Margot Deruyck was born in Kortrijk, Belgium, on July 14, 1985. She received the M. Sc. degree in Computer Science Engineering and the Ph. D. degree from Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium, in 2009 and 2015, respectively. From September 2009 to January 2015, she was a Research Assistant with the iMinds/UGent-INTEC (Ghent University - Department of Information Technology) WAVES research group. Her scientific work is focused on green wireless access networks with minimal power consumption and minimal exposure from human beings. This work led to the Ph.D. degree. Since January 2015, she has been a Postdoctoral Researcher at the same institution and research group. Since October 2016, she is a Post-Doctoral Fellow of the FWO-V (Research Foundation Flanders). She continues her work in green wireless access network and network planning. She is the ECI (Early Career Investigator) representative for young researchers in the EU COST CA15104 (IRACON) Action.