Joris Van Driessche received an M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Ghent University (Belgium) in 2001. Van Driessche joined imec in 2001 and worked as an RF front-end architecture research engineer with a focus on system specification and architecture definition of multi-standard RF transceivers.
In 2006, Van Driessche became project manager on reconfigurable RF transceivers in imec’s Wireless Department, focusing on challenges toward true software-defined radio transceivers optimized for advanced CMOS technologies. Currently, he is program manager for imec’s Advanced RF research program, addressing challenges for millimeter-wave and sub-THz RFIC, antenna, packaging, and system design.