Staff

Remko Akkerman

ctw/pt

Professor and Research Director TPRC

Contact information

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Chair of Production Technology
De Horst, N134
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
P +31 (0)53 489 2566
r.akkerman[a]utwente.nl

TPRC

Teaching Activities

  • B2: Project R. Design of Consumer Products (Injection Moulding Simulations)
  • B3: Introduction Technological Research (Composite Materials)
  • M: Design, Production and Materials
  • M: Solids & Surfaces
  • M: Composites
  • M: Composites forming

Research

  • Automated Composites Manufacturing
  • Performance of Advanced Materials

EU Projects

  • ADCOMP (BE-3580) Adaptive Composite Delamination Modelling (1997-2000)
  • PRECIMOULD (BE97–4351) High Precision Composites Moulding (1997-2001)
  • FALCOM (G4RD-CT-2001-00694) Failure, Performance and Processing Prediction for Enhanced Design of Non-Crimp-Fabric Composites (2001-2005)
  • Eureka (EU2601) Reinforced Thermoplastic Pipes (2001-2005)
  • GARTEUR AG33 RTM-material properties during curing (2007-2009)
  • CleanSky: EcoDesign and Green Rotorcraft
  • FibreChain

Other

  • Co-organiser of the Numiform 98, the 6th International Conference on Numerical Methods for Industrial Forming Processes in Twente
  • Co-organiser of the Composite Forming symposium within the yearly Esaform conference.
  • Member of the Editorial board of Composite Structures
  • Member of the Scientific Board of the European Scientific Association for Material Forming ESAFORM
  • Co-organiser of the ESAFORM 2009 conference in Twente
  • Organiser of the FPCM 2014 conference in Twente

Supervised PhD theses