de Wit, MSc. P. (Patrick)

Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name: Patrick de Wit
Date of birth: 30 June 1988
Nationality: Dutch



MSc in Chemical Engineering
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Master’s thesis entitled ‘Silicon carbide membranes for produced water treatment’ at the Shell Global Solutions / Inorganic Membranes research group.


BAS in Chemical Engineering
The Hague University of Applied Science, The Netherlands
Bachelor degree in Chemical Bachelor of Applied Science in Chemical Engineering / Food Engineering. Including three internships of 6 months each in The Netherlands, South Africa and Malaysia; involving R&D, Research and Plant operations.

Work experience


PhD Student
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Topic: Inorganic hollow fibers for intensified fractionation and filtration


Graduate Intern
Shell Global Solutions, The Netherlands
Graduate intern, thesis title: Silicon carbide membranes for produced water treatment


Student Assistant
University of Twente, The Netherlands
Student assistant; mainly carrying out measurements for PhD students.


Trainee Process Engineer
Esterol Sdn Bhd, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
As a trainee process engineer I worked on several projects to optimize and de-bottleneck process units to increase throughput and process robustness.


Research Internship
North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa
A 6 month research project upon the separation of acidic nickel sulfate solutions using nanofiltration membranes