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  • Zernikeplein 11, Van Doorenveste

    9747 AS Groningen



Personal profile


Wim teaches several courses at Industrial Product design, including Sustainability and Research methodologies, project coaching, guiding student trainees and graduate students. Within the energy masters his courses focus on the development of local energy communities and the provision of intelligent information services.

Research interests

In his research Wim mainly focuses on how local energy communities can be supported in their development process and how intelligent information services can be applied to faciltate the communities. He has experience in decision enhancement processes, information services and the integration of hybrid energy technologies.

Education / Academic qualification

Management of Technology and Innovation, Doctor of Business Administration, Rijksuniversiteit Groningen

1 Sep 200711 May 2017

Computer Science Applications, Master in Science, University of Twente

1 Aug 198321 Jun 1990

External positions

Hanze University of Applied Sciences - Project manager Human Technology Center of Expertise

1 Sep 200431 Aug 2006

KPN Research / TNO ICT - Researcher-innovator

2 Jan 199131 Aug 2004


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Research Output 2013 2017

  • 1 Report
  • 1 Paper
  • 1 Poster
  • 1 PhD Research external, graduation external

Facilitating the growth of local energy communities

Timmerman, W. 11 May 2017 Groningen: Rijksuniversiteit Groningen. 227 p.

Research output: ScientificPhD Research external, graduation external

Facilitating the growth of prosumer communities

Timmerman, W. 18 May 2016 1 p.

Research output: Other research outputPoster


Providing energy services to prosumer communities

Timmerman, W. Apr 2014 16 p.

Research output: Other research outputPaper

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Flexines’ role model extensions for the smart energy market

Konsman, M., Timmerman, W. & Velthuijs, R. 18 Jan 2013 Hanzehogeschool Groningen. 25 p.

Research output: ProfessionalReport

Activities 2009 2016

  • 4 Oral presentation
  • 2 Participation in conference
  • 2 Participation in workshop, seminar, course
  • 1 Invited talk

Balancering energievraag en –aanbod gemodelleerd

Kooi, B. (Speaker), Timmerman, W. (Speaker), Wim Mallon (Speaker), (Speaker), (Speaker)
16 Jun 2016

Activity: Invited talk

ESEIA-IGS Conference 2014

Timmerman, W. (Speaker)
24 Apr 2014

Activity: Participation in conference

MACREDES – Modelling a resilient decentralized energy system

Kooi, B. (Speaker), Timmerman, W. (Speaker), Wim Mallon (Speaker), (Speaker), (Speaker)
4 Sep 2014

Activity: Oral presentation

Energy management services for prosumer communities

Timmerman, W. (Speaker)
28 Feb 2013

Activity: Oral presentation

Slimme energie van de toekomst!?

Timmerman, W. (Speaker)
3 Oct 2013

Activity: Oral presentation