prof.dr.ir. PWG (Peter) Groot Koerkamp

prof.dr.ir. PWG (Peter) Groot Koerkamp

Hoogleraar Agrotechnologie

Peter Groot Koerkamp is professor in biosystems engineering and managing chair holder at the Farm Technology Group of Wageningen University. His fields of expertise are agricultural & biosystems engineering, agricultural systems, animal and plant production systems, environmental engineering & technology, and design of sustainable production systems. He has especially a background in manure & nutrient management and gaseous emissions from farming systems.

Scientific career and background

  • MSc degree in agricultural engineering (with honours, 1990)
  • PhD degree from Wageningen University (1998)
  • Scientific researcher and group leader at the Institute of Agricultural and Environmental Engineering (IMAG 1990-2003)
  • Senior project manager at the Institute of Animal Husbandry (ID-DLO; 2001-2012)
  • Senior researcher at Wageningen Livestock Research Institute (2013-2021)
  • Professor at Wageningen University, Farm Technology Group (2005-present)
  • The Farm Technology group has approximately 20 people (researchers and lecturers) and supervises >40 PhD students