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Practice oriented researcher in the field of low carbon industrial heat. Central to my work is the question of how to deploy a heat pump in an industrial process that is in a state of constant change to meet the CO2 reduction targets. I study this question with the help of tools like Exergy and Pinch analysis.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Master's degree, Sustainable Energy Technology, Delft University of Technology

Award Date: 1 Jul 2017

Bachelor's degree, Mechanical Engineering, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

Award Date: 1 Aug 2012

External positions

Head of Energy Technologies - Mechanical Engineering, Rotterdam University of Applied Sciences

2021 → …


  • TJ Mechanical engineering and machinery
  • Heat pumps
  • Exergy
  • Pinch analysis
  • energy systems
  • power2heat
  • Decarbonization


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