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Hans Cappon

Professor Water Technology

Dr Hans Cappon is Professor of the Water Technology Research Group within HZ University of Applied Sciences. Over his years at HZ he has worked on many water technology projects including; NEREUS (New Energy and Resources for Urban Sanitation), FRESH4Cs (Alternative Fresh Water resources for Coastal Areas), IMPROVED (Integrale Mobiele Processwatervoorziening voor een Economische Delta) and was involved in the operations of the Dow/Evides pilot within the EU-FP7 E4Water project.
Aside from his work with the research group he is also a lecturer in water treatment at HZ at BSc and MSc level and a lecturer and researcher in Urban Systems Engineering in the department of Environmental Technology at Wageningen University in the Netherlands.
Hans has over 20 years of experience in scientific research, also from his previous work at TNO and the Catholic University in Leuven. Hans’ main expertise is modelling and optimization of dynamic systems with a focus on water treatment and energy systems during the last 10 years. In 2014 he completed his PhD entitled “Numerical and experimental design of ultrasonic particle filters for water treatment.” He achieved his Master in Biomechanical Engineering at the Technical University of Eindhoven in 1997.