Herbert De Smet
Prof. Dr. ir. Herbert De Smet
Affiliated with IMEC vzw
B-9052 Gent, Belgium
tel : + 32-9-264.53.63
fax : +32-9-264.53.74
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 flat-panel displays". This thesis is available as a pdf-file.
In 1995, Herbert started working for imec. Today, he is involved in several research projects concerning (micro)displays and smart opto-electric components. He is also the maintainer of the microdisplay page and the coordinator of the CMST webteam.
In 1997, He married Sofie Van Calster. She is an engineer-architect and has a "house page" (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".
Since October 2007, he is a full-time associate professor (hoofddocent) at Ghent University in the domain "Integrated intelligent sensors and metrology"
Since 2011, he is the Director of the Mid-Europe chapter of the Society for Information Display (SID). He is also a member of the editorial board of the Journal of the Society for Information Display (JSID) and the SID Chapter Formation Chair for Europe and the Middle East.