Staff

Y.H. Attema, MSc (Ype)
continued to work at Svašek Hydraulics in March 2015 as a project engineer after his graduation at our office. He graduated at Delft University of Technology in 2014 (Fluid Mechanics). Ype is a junior engineer skilled in modelling currents, waves, sediment transport and morphology. Ype is also co-developer of FINEL.

A.J. Bliek, MSc (Bram)
joined the company in 1977 after being graduated at Delft University of Technology (Coastal Engineering) and is the General Manager since 1984. Bram is a recognised senior expert in coastal engineering and hydraulic modelling with more than 40 year experience.

S. Bom, MSc (Sam)
graduated cum laude in 2017 at Delft University of Technology (Fluid Mechanics) and did an internship at Svašek Hydraulics in 2016. Sam joined the Svašek team in December 2017 as a project engineer.

M.J.G. van den Boomgaard, MSc (Marloes)
graduated in 2003 at Delft University of Technology (Fluid Mechanics) and is a project engineer at Svašek Hydraulics since same year. Marloes is senior modelling expert for wave and current simulations.

G. Dam, MSc (Gerard)
started at Svašek Hydraulics in 1999, following his graduation at the University of Twente in 1998 (Civil Engineering and Management). Since 2011 Gerard is also a part-time PhD candidate at Delft University of Technology. Gerard is a senior morphological modelling expert for accurate long term seabed level predictions. Gerard is also co-developer of FINEL.

B.J.O. Eikema, MSc (Bernard)
graduated in 1996 at Delft University (Coastal Engineering) and joined Svašek in the same year as a project engineer. Bernard is a senior hydraulic engineering expert with specific experience in wave modelling inside harbours and hydraulic design.

B. Geerdes, (Barbara)
joined Svašek Hydraulics in 2003 at the position of office manager.

J. Kroon, MSc (Anna)
continued to work at Svašek Hydraulics in October 2009 as a project engineer after her graduation at our office. She graduated at Delft University of Technology on the implementation of a wetting and drying algorithm in a finite element model. Since September 2016 Anna is also a part-time PhD candidate at Delft University of Technology on the topic of improving long term predictions of coastal nourishments. Anna is a medior modelling expert for wave, current and morphological simulations.

B.A.J. Les, MSc (Bastiaan)
started in 1996 as a project engineer at Svašek Hydraulics and graduated at Delft University of Technology in 1997 (Fluid Mechanics). Bastiaan is a senior expert skilled in wave, current and morphological simulations, meteo forecasts as well as detailed surveys.

B. van Leeuwen, MSc (Bas)
is project engineer at Svašek Hydraulics since February 2008, following his graduation at the University of Twente (Civil Engineering and Management). Bas is a medior modelling expert for wave, current and morphological simulations. Bas is also co-developer of FINEL.

T.S. Pak, MSc (Tom)
graduated in 2019 at Delft University of Technology (river and coastal engineering) and started at Svašek Hydraulics in June 2019 as a project engineer. His MSc-Thesis was focused on the interaction between aeolian and marine sediment transport at the Hondsbossche Dunes.

S.E. Poortman, MSc (Sanne)
continued to work at Svašek Hydraulics in May 2011 as a project engineer after her graduation at our office. She graduated at Delft University of Technology in 2011 (Fluid Mechanics). Sanne is a medior modelling expert for wave, current and morphological simulations.

M. Radermacher, MSc, PhD (Max)
Max joined Svašek Hydraulics in 2018. He graduated in 2013 at Delft University of Technology in the fields of environmental fluid mechanics and coastal engineering. From 2013 to 2017 he engaged in PhD research regarding the ‘Impact of Sand Nourishments on Swimmer Safety’ at Delft University. His research was part of the NatureCoast project, which focused on the large-scale Sand Motor nourishment. Next to his part-time appointment at Svašek, Max is involved in the development of the WaveDroid wave measurement buoy.

H. Talstra, MSc, PhD (Harmen)
has started at Svašek Hydraulics as a project engineer in October 2007. He graduated at Delft University of Technology in 2003 (Fluid Mechanics). In 2011 he defended his PhD work, titled Large-scale turbulence structures in shallow separating flows, successfully. Harmen is a senior fluid mechanics expert. Harmen is also developer of FINEL and HARES and several other numerical flow models.

L. de Wit, MSc, PhD (Lynyrd)
started at Svašek Hydraulics in March 2006 as a project engineer. He graduated at Delft University of Technology in 2006 (Fluid Mechanics). In 2015 he defended his PhD work, titled 3D CFD modelling of overflow dredging plumes, cum laude. Since 2015 Lynyrd is assigned as Deputy Director. Lynyrd is a senior fluid mechanics expert with experience in turbulence, current, wave en sediment transport modelling and measurements. Lynyrd is also co-developer of FINEL and CFD and SPH numerical flow models.