Personal Data

Name

W.G.J. (Walter) van der Meer

E-Mail

w.g.j.vandermeer@utwente.nl

Date of birth

17-08-1959

Nationality

Dutch

Education

1975 - 1978 B.A.Sc., Biological Chemistry, Van den Broekinstituut (AVSH), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Thesis subject: Optimisation Coulter Counter Blood Cells.

1979 - 1981 B.A.Sc., Biomedical Laboratory Technology Biology, Van den Broekinstituut (AVSH), Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Thesis subject: Anti Sheep Red Blood Cell (SRBC) reponse in vitro.

1985 - 1988 B.Eng., Chemical Process Technology (with distinction), HTS Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

Thesis subject: Mathematical modelling of large scale mammalian cell cultures.

1988 - 1991 M.Sc., Chemical Engineer (with distinction), Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Thesis subject: Stability of upward gas jets in gas-solid fluidized beds (Shell Research Laboratory Amsterdam [KSLA]).

1994 - 2003 Ph.D., Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands.

Subject: Mathematical Modelling of NF and RO Membrane Filtration Plants and Modules

Promotors; prof.ir. J.C. Van Dijk; prof.dr.ir. J.C. Schippers (WUR/UNESCO-IHE)

2007 Advanced Management Programme INSEAD, Fontainebleau, France

Work experience

1978-1987




1987-1988




1991-1992




1992-1993




1993-1999




1999-2001




2001-2002




2002-2002




2003-2006




2006-2009




2009-2012




2012-to date



2005-2011





2011-2016






2016-to date

Research Assistant / Manager Laboratory

Central Laboratory Blood Transfusion

Amsterdam, The Netherlands


COO

Euroclone

Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Bioprocess Engineer R&D

Centocor (Johnson & Johnson)

Leiden, The Netherlands


Process Engineer

Water Supply Company Friesland

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands


Manager Process Technology

Water Supply Company Friesland

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands


Manager Laboratory & Process Technology

Water Supply Company Friesland

Leeuwarden, The Netherlands


Managing Director, Water Technology

Nuon Water

Apeldoorn, The Netherlands


Manager Process Technology

Vitens NV

Utrecht, The Netherlands


Managing Director Laboratory & Process Technology B.V.

Vitens NV

Utrecht, The Netherlands


Managing Director Water Technology

Vitens NV

Utrecht, The Netherlands


COO

Vitens NV

Utrecht, The Netherlands


CEO

Oasen NV

Gouda, The Netherlands


Professor Membrane Process Technology (0.2 FTE)

University of Twente

Faculty of Science and Technology

Section Membrane Technology


Professor Innovative Water Purification Processes (0.2 FTE)

Delft University of Technology

Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geoscience

Section Sanitary Engineering

Department of Water Management


Professor Membrane Technology and Engineering for Water Treatment (0.2 FTE)

University of Twente

Faculty of Science and Technology

Section Membrane Science and Technology