Pieter Vanbrabant

Pieter Vanbrabant

Pieter Vanbrabant was born in Waregem in 1984. He graduated with greatest distinction in Electrical Engineering at Ghent University in 2007. Nowadays he is doing research on ultra-wide viewing LCD's, diffractive optics applications and finite element optical modelling.

During his graduation year, Pieter studied 6 months at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Stockholm. His master thesis Modelling of the static and (hydro)dynamic switching behaviour in ultra-wide viewing angle LCDs is the result of a six months internship at Philips Research in Eindhoven. This work has been awarded with the FWO-Barco 2007 thesis prize. In March 2009 Pieter has been awarded by the Society for Information Display (SID) with the Mid-Europe Student Award 2009 for outstanding research on information display.

Pieter Vanbrabant is a PhD fellow of the Research Foundation – Flanders (FWO Vlaanderen). He is a member of the KVIV, the IEEE and the SID. Pieter is founder and current chair of the SID Ghent-Lowlands Student Branch.

On 14 February 2011 Pieter obtained the PhD degree in Electrical Engineering at Ghent University.

pdf-version of the Phd thesis of Pieter Vanbrabant.

Publications of Pieter Vanbrabant in the ELIS Database.

dr. ir. Pieter Vanbrabant
Ghent University
Department of Electronics and Information Systems
St. Pietersnieuwstraat 41
9000 Gent

Phone: +32 9 264.89.51
Fax: +32 9 264.35.94

e-mail: Pieter.Vanbrabant@elis.ugent.be