Technische Universiteit Eindhoven, The Netherlands
Henrie (H.P.A.) van den Boom was born in Eindhoven, The Netherlands, on August 20, 1955. He received an M.Sc. degree in Electrical Engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology in 1984. Since then he is an assistant professor at the Electro-Optical Communication Systems group of the COBRA Institute at Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands.
He has been involved in national and international re¬search projects on coherent optical communicati¬on sys¬tems, optical cross-connected networks, broad-band communications in Hybrid Fiber Coax networks and Polymer Optical Fiber systems and networks. Currently, he is doing research and development in the field of novel optical sensor systems and applications. He (co-)authored over 200 journal and conference papers.