dr. J.T. Voordijk (Hans)

Associate Professor

About Me

Hans Voordijk holds a Master in Economics and a Master in Philosophy from Erasmus University Rotterdam and a PhD in Economics and Business Administration from Maastricht University. Hans is also Honorary Associate Professor at the School of Property, Construction & Project Management of Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT University Melbourne). Hans was project manager at the Netherlands Organization of Applied Scientific Research (TNO), Assistant Professor at Tilburg University and lecturer at Asmara University, Eritrea. He was also member of the Board of Supervisory Directors of Ubbink B.V. He started his career as Research Assistant at the Maastricht Economic Research Institute on Innovation and Technology (MERIT) of Maastricht University.



Engineering & Materials Science
Construction Industry
Business & Economics
Construction Industry
Information Modeling
Real Estate


Hans focuses on two major research fields:

  • Philosophy of technology in civil engineering
  • Digitalization of construction supply chains


Giorgadze, I. M. , Vahdatikhaki, F. , & Voordijk, J. H. (2022). Conceptual Modeling of Lifecycle Digital Twin Architecture for Bridges: A Data Structure Approach. In T. Linner, B. García de Soto, R. Hu, & I. Brilakis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction, ISARC 2022 (pp. 199-206). (Proceedings of the International Symposium on Automation and Robotics in Construction; Vol. 2022-July). International Association for Automation and Robotics in Construction.
Sloot, R. N. F. , Voordijk, H. , & Volker, L. (2022). Making sense of equivocality in digital transformation: The case of a Dutch public client. Paper presented at 38th Annual ARCOM Conference 2022, Glasgow, United Kingdom.
Shen, Q. , Vahdatikhaki, F. , Voordijk, H., van der Gucht, J., & van der Meer, L. (2022). Metamodel-based generative design of wind turbine foundations. Automation in construction, 138, [104233]. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.autcon.2022.104233
Voordijk, H. , Vahdatikhaki, F., & Matel, E. (2022). Machine learning and technological mediation in cost estimation practice. International Journal of Management Concepts and Philosophy, 15(1), 22-36. https://doi.org/10.1504/IJMCP.2022.120547
Sloot, R. N. F. , Voordijk, H. , & Volker, L. (2021). Information processing capabilities for managing public procurement complexity. Paper presented at 30th Annual IPSERA Conference 2021, Knoxville, United States.

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  • Supervision of MA and BA thesis projects
  • MA course Construction Supply Chains & Digitization
  • Pre-MA course Design project Urban Development

Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

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Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room Z231
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  Z231
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands