Maxim was born in Belgium in 1995. After graduating from his bachelor in the applied computer sciences at the Erasmushogeschool Brussels (2016), he earned his master of science in the applied computer sciences at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (2019). His master thesis was Indoor Navigation by Centralized Tracking, what led to his further career as a PhD student researching Hybrid Positioning and Implicit Human-Computer Interaction under the supervision of Prof. dr. Beat Signer. Maxim is actively involved in the development of the open source hybrid positioning system OpenHPS, which was released in 2020.
Apart from his PhD research, Maxim is the teaching assistant of various bachelor and master courses such as: Web Technologies, Open Information Systems, Databases, Next Generation User Interfaces, Information Visualisation and Advanced Topics of Information Systems. He is also involved in the supervision of bachelor and master theses related to his research domain.