Our Philosophy

We realize this vision by:

Inspiring our staff

to be curious, creative, and work in an open and positive atmosphere that stimulates collaboration, internally within the department and also externally.


fundamental, scientific and anticipative understanding of the natural processes and anthropogenic impact on system earth.

Being pioneers

in creating knowledge, skills and tools through collaborative research.

Disseminating knowledge

by educating the next generation engineers.

Actively engaging

in societal debate (e.g. influencers, stakeholders, general public).

Ensuring healthy finances