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Our people

4TU RE connects resilience experts from the four universities of technology in the Netherlands. Here you will find more information and the contact details of our 4TU RE experts.

Our boards

The board jointly supervise the activities of the organisation.

Bram de Vos
Managing Director Environmental Sciences Group (WUR)
Freek van der Meer
Dean and Professor geothermal energy and earth resources of Faculty of Geo-Information Science and Earth Observation (UT)
Jan Dirk Jansen
Dean of the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences / Professor of Reservoir Systems and Control (TUD)

The Strategic Advisory Board provides the necessary input from other organisations in the industry, from government and NGOs.

Aernout van der Bend
Managing director of Next Generation Infrastructures (NGinfra)
Anne Marie Hitipeuw
Chief Resilience Officer of the City of The Hague
Arnoud Molenaar
Chief Resilience Officer / Manager Rotterdam Climate Proof at City of Rotterdam
Corjan Gebraad
Strategy Advisor at Urban Development Dept. Rotterdam
David van Raalten
Board member Water Board WDODelta
Henk Ovink
Special Envoy for International Water Affairs at Kingdom of the Netherlands
Inge Vianen
Global Leader CARE Climate Change and Resilience Platform
Jeroen Hatenboer
Director Stichting Pioneering
Kenneth Heijns
Managing director at AMS Institute
Lilian van den Aarsen
Director of Knowledge, Innovation and Strategy at the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management
Louis de Bruin
Blockchain Thought Leader at IBM Global Business Services
Reintje van Haeringen
CEO at CARE Nederland
Sabrina Helmyr
Program leader Climate Adaptation / Sector leader water boards at Arcadis
Stefan Nijwening
Entrepreneur / Innovator at Water board Vechtstromen
Our scientists

The steering group determines the scientific course of 4TU RE.

Bas Jonkman
Professor of Integral Hydraulic Engineering (TUD)
David Smeulders
Professor Energy Technology (TU/e) - Scientific Director 4TU RE
Tatiana Filatova
Professor Computational modeling for climate change economics (UT) - programme leader DeSIRE
Tina Comes
Associate Professor and Delft Technology Fellow on Designing Resilience (TUD) - Vice Scientific Director 4TU RE
Marjolein Dohmen-Janssen
Associate Professor Civil Engineering (UT) - Managing Director 4TU RE
Miranda Meuwissen
Professor of cost-effective risk management in food supply chains (WUR)

The think tank helps to coordinate and set up the research activities.

Joanne Vinke-de Kruif
Assistant Professor at the Construction Management and Engineering group (UT)
Krijn Poppe
Research manager and Senior Economist (WUR)
Lan (Ge) van Wassenaer
Strategic Senior Scientist (WUR)
Pascale le Blanc
Professor at the Human Performance Management Group (TU/e)
Stella Kapodistria
Assistant Professor Stochastics of the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science (TU/e)

The DeSIRE Tenure Trackers lay the foundation of the national research cluster on Resilience Engineering and work on the interdisciplinary research agenda of 4TU RE.

Ahmadreza Marandi
Resilient supply chains (TU/e)
Alex Stefanov
Cyber-physical energy system resiliency (TUD)
Claudia Fecarotti
Resilient asset management and maintenance (TU/e)
Claudiu Forgaci
Resilience by urban transformation (TUD)
Elisa Perrone
Statistical models and methods for resilience engineering (TU/e)
Florence Metz
Governing Resilience of the RURBAN Metropolis (UT)
George van Voorn
Operational Measures for the Assessment of Resilience and Sustainability of CAS (WUR)
João Cortesão
Designing resilient urban climates (WUR)
Juan Pablo Aguilar Lopez
Flood Resilience (TUD)
Laura Genga
Resilient Business Information Systems (TU/e)
Mitrofan Curti
Electromagnetic energy conversion for a more resilient society (TU/e)
Nazli Aydin
Modeling and governance for the response to large-scale disruptions (TUD)
Rolands Kromanis
Monitoring the resilience of artificial and natural infrastructure in cities and urbanized deltas (UT)
Samantha Copeland
Ethics of Technology (TUD)
Wieke Pot
Governance of social-ecological-technical systems for improving resilience (WUR)

The postdoctoral researchers perform excellent research in the area of Resilience Engineering.

Akke Kok
Post-doc DeSIRE Program
Carissa Champlin
Project Leader SURF Urban Resilience
Guus ten Broeke
Post-doc DeSIRE Program

The Resilience Fellows serve as academic ambassadors on Resilience Engineering and build a bridge between science and practice.

Young Resilience Fellows Program
Agostinho Vilanculos
Hydrologist (DNGRH)
Diego Sesma-Martín
PhD in Economics (Public University of Navarre)
Enayat A. Moallemi
Research Fellow at Centre for Integrative Ecology (Deakin University)
Margaret Kurth
Research engineer (US Army Corps of Engineers)
Yaning Qiao
Associate Professor (China University of Mining and Technology)
Resilience Research Fellows
Karin de Bruijn
Senior researcher Flood Risk Management (Deltares)
Micheline Hounjet
Product Development Flood Resilience (Royal HaskoningDHV)
Resilience Engineering Ambassadors
Harith Alani
Professor of Web Science (The Open University)
Jim Hall
Director of the Environmental Change Institute and Professor of Climate and Environmental Risks at University of Oxford
Juliet Mian
Technical Director of the Resilience Shift
Nezih Altay
Professor of Operations and Supply Chain Management (DePaul University)

The associated scientists perform excellent scientific research in the area of Resilience Engineering.

Aaron Ding
Assistant Professor (TUD) , Adjunct Professor (University of Helsinki)
Bas Kemp
Professor Adaptation Physiology (WUR)
Debraj Roy
Assistant Professor (UT)
Jeremy Bricker
Associate Professor (TUD)
Maria Nogal Macho
Assistant Professor (TUD)
Mingshu Wang
Assistant Professor (UT)
Trivik Verma
Assistant Professor (TUD)
Other staff

The supporting staff helps to keep the centre running.

Lotte Seinen-Franke
Secretary BOO and 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering
Mia Lucas
Secretary ET-Educational Support & 4TU Centre for Resilience Engineering
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