Natasha Hoog-Antonyuk was born in Ekibastuz, Kazakhstan. She received her engineer’s degree with a specialization in organization and technology of information security from the State University of Control Systems and Radioelectronics (TSUCSR) in Tomsk, Russia, in 2002. After her graduation, she worked as an R&D engineer for the department of Radioelectronics and Data Protection at TSUCSR. At the same time, she was a member of an international research project in which TSUCSR and Delft University of Technology collaborated in the area of advanced ground-penetrating radar technology. In 2008, she started at Wetsus, the European centre of excellence for sustainable water technology, doing research on antenna-based sensing for water applications. Subsequently she started her PhD jointly with the University of Twente’s Laboratory of Biosensors, the Lab-on-a-Chip group, part of the Mesa+ Research Institute, receiving her PhD degree in 2014. Currently, she is technology project manager at Senz2/Omniradar.