Curriculum Vitae

Steven Puttemans
Jan Pieter De Nayerlaan 5
2860 Sint-Katelijne-Waver, Belgium
(+32) 15 31 69 44

Skills

  • Administrative skills

    Organize agenda | Organize and track own planning | Good knowledge of Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook

  • Technical skills

    C | C++ | Github | Matlab | Windows & Linux OS | OpenCV | Computer Vision

  • Social skills

    Open-minded | Perseverance | Flexible | Studious | Quick Learner

  • Language skills

    Dutch - native language | English - good conversation & writing | French - average conversation & writing

Experience

Relevant work experience

  • Post-doctoral Research Assistant Embedded and Applied Vision Engineering (EAVISE)

    KU Leuven, Campus De Nayer | December 2017 - now

    Solve industrially relevant object detection problems, both 2D and 3D, with a strong focus on deep learning and costumer usability.

  • Research Assistant Embedded and Applied Vision Engineering (EAVISE)

    KU Leuven, Campus De Nayer | September 2012 - December 2017

    Use scene and application knowledge to improve 2D object detection techniques for industrially relevant applications.

  • Internship at Medical Imaging And Research Center (MIRC)

    UZ Leuven | January 2012 - May 2012

    Design of a validation metric for comparing 3D meshes in a craniofacial reconstruction procedure.

  • Internship at EMC department

    TE Connectivity & Flanders Mechatronics Engineering Center (FMEC) | January 2011 - May 2011

    Design of a table scaled reverberation room for EMC measurements.

  • Internship at IT department

    Industrial Incinerator IVOO, Zandvoorde | January 2009 - May 2009

    Design of an electronic web platform for administration purposes.

Relevant spare time activities

  • Active forum moderator, contributer and bug fixer @ OpenCV

    September 2012 - now

  • Active in youth scout movement (FOS Open Scouting)

    Member of National Board | February 2017 - now

    National volunteer - pedagogical subdivision | 2008 - 2017

    (Head)leader boy scouts (11-13 years) | 2006 - 2011

    (Head)leader cup scouts (6-7 years) | 2001 - 2006

Education

  • Doctor in Applied Engineering - Computer Vision

    KU Leuven, Campus De Nayer, EAVISE research group | September 2012 - December 2017

  • Master of Science in Artificial Intelligence (Graduated cum laude)

    KU Leuven | September 2011 - September 2012

  • Master of Science in Electronics – ICT (Graduated cum laude)

    KHBO Oostende | September 2009 - September 2011

  • Bachelor in Electronics – ICT (Graduated cum laude)

    KHBO Oostende | September 2006 - September 2009

Achievements and awards

  • Participation in the Flemish Science Battle

    Second in finales @ Technopolis | 16 March 2018

    Finished first in regional round @ TGO De Spits in Antwerp | 12 March 2018

  • Best Oral Presentation Award

    Sixt International Conference on Image Processing Theory, Tools and Applications | 12 December 2016

References

  • Prof. Dr. Ir. Toon Goedemé

    Head Researcher at EAVISE | Professor at KU Leuven

    Contact: toon.goedemé@kuleuven.be

  • Prof. Dr. Ir. Dirk Vandermeulen

    Professor at the Medical Imaging and Research Center (MIRC)

    Contact: dirk.vandermeulen@esat.kuleuven.be