Stephan van Dijk (PhD)

Stephan is Director of Innovation at AMS Institute. AMS Institute is a leading international institute at the forefront of urban research and innovation. We aim to make cities better, bring together the strengths and brightest minds from our founding partners Delft University of Technology, Wageningen University & Research and Massachusetts Institute of Technology, the city of Amsterdam and its business partners to design solutions for today’s and tomorrow’s urban challenges. Stephan is responsible for the innovation strategy and all innovation programs of AMS Institute, and as such part of the Team of Directors at AMS Institute.

With his strong track record in innovation strategy development, design thinking, and technology trends, Stephan applies these capabilities to foster urban innovation for creating better cities. He is frequently asked to give lectures, presentations and consult on urban innovation challenges. In the past, he obtained his PhD in Innovation Management from Eindhoven University of Technology, and his MSc in Systems Engineering at Wageningen UR.

Working on innovation and new technologies that really have an impact on improving our daily lives in cities is what drives Stephan. He is a strategic thinker and doer that loves to work across disciplines and borders and always looks ahead to shape the future.

“If we are not making things, we are not changing things.”

Stephan van Dijk

Director of Innovation

Event

Regional Finals Climatelauchpad

September 10

The 2020 Regional Final Europe of the ClimateLaunchpad is coming up on September 10 and you’re invited. Make sure to join and support the three teams that just won the National Finals @AMS Institute during the Regional finals.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Wrap-up AMS Summer School

Education

During the AMS Summer School, 40 participants - from 22 different nationalities - explored the interdisciplinary approaches towards a sustainable integration of smart urban mobility solutions and the new urban development area Haven-Stad in Amsterdam.

News

Wrap-up AMS Summer School

Education

During the AMS Summer School, 40 participants - from 22 different nationalities - explored the interdisciplinary approaches towards a sustainable integration of smart urban mobility solutions and the new urban development area Haven-Stad in Amsterdam.

Event

Crowd monitoring: CityFlows webinar

Smart Urban Mobility

15.00-16.00 CET

The CityFlows project aims to improve the liveability of crowded pedestrian spaces. In three partner cities, Amsterdam, Milan and Barcelona, the project tests and evaluates various innovative crowd monitoring techniques in real-life setting.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Regional Finals Climatelauchpad

September 10

The 2020 Regional Final Europe of the ClimateLaunchpad is coming up on September 10 and you’re invited. Make sure to join and support the three teams that just won the National Finals @AMS Institute during the Regional finals.

Event

Regional Finals Climatelauchpad

September 10

The 2020 Regional Final Europe of the ClimateLaunchpad is coming up on September 10 and you’re invited. Make sure to join and support the three teams that just won the National Finals @AMS Institute during the Regional finals.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Virtual Reality: Bridging the gap

Smart Urban Mobility

In a workshop about Virtual Reality (VR) researchers from MIT showed how this strong tool can provide new ways to create insights for research projects. MSc MADE students were shown how they can use VR to develop use cases, with Roboat as topic at hand.

News

Wrap-up AMS Summer School

Education

During the AMS Summer School, 40 participants - from 22 different nationalities - explored the interdisciplinary approaches towards a sustainable integration of smart urban mobility solutions and the new urban development area Haven-Stad in Amsterdam.

Event

Crowd monitoring: CityFlows webinar

Smart Urban Mobility

15.00-16.00 CET

The CityFlows project aims to improve the liveability of crowded pedestrian spaces. In three partner cities, Amsterdam, Milan and Barcelona, the project tests and evaluates various innovative crowd monitoring techniques in real-life setting.

News

Wrap-up AMS Summer School

Education

During the AMS Summer School, 40 participants - from 22 different nationalities - explored the interdisciplinary approaches towards a sustainable integration of smart urban mobility solutions and the new urban development area Haven-Stad in Amsterdam.

Event

Crowd monitoring: CityFlows webinar

Smart Urban Mobility

15.00-16.00 CET

The CityFlows project aims to improve the liveability of crowded pedestrian spaces. In three partner cities, Amsterdam, Milan and Barcelona, the project tests and evaluates various innovative crowd monitoring techniques in real-life setting.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Year three research results Roboat

Smart Urban Mobility

17|18 October

To wrap up Roboat's third year of research - the research program on autonomous vessels that helps solving urban challenges of the city of Amsterdam - results of the research program will be shared October 17/18.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Roboat VR Workshop by MIT

Smart Urban Mobility

21 & 22 May

VR provides new ways to create insights for research projects. In this workshop researchers from MIT will teach, among others, MSc MADE students how they can use VR as a tool to test the use cases of their research, with Roboat as topic at hand.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.

Event

Forum on Future Cities

Smart Urban Mobility

April 12

The 2019 Forum on Future Cities, organized by MIT Senseable City Lab and the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Cities and Urbanization, will focus on the topic of Urban Intelligence. Roboat will be one of the key topics addressed.