prof.dr.ir. J.T.F. (Jos) Keurentjes - Expertise
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Jos Keurentjes (1963) did his MSc in waste water engineering and colloid chemistry at the Wageningen Agricultural University, followed by a PhD in food engineering at the same university (1991). Subsequently he joined Akzo Central Research in Arnhem. He started as a researcher in the department of chemical and physical technology, followed by a position as group head separation technology, providing support to all business units of the company. In 1997 he switched to the Eindhoven University of Technology to become full professor in Chemical Engineering and head of the Process Development Group. His academic research emphasizes on the development of novel process concepts with industrial relevance. Main interests are the application of membrane technology, supercritical processes, applied surfactant technology, and mixing in complex equipment. From 2007-2014 he held a position with AkzoNobel Chemicals as director for technology and open innovation. Starting February 1, 2014 he joined the Executive Board of TNO. Meanwhile he has continued his relationship with TU/e on a parttime basis.