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Name PWG Groot Koerkamp

Job details
DescriptionProfessor Biosystems Engineering
OrganizationDepartment of Plant Sciences
Organization UnitFarm Technology
Phone+31 317 480 831
Mobile+31 6 22241604
Secretarial phone+31 317 482 980
Phone 2
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Visiting addressDroevendaalsesteeg 1
Postal addressPostbus 16
Ancillary activities
  • Member of editorial board of the journal - MDPI journal 'Agriculture'
    May 2021 - May 2024

  • Coordinator for the game changer High-Tech & ICT - Nationale Wetenschapsagenda (NWA)
    Jan 2021 - Dec 2022

    National Science Agenda (NWA) theme Sustainable Production of Safe and Healthy Food

  • Member of the scientific program committee of the conference - Tagung Bau, Technik und Umwelt (BTU) / conference
    Jan 2016 - Dec 2022

  • chairman of the Dutch Society of Agricultural Engineers (NVT - Nederlandse Vereniging Techniek in de Landbouw (NVTL)
    Feb 2014 - Dec 2022

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Peter Groot Koerkamp is professor in biosystems engineering and managing chair holder at the Farm Technology Group of Wageningen University. His fields of expertise are agricultural & biosystems engineering, agricultural systems, animal and plant production systems, environmental engineering & technology, and design of sustainable production systems. He has especially a background in manure & nutrient management and gaseous emissions from farming systems.

Scientific career and background

  • MSc degree in agricultural engineering (with honours, 1990)
  • PhD degree from Wageningen University (1998)
  • Scientific researcher and group leader at the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (IMAG 1990-2003)
  • Senior project manager at the Institute of Animal Husbandry (ID-DLO; 2001-2012)
  • Senior researcher at Wageningen Livestock Research Institute (2013-2021)
  • Professor at Wageningen University, Farm Technology Group (2005-present)
  • The Farm Technology group has approximately 20 people (researchers and lecturers) and supervises >40 PhD students

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BSc en MSc courses:

FTE-12303 Introduction Biosystems Engineering part 1

FTE-12303 Introduction Biosystems Engineering part 2

FTE-24806 Engineering Design

FTE-33806 Biosystems Design

FTE-34406 Quantitative Analysis of Innovative Biosystems

FTE-30306 Livestock Technology

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