• 2008 - present ¬†Associate professor, Civil Engineering, University of Twente
  • 1994 - 2008¬† ¬† ¬†Assistant professor, Civil Engineering, University of Twente
  • 1993 - 1994¬† ¬† ¬†Associated scientist, Soil and Groundwater Team, Environment Research Department, Shell Research Ltd., Sittingbourne, UK.
  • 1989 - 1993¬† ¬† ¬†Graduate research assistant, Soil and Water Science Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA.


  • 1989 - 1993 ¬†PhD Soil and Water Science, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida, USA
  • 1993 ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†PhD thesis: Chemodynamics of complex waste mixtures: Application to contamination and remediation of soils and aquifer media.
  • 1983 - 1989 ¬†MSc Soil Science, Agricultural University Wageningen
  • 1977 - 1983 ¬†VWO, KSE Etten-Leur


  • Earth and Planetary Sciences

    • Model
    • River
    • Water
    • Investigation
    • Flood
    • Vegetation
    • Flood Plain
    • Datum



Filters and plant trait strategies: What steers vegetation dynamics in floodplains of regulated lowland rivers?. University of Twente. Harezlak, V.https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789464731415Sediment nourishments in the River Waal to mitigate bed degradation, 106-107. de Lange, B. M., Welsch, N., Kitsikoudis, V., Augustijn, D. C. M., van Vuren, S., Velner, R. G. J. & Chavarrías, V.Reconstruction of the 1374 Rhine river flood event around Cologne region using 1D-2D coupled hydraulic modelling approachJournal of hydrology, 617, Article 129039. Ngo, H., Bomers, A., Augustijn, D. C. M., Ranasinghe, R., Filatova, T., van der Meulen, B., Herget, J. & Hulscher, S. J. M. H.https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jhydrol.2022.129039Biogeomorphological evolution of salt marshes under natural conditions and the influence of artificial structures on marsh resilience. Dzimballa, S., Kitsikoudis, V., Borsje, B. W. & Augustijn, D. C. M.https://www.nck-web.org/boa-2023/633-biogeomorphological-evolution-of-salt-marshes-under-natural-conditions-and-the-influence-of-artificial-structures-on-marsh-resilienceUsing High-Resolution Drone-Derived DEMs and Orthomosaics to Analyse Temporal Dynamics of Salt Marshes and Mudflats in the Dutch Wadden Sea. Dzimballa, S., Kitsikoudis, V., Folmer, E., Borsje, B. W. & Augustijn, D. C. M.https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm23/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/1383331Exploring the Evolution of Salt Marshes: Investigating the Parametrization of Biogeomorphological Processes across Time Scales with Numerical Modelling. Dzimballa, S., Willemsen, P. W. J. M., Kitsikoudis, V., Borsje, B. W. & Augustijn, D. C. M.https://agu.confex.com/agu/fm23/meetingapp.cgi/Paper/1262745

Other contributions

Journal papers (see also https://research.utwente.nl/)

  • Al-Furaiji, M. U.¬†Karim, D.¬†Augustijn, B.¬†Waisi,¬†S.¬†Hulscher (2016). Evaluation of water demand and supply in the south of Iraq.¬†Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination¬†6(1): 214-226, doi:10.2166/wrd.2015.043
  • Vonk, E., Y.P. Xu, M.J. Booij, X. Zhang, D.C.M Vonk, E., Y.P. Xu, M.J. Booij, D.C.M. Augustijn (2016) Quantifying the robustness of optimal reservoir operation for the Xinanjiang-Fuchunjiang Reservoir Cascade. Water Science & Technology: Water Supply 16(1): 79-86, doi:10.2166/ws.2015.116
  • Ndungu, J.N., W. Chen, D.C.M. Augustijn, S.M.J.H. Hulscher (2015). Analysis of the driving force of hydrodynamics in Lake Naivasha, Kenya.¬†Open Journal of Modern Hydrology¬†5:95-104, 10.4236/ojmh.2015.54009
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., S.M.M. Kuks, D.C.M. Augustijn (2015). Governance in support of integrated flood risk management? The case of Romania,¬†Journal of Environmental Development¬†16: 104-118. DOI: 10.1016/j.envdev.2015.04.003
  • Waisi, B.I.H., D.C.M. Augustijn, U.F.A. Karim, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2015). A study on the quantities and potential use of produced water in southern Iraq.¬†Water Science & Technology: Water Supply¬†15(2): 370-376. 10.2166/ws.2014.122
  • Ndungu, J.N., D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, B. Fulanda, N. Kitaka, J.M. Mathooko (2015). A Multivariate Analysis of Water Quality in Lake Naivasha, Kenya.¬†Marine & Freshwater Research¬†66(2): 177-186. 10.1071/MF14031
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., H. Bressers, D. C. M. Augustijn (2014). How social learning influences further collaboration: experiences from an international collaborative water project.¬†Ecology and Society¬†19(2): 61. 10.5751/ES-06540-190261
  • Vonk, E., Y.P. Xu, M.J. Booij, X. Zhang, D.C.M. Augustijn (2014) Adapting multireservoir operation to shifting patterns of water supply and demand A case study for the Xinanjiang-Fuchunjiang Reservoir Cascade.¬†Water Resources Management¬†28(3) 625-634. 10.1007/s11269-013-0499-5
  • Ndungu, J., D.C. M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, N. Kitaka, J.M. Mathooko, Spatio-temporal variations in the trophic state of a tropical lake: A case study of Lake Naivasha in Kenya, Africa.¬†Lakes and Reservoirs: Research and Management¬†18(4): 317-328. 10.1111/lre.12043
  • Barjoveanu, G., C. Teodosiu, C. Cojocariu, D. Augustijn, I. Craciun (2013) Instruments for integrated water resources management: water quality modeling for sustainable wastewater management.¬†Environmental Engineering and Management¬†12(8): 1679-1690.
  • Van Esse, W.R., C. Perrin, M.J. Booij, D.C.M. Augustijn, F. Fenicia, D. Kavetski, F. Lobligeois (2013). The influence of conceptual model structure on model performance: a comparative study for 237 French catchments.¬†Hydrology and Earth System Sciences¬†17: 4227-4239. 10.5194/hess-17-4227-2013
  • Ndungu, J., B.C. Monger, D.C. M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, N. Kitaka, J.M. Mathooko (2013). Evaluation of spatio-temporal variations in chlorophyll-a¬†in Lake Naivasha, Kenya: remote sensing approach.¬†International Journal of Remote Sensing¬†34(22): 8142-8155. 10.1080/01431161.2013.833359
  • Huthoff, F., M.W. Straatsma, D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2013). Evaluation of a simple hydraulic resistance model using flow measurements collected in vegetated waterways.¬†Open Journal of Modern Hydrology¬†3(1): 28-37.10.4236/ojmh.2013.31005
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., D.C.M. Augustijn, and J.T.A. Bressers (2012) Evaluation of policy transfer interventions: lessons from a Dutch-Romanian planning project.¬†Journal of Environmental Policy and Planning, 14(2): 139-160. 10.1080/1523908X.2012.680700
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., M. van den Berg, E. de Bruine, H. Korving (2011) Dynamic Control of Salt Intrusion in The Mark-Vliet River System, The Netherlands.¬†Water Resources Management¬†25(3): 1005-1020. 10.1007/s11269-010-9738-1
  • Augustijn, D., A. Fares, D.N. Tran (2011) Temporal and Spatial Variations in Total Suspended and Dis¬≠solved Solids in the Upper Part of Manoa Stream, Hawaii.¬†Journal of Sustainable Watershed Science & Management¬†1(1): 1‚Äď9. 10.5147/jswsm/2011/0035
  • Van Leeuwen, B., D.C.M. Augustijn, B.K. van Wesenbeeck, S.J.M.H Hulscher, M.B. de Vries (2010) Modeling mussel bed influence on fine sediment dynamics on a Wadden Sea intertidal flat.¬†Ecological Engineering¬†36: 145‚Äď153. 10.1016/j.ecoleng.2009.01.002
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., V. Dinica, D.C.M. Augustijn (2009) Restructuring of water and wastewater management in Romania: from local to regional water governance.¬†Environmental Engineering and Management Journal¬†8(5):1061-1071.
  • Huthoff, F., P.C. Roos, D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2009) Closure to ‚ÄúInteracting Divided Channel Method for Compound Channel Flow‚ÄĚ by F. Huthoff, P.C. Roos, D.C.M. Augustijn, and S.J.M.H. Hulscher,¬†Journal of Hydraulic Engineering¬†135(11):1020-1022.
  • -Huthoff, F., P.C. Roos, D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2008) Interacting divided channel method for compound channel flow.¬†Journal of Hydraulic Engineering¬†134(8):1158-1165. 10.1061/(ASCE)0733-9429(2008)134:8(1158).
  • -Brouwers, H.J.H., D.C.M. Augustijn, B. Krikke, A. Honders (2007) Use of cement and lime to accelerate ripening and immobilize contaminated dredging sludge.¬†Journal of Hazardous Materials¬†145(1-2): 8-16.
  • Huthoff, F., D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2007) Analytical solution of the depth-averaged flow velocity in case of submerged rigid cylindrical vegetation.¬†Water Resources Research¬†43(6) W06413. 10.1029/2006WR005625.
  • Meijer, K.E. Boelee, D. Augustijn, I. van der Molen (2006) Impacts of concrete lining of irrigation canals on availability of water for domestic use in southern Sri Lanka.¬†Agricultural Water Management¬†83: 243-251.
  • Heyse, E., D. Augustijn, P.S.C. Rao, J.J. Delfino (2002) Nonaqueous phase liquid dissolution and soil organic matter sorption in porous media: review of system similarities.¬†Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology¬†32(4): 337-397.
  • Brouwers, H.J.H., D.C.M. Augustijn (2001) Analytical model for removal of a uniformly distributed single-component NAPL under nonequilibrium conditions.¬†Groundwater Monitoring and Remediation, summer: 162-171.
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., A. Baas, R.W.P.M. Laane (2000) Uncertainties in the chemical yardstick for judging the quality of Dutch water systems.¬†European Water Management¬†3(3): 23-27.
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., R.E. Jessup, P.S.C. Rao, A.L. Wood (1994) Remediation of contaminated soils by solvent flushing.¬†Journal of Environmental Engineering¬†120(1): 42-57.
  • Brusseau, M.L., Z. Gerstl, D.C.M. Augustijn, P.S.C. Rao (1994) Simulating solute transport in an aggregated soil with the dual-porosity model: measured and optimized parameter values.¬†Journal of Hydrology¬†163: 187-193.

Book Chapters/Reports/Editorials

  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., J.T.A. Bressers, D.C.M. Augustijn (2015) Integrated management of the lower Danube river; Experiences with the application of Dutch policy concepts and interactive planning methods. In: C. Iordachi and K. van Assche (Eds.) The Bio-Politics of the Danube Delta; Nature, History, Policies. Lexington Books, Lanham. Chapter 16 pp. 373-402. ISBN 9780739195147
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., J.J. Warmink (2014) Book of Abstracts NCR-Days 2014 Enschede, October 2-3. NRC publication 38-2014. Enschede, The Netherlands.
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., C. Teodosiu, J.T.A. Bressers, D.C.M. Augustijn (2013) How contextual factors influence the effectiveness of international projects: the case of Dutch-funded flood risk management projects in Romania. In: C.L. de Boer, J. Vinke-de Kruijf, G. Ozerol, J.T.A. Bressers (eds.) Water governance, policy and knowledge transfer: International studies on contextual water management. Routledge, Taylor & Francis Group, Londen, pp. 57-75. ISBN 9780415625975
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., S.M.M. Kuks, D.C.M. Augustijn (2013) Connective capacity in a dynamic context: changing water governance structures in Romania. In: J. Edelenbos, N. Bressers, P. Scholten (eds.) Water governance as connective capacity. Surry-London, United Kingdom: Ashgate Publishers, pp. 49-67.
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., D.C.M. Augustijn, H. Bressers (2013) Integrated and participatory planning to create more space for the river Danube in Romania. In: J.F. Warner, A. van Buuren, J. Edelenbos (eds.) Making space for the river; Governance experiences with multifunctional river flood management in the US and Europe. IWA, London, pp. 163-175. ISBN 9781780401126
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., A.G. van Os (2007) Proceedings NCR-days 2006. NRC publication 31-2007. Delft, The Netherlands.
  • Huthoff, F., D.C.M. Augustijn (2006) Hydraulic resistance of vegetation; predictions of average flow velocities based on a rigid-cylinder analogy. Civil Engineering & Management research report 2006R-001/WEM-003, ISSN 1568-4652. University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands.
  • Lee, L.S., N.D. Priddy, D.C.M. Augustijn (1998) Estimating mass transfer of polyaromatic hydrocarbons from coal tar-contaminated soil. In: H. Rubin, N. Narkis, and J. Carberry (Eds.) Soil and Aquifer Pollution. Springer Verlag (Berlin) pp. 91-108.
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., L.S. Lee, R.E. Jessup, P.S.C. Rao, M.D. Annable, A.L. Wood (1997) Remediation of soils and aquifers contaminated with hydrophobic organic chemicals: Theoretical basis for the use of cosolvents. In: C.H. Ward, J.A. Cherry and M.R. Scalf (Eds.) Subsurface Restoration. Ann Arbor Press (Chelsea) p. 231-250.
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., P.S.C. Rao. (1995) Enhanced removal of organic contaminants by solvent flushing. In: D.W. Tedder and F.G. Pohland (Eds.) Emerging Technologies in Hazardous Waste Management V, American Chemical Society Symposium Series 607, p. 224-236.

Proceedings and abstracts (last 5 years)

  • Harezlak, V., D.C.M. Augustijn, G.W. Geerling, S.J.M.H. Hulscher & R.S.E.W. Leuven (2015) Floodplain rehabilitation: linking processes to patterns. In: Lenders, H.J.R., F.P.L. Collas, G.W. Geerling & R.S.E.W. Leuven, Bridging gaps between river science, governance and management. Book of Abstracts NCR-days 2015, 1-2 October 2015, Nijmegen, pp. 117-119.
  • Koopman, K.R., D.C.M. Augustijn, A.M. Breure, H.J.R. Lenders & R.S.E.W. Leuven (2015) Suitability of landscape classification systems for quantification of ecosystem services in BIO-SAFE. In: Lenders, H.J.R., F.P.L. Collas, G.W. Geerling & R.S.E.W. Leuven, Bridging gaps between river science, governance and management. Book of Abstracts NCR-days 2015, 1-2 October 2015, Nijmegen, pp. 24-27.
  • Schielen, R.M.J., D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2015) RiverCare: an integrated research on self-sustaining multifunctional rivers. E-proceedings of the 36th IAHR World Congress 28 June - 3 July, 2015, The Hague, the Netherlands.
  • Koopman, K.R., D.C.M. Augustijn, A.M. Breure, H.J.R. Lenders, R.S.E.W. Leuven (2015). How to quantify spatiotemporal development of riverine ecosystem services? Abstract I.S. Rivers¬†2nd International Conference, June 22-26, 2015, Lyon, France.
  • Hulscher, S.J.M.H., R.M.J. Schielen, D.C.M. Augustijn, J.J. Warmink, M.C. van der Voort, H. Middelkoop, M.G. Kleinhans, R.S.E.W. Leuven, H.J.R. Lenders, A.J.M. Smits, J.M. Fliervoet, W.S.J. Uijttewaal, A. Blom, J. Wallinga, A.J.F. Hoitink, A.D. Buijse, G.W. Geerling, B. Makaske (2014) Rivercare: towards self-sustaining multifunctional rivers. In: Augustijn, D.C.M., J.J. Warmink (2014) Book of Abstracts NCR-Days 2014 Enschede, October 2-3. NRC publication 38-2014. Enschede, The Netherlands pp. 13-14.
  • Vonk, E., Y. Xu, M.J. Booij, D.C.M. Augustijn (2014) Quantifying the robustness of optimal reservoir operation for the Xinanjiang-Fuchunjiang Reservoir Cascade. In proceedings IWA World Water Congress & Exhibition, Lisbon, Portugal, 22-26 September, 2014.
  • Augustijn, D., R. Schielen, S. Hulscher (2014) RiverCare: towards self-sustaining multifunctional rivers. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-15229, 2014, EGU General Assembly 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria.
  • Augustijn-Beckers, E.W., T. Doldersum, D. Augustijn (2014) Investigating the role of water in the diffusion of cholera using agent based simulation. In: Geophysical Research Abstracts Vol. 16, EGU2014-15431, 2014, EGU General Assembly 27 April - 2 May 2014, Vienna, Austria
  • Vonk, E., Y. Xu, M.J. Booij, X. Zhang, D.C.M. Augustijn (2013) Adapting multireservoir operation to shifting patterns of water supply and demand: a case study for the Xin'anjiang-Fuchunjiang reservoir cascade. In: A. Crosato (Ed.) Book of abstracts NCR-days 2013, 3-4 October 2013, Delft, pp. 4-9 ‚Äď 4-10.
  • Schielen, R.M.J., D.C.M. Augustijn, T.A. Sprong, F. Hoefsloot, W.E. van Doornik (2013) Reconstruction of the 1374-flood in the river Rhine. Book of abstracts NCR-days 2013, 3-4 October 2013, Delft, pp. 3-31 ‚Äď 3-32.
  • Ndungu, J., D.C.M. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher, N. Kitaka, J.M. Mathooko (2013) Multivariate approach in the assessment of the status of water quality in lake, Programme & Book of Abstracts, 32nd¬†Congress of the International Society of Limnology, August 4 - 9, Budapest, Hungary, pp. 207.
  • Ndungu, J.N., D. Augustijn, S.J.M.H. Hulscher (2013) A remote sensing approach in evaluation of spatio-temporal variation in chlorophyll-a concentrations in Lake Naivasha, Kenya. HydroEco 2013, 4th International multidisciplinary conference on hydrology and ecology: Emerging patterns, breakthroughs and challenges, May 13-16, Rennes, France, pp. 165. (Best poster award)
  • Van Esse, W., C. Perrin, D.C.M. Augustijn, M.J. Booij, F. Fenicia (2012) Demystifying hydrological monsters: can flexibility in model structure help explain monster catchments? In: R. Schielen (Ed.) Book of abstracts NCR-days 2012, October 4-5, 2012, Arnhem, pp. 31-33.
  • Vinke-de Kruijf, J., D. Augustijn, H. Bressers, S. Hulscher (2012) Dutch-funded international water projects: are they effective and why (not)? In: R. Schielen (Ed.) Book of abstracts NCR-days 2012, 4-5 October 2012, Arnhem, pp. 76-78.
  • Elizondo Garc√≠a, F.A., D.C.M. Augustijn, B.W. Borsje, R.S.E.W. Leuven (2011) Do invasive benthic mollucs impact river morphology? In: E. Mostert, L.J.E. Bouaziz (Eds.) NCR-Days 2011: Controlling the Dutch Rivers, Book of Abstracts, p. 18-19.
  • Augustijn, D.C.M., A.A. Galema, F. Huthoff (2011) Evaluation of flow formulas for submerged vegetation. In: C. Chomette, J. Steiger (Eds.) Ecohydraulics: Linkages between hydraulics, morphodynamics and ecological processes in rivers. Euromech colloquium 523, 15-17 June 2011. Clermont-Ferrand, France, p. 147-152.

Research profiles

Current research projects:

  • Floodplain Rehabilitation: linking processes to vegetation patterns, part of RiverCare program (PhD project of¬†Valesca Harezlak)
  • Optimizing operational water management with Sentinel-1 satellites (PhD project of¬†Michiel Pezij)
  • Also involved in the PhD research of Basma Waisi and Mustafa Al-Furaiji on the treatment of produced water.


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