Personal profile

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

Master of Science, Technical University Eindhoven

Doctor of Philosophy, Technical University Eindhoven

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Membranes Engineering & Materials Science
membrane Earth & Environmental Sciences
Removal Engineering & Materials Science
Pesticides Engineering & Materials Science
Disinfection Engineering & Materials Science
Reverse osmosis Engineering & Materials Science
Collagen Type XII Chemical Compounds
osmosis Earth & Environmental Sciences

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Projects 2015 2022

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
File
hydraulics
innovation
pipe
sewer network
software

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
economics
garden
seasonal variation
air temperature
12 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
File
Butyric acid
ester
Esters
Sewage treatment plants
Nanoparticles

Limitations of conventional drinking water technologies in pollutant removal

Hofman, R. & Hofman, J. 27 Sep 2017 Applications of Advanced Oxidation Processes (AOPs) in Drinking Water Treatment. Gil, A., Galeano, L. A. & Vincente, M. A. (eds.). Springer Verlag, p. 1 - 31 31 p. (The Handbook of Environmental Chemistry)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

drinking water
water treatment
water quality
water technology
pollutant removal
3 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

Effluents
Drug products
effluent
drug
Wastewater treatment