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Prof. Dr. Maarten De Vos


place of birth: Duffel, Belgium
date of birth: 16 July 1983

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Main research statement

His main research interests are the development of signal processing techniques for Personal Health Monitoring, Intelligent Patient Monitoring and Multimodal Data Integration. Application areas are the prevention, detection and analysis of cognitive functioning and brain impairments in adults, children and neonates.

Academic Appointments

2010-: Postdoctoral researcher @ University of Oldenburg, Dep. of Psychology,
Neuropsychology Lab, prof. S. Debener

2010: Postdoctoral researcher @ KULeuven, Department of Electrical Engineering,
Biomed, prof. S. Van Huffel


2005-2009: Doctoral eduction in electrical engineering (PhD: "Decomposition methods with

applications in Neuroscience" under supervision of S. Van Huffel, L. De

Lathauwer and W. Van Paesschen)

2000-2005: Electrical Engineering at KULeuven belgium, option biomedical techniques,
5x magna cum laude

1994-2000: ASO, St-Romboutscollege Mechelen (Greek-Latin/Latin-maths)

2004-2009: Violin lessons with L. Prunaru (Concertmeister Concertgebouw Amsterdam and
2de laureate Koningin Elisabeth competition 1993) and with H. Raudales
(concertmeister Bayerischer Rundfunk and 3de laureate Koningin Elisabeth
competition 1985)

2001-2004: Music studies in Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles:

"Premier Prix de Violon" (2002)

"Premier Prix de Musique de Chambre" (2003)

"Premier Prix de Solfege" (2003)

Reviewer of

IEEE Trans. Signal Processing


IEEE Trans. on Biomedical Engineering

Signal Processing

Clinical Neurophysiology

Additional Information

Member of the organizing committee of COST Neuromath conference in march
2009 (Leuven, Belgium). Neuromath is a European project to increase the
knowledge on the mathematical methods able to estimate the cortical activity
and connectivity in the human brain from non-invasive neuroelectric and
hemodynamic measurements.

Member of IBBT (Interdisciplinary Institute for Broadband Technology), an
independent research institute founded by the Flemish government to
stimulate ICT innovation. The IBBT team offers companies and organizations
active support in research and development. It brings together companies,
authorities and non-profit organizations to join forces on research projects. Both
technical and non-technical issues are addressed within each of these projects.




2005: Laureate biomedisch genootschap '05 (biomedical society 2005)

2006: Laureate KVIV ingenieursprijzen '06 (KVIV engineering prices)

Awarded IWT PhD Fellowship

Travel Grant Academische Stichting Leuven for short research stay @ 
Surbeck Laboratory of Advanced Imaging, University of California, San 

2007: Invited speaker at Asilomar '07 (Pacific Grove, California,US)

Invited speaker at Mobilab workshop (Geel, Belgium)

Travel Grant FWO for attending NFSI '07

2008: Invited speaker at ISCAS '08 (Seattle, US)

2009: Travel Grant Neuromath for short research stay @ Laboratoire de Psychologie

Cognitive, Universite the Provence, Marseille, France

2010: Invited speaker at ICCN 2010 (Kobe, Japan)

Nominated for 'best teaching assistent' award @ KULeuven, Department of

Engineering, for teaching in the course 'Biomedical Signal Processing'

2011: Invited speaker at the annual meeting of German psychophysiologists

Awarded Alexander-von-Humboldt Stipendium for postdoctoral researchers


2000: first price in Axion Classics Violin competition

first price in Axion Classics Chamber Music competition

1998: first price in Ottoboni competition



Carl von Ossietzky Universitat Oldenburg
Fakultät V
Institut fur Psychologie - Neuropsychologie
D - 26111 Oldenburg

0441 / 798-4947


Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT-SCD)
Kasteelpark Arenberg 10
3001 Heverlee-Leuven