Curriculum Vitae

Contact details

Name: Dries Verachtert
Email: dries.verachtert@dries.eu
Address:
Diestsevest 41 bus 201
3000 Leuven
Belgium

Formal education

Licentiaat Informatica / Master in Informatics

Courses and certifications

Exploratory Data Analysis (Data Science Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Roger D. Peng, Associate Professor Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Machine Learning With Big Data (Big Data Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Natasha Balac, Director of the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence at San Diego Supercomputer Center and Paul Rodriguez, Research Programmer at San Diego Supercomputer Center
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R Programming (Data Science Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Roger D. Peng, Associate Professor Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Getting and Cleaning Data (Data Science Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Roger D. Peng, Associate Professor Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Introduction to Big Data (Big Data Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Natasha Balac, Director of the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence at San Diego Supercomputer Center
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Introduction to Big Data Analytics (Big Data Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Natasha Balac, Director of the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence at San Diego Supercomputer Center and Paul Rodriguez, Research Programmer at San Diego Supercomputer Center and Andrea Zonca, HPC Applications Specialist at San Diego Supercomputer Center
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The Data Scientist's Toolbox (Data Science Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Roger D. Peng, Associate Professor Biostatistics at Johns Hopkins University, Bloomberg School of Public Health
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Hadoop Platform and Application Framework (Big Data Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Natasha Balac, Director of the Predictive Analytics Center of Excellence at San Diego Supercomputer Center and Paul Rodriguez, Research Programmer at San Diego Supercomputer Center and Andrea Zonca, HPC Applications Specialist at San Diego Supercomputer Center
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Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 2 (Mobile Cloud Computing for Android Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Dr. Adam Porter, Professor of Computer Science at University of Maryland
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Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems: Communication (Mobile Cloud Computing for Android Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt, Professor of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University
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Programming Mobile Applications for Android Handheld Systems: Part 1 (Mobile Cloud Computing for Android Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Dr. Adam Porter, Professor of Computer Science at University of Maryland
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Cryptography (Jonathan Katz)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Jonathan Katz, Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center at University of Maryland
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Web Application Architectures

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Greg Heileman, Professor and Associate Provost at University of New Mexico
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Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice

Coursera - Online course with problem sets by Eva Bundgaard, PhD, Senior Scientist at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Mikkel Jørgensen, PhD, Senior Scientist at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Frederik C. Krebs, PhD, Professor at Technical University of Denmark (DTU) and Morten Vesterager Madsen, Post doc at Technical University of Denmark (DTU)
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Pattern-Oriented Software Architectures: Programming Mobile Services for Android Handheld Systems (Mobile Cloud Computing for Android Specialization)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Dr. Douglas C. Schmidt, Professor of Computer Science at Vanderbilt University and Jules White, Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University
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Business Process Modeling and Analysis

OpenHPI - Online course with problem sets and a final exam by Dr. Mathias Weske, Professor at Hasso Plattner Institute for IT-Systems Engineering at the University of Potsdam
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VMware Certified Associate - Cloud (VCA-Cloud)

VMware - Online exam

Metadata: Organizing and Discovering Information

Coursera - Online course with problem sets by Dr. Jeffrey Pomerantz, Associate Professor at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Extreme Web Hacking

Hack In The Box (HITB) - Technical training with hands-on lab exercises in web application penetration testing by Aditya Modha, Principal at Net-Square and Rohan Braganza, Senior Analyst at Net-Square
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Malicious Software and its Underground Economy: Two Sides to Every Story

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and a reverse engineering challenge by Lorenzo Cavallaro, Assistant Professor at Royal Holloway University of London
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Software Defined Networking

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Nick Feamster, Associate Professor at the College of Computing at Georgia Institute of Technology
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Heterogeneous Parallel Programming

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Wen-mei Hwu, Professor at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
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Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 2

Coursera - Online course with problem sets, programming assignments and a final exam by Tim Roughgarden, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Stanford
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6.002x Circuits and Electronics

edX - Online course with problem sets, a midterm exam and a final exam by Anant Agarwal, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)
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Machine Learning

Coursera - Online course with problem sets and programming assignments by Andrew Ng, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Stanford
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Computer Vision, The Fundamentals

Coursera - Online course with final exam by Jitendra Malik, Professor of Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley
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Algorithms: Design and Analysis, Part 1

Coursera - Online course with problem sets, programming assignments and a final exam by Tim Roughgarden, Associate Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Stanford
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Cryptography (Dan Boneh)

Coursera - Online course with problem sets, programming assignments and a final exam by Dan Boneh, Professor of Computer Science at Stanford University, Stanford
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LPIC-2 Advanced Linux Certification

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) - Proctored exams

Software Engineering for Software as a Service

Coursera - Online course with quizzes and programming assignments by Armando Fox, Professor of Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley and David Patterson, Professor of Computer Science at University of California, Berkeley
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LPIC-1 Junior Linux Certification

Linux Professional Institute (LPI) - Proctored exams

Sun Certified Programmer for the Java Platform SE6 (SCJP6)

Oracle - Proctored exam, now renamed to 'Oracle Certified Professional, Java SE 6 Programmer'

Experience

IT Architect

Analyst-Developer

Analyst-Developer

European Commission, DG Education and Culture
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Coach

Fortis BNP Paribas
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System Administrator

eProseed
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IT Architect