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dr.ir. P.C. Roos (Pieter)

Associate Professor

About Me

Education

  • 2006: Certificate of Basic Teaching Competences (29/6/2006; now BKO, formerly known as DUIT)
  • 2004: Ph.D. degree at University of Twente. See research below
  • 1999: M.Sc. Applied Mathematics, University of Twente, cum laude including practical training at ABB Research Center (Baden, Switzerland) and M.Sc. project on variational modelling of river cross-sections.

Employment (for content see research projects)

  • 2017-present: Associate professor (0.5fte since April 2018)
  • 2018-present: Quarter-master/location director of UT/VU BSc-programme Mechanical Engineering (0.5fte)
  • 2010-2017: Assistant professor
  • 2006-2010: Assistant professor on personal STW-VENI grant
  • 2004-2006: Postdoc in Prof. Hulscher’s VICI project
  • 2000-2004: PhD candidate at University of Twente
  • 1999-2000: Visiting researcher at University of Genova (on NUFFIC Talentenbeurs)

Expertise

Earth & Environmental Sciences
Bottom Friction
Dune
Modeling
Morphodynamics
Sand Extraction
Sand Wave
Sandbank
Tidal Modeling

Publications

Recent
van der Sande, W. M. , Roos, P. C. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). Zandpatronen op de zeebodem. Nederlands tijdschrift voor natuurkunde, 88(7), 12-15.
van der Sande, W. M. , Roos, P. C., Gerkema, T. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). The influence of periodic stratification on estuarine sand dunes. In M. Ortega-Sánchez (Ed.), Proceedings 39th IAHR World Congress, 19-24 June 2022, Granada, Spain IAHR. https://cmswebonline.com/iahr2022/epro/pdf/06-02-012-1104.pdf
van der Sande, W. M. , Roos, P. C., Gerkema, T. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). The effect of SIPS on estuarine sand dunes: a stability approach. 71-71. Abstract from NCK Days 2022, Enschede, Netherlands.
van Veelen, T. J. , Roos, P. C. , & Hulscher, S. J. M. H. (2022). Sandbanks on non-erodible layers: Grow or go?. 66-66. Abstract from NCK Days 2022, Enschede, Netherlands.
Other Contributions

Dissertation

  • Roos, P.C., Seabed Pattern Dynamics and Offshore Sand Extraction, Ph.D. thesis, University of Twente, The Netherlands, ISBN 90-365-2067-3, 2004. [to receive a hardcopy, please send me an email]

Supervision of Ph.D. students

  • Wessel van der Sande (UT, daily supervision). In progress. Starting date: April 2019
  • Mariana Pardal (Rio de Janeiro State University, Brazil, co-supervision during visit at UT). 1/2019-6/2019.
  • Koen Reef (UT, daily supervision). In progress. Starting date: January 2017.
  • Zhou Jieqiong (Zhejiang University, China, co-supervision during visit at UT). 9/2016-9/2017.
  • Johan Damveld (UT, daily supervision). In progress. Starting date: November 2015.
  • Geert Campmans (UT, co-promotor). Dissertation: "Modeling storm effects on tidal sand waves" (defense: 31-08-2018.
  • Wenlong Chen (UT, co-promotor). Dissertation: “Idealised modelling of storm surges in large-scale coastal basin” (defense: 15-12-2015).
  • Mohit Kumar (TU Delft, co-promotor). Dissertation: "Three-dimensional model for estuarine turbidity maxima in tidally dominated estuaries. An idealized modelling approach" (defense: 30-11-2018)
  • Dr ir L.L. Dorst (UT, co-promotor). Dissertation: “Estimating sea floor dynamics in the Southern North Sea to improve bathymetric survey planning” (defense: 4-9-2009).
  • Dr ir F.M. Sterlini (UT, co-supervision). Dissertation: “Modelling sand wave variation” (defense: 12-6-2009).
  • Dr ir H.H. van der Veen (UT, co-supervision). Dissertation: “Natural and human induced seabed evolution” (defense: 21-2-2008).

Other

  • External committee member in Phd Defence of: R.L. Brouwer (TU Delft, 30-9-2013), Bing Yuan (Utrecht University, 13-7-2017)
  • External examiner for Van Long Huynh (University of Nottingham, 4-12-2018), Gaetano Porcile (Universitá di Genova, 2019)
  • Organizer of NCK-theme day on Offshore Activities and Seabed Evolution (OASE), organized by Universiteit Twente (Roos & Borsje), Utrecht, 6 November 2018
  • Invited speaker at NCK theme day on Wadden Sea, Leeuwarden, 17 May 2019
  • Keynote speaker at MARID VI, 1-3 April, 2019
  • Invited speaker at NCK-theme day on Wadden Sea on the sediment balance of the Wadden Sea, Leiden, 10 October 2014
  • Keynote speaker at EGU2013, session OS2.1 (Ocean Sciences), Vienna, 8 April 2013
  • 1st prize for the best presentation at NCK days 2010 (see Roos & Schuttelaars 2010).
  • Organizer of workshop on impact of mega-scale sand extraction on the North Sea (27 April 2010)
  • Member of NCG-KNAW Netherlands Geodetic Committee, subcommittee ‘Marine Geodesy’ (since November 2009)
  • Participation in Building with Nature, project HK2.1 “Ecodynamic design of a dredging area”, on the ecological landscaping of sand extraction sites (2008-2010).
  • Jury member best PhD paper Twente Water Week (Twente Water Centre): 2014, 2015, 2016.
  • Reviewer for the following scientific journals: Reviews of Geophysics, Geophysical Research Letters, Journal of Fluid Mechanics, Journal of Geophysical Research, Continental Shelf Research, Ocean Dynamics, Journal of Applied Mathematics, Coastal Engineering, Journal of Sedimentary Research, Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics, Environmental Modelling and Software, Chinese Journal of Oceanology and Limnology, Ocean Science Discussions, Marine Geology, Ocean Modelling.

UT Research Information System

Education

Teaching awards

  • Winner Central Educational Award University of Twente 2017
  • 4x Teacher of the year Civil Engineering & Management: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017
  • 9 Nominations for Teacher of the Year Civil Engineering & Management: 2007, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017

Teaching in Bachelor Civil Engineering

  • Course Fluid Mechanics I in Module 2; 2015-2017
  • Project in Module 2: “Reservoir in Blue Nile”; 2013-2015
  • Tutor in Module 3; 2013-2016

Teaching of Master Courses Civil Engineering & Management

  • Mathematical Physics of Water Systems (course code: 19540090): 2005-date
  • Marine Dynamics (course code: 195400800): 2003-2017
  • Marine Systems (course code: 195400240): 2004, 2011
  • Seminar Morphology (assisting in tutoring assignments)

Graduation projects

Supervision of 53 MSc projects (*means chairing committee)

  • 2002: Henriët v.d. Veen
  • 2004: Rik Wemmenhove
  • 2005: Tessa Hoffman, Willem Ottevanger (Math.)
  • 2006: Irene Wientjes
  • 2007: Mark van de Zande (Mech.),
  • 2008: Bregt Huizinga
  • 2009: Olav van Duin, Wiebe de Boer
  • 2010: Stephan Janssen, Jorick Velema
  • 2011: Albert op de Hoek (Mech.), Jaap Nienhuis, Wing Yan Man
  • 2012: Timon Klok, Joost Noordermeer, Koen Berends
  • 2013: Niels-Jasper van den Berg, Siemen Dasselaar (Mech.),
  • 2014: Ferdinand van den Brink, John Damen, Sander Käo (SET),
  • 2015: Jurgen Klein, Britt de Groen, Rinse Wilmink, Johan Damveld, Leonie Straatsma, Michiel Pezij, Mattias Pecher (Mech.)
  • 2016: Benno Fakkert, Aart Kooiman (Mech.), Filippos Kalofotias, Annet Both, Sven Overbeek, Frank Upmeijer, Koen Reef, Daniël ter Haar (Mech.), Niels Leijtens (Mech.), Thomas van Veelen, Diede Nijmeijer (Math.)
  • 2017: Ellis Schrijen, Chris Pitzalis, Jules Hazeleger*, Tessa Andringa
  • 2018: Marc Warmerdam*, Rick van Dongen*, Paul Bakker, Willeke van der Wardt (replacing chair at colloquium), Wessel van der Sande
  • Ongoing: Theodora Vinni, Kai Hermann*, Lisa Bogers, Dieuwke Maas*

Supervision of 27 BSc projects (*means first supervisor):

  • WEM Internships Roelant van Dam* (2005), Sophie Buyck*, Maurits Kruijt*, Mats Vosse* (2006)
  • 2009: Jasper Middelkamp*
  • 2010: Thomas Schonk
  • 2011: Peter Melis, Serve Hermens
  • 2012: Yoeri Dijkstra*, Stefan de Vries*, John Damen*, Thomas Leeuw
  • 2013: Cynthia Wertwijn*, Sander de Waard*, Twan Rovers, Robert-Jan Lub
  • 2014: Ruud Boom*, Robin Kuipers
  • 2015: Martijn Krol*, Rik Posthumus*, Martijn Scheltes
  • 2016: Jan Engels, Mark Westerhuis, Anne Hofman*
  • 2017: Esmee Koopman, Dieuwert Blomjous*, Geert Geerts

Other teaching

  • C2-score on TCP English Language Class Assessment (6/3/2014)
  • Teacher panel member of ConcepT Symposium: 2015, 2016, 2017.
  • Guest lecturer at international summer schools: Motril (2007, group project), NCK Texel (2005 group project; 2011, 2019, stability methods), Tides Utrecht (2018, tidal dynamics), ENSY Granada (2019, shelf dynamics)
  • Chairman of Education Committee Civil Engineering (OLC-CiT, 2009-Sept. 2013), staff member (Sept. 2013-now)
  • Guest lecturer at M.Sc.-course on biogeomorphology (TU Delft, 2006 and 2007)
  • Guest lecture on large-scale offshore seabed morphology at Tutorial Course during international ECUA’2004 conference on underwater acoustics (Delft, The Netherlands)

Affiliated Study Programmes

Bachelor

Master

Courses Academic Year  2022/2023

Courses in the current academic year are added at the moment they are finalised in the Osiris system. Therefore it is possible that the list is not yet complete for the whole academic year.
 

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

Projects

  • 2019-present: supervision of Ph.D. student Wessel van der Sande (in progress)
  • 2017-present: supervision of Ph.D. student Koen Reef on WADSnext! project (in progress)
  • 2015-present: supervision of Ph.D. student Johan Damveld on NWO/ALW SANDBOX project (in progress)
  • 2014-present: project leader of STW project SMARTSEA (TKI Maritime call) and daily supervision of Ph.D. student Geert Campmans.
  • 2011-2018: Co-supervision of Ph.D. student Mohit Kumar (TUD)
  • 2011-2015: SEACOS project in CSC Talent Training. Daily supervision of Ph.D. student Wenlong Chen
  • 2011-2015: SEACOS project in CSC Talent Training. Daily supervision of Ph.D. student Wenlong Chen
  • 2006-2010: STW-VENI project on “Transient Dynamics in the Morphology of Coastal Seas”.
  • 2004-2006: Post doc in VICI project Prof. Dr. S.J.M.H. Hulscher. Further activities: contact person of EUMARSAND on behalf of University of Twente, collaboration with Christophe Brière, daily supervision of L.L. Dorst’s Ph.D project.
  • 2000-2004: Ph.D. project on the morphodynamics of large-scale offshore sand extraction, in relation to rhythmic seabed patterns such as tidal sandbanks. Promotors: Prof. Dr Suzanne Hulscher, and Prof. Dr Ir Huib de Vriend. Research partly took place within the EU-project HUMOR (HUman interaction with large-scale MORphological evolution), contract number EVK3-CT-2000-00037, started in 2001.
  • 1999-2000: one year stay at University of Genova, Italy, EU-funded within ‘Talentenprogramma’ of the Nuffic. Research on the modelling of three-dimensional sand ripple patterns, supervised by Prof. Paolo Blondeaux (see publication: Roos & Blondeaux, 2001).

Contact Details

Visiting Address

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 Complex (building no. 20), room W215
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  W215
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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