Dr. Pieter Philippaerts
Pieter is a postdoctoral researcher at the department of Computer Science of the KU Leuven and a lecturer at KHLeuven. His main research interests lie in the field of computer security. In his doctoral thesis, he investigated the security of mobile devices and studied the different approaches that can be taken to secure untrusted mobile code.
Before joining the KU Leuven, Pieter worked as a .NET technical consultant at Capgemini and AE. He has a good understanding of the practical and theoretical aspects of software engineering, but he also realizes the importance of high quality and readable code, and a solid architectural design.