Peter Leijdekkers received his Master’s degree and PhD in Computer Science from the University of Twente in the Netherlands.
Peter Leijdekkers has been a researcher for more than 20 years in both industry and academia, with interests in Telecommunications, IT and Mobile applications. His current research is in the e-health domain. He founded the company myFitnessCompanion.com that focuses on health and fitness apps.
Prior to his appointment at UTS in 2004, Peter Leijdekkers worked as R&D Team leader at Lucent Bell Labs. He participated in several European funded projects working with many research institutes, universities and companies. In these European funded projects his role was that of Technical Manager responsible for the technical coherence and direction of the project as well as contributing to technical aspects.
Before joining Lucent Technology in 2000, Peter Leijdekkers worked as a Senior Engineer and Team Leader in four ICT companies in Australia, and he was a Research Scientist at KPN Research in The Netherlands and USA.