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Mrs laurence claeys

Professional Title: Programme Manager/Project Manager
Other: Professor

Primary domain: IoT

Organization name: sensolus NV

Organization type: Small and Medium Enterprise

City / Country: Gent - Belgium

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Prof. dr. Laurence Claeys is, founder and project manager of Sensolus NV. Sensolus is specialised in low-power tracking services, and has core expertise on every level of the technology, from hardware up to the application level. Since 2012, Laurence Claeys is also parttime assistant professor in the Department of Media and Communication Studies at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Belgium) where she lectures bachelor courses in Communication Technologies and Social sciences research methodologies. She holds a PhD in Social Sciences (Communication Sciences), an MA in Sociology and and a Postgraduate in Gender Studies. She is affiliated at the research center SMIT (Studies Media Information and Telecommunication) where she is involved in research on Internet-of-Things, algorithmic living, privacy and end-user development. Before joining the VUB she has been part of the Ambient Media Applications research team of Alcatel-Lucent Bell Labs in Antwerp where she investigated the role and implementation of end-user development tools for programming contextual aware systems and application-creation platforms. Laurence Claeys is also specialised in interdisciplinary research methodologies as in Bell Labs she developed research methods and tools for the interdisciplinary work of engineers, social scientists and designers in R&I environments.