Arno Thielens was born in Brasschaat (Belgium) on 12th November 1987. He graduated in September 2010 from Ghent University as a master of science in engineering: applied physics. In the same year he joined the Wireless and Cable (WiCa) group of the Ghent University's information technology (INTEC) department as a PhD student under the supervision of prof. Joseph and prof. Martens. His research focused on personal exposure assessment to radio-frequency electromagnetic fields and numerical dosimetry.He obtained a PhD in applied Physics at Ghent University in May 2015. Since June 2015, he is working as a post-doctoral researcher at WiCa. He is a post-doctoral fellow of the the IWT (Institute for Science and Innovation, Flanders, Belgium) since Januari 2016. Arno Thielens is the recipient of the Joseph James Morrissey Memorial Award issued by the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) and the European BioElectromagnetics Association (EBEA) in June 2013 and the 2015 International Union of Radio Science (Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale or URSI) young scientist award.