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Introduction

Laurent Schumacher has been awarded the M.Sc.E.E. degree in 1993 (UMons, Belgium) and the Ph.D. degree in 1999 (UCL, Belgium). Following a 3-year post-doctoral stay at Aalborg Unviersitet, Denmark, he joined the Computer Science Faculty of the University of Namur, Belgium, in 2003. He is lecturing computer architecture and computer networking. He authored 30+ scientific papers and many technical reports as part of reasearch contracts awarded by the European Commission and the local authorities. He contributed to standardisation bodies, 3GPP TSG Radio Access Network WG1 and IEEE Special Committee of 802.11 High Throughput Study Group. He serves as reviewer for the Europen Commission and the Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT). His current research interests are the redesign of mobile network architecture inline with the Software Defined Networking (SDN) paradigm and crowdsourcing apps.

Areas of expertise

  • Lecturing computer architecture and computer networking for 10+ years ;
  • 15+ years of telecom-related experience: scientific papers and research projects, focused on mobile networks (WCDMA, HSDPA, LTE) ;
  • Contributed to 3GPP TSG Radio Access Network Working Group 1 document R1-01-1179 entitled "A standardized set of MIMO radio propagation channels" ;
  • Contributed to IEEE 802.11 High Throughput Study Group (802.11n channel model), with document 03/940r4 entitled "TGn Channel Models".

 

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Introduction

Laurent Schumacher has been awarded the M.Sc.E.E. degree in 1993 (UMons, Belgium) and the Ph.D. degree in 1999 (UCL, Belgium). Following a 3-year post-doctoral stay at Aalborg Universitet, Denmark, he joined the Computer Science Faculty of the University of Namur, Belgium, in 2003. He is lecturing computer architecture and computer networking.

He authored 30+ scientific papers and many technical reports as part of reasearch contracts awarded by the European Commission and the local authorities. He contributed to standardisation bodies, 3GPP TSG Radio Access Network WG1 and IEEE Special Committee of 802.11 High Throughput Study Group. He serves as reviewer for the Europen Commission and the Flemish agency for Innovation by Science and Technology (IWT).

His current research interests are the redesign of mobile network architecture inline with the Software Defined Networking (SDN) paradigm and crowd sensing apps.

Areas of expertise

  • Lecturing computer architecture and computer networking for 10+ years ;
  • 15+ years of telecom-related experience: scientific papers and research projects, focused on mobile networks (WCDMA, HSDPA, LTE) ;
  • Contributed to 3GPP TSG Radio Access Network Working Group 1 document R1-01-1179 entitled "A standardized set of MIMO radio propagation channels" ;
  • Contributed to IEEE 802.11 High Throughput Study Group (802.11n channel model), with document 03/940r4 entitled "TGn Channel Models".

 

Diplomas

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Engineering, UCLouvain

Award Date: 30 Jun 1999

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  • Le réseau

    SCHUMACHER, LAURENT. & Leleu, S., 24 Aug 2021, Éduquer au numérique: 12 clés pour comprendre l'informatique. Henry, J. & Boraita, F. (eds.). Politeia, p. 91-107 17 p.

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  • L'ordinateur

    SCHUMACHER, LAURENT. & Leleu, S., 24 Aug 2021, Éduquer au numérique: 12 clés pour comprendre l'informatique. Henry, J. & Boraita, F. (eds.). Politeia, p. 35 - 53 19 p.

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  • Moulinog: A generator of random student assignments written in prolog

    Yernaux, G., Vanhoof, W. & Schumacher, L., 8 Sep 2020, Proceedings of the 22nd International Symposium on Principles and Practice of Declarative Programming, PPDP 2020 - Part of BOPL 2020 - Bologna Federated Conference on Programming Languages 2020. ACM Press, 5 p. 3414100. (PervasiveHealth: Pervasive Computing Technologies for Healthcare).

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  • Sensitivity to RAN in a Mobile Field Survey

    Schumacher, L. & Remiche, M-A., 14 Nov 2017, 2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference, VTC Spring 2017 - Proceedings. Vol. 2017-June. 8108493. (2017 IEEE 85th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC Spring)).

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  • Sensitivity to web hosting in a mobile field survey

    Schumacher, L. & Remiche, M-A., 2 May 2017, 2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017. Danvers, MA, p. 316-320 5 p. 7917580. (2017 IEEE International Conference on Pervasive Computing and Communications Workshops, PerCom Workshops 2017).

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