About me

Name: Jeroen Vennegoor op Nijhuis
Country: The Netherlands (Holland)
Date of birth: 8th of August, 1982
Education: MSc Mechanical Engineering with a specialization in Mechatronics and Robotics
Hobbies and interests:
  • Playing guitar
  • Traveling abroad, for example to Asia and Central America
  • Cooking
  • Robotics, computers and electronics



  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering

    2004-2007 University of Twente (Enschede, the Netherlands)
    • Graduation project: Development of a gas line inspection robot:PIRATE
      This project was presented at ICRA 2011 by my university; unfortunately my name is not mentioned anywhere. For more information on this project, take a look at the paper presented at IGRC2008
    • Internship at IMI Indoor Climate in Shanghai(China)
    • Member of the 1st Solar Team Twente. Me and the rest of the team designed and built a solar car and participated in the World Solar Challenge in Australia in September 2005.
      More info here
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

    2001-2004 University of Twente (Enschede, the Netherlands)
    • International summerschool at the University Dortmund, Germany in the summer of 2003
      Courses in chemical engineering, statistics and logistics
    • 1st prize Engineering contest "De onsteelbare fiets"
      I designed together with a fellow student a lock that would make bicycles much more difficult to steal.
      Dutch engineering magazine "De Ingenieur", Volume 115(year 2003) , No. 4
    • Student participant 34th ISC symposium (year 2004)
      St.Gallen, Switzerland

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