Frank Tramper obtained his BSc (2008), MSc (2010), and PhD (2014) in Astronomy & Astrophysics at the Anton Pannekoek Institute for Astronomy of the University of Amsterdam. Following his PhD he remained in Amsterdam for a PostDoc of one year. In January 2016 he obtained a 3 year research fellowship from the European Space Agency, and was based at ESA's European Space Astronomy Centre near Madrid. Since January 2019 he is a Postdoctoral Researcher at IAASARS, working on the ASSESS project.
The spectroscopic study of massive stars in their various stages of evolution (e.g., O-type, Luminous Blue Variables, Wolf-Rayets). Areas of particular interest are the effect of metallicity on the physical properties of these stars and their stellar winds, and stars in their most advanced evolutionary stages.