dr.ir. J.J. van der Werf (Jebbe)

Associate Professor

About Me

My field of expertise is coastal sediment transport and morphology. I try to unravel coastal sediment processes through a combination of field measurements, lab experiments and numerical modeling. My part-time job at Deltares allows me to utilize this knowledge in world-wide applied research and consultancy projects.


Earth & Environmental Sciences
Sediment Transport
Transport Process
Wave Runup
Engineering & Materials Science
Sediment Transport


Elias, E. P. L., Van Der Spek, A. J. F., Wang, Z. B., Cleveringa, J., Jeuken, C. J. L., Taal, M. , & van der Werf, J. J. (2023). Large-scale morphological changes and sediment budget of the Western Scheldt estuary 1955-2020: the impact of large-scale sediment management. Geologie en Mijnbouw/Netherlands Journal of Geosciences, 102(1-3), Article 11. https://doi.org/10.1017/njg.2023.11
Kranenborg, J. W. M. (2023). Vertical dependences in swash-zone flows and sand transport. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036556859
de Vet, P. L. M. , van der Werf, J. J., van Prooijen, B. C., de Bakker, A. T. M., Walles, B., Bouma, T. J., Ysebaert, T., van Zanten, E., & Wang, Z. B. (2023). Sand nourishments to mitigate the eco-morphological losses caused by storm surge barriers. In Coastal Sediments 2023 (pp. 2278-2285) https://doi.org/10.1142/9789811275135_0209

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Courses Academic Year  2023/2024

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Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring (building no. 21)
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst - Ring
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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