The Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award will recognize outstanding achievements of an engineer of 35 years of age or younger.
Winner of the Offshore Energy Young Engineer Award 2017 was:
Dries Lammens, Jan de Nul Group
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Jan van der Tempel (1974) has been active in offshore wind his whole career. He holds a PhD in design of support structures for offshore wind turbines and is the inventor and founder of Ampelmann. Since 2014 he is focusing on 2 new developments. The Delft Offshore Turbine (DOT), a sea-water pumping wind turbine, and De Oude Bibliotheek Academy (DOB-Academy), a training institute for the Offshore Energy sector residing in the former library of TU Delft.
Robert Plat holds a PhD degree in the field of Oil & Gas Production Technology. In 1995 he joined IRO as Project Leader R&D. In 1996 he joined TNO-NITG and was posted for 3 years in Surinam as Senior Production- and Reservoir Engineer. In 2000 he joined Avans University of Professional Education and founded the BSc-level school for Offshore Engineering and Automation. From 2001 to 2008 he was also part-time consultant in the field of R&D subsidies. In 2008 he translated to Dutch the book of Robert L. Mott “Applied Fluid Dynamics”, available at Pearson Education. In March 2009 he joined Royal IHC as Manager Offshore Technology Institute. Since February 2015 he holds the position of Principal Consultant Offshore at Royal IHC.