About us

Sumaqua is an independent high-tech company focusing on water management and modelling. Sumaqua originates from the Hydraulics Section of the University of Leuven. We translate the latest scientific developments into pragmatic solutions for your business. The Sumaqua team has a solid research background and is continuously developing new modelling approaches and data analytics to tackle today's and tomorrow's water challenges. The team's result-driven spirit, scientific knowledge and their unique technology make Sumaqua your preferred contact to solve even the most challenging water problem.

Meet the team

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VINCENT WOLFS

Vincent is general manager and business developer of Sumaqua. Vincent holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from KU Leuven, and is specialized in urban and river modelling, data mining and artificial intelligence techniques to solve integrated water management challenges.

Managing director
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PATRICK WILLEMS
Advisor

Patrick is full professor Water Engineering at KU Leuven, leading the Hydraulics Section, and specialized in urban and river hydrology and hydraulics.  He is leading expert in numerical modelling and statistical analysis of hydrological extremes, floods, droughts, water availability, climate change impacts and climate adaptation solutions. 

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CEDRIC GULLENTOPS
Project manager

Cedric holds a MSc. degree in Bio-engineering and a MSc. degree in Water Resources Engineering. Cedric is our data-science and cloud computing expert.

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TIM FRANKEN
Project manager

Tim holds a MSc. degree in Bioscience Engineering. Tim is specialized in data mining, AI techniques and optimization.

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PIETER MEERT

Pieter holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from KU Leuven. Pieter is our expert in hydraulic and hydrological modelling.

Project manager
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VICTOR NTEGEKA

Victor holds a Ph.D. in Civil Engineering from KU Leuven, and is specialized in GIS analyses, Big Data systems, risk analyses and climate change.

Project engineer
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KATO SCHOETERS

Kato holds a MSc. Degree in Civil Engineering from KU Leuven. Kato is specialized in climate adaptation planning and policy support towards a more sustainable environment.

Project engineer

GET IN TOUCH

Address:

Sumaqua

Sluisstraat 79 b3.01

3000 Leuven, Belgium

Phone:

+32 474 422 003 (Vincent)

Email:

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