential Cancer-Preventive Plant Secondary Metabolite-Glucoraphanin; Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 28, 1-10, 2005
doi:10.1081/JLC-200063563

Sutherland, I.A.; Hawes, D.; van den Heuvel, R.; Janaway, L.; Tinnion, E.;
Resolution in CCC; the effect of operating conditions and phase system properties on scale-up; Journal of Liquid Chromatography & Related Technologies, 26 (9&10), 1475-1491, 2003
doi:10.1081/JLC-120021261


Grants awarded

Vice Chancellor of Brunel University’s travel prize to present my PhD work at the international CCC conference in 2006 in Washington DC.

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