Peter Beelen was born in Kampen, the Netherlands, on May 5, 1973. He studied mathematics at the university of Utrecht (the Netherlands), where he got his Master's degree in 1996. In 2001 he obtained a Ph. D. degree in mathematics at the Technical University of Eindhoven (the Netherlands) on the thesis "Algebraic geometry and coding theory". From September 2001 till September 2002 he was a post-doc at the same university in Eindhoven and from September 2002 till August 2004, he was a post-doc at the university of Essen (Germany). From October 2004 till January 2007, he worked as assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Denmark, Kgs. Lyngby.
Peter Beelen is currently associate professor at the Department of Mathematics at the Technical University of Denmark. His research interests include: algebraic curves, coding theory, function field theory, and graph theory.
Last update: November 24, 2008.