Wouter Geelen was born in Weert, Netherlands, in 1989. He did his Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) from 2006 to 2010 at Fontys University of Applied Sciences where he studied Mechatronics. During his study he spend two years at Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences. After recieving his BEng he started with Master of Science (MSc) at the Eindhoven University of Technology. He started studying Embedded Systems however, after a year he switched to Systems & Control. Currently he is a graduate student at control system technology research group at the University. His research interests include networked control systems, real-time control systems and mechatronics applications in general. In his sparetime he likes to watch movies and tv-series (watchlist from IMDb), reading, ballroom dancing, tennis and news on the area of science and technology.