Remko Akkerman

Professor and Research Director TPRC

Contact information

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Chair of Production Technology
De Horst, N212
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands
P +31 (0)53 489 2566


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


  • 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


  • 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