Maarten Weyn


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About Maarten Weyn

Maarten Weyn received his Ph.D. in Computer Science on the topic of Opportunistic Seamless Localization from the University of Antwerp, Belgium. He is a Professor at the University of Antwerp, currently teaching the 3rd year bachelor courses Mobile Communication and Telecommunication and 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, the course on Context Aware Wireless Embedded Systems.

Maarten is instructor at the LoraWAN Academy on the topic of localization and 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, CrowdScan en 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.

Post-doc Researchers:

  • Rafael Berkvens
  • Ben Bellekens

Project Manager:

  • Wouter Rymenants

Current Phd Students

  • Denis Stijn: Tagless Localization using Multi-Frequency Radio Tomographic Imaging
  • Bni Lam Noori: Multi-Frequency Phased Antenna Array Localization
  • Michiel Aernouts:  Localization based on Wireless Long Distance Communication with Low Energy Consumption
  • Mohammad Hasan Rahmani: Sensor based emotion recognition for nudging
  • Priyesh Pappinisseri Puluckul: Fast prototyping platform to enable sensor communication technology 
  • Thomas Janssen: Reliable Error Estimation of Signal Feature-based Localization in LPWAN
  • Ritesh Sing: Energy efficiency in Internet of Things
  • Rreze Halili: Localization for High Speed Vehicles
  • Abdil Kaya: Device Free Localization

Project researchers

  • Dragan Subotic: OCTA embedded hardware
  • Mats De Meyer: OCTA embedded firmware
  • Dennis Joosens: AoA Antenna design
  • Ivan Herrera Olivares: Small animal trackers

Former researchers

  • Ergeerts Glenn: co-founder of Aloxy

Garduated Phd Students:

  • Raf Berkvens: Uncertainty of Localization using Electromagnetic Fingerprints
  • Ben Bellekens: Probabilistic 3D-object- and poseestimation of dynamic environments to enable realistic RF propagation maps


Sint-Pietersvliet 7
2000 Antwerpen
Tel. 032651865