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Professor Arjen Y. Hoekstra Memorial Event

On 18 November 2019, prof.dr.ir. Arjen Y. Hoekstra unexpectedly has passed away. He was a renowned scientist, who pioneered the water footprint concept and lead the evolvement of the research field of Water Footprint Assessment. He was a warm-hearted and inspiring person to work with.

On 18 November 2020, from 4 to 5 pm CET, we will commemorate prof.dr.ir. Arjen Y. Hoekstra by means of four speeches from people who closely worked with him during several stages of his career:

  • Prof.dr.ir. Wil Thissen, TU Delft
  • Prof.dr.ir. Hubert Savenije, TU Delft
  • Dr. Mesfin Mekonnen, University of Alabama
  • Dr.ir. Joep Schyns, University of Twente

The event will be moderated by dr.ir. Rick Hogeboom (University of Twente), director of the Water Footprint Network.

Colleagues of the Multidisciplinary Water Management group at University of Twente

The recording of the concluded event is available below.