Our team has more than 250+ years of combined experience in the membrane industry
Dr. ir. Tymen Visser
Director EMI Twente
Tymen has gained 20 years of industrial experience in the development and scale up of gas separation membranes and leads the team.
Ir. Heleen Sombekke
Heleen brings 20 years of water technology experience to the table and is our business developer working on new projects
Dr. ir Patrick de Wit
Patrick has a PhD in inorganic membranes and works on challenging liquid separations (OSN)
Ir. Harmen Zwijnenberg
Harmen has more than 20 years experience as a membrane researcher, with special expertise in electro-driven membrane processes and filtration of organic solvents.
Dr. Monica De La Viuda Caina
Monica holds a PhD in organic chemistry and works on the development of new membrane materials
Dr. Alberto Tena Matias
Alberto holds a PhD in polymer chemistry and works on development of new polymeric membranes and membrane materials
Dr. Oguz Karvan
Oguz (PhD) is an experienced membrane researcher and works on the development of hollow fiber gas separation membranes
Dr. ir. Paulina A. Sosa Fernandez
Paulina holds a PhD in electro-driven membrane processes and works on liquid filtration projects.
Wouter Nielen, Msc
Wouter is our newest researcher with a backgrond in chemistry and LbL technologies. He works on the development of novel hollow fiber membranes
Janieke Blom, Bsc
Janieke is an experienced research assistant who works on the development and characterization of novel hollow fiber membranes.
Ing. Erik Rolevink
Erik is one of the most experienced research assistant at EMI and has been in membrane research for more than 35 years.
Ing. Herman Teunis
Herman is one of the most experienced research assistant at EMI and has been in the membrane research for more than 35 years. His expertise is hollow fiber membrane spinning.
Youri Oude Luttinkhuis, Bsc
Youri is our youngest research assistant and works on the development of hollow fiber gas separation membranes
Alexander Bakhuis, Bsc
Alex is a research assistant and works on the development of composite hollow fiber membranes for CO2 capture applications.
Rick van Lin, Bsc
Rick is an experienced research engineer and is responsible for building our new pilot setups.
Kyra van Dijk, Bsc
Kyra is an experienced research assistant and works on the development of novel hollow fiber membranes for liquid filtration.
Aishah Boukili, Msc
Aishah is our newest research assistant and works on the development of dehydration membranes
Annet is a very experienced secretary and takes care of most of the administrative work of EMI