The invention of the steam engine

The invention of the steam engine

by B. J.G. van der Kooij


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781502809094
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/22/2015
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.27(d)

About the Author

Born in 1947, B. J. G. van der Kooij earned an MBA at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University, Holland in 1975, and an MSEE with a focus on microelectronics at Delft University of Technology, Holland in 1977. He began his professional career in upper management at Holec NV, a manufacturer of electrical power systems. From 1982 to 1986, he was a member of the Dutch Parliament, where he used his expertise in the fields of economics, industrial and science policies, technological innovation, and aviation policy. He later became a part-time professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. He went on to launch his own startup company Ashmore Software BV.

The author of three books and a number of articles on innovation, he was accepted as a PhD candidate at at his alma mater, the Delft University of Technology, in 2013, where he aims to develop a multidimensional model explaining innovation.

Van der Kooij is married and spends most of his time working in the South of France.

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