Michiel Schuurman has a Masters Degree in Aerospace Engineering from Delft University of Technology, faculty of Aerospace Engineering, The Netherlands. In 2005 he joined the Dutch Safety Board as an Engineering Investigator and 5 years later became a Senior Air Safety Investigator. Primary responsibility at the Board include conducting accident investigations, performing accredited representative duties, analyzing flight recorder data and other electronic recorded data which is not limited to Aviation.
In 2013 he went back to the Aerospace Engineering faculty part time as an Assistant Professor. In the Structural Integrity and Composites group he is responsible for teaching the Masters course Forensic Engineering.