CV Hans Strauven


  • Hans Rudi Strauven
  • Born 27/07/1959, Leuven, Belgium
  • Divorced, living together with Sylvie Dvořáčková, Czech Republic since 01/04/2014
  • Domicile: Hřbitovní 514, 373 81 Kamenný Újezd, Czechia
  • Temporary residence in Czech Republic requested on April 25, 2016
  • Children
    • Hannelore (01/05/1987), Electronic and Biomedical engineer, working on a PhD  at the KU Leuven, University Belgium
    • Bernd (03/07/1990), Master in Political and Social Sciences, Communication and Master in Journalism, working in a marketing company, Brussels, Belgium
  • 1965 – 1971: Basic school: Sterrebeek, Belgium
  • 1971 – 1974: High School: Latin and Mathematics, St. Jozefscollege, St. Pieters Woluwe, Belgium
  • 1974 – 1977: High School: Industrial Sciences, HTI Kardinaal Mercier, Schaarbeek
  • 1977 – 1981: Master in Physics: Summa cum laude, KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 1981 – 1987: PhD in Physics: Magna cum laude (interrupted with 10 months army service), KU Leuven, Belgium
  • 1988 – 2009: Pittsburgh Corning Europe, Belgium and Czech Republic, mainly : R&D
  • 2009 – 2014: CNUD EFCO, Belgium : R&D
  • 2014 – …. : Owner of BELGLAS, Belgium and of Dr. Hans Rudi Strauven, f.o., Czech Republic

Master Thesis (In Dutch)

Generating high pulsed magnetic fields and the measurement of the magnetoresistance in semiconductors.  (no papers)

PhD thesis (in Dutch)

Preparation of and measurements on a-Si:H thin film, made by bombardment activated reactive evaporation of Si. (3 papers)

Annex thesis (in English)

Oxygen evolution from YBa2 Cu3 O 6.85 high Tc superconductors


Dutch (mother language), English (Speak, Read, Write), German (Speak, Read), French (Speak, Read), Czech (Basics)

Military service

        Physics teacher, programmer

Pittsburgh Corning Europe

  • R&D Engineer
  • R&D Manager
  • R&D Manager + QC – director  + QA – manager
  • Start up production line in the Czech Republic
  • R&D + Quality director Europe
  • Named inventor patent about continuous foaming

CNUD EFCO, Brussels

  • R&D Manager


  • logo_smallConsultant , owner



Publications  (from GOOGLE SCHOLAR)

  1. Criticality in creep experiments on cellular glass
  2. Oxygen evolution from YBa 2 Cu 3 O 6.85 high T c superconductors
  3. Complementary influence of electric and magnetic fields on the sample voltage oscillations ofP-type ultrapure germanium
  4. Optical modulation spectroscopy in a-Si: H at room temperature
  5. a‐Si: H prepared by ion bombardment activated hydrogen incorporation during Si evaporation
  6. Electroformed nickel for thermometry and heating
  7. Oxygen desorption from high and low T c superconductors
  8. Acoustic emission for the follow-up of creep in cellular glass
  9. The possibilities of the acoustic emission technique to study the mechanical behaviour of foamed glasses
  10. Quadruple thickness monitor with double backup
  11. Cellular ceramic plates with asymmetrical cell structure and manufacturing method thereof
  12. The deterioration of Foamglas® under compression studied with the acoustic emission technique
  13. Critical fields and current densities of Y-Ba-Cu-O compounds
  14. Hydrogen incorporation mechanisms in the preparation of a-Si: H by ion bombardment-activated reactive evaporation
  15. Oxygen desorption from high and low T/sub c/superconductors
  16. The Benefits of Annealing Lehrs, Glass International, 2013
  17. Innovating flat glass lehrs, Glass International, 2015
  18. The annealing of cellular glass, Glass International, 2016
  19. Energy consumption during float glass annealing, Glass International, April 2016.
  20. Cellular glass enjoys a comeback, Glass International, November 2016.

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