Prof. dr. Wim Lamotte obtained his PhD in computer science (1998) at the Hasselt University, with a thesis in the global illumination and parallelism domain. He is a full professor at the Hasselt University, with courses in networking and multimedia.
His current research interests include networked virtual environments, computer networks and multimedia. He is a member of the management committee of the Expertise Centre for Digital Media (EDM, a founding member of the IBBT) and leads the Multimedia and Communication Technology subgroup of the EDM, which specializes in Networked Virtual Environments. He is member of IEEE and ACM SIGCOMM and SIGMM.