Professor Rob F. Mudde new Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President Education TU Delft
Professor Rob F. Mudde has been appointed Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President of Education (VRM/VPE), also vice-chairman, of the Executive Board of TU Delft. The Supervisory Board has appointed Rob Mudde with effect from 1 March 2018.
Rob Mudde is Professor of Multiphase Flows and interim chairman of the ‘Imaging Physics’ department at the Faculty of Applied Sciences of the TU Delft. He is also Distinguished Professor in Science Education at the TU Delft and he leads the TU Delft Teaching Academy and the Teaching Lab.
The Supervisory Board is pleased that Professor Mudde has agreed to fill the position of VRM/VPE. “Rob Mudde is strongly committed to the education of ‘the Delft engineer’. He knows TU Delft very well and has broad, operational and strategic experience in the field of education at our university. Rob is a worthy successor to Anka Mulder in the field of education,” says Jeroen van der Veer, chairman of the TU Delft Supervisory Board.
Rob Mudde has a long track record at TU Delft. He has filled various scientific and managerial positions with the university over the past almost 30 years. In addition to the aforementioned positions, he has also been Director of Education at the Faculty of Applied Sciences for almost ten years. As chairman of the Education Taskforce, Mudde had a leading role in the development of the TU Delft Vision on Education in the run-up to the ‘TU Delft Strategic Framework 2018-2024, impact for a better society’.
The Board has looked for a candidate who fits well with the revised university administration model that came into effect on 1 January 2018. This model foresees the appointment of a Vice Rector Magnificus/Vice President Education, in addition to a Rector Magnificus/President of the Executive Board (Tim van der Hagen) and a Vice President Operations (Nicoly Vermeulen).
The Supervisory Board requested a formal recommendation from the Works Council and the Student Council and has received a positive recommendation on the appointment.