Dr. Ing. Florian Vandecasteele
Florian Vandecasteele received his MSc degree in industrial engineering focusing on information and communication technology from the University of Ghent in 2015. Following his studies, Florian joined the IDLAB of Ghent University-imec as a researcher and he enrolled as a doctoral candidate. Under the supervision of Prof. Bart Merci and Prof. Steven Verstockt he investigated the multimodal data fusion for spatio-temporal fire behavior analysis. The research explored the usage of information techniques, in particular BIM tools, video information and thermal image footage analysis to support fire forecasting and fire behavior analysis. In 2019 Florian successfully defended his PhD .
Florian is author or co-author of several national and international publications. Furthermore, Florian was also involved in educational activities (master thesis guidance, lab sessions). Finally, Florian was concerned with the research activities related Spatio-temporal Enrichment and Analysis (project management, feasibility study, stakeholder management and proposal writing).
Since 2019 Florian started as a data science consultant for AE - Architects for Business and ICT. As a data consultant he helps clients with projects related to Computer vision, Machine Learning, Spatial and open data visualization and prediction.