Mr. Sloff conducted research, at Delft University of Technology until 1995, on the morphology of sediment-laden volcano rivers, and on sedimentation processes and sediment management in reservoirs. In 1995, Dr. Sloff joined Delft Hydraulics and Deltares as project engineer in the field of river engineering. Since then, river and estuary hydrology and morphology, reservoir sedimentation, as well as modeling techniques and mathematical-modeling applications, are central themes in his research and consultancy activities. Dr. Sloff has been involved and in charge of projects on various types of rivers in more than 20 countries world-wide, ranging from steep mountain rivers to flat low-land rivers and river delta’s, and the different categories of technical and management problems associated with these types. Dr. Sloff is responsible for the development, support and maintenance of the 1-D, 2-D and 3-D morphological modeling systems of Deltares, and is in charge of the river-engineering R&D program. Since 2002, Dr. Sloff also holds the position of Adjunct Professor at the Faculty of Civil Engineering and Geosciences at the Delft University, contributing to research and educational activities in the river engineering group. Dr. Sloff has published about 50 scientific publications, of which 29 in peer-reviewed conference publications and scientific journals, since1990.
Motivation and background, as published in Delta 2010 (in Dutch).