Wouter Woestenborghs

Motivated and eager to learn. Wouter has always been a hands-on person, which lead him to choose a technical field of study.

Starting out as a blue-collar worker, Wouter quickly discovered his interests reached beyond what this position could offer him. In 2004, Wouter graduated as Industrial Engineer in Electronics – followed by an MSc in Physics. After spending one year working in the industry, Wouter obtained his doctorate in Photonics at the UGent.

Since his academic career, Wouter has been involved in a spin-off. He founded his own company: Phis-x. Here, Wouter focuses on creating sustainable and ecological technologies. Electronics, embedded software, photonics and drone inspections are all situated within Phis-x comfort zone.

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