At the 1st of september 2019 Michelle Loozen has strengthened the CDR engineering team. At the Technical University of Delft Michelle completed the study hydraulic engineering. Her professional career started at The Ocean Cleanup, where she was responsible for quantifying and mapping riverine plastics worldwide. Her duties and responsibilities included numerical modeling, statistical data analysis as well as designing and conducting field surveys worldwide. During her studies she was already attracted to river projects. Commissioned by Royal Haskoning DHV, for example, she modelled and analyzed salt intrusion in the Magdalena River, Colombia. During her graduation internship at Deltares, she measured and modelled the sandbar dynamics in the Colorado River, USA. With her international experience and ambition, her river and coastal engineering skills and her eagerness to improve she will be a valuable addition to our team. Michelle is looking forward to working at CDR. We wish her all the best at the start of this new step in her career.