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Research interests

Jan Hofman’s research is focused on creating sustainable solutions in the water cycle. His personal research interests are:

  • sustainable water management
  • origin, fate and abatement options for emerging contaminants like pharmaceutical compounds or nanoparticles in water
  • thermal energy recovery from water and wastewater
  • resource recovery from wastewater and water treatment residuals
  • upscaling of nanotechnology application for water treatment.

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Technical University Eindhoven

Master of Science, Technical University Eindhoven

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Membranes Engineering & Materials Science
membrane Earth & Environmental Sciences
Reverse osmosis Engineering & Materials Science
Pesticides Engineering & Materials Science
Disinfection Engineering & Materials Science
Potable water Engineering & Materials Science
Surface waters Engineering & Materials Science
Osmosis membranes Engineering & Materials Science

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Projects 2015 2022

Biomass Value Chain & EFEW Nexus

Samsatli, S., Hofman, J. & Martinez Hernandez, E.


Project: Research council

national strategy
food production

Accelerating International Research Collaboration Scheme - Sustainability, Water, Manufacturing

Mattia, D., Hofman, J., Bryant, L., Wain, D., Kasprzyk-Hordern, B., Chew, Y., Bird, M., Wenk, J., Arnot, T., Patterson, D. & Di Lorenzo, M.


Project: Research-related fundingInternational Relations Office Funding

Research Output 1991 2017

Development and performance of a parsimonious model to estimate temperature in sewer networks

Elías-Maxil, J. A., Hofman, J., Wols, B., Clemens, F., van der Hoek, J. P. & Rietveld, L. 2017 In : Urban Water Journal. 14, 8, p. 829-838 NURW 1276811

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
sewer network

Identifying relationships between weather variables and domestic water consumption using smart metering

Xenochrist, M., Kapelan, Z., Hutton, C. & Hofman, J. 5 Sep 2017 CCWI 2017 – Computing and Control for the Water Industry.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

water temperature
seasonal variation
air temperature
14 Citations

Is there evidence for man-made nanoparticles in the Dutch environment?

Bauerlein, P., Emke, E., Tromp, P., Hofman, J., Carboni, A., Schooneman, F., de Voogt, P. & van Wezel, A. 15 Jan 2017 In : Science of the Total Environment. 576, p. 273-283

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
Butyric acid
Butyric Acid
Sewage treatment plants
4 Citations

Removal of pharmaceuticals from WWTP effluent: removal of EfOM followed by advanced oxidation

Hofman, R., Siegers, W., van de Merlen, K., de Man, A. & Hofman, J. 1 Nov 2017 In : Chemical Engineering Journal. 327, p. 514-521 CEJ-D-17-03620R1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Wastewater treatment
Drug products

A vision of water in a circular economy

Hofman, J., Arnot, T. & Lanham, A. Mar 2016 AWE International, 45, p. 21-27 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to specialist publicationArticle

Open Access