Ton van den Bremer is an Associate Professor in the Environmental Fluid Mechanics group at TU Delft. He is also a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Oxford and a Visiting Professorship at the University of Edinburgh.
Ton holds an MEng in Civil Engineering from Imperial College London (2005-09) and an MPhil in Economics from the University of Oxford (2010-11). He received a DPhil in Fluid Mechanics from the University of Oxford in 2015 and a PhD in Environmental/Climate Economics from the Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam in 2018 (cum laude). His first academic position was as a Chancellor’s Fellow at the University of Edinburgh from 2015 to 2017. From 2018 to 2020 he was an Associate Professor in Fluid Mechanics and a Royal Academy of Engineering Research Fellow in the Department of Engineering Science as well as the Edward and Catherine Wray Tutor and Fellow in Engineering at Worcester College, the University of Oxford. He has held a Visiting Professorship at the University of Alberta and presently holds a Visiting Professorship at the University of Edinburgh.
Ton van den Bremer’s research expertise is in the fluid mechanics of nonlinear surface and internal waves, using a combination of theoretical, experimental and numerical methods. Applications include oceanic rogue waves and transport of floating marine litter.