Fred Kloosterman

senior expert on geology, hydrogeology and geo-informatics

+31(0)88335 7778

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Dr. Fred Kloosterman is a very experienced geologist and hydrogeologist and has been working in about 20 countries in Eastern Europe, Africa, Middle East, Central and East Asia for the last 35 years in short-term and long-term. He holds a PhD (cum laude) from the Earth Science Faculty of the Free University, Amsterdam and is specialized in field geology/hydrogeology, geo-database development, numerical groundwater modelling in arid and semi-arid areas with data scarcity and in  geo-informatics. In the field of geo-informatics he is specialized in GIS applications, database development, computer programming on Microsoft dotNET platforms and technologies (C# language). Fred Kloosterman has also been active in teaching and hands-on training of foreign experts in the application of modern computer techniques in groundwater resources assessment projects in the classroom and in numerical groundwater modelling, development of geo-information systems, field techniques and assessments in multi-annual projects abroad.

Working experience

2010-present Deltares, Unit Subsurface and Groundwater Systems Geologist, hydrogeologist, groundwater modeler, software developer and geo-informatics trainer
1991-2009 TNO, Institute of Applied Geosciences, Delft, The Netherlands Geologist, hydrogeologist, groundwater modeler, software developer and geo-informatics trainer
1989-1990 IWACO BV, Consultants for Water and Environment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Geologist, hydrogeologist, groundwater modeler
1986-1989 Free University, Amsterdam. Faculty of Earth Sciences Teacher at the Gadjah Mada University, Faculty of Geography, Yogyakarta, Indonesia
1985-1986 IWACO BV, Consultants for Water and Environment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Geologist, hydrogeologist, groundwater modeler
1979-1985 Dutch Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Department for Development Cooperation, bilateral expert Geologist, hydrogeologist in project OTA33, West Java, Indonesia
1978-1979 IWACO BV, Consultants for Water and Environment, Rotterdam, The Netherlands Geologist, hydrogeologist