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Pieter Cuijpers is an Assistant Professor in the System Architecture and Networking Research group at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). After developing a process algebra for hybrid systems (HyPA), his current research interests include the application of quantitative formal methods to cyber physical systems, with a focus on performance analysis and scheduling of distributed embedded systems. Important techniques that play a role in this are: max-plus algebra and dataflow modeling, event-based modeling and simulation and axiomatic reasoning about execution intervals.

Currently, Pieter is supervising three PhD students, in the rCPS project on data-intensive sensing (Jingyue Cao), the Awesome project on evolution of software components (Nan Yang), and the RWS project on a platform for sharing mobility data (Jeroen Redegeld). New projects that are coming up are mainly focused on the performance analysis of Ethernet TSN, an extension of the Ethernet standard aimed at the needs of the Automotive domain and Industry 4.0

Academic background

Pieter received his MSc in Electrical Engineering and his PhD in Computer Science from TU/e in 2000 and 2004 respectively. He teaches the masters course on Quantitative Evaluation of Embedded Systems (2IMN25) in the Embedded Systems curriculum. Furthermore, he is coordinator of the DBL Embedded Systems (2IO70) and the Practical Computer Systems (2IC30) in the Computer Science Bachelor. He sometimes also serves as an instructor in Logic and Set Theory and as a mentor, and supervises masters and PdEng students.

In his lectures, Pieter likes to experiment with upcoming media for teaching, such as web lectures. Furthermore, he likes to share his experience in this area, and provides advice and workshops on the topic of setting up web lectures and MOOCS. Since February 2018, these activities are part of his own company: Quercus Weblecturing.

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Research Output

Painting flowers: reasons for using single-state state machines in model-driven engineering

Yang, N., Cuijpers, P. J. L., Schiffelers, R. R. H., Lukkien, J. J. & Serebrenik, A., 2 Mar 2020, (Accepted/In press) Proceedings of the 17th International Conference on Mining Software Repositories.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

A retargetable fault injection framework for safety validation of autonomous vehicles

Fu, Y., Terechko, A., Bijlsma, T., Cuijpers, P. J. L., Redegeld, J. & Ors, A. O., 9 May 2019, 2019 IEEE International Conference on Software Architecture - Companion, ICSA-C 2019. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, p. 69-76 8 p. 8712351

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • 1 Citation (Scopus)

    An independent yet efficient analysis of bandwidth reservation for credit-based shaping

    Cao, J., Ashjaei, M., Cuijpers, P. J. L., Bril, R. J. & Lukkien, J. J., 3 Jul 2018, WFCS 2018 - 2018 14th IEEE International Workshop on Factory Communication Systems. Piscataway: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, 10 p. 8402345

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contributionAcademicpeer-review

  • 3 Citations (Scopus)
    1 Downloads (Pure)

    Independent WCRT analysis for individual priority classes in Ethernet AVB

    Cao, J., Cuijpers, P. J. L., Bril, R. J. & Lukkien, J. J., 1 Oct 2018, In : Real-Time Systems. 54, 4, p. 861-911 51 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

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  • 49 Downloads (Pure)

    Predicting student performance in a blended MOOC

    Conijn, M. A., van den Beemt, A. & Cuijpers, P. J. L., 1 Oct 2018, In : Journal of Computer Assisted Learning. 34, 5, p. 615-628 14 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticleAcademicpeer-review

    Open Access
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  • 13 Citations (Scopus)
    30 Downloads (Pure)

    Prizes

    Outstanding paper award RTNS 2016

    J. Cao (Recipient), P.J.L. Cuijpers (Recipient), Reinder J. Bril (Recipient) & J.J. Lukkien (Recipient), Oct 2016

    Prize: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

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  • Courses

    Computer systems

    1/09/09 → …

    Course

    DBL Embedded systems

    1/09/12 → …

    Course

    Quantitative evaluation of ES

    1/09/15 → …

    Course

    Student theses

    A comparison of tableau algorithms

    Author: Cuijpers, P., 31 Aug 2000

    Supervisor: Stevens, M. (Supervisor 1)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Adding support for static-WCET analysis to LLVM

    Author: Veens, R., 29 Jan 2018

    Supervisor: Corporaal, H. (Supervisor 1), Jordans, R. (Supervisor 2), Cuijpers, P. (Supervisor 2) & Torette, D. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master

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    Analysis of automotive traffic shapers in ethernet in-vehicular networks

    Author: Thangamuthu, S., 31 Aug 2014

    Supervisor: Cuijpers, P. (Supervisor 1), Lukkien, J. (Supervisor 2) & Concer, N. (External person) (External coach)

    Student thesis: Master

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    An IoT framework for sharing data in the TU/e smart grid

    Author: Stanimir, S., 30 Sep 2019

    Supervisor: Redegeld, J. (Supervisor 1), Cuijpers, P. (Supervisor 2) & Dajsuren, Y. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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    A study on the impact of transmission power on the message delivery latency in large ZigBee networks

    Author: Bangalore Lakshmana, S., 31 Aug 2015

    Supervisor: Cuijpers, P. (Supervisor 1), Syed, A. (External person) (Supervisor 2) & Nabi Najafabadi, M. (Supervisor 2)

    Student thesis: Master

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