dr.ir. T.H. Hoksbergen (Nick)

Assistant Professor


Engineering & Materials Science
Turbomachine Blades
Wind Turbines
Physics & Astronomy
Leading Edges
Turbine Blades
Wind Turbines


Hoksbergen, N. (2023). Predicting Rain Erosion Damage in Wind Turbine Blade Coating Materials. [PhD Thesis - Research UT, graduation UT, University of Twente]. University of Twente. https://doi.org/10.3990/1.9789036557269
Hoksbergen, N. , Akkerman, R. , & Baran, I. (2022). Modeling of rain erosion damage and lifetime of wind turbine blades. Poster session presented at 25th Engineering Mechanics Symposium, EM 2022, Arnhem, Netherlands.
Hoksbergen, N. , Akkerman, R. , & Baran, I. (2022). Coating stress analysis for leading edge protection systems for wind turbine blades. In A. P. Vassilopoulos, & V. Michaud (Eds.), Proceedings of the 20th European Conference on Composite Materials - Composites Meet Sustainability (Vol. 5 – Applications and Structures, pp. 113-120). Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne. https://doi.org/10.5075/epfl-298799_978-2-9701614-0-0
Stolk, J., Kanters, M. J. W. , Hoksbergen, N., Corakci, B., Hazzard, M. K., Plug, H., & Kidd, T. J. (2018). New high performance hybrid composites with dyneema® fiber. Paper presented at 5th Annual Composites and Advanced Materials Expo, CAMX 2018, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Finished Projects

  • Master thesis

    Damage mechanisms in hybrid carbon with dyneema composites related to matrix-fiber interaction

  • InLEP

    Integrated Leading Edge Protection for offshore high speed wind turbine blades

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex (building no. 20), room N206
De Horst 2
7522LW  Enschede
The Netherlands

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University of Twente
Faculty of Engineering Technology
Horst Complex  N206
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands