Jarit de Gijt
De Gijt studied Civil Engineering at the Delft University of Technology (TUDelft) and graduated in 1976(Hydrology and Soil Mechanics).
He joined Fugro in 1975 and worked there up to 1987. He was in this period involved both in onshore and offshore geotechnical consultancy work as well as environmental and hydrological aspects.
Since 1987 de Gijt works for Rotterdam Public Works with the Engineering Section and has been involved since that time with all types of port infrastructure design ,consultancy and construction :quay walls ,jetties, dolphins, pipelines, reclamation work , dredging, both in Rotterdam and The Netherlands and abroad.
De Gijt acted as account manager for the Port of Rotterdam and was a member of the management team of the Harbour and Transport Group of the Engineering Section of Public Works Rotterdam until 2006 and worked as port consultant with Rotterdam Public Works Rotterdam.
Since 2000 de Gijt is working part time at TU Delft with the Hydraulic Engineering and Probabilistic Design Section as Ass. Prof. and is lecturing on Port Infrastructures and coaching MSc students.
De Gijt finished his PhD ”The history of quay walls“ in 2010.
De Gijt is a member and participates in several organizations, like CUR, EAU, HTG , KIVINIRIA, PIANC.
De Gijt published about 100 articles and made contributions to several books.