Prof. Jill Singer


Delft University of Technology (Assoc. Prof.)
Rhodes University (Visiting Professorship)


  • BSc. - (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg)
  • MSc. - (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg)
  • PhD Applied Mathematics - (University of KwaZulu-Natal, Pietermaritzburg)

Short Biography:

Prof. dr. Jill Slinger is an environmental scientist with extensive international experience in (model-based) policy development, particularly in the field of integrated water and coastal management. Her current research focuses on connecting science, policy and people to co-design innovative and inclusive nature-based solutions.
Dr Slinger is a representative on the Dutch advisory committee on coastal flooding safety (Expertise Netwerk Waterkering – Kust) and has served as an invited delegate on the Dutch national special committee on the setting of safety standards for flooding in the 21st century (ENW-Normering).
Her teaching includes courses in continuous systems modelling and integrated nature-based design at masters level, as well as supervision of both masters and PhD students.


Phone: +31-(0)15-2878067
Personal research website: Jill Slinger | TU Delft Online -environmental-policy-development/
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Research Interests:

  • Integrated and Sustainable Ports
  • Social-ecological Systems
  • Participatory Policy Analysis
  • System Dynamic Modelling
  • Water, Coasts and the Marine Environments
  • Environmental Science and Management

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