Prof.dr.ir. Arjan van Timmeren
AMS Institute, Holandia
Prof.dr.ir. Arjan van Timmeren is full professor at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), Faculty of Architecture and the Built Environment, Department of Urbanism, chair ‘Environmental Technology & Design’.
Besides of this he is also Scientific Director of the joint initiative by TUD (Delft), MIT (Boston) and WUR (Wageningen) ‘AMS Institute’ (Institute for ‘Advanced Metropolitan Solutions’), in Amsterdam together with public and private stakeholders and citizen(platforms). AMS Institute is a Knowledge institute with at the moment over 100 research projects and an approximate turnover of over 60M€ on projects related to circularity, mobility, resilience, data and intelligence and several other fields relevant for metropolitan areas from the perspective of sustainability and urban intelligence.
Over the years his work has focused on the integration of the concept of sustainable development in the field of architecture, urbanism and building technology in both practice and academia, with lately emphasis on Smart cities, and -citizens, Urban Metabolism (Green-Blue systems) and Circular Economy. He is project leader of many European and national research projects and publishes regularly on these. Arjan van Timmeren has seats in several (inter)national steering groups, quality teams, scientific boards and is lecturing all over the globe.