Employment history (selection)

  • After my PhD, I have been employed in different positions at:
    • [Oct 2016-Now] University of Antwerp, Department of Mathematics.
    • [Oct 2015-Sep 2018] University of Antwerp, Faculty of Applied Economics.
    • [Sep 2008-Jan 2017] and [Feb 2020-Sep 2022] Ghent University, Department of Mathematics.
    • [Sep 2006-Aug 2008] University of Michigan (USA), Department of Mathematics.
    • [July 2003-Aug 2006] Ghent University, Department of Mathematical Physics and Astronomy
  • Since Sep 2023 I am an Associate Professor (ZAP Hoofddocent) at the University of Antwerp. 
  • In Feb 2022 - Aug 2023, I was a part-time Assistant Professor (ZAP Docent) at the University of Antwerp.
  • In Feb 2013 - Sep 2022 (with the exception of Sep 2018 - Jan 2020), I was a part-time (Visiting) Professor at Ghent University.
  • From Sep 2006 until Aug 2009, I was an Outgoing International Marie Curie Fellow within the 6th European Community Framework Programme (project details).
  • From Oct 2006 until Sep 2012 I was a Postdoctoral Fellow of the Research Foundation - Flanders (FWO-Vlaanderen).


I have obtained the following degrees at Ghent University (Belgium)

  • [June 1998] Diploma of the Second Cycle in Mathematics (Licentiaat in de Wiskunde).
  • [Sept 2001] Doctoral training in Mathematics (Doctoraatsopleiding in de Wiskunde).
  • [June 2003] Doctor of Science: Mathematics (Doctor in de Wetenschappen: Wiskunde).
    PhD. thesis (under the supervision of Prof. W. Sarlet): see [doi]

Conference Organization (selection)

  • ​4th International Young Researchers Workshop on Geometry, Mechanics and Control, in Ghent (Jan 11-13, 2010).
  • Special Session on Geometric Mechanics in the 9th AIMS Conference on Dynamical Systems, Differential Equations and Applications, in Orlando, Florida, (July 1 - 5, 2012). 
  • IRSES Meeting on Differential Geometry and Mechanics, in Ghent (Jan 14-17, 2013).
  • Miniworkshop on Geometry and Mechanics, in Antwerp (May 30-31, 2022). [www]
  • 4th International Young Researchers Workshop on Geometry, Mechanics and Control, in Leuven (March 29-31, 2023). [www]

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