J.C. (Jaap) Schouten - Expertise

Schouten, J.C.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Chair :
Chemische Reactortechnologie
Department :
Department of Chemical Engineering and Chemistry
Section :
Chemical Reactor Engineering
Positioncategory :
Professor (HGL)
Position :
Full Professor
Room :
STW 1.33
Tel :
+31 40-247 3088
Tel (internal) :
Email :

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  • D13600 - Catalysis
  • D14500 - Chemical technology, process technology
  • Process intensification
  • Process Technology
  • Chemical reactor engineering
  • Chemical engineering



Professional Career

2017 - present Member Executive Board Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO)

2017 – present Chairman NWO Domain Applied and Technical Sciences (TTW)

2017 - present Member Board Foundation TKI HTSM

1998 - present Professor of Chemical Reactor Engineering, TU/e

2011 - 2016 Dean, Department Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU/e

2008 - 2011 Vice-Dean, Department Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU/e

2001 - 2005 Vice-Dean, Department Chemical Engineering and Chemistry, TU/e

1994 - 1998 Associate Professor, Department Chemical Engineering, TU Delft

1990 - 1994 Assistant Professor, Department Chemical Engineering, TU Delft

1988 - 1990 Research manager, Unilever Research Laboratory, The Netherlands


Academic Training & Education

1984 – 1988 PhD, Chemical Engineering, TU Delft (cum laude)

1981 – 1983 Ingenieur, Chemical Engineering, TH Twente (cum laude)


Awards, Grants, Personal Recognition

2013 Core Chemical Engineering Award, IChemE (UK)

2012 Proof of Concept Grant, ERC

2008 Advanced Investigator Grant, ERC

2007 Member Royal Holland Society of Sciences

2006 Simon Stevin Meesterschap Award, STW

2006 The Chemistry Innovation KTN Award, IChemE (UK)

2006 TOP Grant, NWO

1995 Visiting Associate Professor, Chinese Academy of Sciences (NWO/NSFC Grant)

1995 Young Chemists Grant, NWO

1988 DSM Award for Chemistry and Technology (Second Prize)


Current Duties and Board Memberships

Member Scientific Advisory Board, Department of Chemical Engineering, VU Brussels, Belgium

Member Advisory Board, Department Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, TU Dortmund, Germany

Member Advisory Board, Methusalem Program, Department Chemical Engineering, Ghent University, Belgium

Advisor EmulTech B.V.

Advisor Flowid B.V.


Member Editorial Boards

Current Opinion in Chemical Engineering

Int. J. Multiphase Flow

Reviews in Chemical Engineering


Member Scientific Committees