27 Notable alumni of
Eindhoven University of Technology

The Eindhoven University of Technology is 1930th in the world, 642nd in Europe, and 15th in the Netherlands by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 27 notable alumni from the Eindhoven University of Technology sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. Jacob Appelbaum

    Jacob Appelbaum
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    bloggerjournalistcomputer scientistInternet activistLGBTQI+ rights activist
    Biography

    Jacob Appelbaum is an American independent journalist, computer security researcher, artist, and hacker. He studied at the Eindhoven University of Technology and was formerly a core member of the Tor project, a free software network designed to provide online anonymity. Appelbaum is also known for representing WikiLeaks. He has displayed his art in a number of institutions across the world and has collaborated with artists such as Laura Poitras, Trevor Paglen, and Ai Weiwei. His journalistic work has been published in Der Spiegel and elsewhere. Appelbaum has repeatedly been targeted by U.S. law enforcement agencies, who obtained a court order for his Twitter account data, detained him at the U.S. border after trips abroad, and seized his laptop and several mobile phones.

  2. Camiel Eurlings

    Camiel Eurlings
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    politicianentrepreneur
    Biography

    Camiel Martinus Petrus Stephanus Eurlings is a Dutch politician and businessman. A member of the Christian Democratic Appeal (CDA), he served as Minister of Transport, Public Works and Water Management from 2007 to 2010.

  3. Ton Roosendaal

    Ton Roosendaal
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    executive producerfilm producercomputer scientistsoftware developerprogrammer
    Biography

    Ton Roosendaal is a Dutch software developer and film producer. He is known as the original creator of the open-source 3D creation suite Blender and Traces (an Amiga ray tracer which was the forerunner of Blender). He is also known as the founder and chairman of the Blender Foundation, and for pioneering large scale open-content projects. In 2007, he established the Blender Institute in Amsterdam, where he works on coordinating Blender development, publishing manuals and DVD training, and organizing 3D animation and game projects.

  4. Martijn van Dam

    Martijn van Dam
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1978-.. (age 44)
    Occupations
    politicianengineer
    Biography

    Martinus Hendricus Petrus "Martijn" van Dam is a Dutch engineer and politician. A member of the Labour Party (PvdA), he served as State Secretary for Economic Affairs from 3 November 2015 until 1 September 2017 in the Second Rutte cabinet. He was a member of the House of Representatives between 2003 and 2015. He previously served as councillor for the municipality of Eindhoven from April 1998 to January 2003. From the time he entered the States General on 30 January 2003 to 29 November 2006 he was the youngest member of the House.

  5. Kees Schouhamer Immink

    Kees Schouhamer Immink
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    university teacherphysicistinventorengineer
    Biography

    Kornelis Antonie "Kees" Schouhamer Immink is a Dutch scientist, inventor, and entrepreneur, who pioneered and advanced the era of digital audio, video, and data recording, including popular digital media such as Compact Disc, DVD and Blu-ray Disc. He has been a prolific and influential engineer, who holds more than 1100 U.S. and international patents. A large portion of the commonly used audio and video playback and recording devices use technologies based on his work. His contributions to coding systems assisted the digital video and audio revolution, by enabling reliable data storage at information densities previously unattainable.

  6. Wil van der Aalst

    Wil van der Aalst
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Willibrordus Martinus Pancratius van der Aalst is a Dutch computer scientist and full professor at RWTH Aachen University, leading the Process and Data Science (PADS) group. His research and teaching interests include information systems, workflow management, Petri nets, process mining, specification languages, and simulation. He is also known for his work on workflow patterns.

  7. Teun van Dijck

    Teun van Dijck
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    engineersaxophonistpolitician
    Biography

    Antoine Pierre Cornelis "Teun" van Dijck is a Dutch politician and former management consultant and restaurateur. A member of the Party for Freedom (Partij voor de Vrijheid, PVV), he serves as a member of the House of Representatives since 30 November 2006. He focuses on matters of state pensions and other pensions. He is a childhood friend of PVV leader Geert Wilders.

  8. Paulus Jansen

    Paulus Jansen
    Years
    1954-.. (age 68)
    Enrolled in the Eindhoven University of Technology
    In 1980 studied architectural engineering
    Occupations
    civil engineerpolitician
    Biography

    Paulus Fredericus Cornelius Jansen is a Dutch politician and civil engineer. As a member of the Socialist Party (Socialistische Partij) he was an MP between 30 November 2006 and 14 April 2014. He officially left the House of Representatives on 13 May 2014 and was permanently replaced by Tjitske Siderius, who until then had temporary replaced Renske Leijten. He focused on matters of natural environment, climate change, spatial planning, water management, housing, energy and environmental noise. Since 8 May 2014 he has been an alderman in the city of Utrecht.

  9. Sjoerd Soeters

    Sjoerd Soeters
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    architecturban planner
    Biography

    Sjoerd Soeters is a well-known postmodern Dutch architect. Among other projects, he is known for his work on Amsterdam's Java Island and Houthaven, Copenhagen's Sluseholmen, the apartment complex "The Pyramids" (De Piramides), and for the redevelopment of Zaandam.

  10. Claude Alvares

    Claude Alvares
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Occupations
    writereditorenvironmentalist
    Biography

    Claude Alphonso Alvares is an Indian environmentalist based in Goa. Alvares is the editor of the Other India Press and Director of the Goa Foundation, an environmental monitoring action group that has filed successful public interest litigation cases.

  11. Jessica Van Eijs

    Jessica Van Eijs
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1981-.. (age 41)
    Enrolled in the Eindhoven University of Technology
    Studied architectural engineering
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Jessica Marie Catherine van Eijs is a Dutch politician serving as a member of the House of Representatives since 2017. She is a member of the Democrats 66 (D66).

  12. Kees Neggers

    Kees Neggers
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1947-.. (age 75)
    Occupations
    university teachercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Cornelis Adrianus Maria "Kees" Neggers is a Dutch Internet pioneer. He is best known for starting and promoting many initiatives for international collaboration in research and education networking.

  13. Jan Dietz

    Jan Dietz
    Years
    1945-.. (age 77)
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientistuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Jean Leonardus Gerardus Dietz (born 20 June 1945) is a Dutch Information systems researcher, Emeritus Professor of Information Systems Design, and part-time Professor of Enterprise Engineering at the Delft University of Technology, known for the development of the Design & Engineering Methodology for Organizations. and his work on enterprise ontology.

  14. Stan Ackermans

    Stan Ackermans
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1936-1995 (aged 59)
    Occupations
    university teachermathematician
    Biography

    Stanislaus Thomas Maria Ackermans (1936 – 1995) was a Dutch mathematician, and the seventh rector magnificus of the Eindhoven University of Technology. He was also one of the founders, the namesake and the first director of the Stan Ackermans Instituut.

  15. Eric van Damme

    Eric van Damme
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1959-.. (age 63)
    Occupations
    economist
    Biography

    Eric Eleterius Coralie van Damme is a Dutch economist and Professor of Economics at the Tilburg University, known for his contributions to game theory.

  16. Marc de Vries

    Marc de Vries
    Years
    1973-.. (age 49)
    Occupations
    philosopheruniversity teacherphysicist
    Biography

    M.J. de Vries (born 1958, Haarlem), is professor of Reformational Philosophy at the Delft University of Technology.

  17. Rob Routs

    Rob Routs
    Years
    1946-.. (age 76)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Rob Routs is a Dutch businessman. He is a former executive of Royal Dutch Shell and has recently been appointed chairman of AEGON.

  18. Felienne Hermans

    Felienne Hermans
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1984-.. (age 38)
    Occupations
    professorresearchercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Felienne Hermans, Felienne, is a scientist working at Leiden University as an associate professor. Her research interest include programming education and spreadsheets.

  19. Arno Kuijlaars

    Arno Kuijlaars
    Years
    1963-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    university teachermathematician
    Biography

    Arnoldus Bernardus Jacobus Kuijlaars is a Dutch mathematician, specializing in approximation theory.

  20. Koert van Mensvoort

    Koert van Mensvoort
    Years
    1974-.. (age 48)
    Occupations
    philosopherartistperformance artistcomputer artist
    Biography

    Koert van Mensvoort is an artist, philosopher and scientist best known for his work on the philosophical concept of Next Nature.

  21. Henk Zijm

    Henk Zijm
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1952-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    engineermathematicianuniversity teacher
    Biography

    Willem Hendrik Maria Zijm (born 3 May 1952) is a Dutch mathematician, and Professor Production and Supply Chain Management and Emeritus Rector Magnificus (2005–2008) at the University of Twente.

  22. Petra Schuurman

    Petra Schuurman
    Years
    1968-.. (age 54)
    Occupations
    chess player
    Biography

    Petra Schuurman is a Dutch chess FIDE Master (FM) (2003) and Dutch Women's Chess Championship medalist (2003, 2004, 2008).

  23. A.J. Han Vinck

    A.J. Han Vinck
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1949-.. (age 73)
    Occupations
    engineercomputer scientist
    Biography

    Adrianus Johannes "Han" Vinck is a Dutch computer scientist. He serves as senior professor in Digital Communications at the University of Duisburg-Essen, Germany, since September 2014. He is a member of the digital signal processing group at the electrical engineering Department. His interest is in Information and Communication theory, Coding and Network aspects in digital communications. He is the author of the textbook Coding Concepts and Reed-Solomon Codes.

  24. Misak Terzibasiyan

    Misak Terzibasiyan
    Born in
    Finland Flag Finland
    Years
    1964-.. (age 58)
    Enrolled in the Eindhoven University of Technology
    1985-1991 studied architecture
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Misak Terzibasiyan is a Dutch architect.

  25. Fahid Minhas

    Fahid Minhas
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1988-.. (age 34)
    Enrolled in the Eindhoven University of Technology
    2010-2013 graduated with Master of Science in architecture
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Fahid Bashir Minhas is a Dutch politician of the conservative liberal People's Party for Freedom and Democracy (VVD). He worked as a real estate developer and became a member of the Schiedam municipal council in 2014. He then served as alderman in the same city between 2018 and 2021 and, while in that position, encouraged the construction of housing. Minhas was elected to the House of Representatives in the 2021 general election.

  26. Machiel Spaan

    Machiel Spaan
    Born in
    Netherlands Flag Netherlands
    Years
    1966-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    architect
    Biography

    Machiel Spaan is a Dutch architect and educator.

  27. Carlijn Bouten

    Carlijn Bouten
    Years
    1967-.. (age 55)
    Occupations
    university teacher
    Biography

    Carlijn V.C. Bouten is a Dutch professor of Cell-Matrix Interactions at the department of Biomedical Engineering of Eindhoven University of Technology since 2010. She specializes in tissue engineering.