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Meet our team

In the coming weeks you will meet several experts from the University of Twente in this course. As this is a multidisciplinary course, you will see that we have quite a few different educators that are sharing their experiences and insights with you. We are very pleased that several experts from outside of the University of Twente have joined us in making this course even more practical and insightful.

Week 1, 2, 3 and 4
Lead educator Prof. dr. J. (Jos) van Hillegersberg
Head of the Department Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems.
Chair in Design and Implementation of Information Systems.
Check out his profile on Futurelearn

Week 1
Prof. dr. W.H.M. (Henk) Zijm
Full professor in Production and Supply Chain Management.

Week 4
Dr. M. E. (Maria-Eugenia) Iacob
Associate Professor at the department of Industrial Engineering and Business Information Systems.

Week 5
Prof. dr. P.J.M. (Paul) Havinga
Full professor and chair of the Pervasive Systems research group at the Computer Science department.

Dr. N. (Nirvana) Meratnia
Associate professor in the Pervasive Systems group at the University of Twente.

Week 6
Prof. dr. ir. A.M. (Arjen) Adriaanse
Professor of Construction Process Integration & ICT.

Dr. J.T. (Hans) Voordijk
Associate Professor in Supply Chain Management at the department of Construction Management and Engineering.
Director of the PDEng (Professional Doctorate in Engineering) program in Civil Engineering.


This course has been designed and produced by the University of Twente in the Netherlands. We would like to thank the following companies and experts for contributing and supporting the production of this course:

  • Tim Beckmann, director contract logistics at Kuehne + Nagel (week 1 and week 3)
  • Jannie van Andel, logistics manager (BeNeLux) for Unilever (week 2)
  • Frits van den Bos, manager innovation at GS1 (week 4)
  • Robert van Oosterwegel, projectmanager at Municipality of Utrecht (week 6)
  • Frans Rombouts, project director at Heijmans (week 6)
  • Wilfred van Woudenberg, BIM expert at Royal BAM (week 6)

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