Brussels / 3 & 4 February 2024


Kenneth Hoste

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Kenneth Hoste, a.k.a. boegel, is a computer scientist and FOSS enthusiast from Belgium. He holds a Masters (2005) and PhD (2010) in Computer Science from Ghent University (Belgium). His dissertation topic was "Analysis, Estimation and Optimization of Computer System Performance Using Machine Learning".

Since October 2010, he is a member of the HPC team at Ghent University where he is mainly responsible for user support & training. As a part of his job, he is also the lead developer and release manager of EasyBuild, a software build and installation framework for (scientific) software on High Performance Computing (HPC) systems.

He is actively involved in the EuroHPC Centre-of-Excellence MultiXscale, in which the European Environment for Scientific Software Installations (EESSI) is being developed.

In his free time, he is a family guy and a fan of loud music and beer, frequently attending gigs and festivals. He enjoys helping people & sharing his expertise, and likes joking around. He has a weak spot for stickers.


Title Day Room Track Start End
Easily Going Beyond MarkDown with Material for MkDocs
Saturday K.4.601 Tool the docs devroom 16:15 16:40