Ralph Rousseau Meulenbroeks

Ralph Meulenbroeks


Assistant professor science education at Utrecht University, motivational speaker, professional musician

Ralph Rousseau Meulenbroeks holds a PhD in physics and graduated cum laude in the fields of physics, music (viola da gamba), and science education. He has been a soloist with major orchestras such as the Concertgebouw Orchestra and was employed in fusion physics research, but he also worked as a high school physics teacher. He currently combines an assistant professorship at Utrecht University (educational sciences) with his activities in music and motivational speaking. His prime interest is intrinsic motivation. In workshops and lectures, he invites highly educated professionals to get into contact with their true driving forces, empowering them to find fulfilling careers. Together with Chiat Cheong, he is hosting a series of retreats designed to do just that.