dr.ir. V.T. Meinders (Timo)

About Me



Engineering & Materials Science
Metal Forming
Sheet Metal
Physics & Astronomy
Metal Forming
Metal Sheets


I am actively involved in Industry 4.0/Smart Industry related topics, such as Advanced Manufacturing, Additive Manufacturing and Digital Twins.

I am active in the Smart Industry network at European level (EFFRA), national level (NWA, HTSM) and regional level (BOOST). At the University of Twente I have a broad network of researchers that work at Smart Industry topics (Supply chain, Production Management, Advanced Manufacturing, Sensor Technology, Digital Twinning, Virtual Reality, Product life cycle management, business modeling etc)  

I hold a PhD in Nonlinear Solid Mechanics, with expertise in the fields of material modeling, friction modeling, FEA, and algorithm development.

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I teached several courses on nonlinear solid mechanics and Finite Element Analysis, on Bachelor ,Masters and Postmaster level.

Courses Academic Year  2021/2022

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  2020/2021

Contact Details

Visiting Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Nanolab (building no. 16), room 2007
Hallenweg 23
7522NH  Enschede
The Netherlands

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Mailing Address

University of Twente
Faculty of Science and Technology
Nanolab  2007
P.O. Box 217
7500 AE Enschede
The Netherlands

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