prof.dr.ir (M.P.C.) Margot Weijnen

Prof.dr.ir Margot Weijnen holds the chair of process and energy systems engineering at the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management, Delft University of Technology.

Weijnen career

  • She received her MSc and PhD degrees in chemical process engineering from Delft University of Technology.
  • She then worked for Shell in R&D, chemicals manufacturing and process design engineering, respectively.
  • She was appointed scientific director to the interfaculty Delft University Clean Technology institute in 1990 (Interduct), where she served until her appointment as a full professor in the Faculty of Technology, Policy and Management in 1995.
  • She is scientific director at Stichting Next Generation Infrastructures.
    In this role, she leads a triple helix consortium with the goal to investigate the sector specific issues in existing infrastructures and sectors and develop solutions for these problems.

Scientific interests

  • process systems design en management (focus op designing for reliability and availability)
  • energy resource management en energy technologies
  • energy infrastructure design en management, incl. institutional design

Extracurricular activities / Board positions

  • Wetenschappelijk directeur, Stichting Next Generation Infrastructures.
  • Lid Wetenschappelijke Raad voor het Regeringsbeleid
  • Lid Raad van Commissarissen, AkzoNobel Nederland BV
  • Lid Innovation Advisory Board, TenneT
  • Lid Algemeen Bestuur, Stichting Toekomstbeeld der Techniek (STT)
  • Lid Adviescommissie Valorisatieprogramma
  • Lid Expert Advisory Group, UK Infrastructure Transitions Research Consortium
  • Bestuurslid, Energy Delta Gas Research Programme
  • European editor, International Journal of Critical Infrastructures
  • Chair, Technical Committee for Infrastructure Systems and Services, IEEE SMC

Research Group :

Process and Energy Systems Engineering

Specialisatie :

Distributed Energy Resource / Electric Vehicle / Smart Grid: Policy
Distributed Energy Resource / Electric Vehicle / Smart Grid: Markets

TU Delft

 Gebouw 31 Jaffalaan 5
       2628 BX Delft
   m.p.c.weijnen@tudelft.nl