Prof. Dr. Eli De Poorter
(Ghent University, Belgium)
Applied machine learning for wireless system optimization
Eli De Poorter is a professor at Ghent University. He received his master degree in Computer Science Engineering from Ghent University, Belgium, in 2006, and his Ph.D. degree in 2011 at the Department of Information Technology at Ghent University. After obtaining his PhD, he received a FWO postdoctoral research grant and is professor at the same research group since 2015, where he is currently involved in and/or research coordinator of several national and international projects. His main research interests include wireless network protocols, network architectures, wireless sensor and ad hoc networks, IoT, indoor localization and self-learning networks, with a strong focus on experimental wireless testbed research. He is part of the program committee of several conferences and is the author or co-author of more than 80 papers published in international journals or in the proceedings of international conferences. He is also the creator of the patented IDRA architecture, a flexible communication framework for heterogeneous networked devices.