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Jaap Nienhuis

Jaap Nienhuis

Joint Program Student

Joint Program

Marine Geology and Geophysics

Marine Geology and Geophysics

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Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution

266 Woods Hole Rd.

MS# 22

Woods Hole, MA 02543-1050




MIT / WHOI (USA), Oceanography,  2015

Concentrations: River Deltas, Coastal Morphodynamics

Thesis: Plan-view evolution of wave-dominated deltas

Advisors: A. Ashton (WHOI), L. Giosan (WHOI), T. Perron (MIT)



University of Twente (NL), Civil Engineering (cum laude), 2011

Concentrations: Hydro/Morphodynamics, Hydraulic engineering, Flow networks

Thesis: Modeling deltaic response to changes in fluvial sediment delivery

Advisors: A. Ashton (WHOI), P. Roos (UTwente), S. Hulscher (UTwente)


University of Twente (NL), Civil Engineering, 2009

Minor/pre-master: Mathematical analysis, Stochastic operations research

Thesis: The usage of Cooperative/Adaptive Cruise Control

Advisors: S. Shladover (UCBerkeley), B. van Arem (UTwente)

Research Interests

River deltas, coastal geomorphology, river mouth morphodynamics