Maarten Weyn received his PhD in Computer Science on the topic of Opportunistic Seamless Localization from the University of Antwerp. He is an Assistant Professor at the University of Antwerp, currently teaching the 3rd year bachelor courses Mobile Communication and Telecommunication. He is also the professor in the Master courses Communication Systems, and Internet of Things: Low Power Embedded Communication in the department of Applied Sciences: Electronics-ICT, and in the postgraduate Internet of Things (IoT), the course on Context Aware Wireless Embedded Systems.
Maarten is an instructor at the LoraWAN Academy on the topic of localization. He is lecturer in a few courses on Coursera on Embedded IoT systems. His research in the imec-IDlab research group focuses on ultra-low power sensor communication and embedded systems, sub 1-Ghz communication, sensor processing and localization. Most of his projects are in close collaboration with industry.
He is the co-founder of the spin-offs Aloxy and AtSharp, involved in the creation of the spin-offs 1OK and Viloc, director of the Dash7 Alliance, IARIA Fellow, and initiator of the Open Source Stack OSS-7. Within Aloxy he is CTO, bringing industrial IoT towards the (petro)-chemical industry.
Maarten is part of the television program Team Scheire at CANVAS.