Rob Van der Bijl


Visiting professor (20%), specialization mobility and space plannin.

Van der Bijl is an urban planner, independent researcher/consultant and ‘mobility expert’ (e.g. ‘light rail) with an Amsterdam, Netherlands-based practice known for its innovative approach to research and design. His international projects are characterized by a multidisciplinary approach at the intersections of urban planning, transport, culture and technology. Van der Bijl received his engineering degree and Ph.D. from the University of Technology in Delft (Netherlands). Recent projects include, application of ‘transit oriented development’ (TOD), and elaborations of the relation between mobility and space. Van der Bijl applies internationally his in-depth knowledge of Dutch cycling.