Kenneth is managing director at AMS Institute. He has been part of AMS Institute since its design and inception in 2013. Kenneth holds a MSc in mechanical engineering and started his career in telecoms and strategy consulting, before joining Delft University of Technology in 2007. Kenneth has worked in a wide variety of fields – ranging from radio-astronomy and high energy physics, aviation, energy-sector, architecture and the built environment – driving collaboration between society, government, industry and academia. In addition to his work at AMS Institute, Kenneth serves on a number of advisory boards and steering groups.

“True collaboration creates value for all. Discover, learn and innovate together.”

Kenneth Heijns

Managing Director

Event

The festival that makes cities better.

17-23 June 2019

In 2019, WeMakeThe.City, the festival that makes cities better, focuses on how we can make cities for and by really everyone.

News

Waste management contract in India

Circularity in Urban Regions

AMS Institute has signed a contract involving partners AWECT, Waternet, and the City of Amsterdam, with the Urban Development Department of Maharashtra in India for the development of an initial concept for residual waste.

News

Wrap-up Amsterdam City Challenge

Ingredients for a successful Amsterdam City Challenge: 24-hours of non-stop ideating, uncovering insights, fun, 45 young bright minds in 8 multi-disciplinary teams. All this resulted in 8 amazing innovative solutions to the city's urban challenges!

News

Wrap-up Amsterdam City Challenge

Ingredients for a successful Amsterdam City Challenge: 24-hours of non-stop ideating, uncovering insights, fun, 45 young bright minds in 8 multi-disciplinary teams. All this resulted in 8 amazing innovative solutions to the city's urban challenges!

News

Annual report 2018

We are delighted to have the opportunity to summarize and report on our 2018 key activities. We've continued to make significant progress in creating a positive impact on the life of our citizens through innovative metropolitan solutions.

Professional Education

Education is a vital part of our mission. We do this not only by educating the engineers of tomorrow but also by providing training for the urban professionals today.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

News

MADE course Metropolitan Solutions

Over the course of two months, our MADE students looked into two metropolitan challenges and were challenged to research and design solutions. The cases they looked at were: Tuindorp Oostzaan and Sopropo.

Event

The festival that makes cities better.

17-23 June 2019

In 2019, WeMakeThe.City, the festival that makes cities better, focuses on how we can make cities for and by really everyone.

Event

The festival that makes cities better.

17-23 June 2019

In 2019, WeMakeThe.City, the festival that makes cities better, focuses on how we can make cities for and by really everyone.

News

Waste management contract in India

Circularity in Urban Regions

AMS Institute has signed a contract involving partners AWECT, Waternet, and the City of Amsterdam, with the Urban Development Department of Maharashtra in India for the development of an initial concept for residual waste.

News

Waste management contract in India

Circularity in Urban Regions

AMS Institute has signed a contract involving partners AWECT, Waternet, and the City of Amsterdam, with the Urban Development Department of Maharashtra in India for the development of an initial concept for residual waste.

News

Waste management contract in India

Circularity in Urban Regions

AMS Institute has signed a contract involving partners AWECT, Waternet, and the City of Amsterdam, with the Urban Development Department of Maharashtra in India for the development of an initial concept for residual waste.

News

Waste management contract in India

Circularity in Urban Regions

AMS Institute has signed a contract involving partners AWECT, Waternet, and the City of Amsterdam, with the Urban Development Department of Maharashtra in India for the development of an initial concept for residual waste.

News

Wrap-up Amsterdam City Challenge

Ingredients for a successful Amsterdam City Challenge: 24-hours of non-stop ideating, uncovering insights, fun, 45 young bright minds in 8 multi-disciplinary teams. All this resulted in 8 amazing innovative solutions to the city's urban challenges!

News

Annual report 2018

We are delighted to have the opportunity to summarize and report on our 2018 key activities. We've continued to make significant progress in creating a positive impact on the life of our citizens through innovative metropolitan solutions.

News

Wrap-up Amsterdam City Challenge

Ingredients for a successful Amsterdam City Challenge: 24-hours of non-stop ideating, uncovering insights, fun, 45 young bright minds in 8 multi-disciplinary teams. All this resulted in 8 amazing innovative solutions to the city's urban challenges!

News

Annual report 2018

We are delighted to have the opportunity to summarize and report on our 2018 key activities. We've continued to make significant progress in creating a positive impact on the life of our citizens through innovative metropolitan solutions.

Professional Education

Education is a vital part of our mission. We do this not only by educating the engineers of tomorrow but also by providing training for the urban professionals today.

Professional Education

Education is a vital part of our mission. We do this not only by educating the engineers of tomorrow but also by providing training for the urban professionals today.

Professional Education

Education is a vital part of our mission. We do this not only by educating the engineers of tomorrow but also by providing training for the urban professionals today.

Professional Education

Education is a vital part of our mission. We do this not only by educating the engineers of tomorrow but also by providing training for the urban professionals today.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

Event

Amsterdam City Event

June 6, 2019

The Amsterdam City Event is a knowledge day for civil servants. On this day, civil servants of the municipality of Amsterdam will exchange knowledge, inspire each other and have the opportunity to expand their network.

News

MADE course Metropolitan Solutions

Over the course of two months, our MADE students looked into two metropolitan challenges and were challenged to research and design solutions. The cases they looked at were: Tuindorp Oostzaan and Sopropo.

News

MADE course Metropolitan Solutions

Over the course of two months, our MADE students looked into two metropolitan challenges and were challenged to research and design solutions. The cases they looked at were: Tuindorp Oostzaan and Sopropo.