Olivier den Ouden

Olivier den Ouden

Researcher in acoustics

Welcome to the digital version of my course of life, accounting sailing, education, publications and interests.

“U bevindt zich hier in de donkere kamer, maar nergens komt zoveel aan het licht als in een donkere kamer.”

Willem Frederik Hendriks

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2015 – 2017 MSc Applied Geophysics IDEA League

The IDEA League Joint Master’s in Applied Geophysics is a two-year joint degree programme offered by three of Europe’s leading science and technology institutions: Delft University of Technology, ETH Zurich and RWTH Aachen University.

  • Sept 2015/First semester     –    TU Delft
  • Feb  2016/Second semester –    ETH Zürich
  • Oct  2016/Third semester     –    RWTH Aachen
  • Mar  2017/Fourth semester  –    Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (KNMI)

2012 – 2015 BSc Applied Earth Science Delft University of Technology 

Oct 2014/Fifth semester – Erasmus Grant Student at TU Vienna


2006 – 2012 Pre-University Education A. Roland Holst College, Hilversum, The Netherlands


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Oct. 2017 Junior Geophysicist

R&D Department of Seismology and Acoustics, Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute, De Bilt, The Netherlands

HFSP research on correlation between infrasound and seabird navigation. Collaboration between University of Liverpool (UK), Stellenbosch University (SA), University of Florida (USA) and the Royal Netherlands Meteorological Institute (NL). Supervision: Prof. L.G. Evers and Dr. J.D. Assink.


Aug. 2016 – Oct. 2016 Research Assistent 

Department of Geoscience and Engineering, Delft University of Technology,  Delft, The Netherlands.

Summer internship, working within the Petrophysics group of the TU Delft. Interpreting detailed fault patterns with the latest seismic attribute techniques. Working with OpendTect on Seismic data of blocks in the northern offshore Step and Central Graben, Jura & Cret. Supervision: Prof. G. Bertotti, Dr. A. Barnhoorn & Dr. N. Hardebol


Dec. 2015 Field Assistent 

Department of Geoscience and Engineering, Delft University of Technology,  Delft, The Netherlands.

Collaboration between Shell, Delft University of Technology and GFZ Potsdam. CSEM survey at the Schoonebeek Oil-field. Assisting A.M. Schaller with his PHD research. Researching quantitative means for steam localization in the Schoonebeek oil-field.