Résumé (CV)

Automotive engineer, more than 25 years of automotive experience with R&D projects for international customers. 
  • Born 1963 in Capelle a/d IJssel, The Netherlands
Career overview:
EngineAlternative, founded Jan. 2009
  • Independent R&D consultant, specialized in:
    • internal combustion engines and GT-Power engine modeling
    • dual-fuel combustion development
    • alternative or sustainable (gaseous) fuels
    • product development in general
  • More info on page "Projects / Track record" e.g. projects carried out recently
KONI (ITT) Shock absorbers:
  • Project Engineer Railway; from Sept. 2007 up to Aug. 2008
  • Project leader of R&D projects and application engineering
  • More info: www.koni.com
TNO Automotive-Powertrains: 
  • R&D Engineer Alternative Fuels; from Sept. 1999 up to Sept. 2007
  • Projects on combustion engines, engine management or fuel systems, 
    in combination with alternative fuels like LPG, CNG, H2 and DME, examples: 
    • direct injection of CNG and LPG, presented at IAV congress
    • internal combustion engine modelling using GT-Power
    • engine and vehicle calibrations, for OEM and aftermarket, including knock control, mainly gasoline, LPG and CNG
    • engine conversion projects, manifold design
    • emissions and aftertreatment
    • test equipment and test procedures for fuel system components
    • design of low cost MPFI continueous gas injection system (in production)
    • evaluation of new combustion engine concepts or designs
  • Support BEV and HEV development projects
  • Support TNO's vehicle emission study group
  • Acquisition, sales activities, project proposals and project management
  • More info: www.tno.nl
DELTEC Fuel Systems/WOODWARD Governor Company:
  • Development Engineer; from 1989 - 1999
  • R&D activities on fuel systems for natural gas, landfill gas and biogas etc.
    • lambda control systems for both stoїchiometric and lean burn
    • (patented!) optimisation of catalyst performance including ageing
    • knock control systems
  • Design and maintenance of test bed emission equipment
  • Training courses and account management
  • More info: www.woodward.com 
  • Development engineer; from 1987 - 1989
  • Design of valves, bearings and valve seats based on OEM specifications
  • Material testing and parts development
  • Technical support of purchasing, quality and after sales department
Technical University Delft:
  • Research engineer; 1986 - 1987
  • Mechanical design, motion control and data acquisition for dynamic
    motorcycle tyre measurements
  • Tyre measurements and data analysis
  • VWO (pre-university education) Emmaus College in Rotterdam
  • HTS Automotive Engineering in Apeldoorn (BSc 1986)
  • Foreign languages: English, German (both fluently), French
  • Various training courses e.g.:
    • project management
    • internal combustion engines: simulation techniques (GT-Power), turbo charging, direct injection (Otto), after treatment, knock control