Prof.dr.ir. H.J. Visscher
Professor of Housing Quality & Process Innovation
Department of Management in the Built Environment
Henk Visscher (born 1962) is Professor of Housing Quality and Process Innovation. His chair focuses on process innovations that contribute to ensuring and improving the quality of housing. The most important aspects of this are: energy efficiency and the environmental impact, usability, health, safety, of both existing and new housing.
The focus is on the energy transition of the existing housing stock in order to meet the climate goals of a CO2 emission free stock in 2050. His work includes evaluating and innovating policy, regulations and building processes aimed at improving the housing stock and making it more sustainable, while keeping the end user central and paying particular attention to the role of the various stakeholders.
Henk Visscher is Director of the TUDelft Urban Energy Institute, a university wide network of academic working on various aspects of energy in the built environment.
He is involved in a large number of national and European research projects, such as DEMO-BLog (Horizon Europe, coordination), SHAPE-EU (Horizon Europe) Condoreno (EU-LIFE), ALIGN4Energy (NWA), JustPrepare (NWO).
Henk Visscher is coordinator of working group in ENHR (European Network of Housing Research) and in the CIB (International Council for Building Research Studies and Documentation) and he is affiliated with SBE (Sustainable Built Environment and EFL (European Federation for Living).
Education, publications and secondary employment
Chair of Housing Quality & Process Innovation