Aldert Kamp is the Director of Education for TU Delft Faculty of Aerospace Engineering since 2007. He is deeply involved in the rethinking of higher engineering education with a horizon of 2030.
More than 20 years of industrial experience in space systems engineering, 15 years of academic teaching, educational management and leadership, and an in-depth study of trends in society, engineering and higher engineering education, have given him good insight in the competencies engineering students will need at graduation for a successful career in the rapidly changing world of work. He is the author of the report "Engineering Education in a Rapidly Changing World - Rethinking the Vision for Higher Engineering Education" and fervent blogger about "Adapting Engineering Education to Change".
Aldert has been involved in university-level education policy development, reconstruction of engineering curricula and audits of Dutch and international engineering degree programmes. He is the Academic Liaison for the Global E3 university consortium, European Co-leader and Council member of the CDIO Initiative (an innovative education framework for producing the next generation of engineers) and Co-leader of the Dutch 4TU.Centre for Engineering Education that facilitates innovations in higher engineering education. He is a board member of the Educational Leadership Course produced by the Erasmus University Rotterdam, TU Delft and University Leiden and trainer of module "Curricular Change Is Not Rocket Science".
Director of Education for the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology
MSc, Aerospace Engineering, Delft University of Technology