About the WIC
The WIC (Werkgemeenschap voor Informatie- en Communicatietheorie) is a professional organization that aims at coordinating and stimulating the work of professionals in the field of Information and Communication Theory in the Benelux (i.e. Belgium, the Netherlands, Luxembourg) and Germany.
The WIC organizes an annual two-day technical symposium where researchers from industry and universities meet. The WIC also organizes MidWinter Meetings of a tutorial nature.
Membership is open to everyone who is or has been
active in the field of information and communication theory in the
Benelux. WIC membership will bring you in contact with
researchers in information, communication and coding theory in the
You will receive timely invitations
to meetings and symposia (co-)organized by the WIC.
Currently the WIC requires no membership fee. You can register as a member by sending an email to the secretary.
The WIC cooperates with the following professional organizations,
- IEEE Benelux Chapter on Information Theory
- IEEE Benelux Chapter on Communications and Vehicular Technology (COM/VT)
- Nederlands Electronica- en Radiogenootschap (NERG)
- Het Technologisch instituut van de Koninklijke Vlaamse Ingenieursvereniging
BoardAs of May 28, 2019, the members of the WIC board are:
Dr.ir. J.H. (Jos) Weber, TU Delft, the Netherlands.
Dr. B. (Boris) Škorić, TU Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Prof.dr.ir. R.N.J. (Raymond) Veldhuis, Universiteit Twente, Enschede, the Netherlands.
Prof. J. (Jérôme) Louveaux, UCL, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.
Dr. S. (Sofie) Pollin, KU Leuven & IMEC, Leuven, Belgium
Dr. R. (Raul) Garcia-Patron Sanchez, Univ. Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium
Dr.ir. L. (Ludo) Tolhuizen, Philips Research, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.
Honorary WIC members
- Prof.ir. IJ. Boxma, Delft University of Technology (deceased)
- Prof.ir. E. Willem Gröneveld, University of Twente (deceased)
- Prof.dr. Edward C. van der Meulen, KU Leuven
- Prof.dr.ir. J.Pieter M. Schalkwijk, TU Eindhoven
- Prof.dr.ir. Peter H.N. de With, TU Eindhoven
- Dr.ir. L. Tolhuizen, Philips Research
The WIC is dedicated to
- coordinate and stimulate the work of professionals in the field of information and communication theory in the Benelux and Germany.
- further the development and application of information and communication theory.
- stimulating the exchange of knowledge, experience, and insights between professionals working in information and communication theory.
- supporting the preparation and realization of projects in her field of interest.