Curriculum Vitae

Personal Data

Name

Arian Nijmeijer

E-mail

a.nijmeijer@utwente.nl

Date of birth

14 March 1972

Nationality

Dutch

 

Education

1990-1995

Master study Chemical Engineering, University of Twente, The Netherlands. Master thesis on the preparation of relaxor materials for ceramic capacitors

1995-1999

PhD study on the preparation and characterisation of silica membranes for hydrogen at the University of Twente, resulting in PhD thesis, “Hydrogen-selective silica membranes for use in membrane steam reforming”, December 17, 1999

 

Work experience

2000-2001

Postdoc at the University of Twente, subject area porous ceramics. From June 1, 2000 until August 31, 2001 working for 80% of the time at Shell Global Solutions in Amsterdam

2001-2004

Researcher, exploratory research at Shell Global Solutions, Amsterdam. Subject areas: membranes, membrane processes, alternative desulphurisation, skid mounted processing units and novel upgrading technologies.

2004-Now

Senior scientist and team leader membrane research and implementation Shell Global Solutions International BV

2006-Now

Professor Inorganic Membranes (0.2 FTE), Faculty of Science and Technology, University of Twente

Additional Activities

2000-Now

Shell representative in various user committees of membrane related projects

2001-Now

Shell Campus Ambassador (University of Twente team)

2003-Now

Shell Technical Representative and Vice Chairman of the Oil/Gas sector of the Institute of Sustainable Process Technology (former Dutch Separation Technology Institute)

2004-Now

Board member Dutch Membrane Society

July 2012

Chairman of the 12th International Conference on Inorganic Membranes (ICIM-12), University of Twente, The Netherlands