Management

Patrick Kleuskens

Managing Director

Graduated at the Eindhoven University of Technology. Patrick worked over 17 years at the international printing company Océ-Canon, in research, product development and production in various roles ranging from engineer to project manager and department manager. He managed the development and industrialization of several high end printing systems from R&D to manufacturing.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAGeert van Dijk

Chief Technology Officer

Over 35 years of experience in the area of medical device development and product management in different roles from engineer to R&D manager at Dräger Medical. Geert is an expert in the field of blower driven ventilator systems. Besides this he developed the anesthesia device “PhysioFlex”. He worked closely together with clinical specialists, nursing personnel and technicians in the hospitals and gained experience in the introduction of new medical concepts directly in hospitals.

Ben van den Elshout

Senior Mechatronic Systems Engineer

Ben joined the DEMCON macawi respiratory systems team in 2015. He received his Master degree in Systems & Control at the Eindhoven University of Technology. During his professional career he gained a broad experience and knowledge in system and machine design. Within the DEMCON macawi respiratory systems team Ben is system engineer for respiratory modules and related products.

Project Management

Gerben van Oosterhout

Senior Project Manager

Graduated at the Eindhoven University of Technology in Applied Physics, Gerben has over 15 years of experience in various High-tech equipment manufacturers like Océ-Canon, ASML and Solaytec. Starting in research, he worked his way through all the development stages ranging from development, production, market introduction to field service for various international customers, managing projects increasing in size and scope up to 30 people.

Peter van den Oever

Senior Project Manager

Peter obtained his PhD in Applied Physics at Eindhoven University of Technology. After graduation he worked as a process engineer and project manager in various high tech companies in the Netherlands. He has been responsible for the development and realization of various products and production lines in the high tech industry. In 2013 Peter joined the DEMCON Group as project manager responsible for development projects both at DEMCON as well as DEMCON macawi respiratory systems.

Systems Engineering

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAFrans de Jong

Senior Systems Engineer

Over 25 years active in the area of medical equipment development and production in various roles ranging from engineer, project management, service management, QA management to systems engineering. Frans has extensive experience in system development, covering system architecture and design as well as software and hardware development.

IreneIrene Kaashoek

Systems Engineer

Graduated at the Eindhoven University of Technology in Biomedical Engineering. Irene has 6 years of work experience in developing control systems and algorithms for both medical and high tech systems in a wide field of applications. Currently she works on the development and testing of ventilation and control algorithms for the DEMCON macawi respiratory modules.

pasfoto bramhunnekesBram Hunnekens

Mechatronic Systems Engineer

Graduated at the Eindhoven University of Technology in Mechanical Engineering, with specialization on dynamics and control. Bram has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering since 2015, also obtained at the Eindhoven University of Technology. During his PhD he worked on the control of a broad range of high-tech industrial systems. Currently Bram develops, tests and integrates ventilation related functions and control algorithms of the DEMCON macawi respiratory modules.

Frank Heck

Mechatronic Systems Engineer

Graduated at the TU/e in Mechanical Engineering in the research group of Dynamics and Control. Frank graduated in February 2018 at DEMCON macawi respiratory systems on the Design and Verification of a self-learning control approach for a respiratory system, based on the hose resistance model. Since then, Frank has been working for DEMCON macawi respiratory systems on several modules as a mechatronic system engineer with focus on system testing and developing Simulink software.

Bas van Loon

Mechatronic Systems Engineer

Bas received the MSc. and the PhD. degree in mechanical engineering from the Eindhoven University of Technology, with specialization on systems & control. Since 2016, he joined the DEMCON macawi respiratory systems team. In his role as mechatronic system engineer, Bas works on a large variety of topics for respiratory systems, such as the development of ventilation and control algorithms, the design of proof of principle setups, and system integration and testing.

Software Engineering

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERASjaak Maalman

Senior Software Architect

Over 25 years of experience in the development of software as well as project management. He has been active in the field of medical respirators for the last 12 years. Sjaak has broad experience with product development and purchasing, and has been traveling around the world for various products. He has been software architect for various medical systems.

PieterPieter Bijleveld

Software Architect

Over 7 Years of experience in Embedded Software Development. His experience at a world-leading company in the Netherlands has been proven very useful for the software team for the DEMCON macawi respiratory modules. The last year he was working on the software of the DEMCON macawi respiratory modules itself as well as developing software to help the customer using these modules.

Electronics Engineering

MarkMark Heitkamp

Electronics Architect

Over 15 years active in the area of electronic equipment development and production in various roles ranging from hardware engineer, systems engineering, project management. Mark has extensive experience in embedded system development, covering system architecture and hardware development.

Marc Kamphuis

Electronics Architect

Over 20 years active in the area of electronic equipment development and production in various roles ranging from analog/RF design engineer, application engineer, analog/RF ASIC design engineer, systems engineer and technical project lead. Extensive experience in product development and specialized in analog circuitry.

Mechanical Engineering

Wouter Marks

Mechanical Engineer

Graduated at the Avans Den Bosch in drive and control technology. Wouter has 8 years of experience as mechanical engineer on different projects both in semiconductor and medical industries. Since 2018 he is involved in developing the mechanics of DEMCON macawi respiratory modules. Wouter acts as a link between the engineering and production departments.

Product Quality and Regulatory Affairs

Manufacturing

DaphneDaphne Zwartjes

Group leader quality engineering

Graduated at the University of Twente in Biomedical Engineering. Daphne has obtained her PhD at the Biomedical Signals and Systems group, University of Twente. She works at Demcon since 2012 and is quality lead engineer for the development and production of the DEMCON macawi respiratory modules.

reinier_macawiReinier Aeyelts Averink

Project Manager Production

Graduated as mechanical engineer at the University of Technology Twente. Reinier has 18 years of experience as production engineer and project manager for various companies in the Netherlands. He has been involved in the development and realization of different qualification tools for the semicon and other high-tech industries for the last five years. Since summer 2014 Reinier is working as program manager for various products.

Test Engineering

Life Cycle Management

Vincent van der Weg

Test Engineer

Graduated in Applied Physics at the Saxion University of Applied Sciences. After graduation in 2011, Vincent started working at Demcon as production engineer in both medical and high-tech devices.  He also worked as service engineer for non-invasive blood pressure measurement products of Finapres medical systems. Since 2018 he joined the Macawi team as test engineer, also acting as a link between engineering and production departments.

Bram Krijnen

Group leader life cycle support

Bram has a Master degree in Electrical Engineering and obtained his PhD at the Mechanical Automation and Mechatronics group, both at the University of Twente. Since 2007 Bram has worked at Demcon as a Mechatronic System Engineer and was involved in many projects as a system test and integration engineer, among others for the respiratory modules of Demcon Macawi. Recently his focus shifted towards life cycle management and currently he is group leader of the life cycle support group.