Nijs, Jochem C.





Ir. J.C. (Jochem) Nijs


Construction Management & Engineering


Horsttoren 300


+31 53 489 6865

Tel. secretary

+31 53 489 2670


+31 53 489 2511



PhD Researcher




Postal address

Ir. J.C. Nijs

University of Twente

Faculty of Engineering Technology

Department of Construction Management & Engineering

P.O. Box 217

7500 AE Enschede

The Netherlands


2007 – 2009 Master Industrial Design Engineering at the University of Twente

Master track: Emerging Technology Design

Graduated with honors

2004 – 2007 Bachelor Industrial Design at the University of Twente

Employment record

Nov. 2008 – Jul. 2009 Master graduation assignment at TNO Built Environment and Geosciences in Apeldoorn


Developing an innovative heat pump for the existing Dutch built environment.

Apr. 2007 – Jul. 2007 Bachelor graduation assignment at ECN (Energy research Centre of the Netherlands)


Researching the possibilities for energy neutral and energy producing houses for the future.

2006 – 2009 Student assistant activities at the University of Twente:


Assisting with creating a new 2nd year course for Industrial Design students: “Energy & Heat Principles”


Working at the online database of the website


Assisting with lectures of Computer Aided Design software (SolidWorks).


Assisting with introductory mathematical courses for first year students.


Interface design for Open System Buidling:

An application for Industrial Sustainable and Flexible building


2008 1st Prize in KIVI NIRIA/UT bachelor thesis contest

Subject: Energy neutral houses in the built environment for the future (thesis at ECN)