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prof. dr. ir. Guus Berkhout

prof. dr. ir. Guus Berkhout

‘The Netherlands need a future vision’
Languages : English, Dutch

  • Categories

  • Administration, Governance & Politics
    • Politics
  • Science
    • Geofysics
  • Innovation & Creativity
    • Innovation
  • Leadership & Strategy
  • Employability

  • Lecture
  • Moderator
  • Workshop / Masterclass
  • Consultancy
  • Subjects

  • Innovation and entrepreneurship
  • Political renewals and leadership
  • Science policy in a relation with the economy
  • Noise nuisance as part of our living environment
  • Geophysical research, looking for treasures on earth
Professor Guus Berkhout started his career with Shell in 1964, where he held several international positions in R&D and technology transfer. In 1976 he accepted a Chair in Geophysical and Acoustical Imaging at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). During 1998 – 2001 he has been a member of the University Board, being responsible for scientific research and intellectual property. In 2001 he also accepted a chair in the field of Innovation Management. He has written several hundreds
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Professor Guus Berkhout started his career with Shell in 1964, where he held several international positions in R&D and technology transfer. In 1976 he accepted a Chair in Geophysical and Acoustical Imaging at Delft University of Technology (TU Delft). During 1998 – 2001 he has been a member of the University Board, being responsible for scientific research and intellectual property. In 2001 he also accepted a chair in the field of Innovation Management. He has written several hundreds scientific papers and a number of books in the field of geophysics and innovation. In 2003 he received the Maurice Ewing Gold Medal, Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG).

Since the early nineties, professor Berkhout has concentrated on matters related to innovation policy. In 1997, he was invited by the OECD to give advice on science and technology issues. He also served as chairman of the committee of experts that advised the Dutch government on the environmental problems around The Netherlands’ international airport, Schiphol. Professor Guus Berkhout is a member of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), The Netherlands Academy of Engineering (AcTI), honourary member of the Society of Exploration Geophysicists (SEG) as well as honourary member of the European Association of Geoscientists and Engineers (EAGE).

Professor Guus Berkhout is available for lectures. His topics include: Innovation and Entrepreneurship; Political Innovation and Leadership; Scientific Policy in relation to the Knowledge Economy; Geophysical Research.
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