Meet our Postgraduate Programme in Hydrogen. During our lunch break session on Monday 27 June, we will inform you about our unique and innovative Hydrogen Specialist training. The only accredited Postgraduate Programme in Hydrogen in Europe trains engineers and lawyers to become the specialists of the future. During this session, we inform you about the content of the programme and the opportunities it offers you. You will also have an opportunity to ask questions.

About Hydrogen

Hydrogen, like solar and wind power, plays an important role in the energy transition. An estimated 50,000 Hydrogen Specialists will be needed by 2030 to implement the hundreds of planned hydrogen projects in Europe. The problem is that there are not enough potential technical and legal specialists in the field of hydrogen. Because the field of hydrogen is relatively unknown, there is a lack of knowledge and experience. This puts the success of hydrogen projects at risk.

Therefore we launched a post-hbo Hydrogen Specialist programme in 2021 in collaboration with Brunel. This makes the students the first accredited Postgraduate Hydrogen Specialists in Europe, closing a knowledge gap in the energy transition.




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The experts

Huub Sturkenboom

Huub Sturkenboom is the Key Account Manager Energy at Brunel and co-responsible for the collaboration with various companies and specialists for hydrogen. He’s also the main account manager of our Postgraduate Programme in Hydrogen.

Earl GoetheerScientific Programme Advisor

Earl Goetheer is a professor at TU Delft (specialisation: energy storage) and chief technology officer at High Tech XL (a venture building company). He holds a PhD in chemical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology and an MSc in organic chemistry and process technology from Wageningen University. In his career (including as Principal Scientist at TNO) of more than 20 years in chemical technology, he has participated in a number of major international research programmes in carbon capture and utilisation (CCUS) technology (CASTOR, CESAR, CAPRICE, OCTAVIUS, ICAP). He has published more than 100 scientific papers and holds more than 60 patents in the field of process engineering.

Lecturer Biogas

Leon Stille

Leon Stille, General Manager of our Business School, has a background in Earth Sciences (BSc) and renewable energy technology (MSc) from the University of Utrecht. From the start of his career he has focused on conventional and renewable energy technology development and education. He has held commercial roles in several energy companies such as the Dutch gas grid operator Alliander and international oil & gas company Frames. Furthermore, he worked for Netherlands Organisation for applied scientific research (TNO) as business development manager dedicated to enabling and accelerating the energy transition. Leon holds two patents, is key lecturer renewable gas, expert speaker on energy transition topics and moderator of an energy series webinar.

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Online information session: Executive MBA Energy Transition

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