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Herbert De Smet
Prof. Dr. ir. Herbert De Smet
Affiliated with IMEC vzw
Technologiepark - Zwijnaarde 15
B-9052 Gent, Belgium
tel : +32-9-264.53.63
fax : +32-9-264.35.94
Herbert De Smet was born in Gent (Ghent) in 1965. In 1988, he graduated in physics engineering at Ghent
University, where in January 1994 he also obtained his doctoral degree. His PhD thesis was titled
"Poly-Ge/poly-CdSe thin-film circuits for on-glass integrated driving of
". This thesis is available as a pdf-file
In 1995, Herbert started working for imec
. Today, he is involved in several
research projects concerning smart lenses and tunable opto-electric components.
In 1997, He married Sofie Van Calster. She is an engineer-architect and has a "
" (in Dutch).
From October 2000 to September 2007, Herbert was a part-time assistant professor (docent) at Ghent
University in the domain "Microsystems and sensors".
From October 2007 to September 2014, he was a full-time associate professor (hoofddocent) at Ghent
University in the domain "Integrated intelligent sensors and metrology".
Since October 2014, he is a full professor (hoogleraar) at Ghent University in the same domain.
Since 2011, he is the Director of the Mid-Europe chapter
the Society for Information Display (SID)
Since 2015, he is also the Editor in Chief of the
Journal of the Society for Information Display
Herbert De Smet is the author or co-author of more than 200
(alternative list - partial
) and has supervised