IGS University of Twente
Twente Water Centre

Partners

Participating research groups

The department of Water Resources (WRS) of the faculty of Geo-Information Services and Earth Observation (ITC) is a multidisciplinary scientific department specializing in (scientific) research and education in earth observation and geo-information sciences for the understanding, monitoring, predicting and sustainable use and management of water resources. Description: link to Hoekstra

The department of Water Engineering and Management (WEM) of the faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW) is a scientific department specializing in (scientific) research and education in the areas of water systems and management in order to better understand the natural processes in water systems and the socio-economic processes that affect these systems, and to support the management of rivers, river basins, seas and coastal zones. Description: link to Hoekstra

The Twente Centre for Studies in Technology and Sustainable Development (CSTM) of the Faculty of Behavioural, Management and Social sciences (BMS) is a scientific department specializing in governance, emphasizing sustainable development, environmental quality, and technological innovation - from both developed and developing country perspectives. Sound water management is considered a prerequisite for sustainable development. Description: link to Hoekstra

The research group Membrane Science and Technology of the Faculty Science and Technology (TNW) is a scientific department specializing in the multidisciplinary topic of polymer membranes. Research within the group is dedicated to the design, development, characterization and application of polymer membranes for Energy (a.o. Blue Energy), Water (a.o. water treatment) and Life Sciences and application processes. Description: link to Hoekstra

The department of Engineering Fluid Dynamics (TS) of the faculty of Engineering Technology (CTW) is a scientific department specializing in teaching and performing research in fluid dynamics. The research comprises theoretical, numerical and experimental work. Among the fields of mechanical engineering oriented applications turbo-machines, and centrifugal pumps in particular, are essential for drinking water supply, irrigation, flood-control and boiler units. Description: link to Hoekstra

Associated research groups

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Department of Public Administration

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Department of Science, Technology and Policy Studies

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Applied Analysis & Mathematical Physics

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Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Mathematics and Computer Science

Members

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