2012 - ____
Senior software engineer, Shopitize inc.
Responsible for design, implementation and maintenance of the Plato receipt recognition engine.
Principal tech: Scikit-learn, OpenCV, Numpy, Scipy, Tesseract, Django, Riak, Rabbitmq, Celery, Tornado, Ansible, jQuery, Twitter bootstrap
2004 - ____
Freelance Web developer
Designed and implemented websites for various clients, usually small/medium-size businesses or universities.
2006 - 2009
HT-productions was a video production company, ran by me and two friends. We filmed, edited and produced various plays, music videos, company films and promotional videos.
Principal tech: Adobe After effects, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Audition, Inkscape, Gimp
2004 - 2012
Teaching Assistant, Queen Mary, University of London, Imperial College London, Delft University of Technology
Co-organized and managed lab courses on Computer graphics. Machine learning, Web development, Software engineering, Man-machine interaction.
Pattern recognition, Artifical intelligence, Computer vision, Machine learning, EEG analysis.
I have published 3 journal articles and 5 conference articles. For details see the publications section.
2008 - 2012
PhD in Computer Science, Queen Mary University of London
Supervisor: Dr. I. Patras
Thesis: Affective and Implicit Tagging using Facial Expressions and Electroencephalography.
2005 - 2007
MSc. in Computer Science, Delft University of Technology, Imperial College london.
Supervisor: Dr. M. Pantic
Thesis: Using appearance-based features in the recognition of facial actions and their temporal dynamics. (grade: 8/10)
2001 - 2005
BSc. in Computer Science, Delft University of Technology.
Supervisor:Dr. I. Patras
Thesis: Aibo Messenger (grade: 9/10)
Awards and Distinctions
Best Student Paper Award at the IEEE international conference on Face and Gesture Recognition
2008 - 2011
Queen Mary University Scholarship, Queen Mary University of London
2006 - 2007
International University Fund for Promoting Partnerships Scholarship, Delft University of Technology.
Scholarship of the EEMCS faculty, Delft University of Technology.
Adobe Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Gimp, Inkscape, LaTex, LibreOffice.
Linux shell scripting, Ansible, Chef, Fabric, Vagrant, Virtualbox, AWS, Ganglia, Sentry, Supervisor, Upstart
Scikit-learn, OpenCV, Scipy, Numpy, Django, Celery, Postgres, Riak, Rabbitmq, Redis, Jquery, Twitter bootstrap, Tesseract, OpenGL, PyGTK.
Fluent in English, Dutch, moderately skilled in French, German.
Attending concerts, Movies, reading, cycling, electronics, geeky projects.