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About me

Jeroen Vennegoor op Nijhuis
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:
  • Programming
  • Playing guitar
  • Traveling abroad, for example to Asia and Central America
  • Cooking
  • Robotics, computers and electronics


Current occupation: System architect at Vanderlande
Previous jobs: See my LinkedIn profile for more information


My graduation project: Pirate

My graduation project

Internship in Shanghai

Internship in Shanghai

2004-2007 Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering
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
2001-2004 Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering
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