Publications 1985-2006

Publications 2006-1985

2006
 

Refereed Proceeding

 
G.J. Harmsen, Reactive Distillation: A review of applications, research, development, design and operation, keynote lecture and paper  in Proceedings of 17th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, CHISA 2006, Prague 27-31 August 2006 on CDrom.
 

Patents

BUIJS ANDRE (NL); HARMSEN GERRIT JAN (NL); MULDER DOMINICUS FREDERICUS (NL); WESTERINK ANTON PIETER (NL) SHELL INT RESEARCH (NL); INTEGRATED PREPARATION AND SEPARATION PROCESS, WO2006069992, published 06-July-2006
 
BUIJS ANDRE (NL); CHEWTER LESLIE ANDREW (NL); HARMSEN GERRIT JAN (NL); VAN DER HEIDE EVERT (NL); MENARD JEAN-FRANCOIS (NL); MULDER DOMINICUS FREDERICUS (NL); SPIERING WOUTER (NL), INTEGRATED PREPARATION AND SEPARATION PROCESS, WO2006069991, Published 6 July 2006
 
HARMSEN GERRIT JAN (NL); VAN DER HEIDE EVERT (NL); VROUWENVELDER CORNELIS LEONARD (NL), PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ALKANEDIOL
EP1622857, Published 8 February 2006
 
Other
 
Jan Harmsen, Reactive Distillation: Review of Design, Scale-up and Industrial Applications, npt procestechnologie, 13e jaargang februari 2006, 12-13.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Reactive Distillation: A review of applications, research, development, design and operation, lecture for KIVI, 2 November 2006.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Dutch Chemical Technology, Top of the world, lecture for AIChE, section BENELUX, the Hague, 10 October 2006.
 
 
2005
 
 
Refereed Proceedings
 
G.J. Harmsen, Catalytic Distillation: Review and Forecast of industrial applications & academic research,Review and Forecast paper and oral presentation (1 hour), World Petroleum Congres, Johannesburg, 25-29 September, 2005, on Cdrom, 14 pages.
 
H.H. Kleizen1 and G.J.Harmsen1,2 ,Conceptual Process Design fitting in a Sustainable Technological World, Paper in proceedings Sustainable (Bio)Chemical Process Technology
September 27th to 29th, 2005,Delft, The Netherlands.
 
G. Jan Harmsen, Diana van Eck, Combining stage/gate and concurrent engineering in Industrial R&D: Shown in a reversible reactive extraction project, Oral presentation, Abstract and paper, in Congress Manuscripts 7th World Congress Chemical Engineering, Glasgow, 10-14 July 2005, Cdrom, IChemE.
 

Other publications

 
G.J. Harmsen, Duurzaamheid is big business, interview door Maarten Hamelink, Denkwijzer, April 2005, p. 4-7
 
G.J. Harmsen, Sustainable Development Challenges for Water partners, Invited lecture for Water partners meeting, 19 January 2005, Lunteren, The Netherlands.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Sustainability & the process industry, Invited lecture for NAP meeting, 24 February 2005, Zeist, The Netherlands.
 
Jan Harmsen, Innovation by Shell Global Solutions, Abstract and Speech ingenieursdag RU Groningen 24 maart 2005.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Sustainable Innovation of Blue Energy, invited lecture for WETSUS meeting, Leeuwarden, 9 June 2005.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Mogelijkheden voor procesintensificatie, lezing voor VNCI, MJA2 themamiddag, 16 november 2005.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Towards a Sustainable Process Industry  Problems and Opportunities,
one day course and lectures at ITB Bandung,  11 May 2005
 
 
2004
 
Scientific publications
 
Harmsen, GJ (2004). Industrial best practices of conceptual process design. Chemical engineering and processing Vol.  43 (5),  671-675
 

Refereed proceedings and book contribution

 
Harmsen,G.J.,  Kleizen, HH, Korevaar, G, Lemkowitz, SM  (2004). Chemical Technology Sustainable Design Course: Key Success Elements for Creativity.. In  D. Ferrer-Balas,  K.F. Mulder,  J. Bruno &  R. Sans (Eds.), EESD 2004: Engineering Education in Sustainable Development.  Barcelona, Spain: Int. Center for Numerical Methods in Engineering (CIMNE).
 
G. Jan Harmsen, Gijsbert Korevaar en Saul M. Lemkowitz, Process Intensification contributions to Sustainable Development,  Chapter 14 in Re-engineering the Chemical Processing Plant,  Process Intensification, Ed. Andrzej Stankiewicz, Jacob A. Moulijn,  Marcel Dekker, Inc. New York (2004). ISBN 0-8247-4302-4, p. 495-522 (28 pages).
 

Patents

 
VAN DER HEIDE EVERT (NL); HARMSEN GERRIT JAN (NL); VROUWENVELDER CORNELIS LEONARD (NL) , PROCESS FOR THE PREPARATION OF ALKANEDIOL  
WO2004089866, Filed 2004-10-21 
 

Other publications

 
Harmsen G.J., Kleizen H.H. (2004)“Conceptual Design: Window to the Future of Industrial Process and Product Education”, Int. Workshop: Academic Education for Industrial Process Development, Veszprem 18-19 November, Abstract 2 pp. Lecture.
 
G.J. Harmsen, Sustainability and the Chemical Process Industry, keynote lecture at conference Sustainable Industrial Processes, TU Delft, September 2004.
 
 
2003
Refereed publications
 
Harmsen, GJ   (2003). De oogst van milieutechnologie: van curatieve naar duurzame technologie. In Boersema, JJ (Ed.), De oogst van het milieu. (pp. 104-119). Amsterdam: Boom.
 
Harmsen, GJ , Korevaar, G,  Lemkowitz, SM (2003). Process intensification contributions to sustainable development. In Stankiewicz, A & Moulijn, JA (Ed.), Re-engineering the chemical processing plant. (pp. 495-522). _  Marcel Dekker.
 
Professional publications
 
Harmsen, G.J.,R.F. Dee, R.L. June, Process wastewater purification unit: Fast track development from process synthesis to robust implementation, Abstract and lecture, Third Netherlands Process Technology Symposium, Oct. 28-29 2003,  
 
Harmsen, GJ   2003 [Book review: Design of simple and robust processing plants, Wiley-VCH Verlag]. In: Chemical engineering and processing, 42,  63.
– Vakpublicatie (boekbespreking / Geen BTA classificatie
 
Lemkowitz, SM, Korevaar, G, Voet, E van der,  Nikolic, I (2003). A chemistry and chemical engineering curriculum organised around the concept of 'sustainability'. In — (Ed.), Proceedings Symposium 'Chemical Engineering, a Tool for Progress', Book 1, paper 0-1.2-002.  Albolate (Granada): Graficas Fernando.
 
Other publications
 
Harmsen, GJ   (sect Process Systems Engineering (DCT/PSE)) (21-03-2003). Duurzame chemie en procesontwikkeling in de industrie.Leiden, Symposium Chemie in Context, KNCV.
– Overig prod. v. wetensch. act. (Voordracht – lezing)
 
Harmsen, G.J. Techniek en energiebesparing in de procesindustrie
cursus halve dag Delft TopTech cursus Energy, Business & Technology, 2003
 
Lecture Industrial Process Intensification at Symposium: Process Intensification, Pushing Engineering Frontiers, T.U. Eindhoven, June 3rd 2003.
 
2002
 
Refereed Proceedings
 
Harmsen, G.J. Sustainable Process Design Method, Refereed Abstract and Oral Presentation, In Final Program 52nd Canadian Chemical Engineering Conference, Vancouver Canada, 20-23 October 2002.ISBN 0-920804-39-X
 
Harmsen, G.J. (2002) et.al., “ Development of MSc courses sustainable chemical technology design”,oral presentation and abstract in Mulder K. (Ed) book of Abstracts Conf. Engineering Education in Sustainable Development, Delft Oct. 24-25, no. 049, page 47
 
Korevaar, G., G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz, Incorporation of sustainability demands into the conceptual process design phase of chemical plants. In J. Grievink and J. van Schijndel (Editors), European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering – 12,  Computer-Aided Chemical Engineering 10, Elsevier, 2002, p.103-108. ISBN 0-444-51109-1.
 
Professional publications
 
Harmsen, G.J., Chemical engineering into sustainable development. NPT Procestechnologie 3 mei-juni 2002, p. 23-25. ISSN 1380-3638.
 
Other Publications
 
Korevaar, G., G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz, Coursebook Sustainable Technology, Delft University of Technology, Sept. 2002.
 
Harmsen, G.J. Sustainable Chemical Technology, lecture at Cape Town University, South Africa, 28 June 2002.
 
Harmsen, G.J., Duurzame ontwikkeling; uitdagingen voor christenwetenschappers,
Lezing voor de wetenschappelijke adviesraad van het Centrum voor Cultuurethiek, 6 december 2002, Putten.
 
Harmsen, G.J. An overview of process intensification from industrial perspective, Oral Presentation, Finnish Chemical Congress, Helsinki, Finland, 14 November 2002.
Ivited keynote lecture
 
Harmsen, G.J. Techniek en energiebesparing in de procesindustrie
cursus halve dag Delft TopTech cursus Energy, Business & Technology
8 februari 2002
 
 
2001
 
Refereed publications
 
G.Jan Harmsen, Joint management of Energy and environment in Industry, Cleaner Production, Environmental Management Systems and Energy Management Facilitating Sustainable Development in Industry, book review of Audun Amundsen, in Milieu, 2001/1, p. 41-42.
 
S.M. Lemkowitz, G.Korevaar, G.J. Harmsen, and H.J. Pasman, Sustainability as the Ultimate Form of Loss Prevention: Implications for Process Design and Education, 10th international symposium on Loss Prevention and Safety Promotion in the Process Industries (620th Event of the European Federation of Chemical Engineering), Stockholm – Sweden 19-21 June 2001; Amsterdam 2001, p33-p52
 
S. M. Lemkowitz, H. Bonnet, G. Lameris, G. Korevaar, and G.J. Harmsen, How ‘Subversive’ is Good University Education? A Toolkit of Theory and Practice for Teaching Engineering Topics with Strong Normative Content, Like Sustainability, in Proceedings of ENTREE 2001, Florence
 
 
Other publications
 
Nikolic, E. van der Voet, R. Huele, G. Korevaar & G.J. Harmsen
Agent Based model of Gene Flow from Crops and its Implications for Sustainability of Genetic Modification Paper and poster for the Inaugural Conference of the International Society for Industrial Ecology, November 2001, Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands
 
G.J. Harmsen, Presentation: “Sustainable Process Design” at AIChE Spring Meeting, Houston, 25 April 2001
 
G.J. Harmsen, Lecture “Ethiek en Techniek” at IIR Industrial R&D conference 16-5-2001
 
G.J. Harmsen, Green Paper “Conceptual process development and design: Process Industry Needs and Priorities”, for CAPE-21
 
G.J. Harmsen, Lecture: “Conceptual process development and design: Process Industry Needs and Priorities”, for CAPE-21 meeting 4-7-2001
 
G.J. Harmsen, Poster “Methodology Sustainable Process Design” at Green Chemistry OECD Workshop, Venice, 12-14 September 2001
 
G.J. Harmsen, Guest lecture: “Industrial practice of conceptual process design”, Delft University of Technology, 19 October 2001
 
G.J. Harmsen, Poster “Methodology Sustainable Process Design”, Lettinga Symposium, Wageningen, 29-30 March 2001
 
G. Korevaar, G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz, Methodology for designing sustainable processes, Poster presented at the M3 Symposium, Delft, April 2001
 
G. Korevaar, G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz, Methodology for designing sustainable processes, Poster presented at the OSPT symposium, Lunteren, September 2001
 
I. Nikolic, R. Huele, E. van der Voet, G. Korevaar, G.J. Harmsen, Genescape; Agent Based Model of Gene Flow from Crops and its implications for sustainability of Genetic Modelling, Poster presented at the Inaugural Meeting of the International Society of Industrial Ecology, Noordwijkerhout, November 13, 2001
 
G. Korevaar, G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz, Sustainable Technology, Introduction to the field of sustainability and sustainable design,  Course Book 2nd edition TU Delft, September 2001.
 
Jan Harmsen, Multi-functional reactors, NPT Maart-April  2001, 29-32
 
 
 
 

2000

 
Refereed Proceedings
 
Harmsen, 2000, Jan, et.al. Industrially applied process Synthesis Method Creates Synergy between Economy and Sustainability, In M.M. Malone, et.al., (eds) 5th Int. Conf. Of Computer-Aided Process Design, Breckenridge Colorado, USA July 19-24, 1999, AIChE Symp Series No. 323, Vol 96, 2000, p. 364-366.
 
Berends, R.J., E.M. van den Haak, E.C.B. Koerts, G. Kraijo, I.M. Mewe, G.J. Harmsen and S.M. Lemkowitz; Integrating sustainability into design of alternativesfor CFCs, Second International Symposium on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases (NCGG-2), Noordwijkerhout, the Netherlands, 8-10 September, 1999; In Proceedings, Non-CO2 GreenhouseGases: Scientific Understanding, Control and Implemenation, Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2000, p. 399-404. ISBN 0-7923-6199-7; OZS/Inst OSPT; BTA Cpi.
 
Lemkowitz, S.M.,  G.J. Harmsen and G.H Lameris; Implementation of 'Sustainable Development' in University Education. In Proceedings International Conference on Industrial Ecology and Sustainability, University of Technology of Troyes, Troyes, France, 22-26 September, 1999; published on Symposium CD (2000), 16 pages. ISBN:
 
Lemkowitz, S.M., G.  Korevaar and G.J. Harmsen; Implementation of Sustainable Development into (Chemical) Engineering Education at Universities, In Proceedings Symposium ENTRÉE 2000 (ENvironmental Training in Engineering Education), 14-17 November 2000, Belfast, Northern Ireland p. 41-60. ISBN 90-76760-02-0
 
Lemkowitz, S.M., G.H. Harmsen, G. Korevaar, and G.H. Lameris; Implementation of Sustainable Development into Industrial and University Chemical Engineering, In Proceedings 14th International Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering, CHISA 2000, 27-31 August 2000, Prague, Czech Republic,  Session  Chemical Engineering Education in the 21st Century, 29 August 2000. Published on Symposium CD-ROM, 14 pages.
 
Kleizen H.H.; Functional Age of Materials and Products, In: Proceedings Helsinki Symposium on Industrial Ecology and Material Flows, Helsinki August 30th- September 3rd, 2000. University of Jyväskylä CD-ROM ISBN 951-39-0783-X, 10 pages.
 
Professional publications
 
Lemkowitz, S.M., H.J. Pasman, G.J. Harmsen; Education in sustainability, the ultimate form of safety, health and environmental concern. In: NPT Procestechnologie september-oktober 2000, p. 34 t/m 37. ISSN 1380-3638.
 
Lemkowitz, S.M., H.J. Pasman, G.J. Harmsen; Education in Sustainability, the ultimate form of safety, health, and environmental concern, NPT Procestechnologie, sept-okt. 2000, p. 34-37.
 
Other publications
 
G.J. Harmsen, R.Bonmann, J. Sijben, Processynthese over de hele S-curve, Shell International Chemicals public report to Novem, CA.00.20227  Amsterdam (2000).
 
Harmsen, G.J.; “Multi-functional reactors”, lecture  nd Symposium Process Intensification, Rotterdam, 10-10-2000.
 
Harmsen, G.J.; “Multi-functional reactors”, paper in Proceedings 2nd Symposium Process Intensification, Rotterdam, 10-10-2000.
 
Harmsen, G.J.; “Sustainable Technology” , lecture presented at the Delft University (TopTech) M.Sc. Graduate Course ‘Management of Safety, Health, and Environment’ (MOSHE), as part of the session on Sustainable Technology, Lisse, 6 September 2000.
 
Harmsen, G.J.; Duurzame technologie; wat bedoelt u? Lecture presented at NPT Symposium Duurzame Procestechnologie, 16 November 2000, Bunnik, The Netherlands.
 
 
Korevaar, G.,  G.J. Harmsen, and S.M. Lemkowitz; 'Sustainability in Process Design', article for 'Mergers and Acquisitions; the truths, the tactics, the trends', 21st Annual European AIChE (NL/B section) Colloquium, The Hague, April 20, 2000
 
Korevaar, G., G.J. Harmsen, and S.M. Lemkowitz; “Sustainable Technology;
Introduction in the field of sustainability and sustainable design”, Course book TU Delft, Sept. 2000.
 
Korevaar, G., G.J. Harmsen, and S.M. Lemkowitz; 'Sustainability in Process Design', poster at 'Mergers and Acquisitions; the truths, the tactics, the trends', 21st Annual European AIChE (NL/B section) Colloquium, The Hague, April 20, 2000
 

1999

 

Scientific Publications

 
G. J. Harmsen and L. A. Chewter, Industrial applications of multi-functional, multi-phase reactors, Chemical Engineering Science, Volume 54, Issue 10, May 1999, Pages 1541-1545

G.J. Harmsen, et.al. “ Industrially Applied process synthesis method creates synergy between economy and sustainability” In M.F. Malone, J.A. Trainhem (eds) 5th Internatioal conf. Foundations of Computer Aided Process Design,  Breckenridge USA 19-23 July 1999. p 364-366
 
Patents
 
Colenbrander G., G.J. Harmsen, A.J. Zeeman; Mixing liquid reactants in a stirred tank. EPC Patent application no. 99305579.7, filed 14-7-1999.
 
Professional Publications
 
G.Jan Harmsen, "Sustainable Process Design", in M.P.C Weijnen, P.M. Herder (eds.), Proceedings EFCE Event 616, "Environmental Performance Indicators in Process Design and Operation", Eds M.P.C. Weijnen, P.M. Herder,  Delft University Press, Delft, 1999. p. 59-68. ISBN: 90-407-2005-3;
 
Weijnen  M.P.C, G.J. Harmsen, P.M. Herder, Sustainable Development Criteria in the Decision Making on Business and Technology Strategy,  In: M.P.C. Weijnen, P.M. Herder (eds.), Environmental Performance Indicators in process Design and Operation, Delft University Press, Delft, 1999, p 83-86  ISBN: 90-407-2005-3;
 
S.M. Lemkowitz, H.J. Pasman and G.J. Harmsen, Complementing Safety, Health and Environment in Chemical Engineering Education with the New Paradigm of the 21st Century, Sustainability, Paper presented at the Second International Conference of Chemical Engineering of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers, held at Montpellier, France, 5-7 October, 1999, at Session 11.1, 'Teaching Safety, Health and Environment', October 6th, 1999; published as Paper C11.1-4 of the Proceedings (8 pages; Symposium Proceedings published in the form of a CD).
 
G.J. Harmsen, A.P. Hinderink, “We want less: process intensification by process synthesis methods”, lecture and paper in Green A. (ed) Proceedings 3rd Int. Conf Process Intensification for the Chemical Industry, Antwerpen, 25-27 Oct. 1999., London Professional Engineering publications 1999: 23-30.


 
 
Other Publications
Harmsen G.J.,  Sustainable development; Roles for technology,  2 lectures for  TopTech Studies postgraduate course "Management of Safety, Health & Environment", dd. 6 Jan. 1999 en 8 Sept. 1999.
 
Harmsen G.J., Sustainable Process Design, lecture atWorkshop Environmental Performance Indicators in Process Design and Operation, (EFCE event #616), Delft, April 29 1999.
Invited key lecture:
 
Harmsen G.J. (replaced by dr S.M. Lemkowitz, due to funeral )
"Sustainability Challenges for chemical technology" lecture at Octave Levenspiel symp. Todays trends for tomorrow's technologies, dd. 18-3 1999.
 
Harmsen G.J., "Onderwijs in duurzame chemische technologie", lunchlezing netwerk duurzame ontwikkeling TU Delft,  30 maart 1999.
 
Harmsen G.J., A.P. Hinderink, “We want less: process intensification by process synthesis methods”, lecture at 3rd Int. Conf Process Intensification for the Chemical Industry, Antwerpen, 25-27 Oct. 1999.
 
Harmsen G.J.; Criteria, kennis, methoden en hulpmiddelen bij het ontwerpen van reactoren, lezing KNCV zomer congres, "Kennismanagement en Chemie", 26-27 augustus 1999.
 
Harmsen G.J., L. Chewter; Industrial applications of multi-functional, multi-phase reactors, lecture at  Int. Symp. Multi-functional Reactors I, Amsterdam, 26-28 April 1999.
 
Berends R.J., E.M. van den Haak, E.C.B. Koerts, G. Kraijo, I.M. Mewe, G.J. Harmsen, S.M. Lemkowitz.  Integrating sustainability into design of alternatives for CFC's, lecture at International Symposium on Non-CO2 Greenhouse Gases (NCGG-2): Scientific understanding, control and implementation. 8-10 September 1999, Noord-Wijkerhout Nederland 1999.
 
Lemkowitz S.M., H.J. Pasman, G.J. Harmsen. Teaching Safety, Health and Environment, lecture at Second International Conference of Chemical Engineering of the European Federation of Chemical Engineers, 5-7 October 1999, Montpellier France 1999.
 
Lemkowitz S.M., G.J. Harmsen, G.H. Lameris, Implementation of  Sustainable Development  in University Education, Lecture at Int. Conf. Industrial Ecology and Sustainability, Troyes, 22-26 Sept. 1999
 
G.J. Harmsen,  "Sustainable development; Roles for technology"  2 lectures for  TopTech Studies postgraduate course "Management of Safety, Health & Environment", dd. 6 Jan. 1999 en 8 Sept. 1999.
 
 
1998
 
Professional publications
 
G.J. Harmsen, “Zin in Chemische Technologie; Over de betekenis van chemische technologie en materiaalkunde in duurzame ontwikkeling”, Intreerede Technische Universiteit Delft, 14-1-1998.
 
S.M. Lemkowitz, G.J. Harmsen, Lecture: The Challenge of 'Sustainable Development' to Chemical Engineering: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?, presented as Invited/Keynote Lecture at the Annual Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Miami Beach, Florida, November 16th, 1998, Session 17, Particle Processing (Lecture 17a).
Publication in Proceedings:  S.M. Lemkowitz, G.J. Harmsen and  H.N. Nugteren, The Challenge of 'Sustainable Development'  to  Chemical Engineering: A New Paradigm for the 21st Century?, published in: M.C. Roco et al (Editors), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE),  Miami Beach, Florida, November 15-20, 1998, Advanced Technologies For Particle Processing, Volume II, pages 599-610 (Paper 17A).
 
Harmsen, G.J. van Hulst, H. Reactor Selection Methodology, Oral lecture and proceedings, CAPE symp. Process Synthesis; Art and Application, Amsterdam, 3 February 1998,
S.M. Lemkowitz, G.J. Harmsen and H.W. Nugteren, Hoe onduurzaam is onze beschaving?. Materialen, november/december 1998, p. 33-38.  
 
Other publications
 
A. Gottschalk, G.J. Harmsen, A.P. Hinderink, Procesintensificatie door processynthese-methode resulteert in een kleiner, goedkoper en energiezuiniger proces, Shell International Chemicals public report to Novem, CA.98.20461  Amsterdam (1998).
 
Harmsen, G. J.; Hinderink, A. P.  We want less: process intensification by process synthesis methods. Lecture at  BHR Group Conference Process Intensification for the Chemical Industry, Brussels 1998.
 
S.M. Lemkowitz, G.J. Harmsen, “Sustainable Chemical Technology; Education, Design, Industrial Implementation and Research”, Poster OECD Workshop “Sustainable Chemistry”, Venice, 15-17 Oct. 98.
 
G.J. Harmsen, H van Hulst, “Reactor Selection Methodology”, Paper and Oral presentation CAPE symposium Process Synthesis; Art and Application”, 3 February 1998 Amsterdam.
 
G.J. Harmsen, W.P.M. van Swaaij, “Duurzame ontwikkeling; uitdagingen voor de chemische technologie/industrie, Presentatie voor TNO-MEP Workshop Apeldoorn, Nov. 1998.
 
Case-study made by 24 students of the students' association 'Technologisch Gezelschap', Delft University of Technology: “Implementation of Safety, Health, Environment and Sustainability in the Chemical Industry – A Comparison Between Europe and the USA”, May-August, 1998, 160 pages. Supervised by Prof. ir. G.J. Harmsen and Dr.ir. S.M. Lemkowitz.
 
1997
 
Other publications
 
Harmsen, G.J. et.al. "Processynthese methode doorbreekt conflict milieu en economie, Shell International Chemicals public report to Novem, CA.97.20582  Amsterdam (1997).
 
G.J. Harmsen, “Evaluation of PROSYN for Industrial Use”, DECHEMA-Ausschuss”Prozesssimulation und Prozesssynthese, 27-28 October 1997 Heidelberg.
 
1996
Professional publications
 
G.J. Harmsen, "Product quality at lowest cost: robust processes by parameter and tolerance design using integration tools", In Proceedings 2nd Int Conf  Computer Integrated manufacturing in the Process Industries, Eindhoven, 1996, 293-297.
 
G.J. Harmsen “Kritische succesfactoren bij ontwerpen en opstarten van chemische fabrieken” NPT procestechnologie, november 1996,   15 -17.
 
G.J. Harmsen , “Product Quality at lowest Cost:  Robust Processes by Parameter and Tolerance  Design Using Integration Tools”, In Jan C. Fransoo, W.G.M.M. Rutten (eds) Proc. Sec. Int. Conf. Computer Integrated Manufacturing in the Process Industries, Eindhoven, June 3-4, 1996, p. 293-297.
 
G.J. Harmsen “At the touch of a key, Chem. Proc. Techn. Int. 1996, No. 8, 143-146.
 
G.J. Harmsen “Perfecting the parameters”, Chem. Proc. Techn. Int. 1996, No. 8, 148-155.
 
Other publications
 
G.J. Harmsen, Presentation “Importance of kinetics ” at International Workshop “Kinetics”, Dec. 19th ‘96, Vaalsbroek, Nederland.
 
G.J. Harmsen “Kritische succesfactoren bij ontwerpen en opstarten van chemische fabrieken”
lezing NPT jaarvergadering ‘96,  13-3-1996.
 
G.J. Harmsen “Reactor selectie; de 1-miljard vraag voor Shell medewerkers” ,
lezing mini-symposium afscheid Professor D. Thoenes T.U.E.,  16-2-1996.
 
1994
Professional Publications
 
G.J. Harmsen “Kwaliteit tegen lage kosten”, Robuuste processen door parametrisch ontwerpen”,      NPT procestechnologie, juni 1994, 19-24.
 
Other Publications
G.J. Harmsen “Reactor selectie; de 1-miljard vraag voor Shell medewerkers”, lezingen voor NPT-ACD symposium,  september 1994.
 
G.J. Harmsen, “Integrated Process studies”, Invited oral presentation,  Shell Conf. physics and chemical engineering; need and opportunities for the industry, 27-29 November 1994.
 
1987
Refereed Proceedings
 
W. Prins, G.J. Harmsen,  G.J. de Jong, W.P.M. van Swaaij, “Heat transfer from an immersed fixed silver sphere to a gas fluidised bed of very small particles”, ,in J.R. Grace, et.al., (eds),  Proc. VI, Int. conf. Fluidization Engineering Foundation, New York, 1987, 672.-677
 
1985
Patents
G.J. Harmsen, et.al., “Process for the treatment of biomass with steam, product thereby obtained and its use and reactor”,  Brit. Patent Appl. 8500453, 8-1-85.
 
G.J. Harmsen, et. al., “Steam treatment of biomass by heating and cooling in saturated steam atmosphere to improve enzyme digestibility, used as animal feed”, European patent nr. EP-187422-A