Pieter Simoens


Pieter Simoens received his M.Sc. degree in Electronic Engineering (2005) and Ph.D. degree (2011) from the Ghent University, Belgium. During his Ph.D. research, he was funded by the Fund for Scientific Research Flanders (FWO-V). In 2012, he was a visiting researcher at the School of Computer Science of Carnegie Mellon University, USA. Currently, he is assistant professor affiliated with the Department of Information Technology of the Ghent University and with iMinds. He is teaching courses on Mobile Application Development and Software Engineering.

His main research interests include mobile cloud offloading, service-oriented networking, edge/fog computing paradigms, and service engineering for advanced mobile applications. In these fields, he is author and co-author of more than 70 papers published in international journals or in the proceedings of international conferences. He has also been involved in several national and European research projects (FP6 MUSE, FP7 MobiThin, H2020 FUSION).




Phone +32 9 331 48 78

Email pieter.simoens@intec.ugent.be