Professor Guus Berkhout held a chair in geophysical and acoustical imaging at the TU Delft, he was a member of the University Board and Guus advised the Dutch government on the aircraft noise...
Professor Guus Berkhout held a chair in geophysical and acoustical imaging at the TU Delft, The Netherlands, from 1976 - 2008. During 1998 - 2001 he was a member of the University Board, being responsible for scientific research and intellectual property. In the past decades, he advised the Dutch government on the aircraft noise problems around Schiphol airport. In 2019 he co-founded the Climate Intelligence Foundation (CLINTEL).
Guus Berkhout has written several hundred peer reviewed scientific articles on seismic imaging of the geological layers in the Earth. In the early eighties he founded the science-industry consortium on geophysical imaging, DELPHI, which is now being financed by thirty international companies. In 2015 he started with the Dutch Research Organization TNO the Center for Global Socio-Economic Change (CFGSEC).
Professor Berkhout is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), senior member of the Netherlands Academy of Engineering (AcTI), honorary member of the American Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) as well as honorary member of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAEG). He is recipient of the Royal Decoration 'Officer in de orde van Oranje-Nassau’.