Education (Bsc, Msc)

Finished MSc graduation projects

This report contains summaries of completed MSc graduation projects of 2009-2015




Recent 2015-2017

Name

Supervisor(s)

Topic

Date

Internal/external

Iris Verboven

Hulscher

Borsje

Melman

de Koning (Boskalis)

Regeneration of fidal sand waves after dredging 

Field data analysis, model simulations, and synthesis to engineering applications (Summary)


01-12-2017

External Boskalis 

Jules Hazeleger

Roos (AD)

Vermeulen

De Jong (RHDHV)

Modelling hydraulics and sediment transport in river engineering: application to lowering of groynes, autonomous bed subsidence and bifurcation points


10-11-2017

External Royal Haskoning DHV Nijmegen

Jasper Bink

Wijnberg (AD)

Warmink

Zomer (BZIM)


Flood safety: what is an acceptable level of uncertainty in the safety assessment of piping

6-11-2017

External

Brian Stokvis

Hoekstra (AD)

Nouri


Water Footprint Assessment of the Upper Litani Basin, Lebanon

09-10-2017

Internal

Ilia Awakimjan

Hulscher (AD)

Berends

Fujisaki (external)

 

Generating physics-based 1D surrogate models from 2D model results  

29-09-2017

External Deltares

Rik Posthumus

Wijnberg (AD)

Vermeulen


Turbulence around scour holes in sharp bends

29-09-2017

Internal

Ingrid van den Brink 

Kwadijk(AD)

Booij

Spema Weiland (Deltares) 


Sensitivity of discharge characteristics to the spatial resolution of regional climate models [Summary]

26-09-2017

Internal

Stan van den Broek

Hulscher (AD)

Wijnberg

Silva

Roelvink


The effects of storm surges on dune systems near inlets

21-09-2017

Internal

Floor Maten

Hoekstra (AD)

Schyns

Drivers behind changing food dependency and associated water risk in the MENA-region between 1961 and 2011 [Summary]


19-09-2017

Internal

Kees van Ginkel

Hoekstra (AD)

Hogeboom

Urban water security dashboard: characterising and ranking cities


31-08-2017

Internal

Minfei He

Ribberink (AD)

Van der Zande

Van der Werf (Deltares)


Improving suspended sediment transport models for breaking wave conditions [Summary]

29-08-2017

Internal

Rafael Guerreiro Imado


Wijnberg (AD)

Brugnach

Identifying uncertainties in the context of Dutch coastal adaptation to climate change

 

28-08-2017

Internal

Ilja kamphuis

Hoekstra (AD)

Hogeboom


Water Sustainability of Dutch Investors [Summary]

25-8-2017

Internal

Tim van den Broek

Wijnberg (AD)

Holzhauer

Van der Werf (Deltares)

de Vet (Deltares)


Understanding the effect of groynes on the hydrodynamics at the intertidal flats Baalhoek and Knuitershoek in the Western Scheldt [Summary]

24-8-2017

External Deltares

Fitsum Hailu

Hoekstra (AD)

Chukalla


Marginal economic value of water crop production [Summary]

15-08-2017

Internal

Aldorio Satriajaya

Hoekstra (AD)

Verburg


The water and land footprint of pets [Summary]

15-08-2017

Internal

Coen Steetzel

Augustijn (AD)

Borsje 

Vijverberg (Boskalis)


The behaviour of the sandy shores of the Marken Wadden [Summary]

20-07-2017

External (Boskalis)

Theo Schipper

Booij (AD)

Marhaento

The attribution of changes in streamflow to climate and land use change for 472 catchments in the United States and Australia

[Summary]


17-07-2017

Internal 

Bert Dekker

Hulscher (AD)

Wijnberg

Galiforni Silva


A statistical approach towards the response of dune systems to tidal inlet processes. [Summary]

14-07-2017

Internal

Daan Poppema

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Willemsen

De Vries (Deltares)


Design of artificial wetlands in the Marconi project. [Summary]

14-06-2017

External Deltares

Chris Pitzalis

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Lipari (external)


Time-dependent linearized friction: a development on Lorentz' energy argument[Summary]

09-06-2017

Internal

Ellis Schrijen

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Campmans


Modelling the influence of storm relased processes and their frequencies of occurrence on sand wave dynamics in the North Sea 

02-6-2017

Internal

Bas Krewinkel

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Damen

Straatsma (W+B)

Dusseljee (W+B)


Deflected sand wave migration due to severe wind events along the BBL-pipeline [Summary]

02-6-2017

External Witteveen+Bos 

Sander de Waard

Krol (AD)

Brugnach


Decision making under uncertainty in water management: setting an experimental agenda 

10-02-2017

Internal/external

Mike Lamers

Augustijn (AD)

Warmink

Vd Scheer

 

Analysing the morphological conse-quences of the preferred design of the Overijsselse Vecht using SOBEK 3 [Summary]

26-01-2017

External Waterschap Vechtstromen

Roy Daggenvoorde

Hulscher (AD)

Warmink

Vermeer


Upper stage plane bed in the Netherlands

22-12-2016

Internal

Elise Leusink

Wijnberg (AD)

Hagmeijer

Visualization and measurements of the flow around scaled beach houses [Summary]

12-12-2016

External at group Engineering Fluid Dynamics/CTW

Mick Poppe

Booij

Schyns


Simulating the water footprint of woodies in Aquacrop and Apex

[Summary]


30-11-2016

Internal

Niels Nijborg

Ribberink (AD)

Warmink

Talmon (Deltares)

Meting (RWS)


Influence of ship-induced currents on the erosion and permeability of sand-mud mixtures in the Twentekanalen [Summary]

23-11-2016

External

Thomas van Veelen

Hulscher (AD)
Roos


Process-based modelling of bank-breaking mechanisms of tidal sandbanks (CONFIDENTIAL)

11-11-2016

Internal

Ivo Huiskes

 

 

 

 

Kwadijk (AD)

Booij

 


Using ensemble streamflow predictions for extreme discharge purposes in the river Rhine

[Summary]

3-11-2016

 

 

 

 

Internal

 

Ruud Boom

 

 

 

Augustijn (AD)

Van Denderen

Barneveld (HKV)

Huising (Waterschap Vallei en Veluwe)


Hydraulic models in stream restoration projects [Summary]

 

 

27-10-2016

 

 

 

External HKV

 

 

 

Jules de Mey

 

 

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Willemsen

Bouwma (NIOZ)


Sedimentation and erosion at inter tidal vegetated foreshores [Summary]

10-10-2016

 

 

Internal

 

 

Ethan Tromp

 

 

 

Wijnberg (AD)

Brugnach

Mulder

 

Stakeholder perspectives on the effects of beach hut development along the Dutch coast [

Summary]

10-10-2016

 

 

 

Internal

 

 

 

Jan Gert Rinsema

 

 

Dohmen-Janssen (AD) Fernandez Mora Grasmeijer (external)


Tide integrated sediment transport characteristics of prismatic estuaries and the effect of deepening

30-09-2016

 

 

External Arcadis

 

 

Wietse van Gerwen

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje


Modelling the equilibrium height of offshore waves (CONFIDENTIAL)

30-09-2016

 

Internal

 

Sido Grin

Augustijn (AD)

Warmink

Krol (external)


The optimal capacity for temporal control measures for dikes in the IJssel-Vecht delta [Summary]

27-09-2016

External Waterschap Drentse Overijsselse Delta (WDOD)

Yulai Wang

Ribberink (AD)

Fernandez Mora

Van der Werf


Analysing the dependencies of cross-shore evolution of near-bed orbital velocity on physical parameters

26-09-2016

Internal

Alwin van Olst

Augustijn (AD)

Van den Berg (BMS)

Roovers (external)

Valkman (external)


Filling the Kasteelgracht with a steam of tacit knowledge

[Summary]

23-09-2016

External (TAUW)

Xinyue Zhao

Wijnberg (AD)

Borsje

Van der Werf (external)

De Lucas Pardo (external)


Numerical modelling of morphologival development in a managed realignment project

[Summary]

31-08-2016

External Deltares

Elsbeth Brandsma

Augustijn (AD)

Schielen

Paarlberg (external)

Vermeer (external)


The impact of the discharge distributions upon the flood risk of the upper Rhine area f the Netherlands [Summary]

31-08-2016

External HKV

Bart Noordman

Augustijn (AD)

Van der Werf

Hoefsloot (external)

Van Doornik (external)


Sailintrusion in the Ghent Terneuzen channel [Summary]

31-08-2016

External LievenseCSO

Luuk Knook

Hoekstra (AD)

Mekonnen

Hogeboom


The water footprint related to reservoir operation on a global scale

30-08-2016

Internal

Michiel Clements

Ribberink (AD)

Van Denderen

Vermeulen

Tuijnder (external)


Analysis of flow processes around flow constrictiosat the downstream side of various river measures using 1D and 2D flow models [Summary]

30-08-2016

External Arcadis

Tom Brouwer

Wijnberg (AD)

Booij

Eilander (external)

Van Loenen (external)


Potential of twitter derived flood maps: comparing interpolation methods and assessing uncertainties [Summary]

29-08-2016

External Deltares

Wassim Sako

Krol (AD)

Brugnach

Vinke-de Kruijf (external)


How to improve learning in EU-projects that focus on climate change adaptation in the water sector [Summary]

29-08-2016

Internal

Luisa Dechichi

Hulscher (AD)

Berends

Ranasinghe

Scheel (external)

De Boer (external)


Port and channel sedimentation: quantifying uncertainties with an emulator

26-08-2016

Internal/external (Deltares)

Koen Reef

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Lipari (external)


Extending Lorentz’ network model for the Dutch Wadden Sea (CONFIDENTIAL) [Summary]

26-08-2016

Internal

Hans van Gurp

Augustijn (AD)

Pezij

Hendriks (external)


Soil moisture simulations on a regional level [Summary]

24-08-2016

External Deltares

Frank Upmeijer

Ribberink (AD)

Roos

Chen


Storm surge modeling in a closed and semi-enclosed basin [Summary]

22-08-2016

Internal

Sven Overbeek

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Campmans

De Vriend (external)


Influence of tidal sand wave fields on wind wave propagation [Summary]

19-07-2016

Internal

Annet Both

Wijnberg

Roos

Morelissen (Deltares)


Can state-of-the-act numerical modeling result in more efficient and economic design of power plants?

13-07-2016

External Deltares

Julius van Stokkum

Wijnberg (AD)

Warmink

Cortes Arevalo

Zomer (BZIM)


Influence of measurement density in the assessment of the piping failure mechanism [Summary]

01-07-2016

External BZIM

Sjoerd Wester

Booij (AD)

Brugnach


Hydrodynamic modelling of a data scarce wetland area in the lower paraná delta [Summary]

02-06-2016

Internal/external

Filippos Kalofotias

Ribberink (AD)

Roos

Wellens (Deltares)


Study for the Hull Shape of a Wave Energy Converter-Point Absorber [Summary]

02-06-2016

External Deltares

Ruben Bosman

Hoekstra (AD)

Gerbens


Water footprint of widely used construction materials - steel, cement and glass

01-06-2016

Internal

Hizkia Trul

Kwadijk (AD)

Booij

Hernauer (external)


Performance of GRADE in simulating flood wave characteristics in the Rhine basin

[Summary]

24-05-2016

Internal/external Deltares

Wim Pater

Krol (AD)

Karim

The evolution of shear bands under rapid drawdown conditions in variably permeable soils

[Summary]


17-05-2016

Internal

Ron Hölscher

Ribberink (AD)

Warmink


The development of a new bedform predictor [Summary]

11-05-2016

Internal

Annemarleen Kersbergen

Kwadijk (AD)

Booij

Skill of a discharge generator for low flow characteristics in the Rhine and Meuse basins

[Summary]


08-04-2016

Internal/External Deltares

Niels Alferink

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

De Vries (Deltares)

Dijkstra (Deltares)


Modeling the influence of mussels and oysters on hydrodynamics and sediment transport

01-04-2016

External Deltares

Zaid Bashir

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

De Vries (Deltares)


Modeling the influence of biological activity on fine sediment transport in the Dutch Wadden Sea [Summary]

01-04-2016

External Deltares

Jelmer Veenstra

Wijnberg (AD)

Damen

Boers (external)

Van Geer (external)

Rietdijk (external)


Operational storm impact forecast information for the coast. Design, implementation in MorphAn and evaluation of an operational storm impact application [Summary]

23-03-2016

Internal/external

Marcel Muller

Hoekstra

Zhuo

The impacts of future climate change on land and water productivity of staple crops: a case study for China [Summary]


11-03-2016

Internal

Teun Lassche

Augustijn (AD)

Schielen


Modelling the LA River: treats and opportunities for the Los Angeles River, USA [Summary]

29-01-2016

Internal

Stefan de Vries

Ribberink (AD)

Wijnberg

Van der Werf (external)

Tonnon (external)


Modelling sediment transport pathways in the mouth of the Scheldt estuary [Summary]

26-01-2016

External Deltares

Laura Cazemier

Hoekstra (AD)

Augustijn


The influence of trade in the flow of nutrients

12-01-2016

Internal

Benno Fakkert

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Borsje

Hoogland (extern)


Modelling the morphodynamic impact and the effect on the significant wave height due to sand extractions [Summary}

08-01-2016

External

Rigt Venema

Augustijn (AD)

Harezlak

Geerling


Modeling land use and water quality management scenarios for the Upper Citarum Basin, Java Indonesia [Summary]

11-12-2015

Internal/external

Vok Keijsper

Hoekstra (AD)

Hogeboom

Freshwater sustainability criteria in ecolabels: the creation of a freshwater sustainability ecolabel and analysis of current ecolabels in the Netherlands


10-12-2015

Internal

Abe Esselink

Ribberink (AD)

Van der Zanden

Fernandez Mora


Measuring turbulence along a breaker bar [CONFIDENTIAL]

10-12-2015

Internal

Loek Zomerdijk

Booij (AD)

Krol

Xu (Zhejiang University)


Performance of multi-model ensemble combinations for flood forecasting

02-12-2015

External

Ruben Oldhoff

Booij (AD)

Rustanto

Local and catchment scale validation of soil hydraulic pedotransfer functions for an Indonesian watershed [Summary]


13-11-2015

Internal/external

Bengawan Solo Water Board

Niek van der Sleen

Hulscher (AD)

Wijnberg

Bintanja (KNMI)

Katsman (TU Delft)


The effect of Artic precipitation changes on the Atlantic Meridional Overturning Circulation [Summary]

16-10-2015

External KNMI

Timor Post

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Vuik (HKV)


Assessment of run up reduction by salt-marshes [Summary]

15-10-2015

External HKV

Pim Willemsen

Dohmen (AD)

Borsje

Horstman


Decreased resilience of mangroves under pressure of anthropogenic stresses (CONFIDENTIAL)[Summary]

02-10-2015

Internal

Arjan Averink

Hoekstra (AD)

Chukalla

Global Water Footprint of Industrial Hemp Textile [Summary]


28-09-2015

Internal

Jasper Hoeve

Ribberink (AD)

Warmink

Voortman (Arcadis)

Uijttewaal (TU Delft)


Rapid assessment tool for turbulence in backward facing step slow [Summary]

22-09-2015

External (Arcadis)

Azrin Rahman

Dohmen-Janssen (AD)

Augustijn

Horstman


Cliff erosion of salt marshes

28-8-2015

External (NIOZ, Yerseke)

Michiel Pezij

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Van der Werf (Deltares)

De Vet (Deltares)


Understanding of the morphological development of the Oesterdam Nourishment [Summary]

28-8-2015

External Deltares

Harm-Jan Benninga

Booij (AD)

Rientjes (ITC)

Romanowicz (Institute of Geophysics)


Performance and limitations of ensemble river flow Forecasts [Summary]

27-8-2015

Internal

External Institute of Geophysics

Christian Broekroelofs

Hoekstra (AD)

Krol

The dynamics of environmental systems [Summary]


19-08-2015

Internal

Wouter Vreeken

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Van Leeuwen (Svašek Hydraulics)


Modelling the influence of sand-mud interaction and waves on salt marsh development [Summary]

17-07-2015

External

Svašek Hydraulics

Johan Damveld

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Schuttelaars (TU Delft)


The effects of multiple retention basins on the hydrodynamics in convergent tidal channels

[Summary]

10-7-2015

Internal

Leonie Straatsma

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Chen

Mulder (external)

Schuttelaars (TU Delft)


On the influence of storm characteristics on surge response in the New Orleans coastal basin

[Summary]

10-7-2015

Internal

Gertjan van der Ende

Augustijn (AD)

Mannaerts (ITC)

Salinity and relative sea level rise in Heuningnes river South Africa [Summary]


8-7-2015

External

Bram Schnitzler

Ribberink (AD)

Van der Zanden

Van der Werf (Deltares)


Modelling sand transport under breaking waves [Summary]

1-7-2015

Internal

Rinse Wilmink

Ribberink (AD)

Roos

Tuijnder (Arcadis)

Grasmeijer (extern)


Accelerated morphological modelling

[Summary]

1-7-2015

External

Arcadis

Anouk Bomers

Hulscher (AD)

Warmink

Aguilar-Lopez


Road impact on erosion development during overtopping flood events [Summary]

18-6-2015

Internal

Tijmen Groot

Hulscher (AD)

Warmink

Aguilar-Lopez

Van der Meij (extern)


Macro stability safety assessment for flood defenses with buried pipes [Summary]

1-6-2015

Internal

Rens Holterman

Augustijn (AD)

Booij

Ter Haar


Using remote sensing data of actual evapotranspiration in strategic and operational water level management [Summary]

13-05-2015

External

Waterschap Groot Salland

Johan de Waard

Hulscher (AD)

Filatova

Horstman


Quantifying the impacts of climate-driven flood risk changes and risk perception biases on coastal urban property values

11-05-2015

Internal

Nikolaos Alavantis

Ribberink (AD)

Borsje

Benit (extern)

Van Vledder (extern)


Investigation of Infragravity Waves in a Two-dimensional Domain

14-04-2015

External Arcadis

Britt de Groen

Hulscher (AD)

Borsje

Roos

Ligteringen (Defensie)

Stolk (RWS)


Long-term morphodynamic behavior of the Maasvlakte 2 sand extraction pits and the influence on the surrounding sand wave fields [Summary]

02-04-2015

Internal/External
Koninklijke Marine, Dienst der Hydrografie

Wouter Maat

Augustijn (AD)

Booij

Simulating discharges and forecasting floods using a conceptual rainfall-runoff model for the Bolivian Mamoré basin


26-03-2015

Internal

Thijs Raaben

Ribberink (AD)

Wijnberg

Boers (Deltares)

Bieman (Deltares)


Including the effect of Non Water retaining Objects in the probabilistic modelling of dune erosion [Summary]

17-03-2015

External Deltares

Jurgen Klein

Hulscher (AD)

Roos

Ledden (Haskoning)

Bergs (Haskoning)

Brink (Haskoning)


The North Sea Storm Surge Atlas – performance assessment and uncertainty analysis (CONFIDENTIAL) [Summary]

05-03-2015

External Royal Haskoning

Frank Tibben

Krol (AD)

Brugnach

Leskens (UT en Neelen & Schuurmans


The introduction of interactive modelling by 3Di in flood resilient urban spatial planning [Summary]

30-01-2015

External

Neelem & Schuurmans

Heleen de Fooij

Hoekstra (AD)

Augustijn

Struker (Waternet)

Van der Hoek (Waternet)

Wastewater as a resource: strategies to recover resources from Amsterdam’s wastewater

15-01-15

External

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