Sofie Van Hoecke

Assistant professor at Ghent University

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  • sofie@van-hoecke.be
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  • Graaf Karel de Goedelaan 5, Kortrijk
    Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41, Gent

About Me

My name is Sofie Van Hoecke. I graduated from the Engineering Department from the Ghent University in 2003. Following up on my studies in computer science, I achieved a PhD in computer science engineering at the Department of Information Technology at the same university. After being a postdoctoral research engineer at the Department of Information Technology, I started as lecturer ICT and ICT research coordinator at the University College West-Flanders. Currently, I am assistant professor at Ghent University and senior researcher at Data Science Lab, Ghent University-iMinds.
In my free time, I am a coach at CoderDojo Tielt where we learn kids working with Scratch, Makey Makey, Blender, Arduino and more.
My specialties are: Design and performance modeling of distributed architectures, QoS brokering, Service Oriented Architectures, eHealth, novel services, multi-sensor architectures, condition monitoring.

Education and employment

2013 - present Assistant professor at Ghent University
Awards and Promotions
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2009 - 2013 Lecturer ICT and research coordinator at University College West-Flanders
2003 - 2009 PhD in Computer Science Engineering
Awards and References
  • S. Van Hoecke , J. Decruyenaere, C. Danneels, K. Taveirne, K. Colpaert, E. Hoste, B. Dhoedt, F. De Turck, Service-oriented subscription management of medical decision data in the Intensive Care Unit, Methods of Information in Medicine, 2008, Volume 47, 4: 364 - 380. Selected as best paper for the 2009 IMIA Yearbook of Medical Informatics.
  • PhD Dissertation "Efficient Service Management in Healthcare"
1997 - 2003 Master of Science, Computer Science Engineering

Teaching @ UGent

Ontwerp van cloud- en mobiele toepassingen

Principes, technieken en best-practices voor het ontwerpen en implementeren van cloud en mobiele applicaties, alsook hands-on ervaring met dergelijke applicaties.

Computernetwerken

Functionele opbouw en werking van een computernetwerk volgens het OSI-model. De nadruk wordt hierbij gelegd op Internet technologie, ook beveiliging van netwerken komt aan bod.

Sociale media en datamining

Principes, best-practices en hands-on ervaring met clustering-, classificatie- en regressiemethoden toegepast op sociale media data sets.

Webtechnologie

Basiskennis over webtechnologie zowel aan de client-zijde, de server-zijde, als het ontwerpen en implementeren van queries naar de achterliggende databank vormen de ruggegraat van deze cursus.

Publications

Hobbies