Curriculum Vitae of Edwin van Elk

Personal notes:
Name (Callname): Edwin Pieter van Elk (Edwin)
Born: 15 september 1971 in Poortugaal (near Rotterdam, The Netherlands)
Civil status: Married
E-mail: callname@vanelk.nl
WWW: http://www.vanelk.nl/edwin

Work experience:
2015 till now: Independent contractor (ZZPer) at vanElk modelling (Process Modelling, Process Simulation, Software Development, Coding, Consultancy)
2010 till 2015Consultant at and Shareholder of Procede Process Simulations BV (inventor/coder of Procede Process Simulator)
2002 till 2015: Project leader at Procede Gas Treating BV (Software development, Rate based modelling of acid gas treating processes)
1997 till 2002: Process engineer at Procede Twente BV (Various projects)
July 1996 till October 2001: PhD (Gas-Liquid Reactions - Influence of liquid bulk and mass transfer on process performance)

Scientific publications:
2010: GHGT-10 conference Amsterdam, The Netherlands: Energy Procedia xx (2010) xxxx-xxxx (Carbon dioxide removal by alkanolamines in aqueous organic solvents, a method for enhancing the desorption process)
2010: Openbaar eindrapport CAPTECH jaar 4 Sub Project 2: Advanced solvents
2009: Openbaar eindrapport CAPTECH jaar 3 Sub Project 2: Advanced solvents
2009: TCCS-5 Trondheim Conference on CO2 Capture, Transport and Storage: xxxxxxx xx (2009) xxxx-xxxx (Rate-based simulation of a flue gas treating plant using a new process simulation tool)
2009: Journal of Environmental Engineering xx (2009) xxxx-xxxx (Absorption rates of CO2 in partially loaded solutions of MEA, DEA and MDEA at 293 K)
2008: 18th Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA) Prague (Zcech Republic) (2008) (Absorption rates of CO2 in partially loaded aqueous solutions of MEA, DEA and MDEA at 293 K)
2008: Openbaar eindrapport CAPTECH jaar 2 Sub Project 2: Advanced solvents
2008: GHGT-9 conference Washington DC: Energy Procedia xx (2008) xxxx-xxxx (A new flowsheeting tool for flue gas treating) (abstract) (poster)
2008: GHGT-9 conference Washington DC: Energy Procedia xx (2008) xxxx-xxxx (Mass transfer in a small scale post-combustion flue gas absorber, experiment and modelling) (abstract) (poster)
2007: Openbaar eindrapport CAPTECH jaar 1 Sub Project 2: Advanced solvents
2007: 10th meeting of the international post-combustion network Lyons (France) (2007) (Performance of aqueous MDEA blends for CO2 removal from flue gases)
2007: Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 46(10) (2007) 3035-3040 (Mass Transfer Characteristics in Structured Packing for CO2-emission Reduction Processes)
2007: Chemical Engineering Research and Design 85(A4) (2007) 516-524 (Application of the penetration theory for gas-liquid mass transfer without a liquid bulk - differences with systems with a bulk) (abstract)
2007: Journal of Petroleum Science and Engineering 55 (2007) 135-145 (The removal of carbon-dioxide with activated solutions of methyl-di-ethanol-amine)
2006: Distillation & Absorption 2006 Symposium series 152 (2006) 294-310 (Application of the penetration theory for gas-liquid mass transfer without a liquid bulk - differences with systems with a bulk) (abstract of extended paper)
2001: Chemical Engineering Science 56 (2001) 1491-1500 (Modelling of gas-liquid reactors - stability and dynamic behaviour of a hydroformylation reactor - influence of mass transfer in the kinetics controlled regime) (abstract)
2000: Proc. GPA 79 Annual Convention (Atlanta, USA) 79 (2000) (Differences in local absorption rates of CO2 as observed in numerically comparing tray columns and packed columns)
2000: Chemical Engineering Journal 76 (2000) 223-237 (Modelling of gas-liquid reactors - implementation of the penetration model in dynamic modelling of gas-liquid processes with the presence of a liquid bulk) (abstract)
1999: Chemical Engineering Science 54 (1999) 4869-4879 (Modelling of gas-liquid reactors - stability and dynamic behaviour of gas-liquid mass transfer accompanied by irreversible reaction) (abstract)

Courses and conferences:
12 till 15 September 2010: Distillation & Absorption 2010 (Eindhoven, the Netherlands)
6 March 2008: Second Dutch Capture Technology symposium (Arnhem, the Netherlands)
20 till 22 February 2008: Technical conference "Treating your gas" GPA Europe (Amsterdam, the Netherlands)
22 March 2007: First Dutch Capture Technology symposium (Petten, the Netherlands))
4 till 6 September 2006: Distillation & Absorption 2006 (London, United Kingdom)
10 till 13 September 2000: 16th International Symposium Chemical Reaction Engineering (ISCRE 16) 2000 (Cracow, Poland)
23 till 25 August 1999: 4th international conference of gas-liquid and gas-liquid-solid engineering (Delft, the Netherlands)
13 and 20 August 1996: Training presentationtechnics at the University of Twente
11 and 25 June 1996: Basic course project management of Cap given at the University of Twente
April 1995 till August 1995: Advanced course German of the LOI in Leiden (16 hours a week)

Education:
September 1995 till July 1997: Process Development Course at the University of Twente (2nd phase)
Certificate 1997
August 1992 till February 1995: University of Twente Chemical Technology
Certificate cum laude March 1995
August 1988 till June 1992: HTS Dordrecht (Secondary Technical School) Chemical Technology
Certificate June 1992
August 1983 till June 1988: HAVO (Senior General Secondary Education) in Rotterdam
Certificate June 1988
August 1977 till June 1983: Primary school in Poortugaal
August 1975 till June 1977: Infant school in Poortugaal

Training periods:
1 July 1996 till 31 July 1997: DSM Research in Geleen
Project: Development of design rules for stable operation of gas-liquid reactors
1 December 1993 till 1 February 1995: University of Twente in Enschede
Trade-group: Process Technology (teamwork)
Project: Masstransfer and contact-efficiency in a riser
1 February 1992 till 12 May 1992: Badger B.V. in The Hague
Department: Process Engineering (teamwork)
Project: Model of gas-liquid two-phase flow
1 March 1991 till 15 June 1991: Cyanamid B.V. in Europort (Rotterdam)
Department: Process Engineering
Project: Debottlenecking of the UV-1084 batch process
1 December 1990 till 28 February 1991: Badger B.V. in The Hague
Department: Process Engineering
Project: Fortran computermodel for the convection in furnaces
13 August 1990 till 30 November 1990: Arco Chemie Nederland, Ltd. in Europort (Rotterdam)
Department: Technical (Process Engineering)
Project: Bio-plant simulation using a Lotus 123 spreadsheet

Other projects / Sidelines / Excursions / Study-trips:
December 1995 till January 1997: Design of a world wide web site by order of the OSPT
September 1995 till January 1997: Personal computer committee of the Process Development Course
31 Oct. and 1 Nov. 1996: Excursion to DSM Geleen to evaluate the SSPT study tour
7 to 12 October 1996: Study tour of the SSPT to Germany and France
6 and 7 June 1996: Excursion to DSM Geleen
January 1995 till March 1995: Design of a spreadsheet application by order of Traffic Test in Veenendaal
Various excursions: DuPont, Grolsch, Hoogovens, SRTCA, Tebodin, Urenco

Outdoor projects (Long-Distance-Hikes):
1992 - 2017Various LAW's in the Netherlands (over 3250 km in total)
VariousTatra 5x (Poland) / Lake District (England) / Giant Mountains (Czech Republic)
1994GR5 (Maastricht to Nice)
1998Coast-to-Coast (England, West to East)
2001, 2003, 2005, 2006GR10 (Pyrenees, Atlantic Ocean to Mediterranean Sea)
2008GR20 (Corsica, North to South)
2009West Highland Way (Scotland)
2009Great Glen Way (Scotland)
2009Tour du Mont Blanc (France)
2010, 2012, 2014, 2015Haute Route Pyrénées (Pyrenees, Atlantic Ocean to Mediterranean Sea)
2011Ahornweg (Germany)
2011Everest Trek (Nepal)
2015Annapurna Circuit (Nepal)
2016Walkers Haute Route (Alps, Chamonix to Zermatt)
2017Alta Badia High Route (Italy, Dolomites)
2017Tour Matterhorn and Tour Monte Rosa (Combined) (Alps)
2017Alpe Adria Trail (Austria, Slovenia, Italy) (Großglockner to Adriatic Sea)
2018Choquequirao Trek (extended retour via Salkantay) (Peru)
Ausangate Circuit (extended with Rainbow Mountains) (Peru)
2018?Jiri-Lukla and Lukla-Jiri Trek (Nepal)
Three Passes Everest Trek (Nepal)