Resumé of Lieven Smits

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fotootje NameSmits, Lieven Lode Maria
BornWilrijk (Belgium), 18 Sep 1964
Civic Statemarried since 3 Sep 1994 to Els Oliviers
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Daytime training programmes that I attended as a full-time student, in chronological order

Period 1976-1982
Institution Onze-Lieve-Vrouw-van-Lourdescollege (OLVE)
Address Rombout Keldermansstraat 33, 2650 Edegem, Belgium
Orientation Latin-Mathematics
UNIVERSITY - Undergraduate
Period Oct 1982 - Jul 1984
Institution Rijksuniversitair Centrum Antwerpen, a division of the University of Antwerp
Address Groenenborgerlaan 171, 2018 Antwerp, Belgium
Subject Mathematics
Result Distinction
UNIVERSITY - Postgraduate
Period Oct 1984 - Jul 1986
Institution Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen, a division of the University of Antwerp
Address Universiteitsplein 1, 2610 Wilrijk, Belgium
Subject Pure Mathematics
Result Great Distinction
Thesis Berekening van de vrije energie van een quantummechanisch systeem door middel van padintegralen. De ongelijkheid van Feynman. ("Computation of the Free Energy of a Quantum Mechanical System by Means of Path Integrals. Feynman's Inequality.")
Period Oct 1984 - Jul 1986
Institution Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen
Subject Teaching Mathematics
Result Distinction
Date 15 Feb 1991
Institution Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen
Diploma Ph.D.
Result Greatest Distinction
Thesis Perturbation of Markov Semigroups by Additive Functionals

Separate training courses

Evening and weekend classes, professional follow-up training, hobby courses

Information and Communication Technology



Natural Languages

Natural Language Proficiency

Language Level
Dutch Native
English Fluent in speech and in writing
French Good in speech and in writing
German Good in speech and in writing
Arabic Elementary
Italian Elementary-level reading

Professional Experience

in reverse chronological order
FromUntilJob Content
1 Jun 2002 present Adjoint Assistant with the European Commission. Initially I led a team of software developers at the Directorate General Budget, which involved migrating the PowerBuilder application BadgeBud to a J2EE Web application. Since 16 Mar 2004 I represent the IT users of the Registry at the Directorate General Competition.
1 Jul 2000 30 Jun 2002 Independent IT consultant (secondary profession), company name * STER *
1 Nov 1997 31 May 2002 Lecturer at the Brussels business school Economische Hogeschool Sint-Aloysius. Subjects taught:
  • Automation Policy
  • Information Systems Analysis
  • Information Technology and Office Automation
  • IT Management Tools
  • Programming Concepts and Tools
  • Programming Concepts
  • Structured Program Design and Business Applications
  • Systems Analysis Techniques
17 Oct 1994 31 Oct 1997 Computer Programmer (in various job titles and roles) for Cap Gemini Belgium (previously Cap Volmac). My work usually consisted of analysis and team leadership in open network environments such as VMS and Microsoft Windows. I have worked in projects for the Belgian Railways (ticket production), the Antwerp regional television (teletext), ISABEL (electronic commerce) and the regional public administration Vlaamse Landmaatschappij (geographic metadatabase).
15 Nov 1993 15 Oct 1994 Project Leader for Lasion Europe, a company specializing in multimedia products for the medical sector. With two collaborators I developed a diet monitor called (in Dutch) NUBEL Voedingsplanner, which was well received by the Flemish press and was afterwards presented in Ghent at the 1996 technology exhibition Flanders Technoland.
1 Oct 1986 14 Nov 1993 Research Assistant at the University of Antwerp, mostly for the Belgian National Science Foundation NFWO, temporarily suspended during my 11-month army service. I have organized courses for mathematics and physics students, and I did research in applied mathematics. In 1989-1990 I worked for seven months as a visiting research student at the University of Warwick (UK) Mathematics Institute.
2 Jun 1991 1 May 1992 Conscript Soldier. I was one of the last 'cabinet soldiers', working as a network administrator for Ministers Hugo Schiltz and Wivina Demeester - De Meyer. In the evening I taught programming at the Landelijke Bediendencentrale, Sudermanstraat 5, 2000 Antwerp, Belgium.

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