ir. E. (Eefje) Hendriks - Expertise

Hendriks, ir. E.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
5600 MB EINDHOVEN
Department :
Department of the Built Environment
Section :
Architectural Urban Design and Engineering
Positioncategory :
doctoral candidate (PhD) (PhD Stud.)
Position :
doctoral candidate
Room :
VRT 7.09
Email :
E.Hendriks@tue.nl

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Expertise

  • D14410 - Building technology
  • E13000 - Development studies
  • D66000 - Communication sciences
  • D52000 - Educational theory
  • self-recovery
  • post-disaster reconstruction
  • disaster risk reduction
  • knowledge exchange
  • building back better
  • capacity development
  • shelter research and development

Biography

Biography

Eefje Hendriks is a researcher working in the field of humanitarian assistance. She is currently pursuing a doctorate and lecturing at the University of Technology in Eindhoven and the Avans University of Applied Science. She has two cum laude master's degrees: Architecture and Building Technology. In her PhD research she focuses on knowledge exchange to support safer self-recovery after natural disasters. Therefore, she has done field research in post-hurricane Nicaragua, post-flood Senegal and post-typhoon Philippines together with different NGO’s. Earlier she also worked in slum integration in Argentina. At the university she is a member of the daily board of Technology for Global Development and has developed a multipurpose shelter and a Water tower kit for among others MSF, IFRC and Oxfam. She initiated a new multi-disciplinary minor program ‘Disruptive Events, challenge or crisis’ and a graduation studio ‘Borderless Engineering’ where she actively involves students.

Biography

Eefje Hendriks is a researcher working in the field of humanitarian assistance. She is currently pursuing a doctorate and lecturing at the University of Technology in Eindhoven and the Avans University of Applied Science. She has two cum laude master's degrees: Architecture and Building Technology. In her PhD research she focuses on knowledge exchange to support safer self-recovery after natural disasters. Therefore, she has done field research in post-hurricane Nicaragua, post-flood Senegal and post-typhoon Philippines together with different NGO’s. Earlier she also worked in slum integration in Argentina. At the university she is a member of the daily board of Technology for Global Development and has developed a multipurpose shelter and a Water tower kit for among others MSF, IFRC and Oxfam. She initiated a new multi-disciplinary minor program ‘Disruptive Events, challenge or crisis’ and a graduation studio ‘Borderless Engineering’ where she actively involves students.