Member of the Academic board of the ISPT - ISPT en OSPT
Jan 2007 - Present
Scientific advisor for the Institute for Sustainable process Technology (a PPP), and academic advisor for the national OSPT (Graduate School Process Technology).
Member of the Leadership Team of the ETP Food4Life - European Technology Platform Food4Life
Feb 2016 - Present
The ETP advises the European Commission on their strategy w.r.t. research in nutrition and food sciences.
Member of the Scienctific Advisory Board of NAFTEC - NTU University SIngapore
Sep 2017 - Present
Member of the scientific advisory board of the NTU Food Technological Centre (NAFTEC), part of Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. Unpaid.
Visiting professor - University of Tsukuba, Japan
Jan 2016 - Present
Appointment as (visiting) professor. Duties: give a one-week course, plus giving lectures, once a year.
Member of IAEF - NVVL / KIvI
Jan 2011 - Present
I represent the Dutch professional associations NVVL and KIvI in the International Association in Engineering and Food. Sole duty of the IAEF is the organisation of the international conference ICEF (International Conference on Engineering and Food). I am also member of the Scientific Committee of this conference.
Visiting professor - Nanyang Technical University (NTU)
Jan 2018 - Present
Involvement with research and education of NTU in the area of food process engineering science; (co)supervision of students, initiation and coordination of research in relevant fields.