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.

Event

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF)

1-3 October

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF), is a biennial international urban forum organized by Marmara Municipalities Union. This is the first year the urban forum takes place.

Event

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF)

1-3 October

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF), is a biennial international urban forum organized by Marmara Municipalities Union. This is the first year the urban forum takes place.

News

MADE Introduction Day 2019/2020

Education

September 2nd AMS Institute welcomed the new MSc MADE students of the academic year 2019/2020 during the introduction day of the master program. A group of 36 ambitious students arrived from 7 different countries and with varying backgrounds.

Event

Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator

Wednesday, September 25th

If you're interested in urban innovation and the development of smart cities, you won't want to miss the panel discussion organized by the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator powered by Techstars on Wednesday, September 25th at AMS Institute.

Event

20-20 Cities Today Amsterdam

September 25 & 26

On 25 and 26 September 2019 Cities Today is in Amsterdam for a new 20-20 on Urban Innovation.

Event

20-20 Cities Today Amsterdam

September 25 & 26

On 25 and 26 September 2019 Cities Today is in Amsterdam for a new 20-20 on Urban Innovation.

News

First graduation ceremony MSc MADE

Education

The first cohort of MSc MADE students has graduated! They received their well-earned MSc diploma during a festive graduation ceremony at AMS Institute.

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.

Event

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF)

1-3 October

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF), is a biennial international urban forum organized by Marmara Municipalities Union. This is the first year the urban forum takes place.

News

MADE Introduction Day 2019/2020

Education

September 2nd AMS Institute welcomed the new MSc MADE students of the academic year 2019/2020 during the introduction day of the master program. A group of 36 ambitious students arrived from 7 different countries and with varying backgrounds.

Event

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF)

1-3 October

Marmara Urban Forum (MARUF), is a biennial international urban forum organized by Marmara Municipalities Union. This is the first year the urban forum takes place.

News

MADE Introduction Day 2019/2020

Education

September 2nd AMS Institute welcomed the new MSc MADE students of the academic year 2019/2020 during the introduction day of the master program. A group of 36 ambitious students arrived from 7 different countries and with varying backgrounds.

Event

Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator

Wednesday, September 25th

If you're interested in urban innovation and the development of smart cities, you won't want to miss the panel discussion organized by the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator powered by Techstars on Wednesday, September 25th at AMS Institute.

Event

Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator

Wednesday, September 25th

If you're interested in urban innovation and the development of smart cities, you won't want to miss the panel discussion organized by the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator powered by Techstars on Wednesday, September 25th at AMS Institute.

Event

Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator

Wednesday, September 25th

If you're interested in urban innovation and the development of smart cities, you won't want to miss the panel discussion organized by the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator powered by Techstars on Wednesday, September 25th at AMS Institute.

Event

Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator

Wednesday, September 25th

If you're interested in urban innovation and the development of smart cities, you won't want to miss the panel discussion organized by the Arcadis City of 2030 Accelerator powered by Techstars on Wednesday, September 25th at AMS Institute.

Event

20-20 Cities Today Amsterdam

September 25 & 26

On 25 and 26 September 2019 Cities Today is in Amsterdam for a new 20-20 on Urban Innovation.

Event

20-20 Cities Today Amsterdam

September 25 & 26

On 25 and 26 September 2019 Cities Today is in Amsterdam for a new 20-20 on Urban Innovation.

News

First graduation ceremony MSc MADE

Education

The first cohort of MSc MADE students has graduated! They received their well-earned MSc diploma during a festive graduation ceremony at AMS Institute.

News

First graduation ceremony MSc MADE

Education

The first cohort of MSc MADE students has graduated! They received their well-earned MSc diploma during a festive graduation ceremony at AMS Institute.