dr. Jens de Bruijn

  • Room 8A-40, NU-building

  • Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM), De Boelelaan 1111

    1081 HV Amsterdam

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Jens works at the Institute for Environmental Studies (IVM) since September 2015. His research focusses on the application of various social media in flood risk modelling, (near-)real time flood modelling and flood predictions. The research is conducted under the supervision of Dr Brenden Jongman, Dr Hans de Moel and Prof. Jeroen Aerts.

Prior to starting at the IVM, Jens completed a BSc in Earth Sciences at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam and a MSc Earth Surface and Water at Utrecht University in Utrecht. He focused on large scale hydrological modelling and societal impact. He graduated with a MSc Thesis on non-renewable groundwater and the impact on global food security towards 2050.


Hydrological modelling, geostatistics, natural hazards, risk assessments.

Personal information

2015: Master’s degree Earth Surface and Water, Utrecht University (UU), Utrecht.

2012: Bachelor’s degree Earth Sciences, Vrije Universiteit (VU) Amsterdam.


Ancillary activities

  • IIASA | Laxenburg | Medewerker | 2020-02-01 - present

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