David Plets was born in 1983 in Belgium. In 2006, he obtained a Master in Electrotechnical Engineering, with ICT as main subject. Currently, he is a member of the WAVES group (Department of Information Technology - INTEC, Ghent University). In 2011, he obtained his PhD with a dissertation on the characterization and optimization of the coverage of wireless broadcast and WLAN networks. His current research interests include localization techniques and IoT, for both industrial and health-related applications. He is also involved in research on optimization of (cognitive) wireless communication networks, with a focus on coverage, interference, and exposure. In October 2016 he became a part-time professor in exposure to multiple physical agents in smart buildings.