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prof. dr. G.B. Huitema

prof. dr. G.B. Huitema
+31 50 36 33438 (Secretary Irene Ravenhorst DUI 628)

George Huitema is Professor of  Telematics (Telecommunication and Information Services) at the University of Groningen and Senior Scientist at TNO (Technical Sciences). After receiving a PhD Degree in mathematics also from the University of Groningen in 1988 he joined KPN Research (TNO, since January 2003). From 2001 Huitema has a position at the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen where he is also Fellow of the SOM research school.

His area of interest include billing and customer care. At present Huitema develops strategic billing guidelines in the domain of telecommunications, road pricing and smart energy systems. He is member of the Revenue Management Initiative of the Telemanagement Forum (formerly the Global Billing Association) and a regular speaker on international conferences.


2003 - now Senior Scientist TNO (Technical Sciences)

2001 - now Professor of Telematics, University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business  

1998 - 2002 Senior scientific consultant, KPN Research 

1994 - 1998 Senior R&D project, KPN Research 

1989 - 1994 Senior R&D projectleader, PTT Research Tele-Informatica 

1988 - 1989 R&D employee, PTT Research Telematica Laboratorium  

1982 - 1988 Ph. D. Student, University of Groningen 

1981             Research Assistant Dynamical Systems, University of Groningen 

1980 - 1981 Part time student assistant, University of Groningen



1982 - 1988 Ph.D Dynamical Systems at University of Groningen.

Thesis: Unfoldings of quasi-periodic tori, supervised by H.W.Broer and B.L.J. Braaksma(Funded by the Netherlands Organisation for the Advancement of Scientific Research (ZWO).) 

1975 – 1981 Mathematics, University of Groningen

1978             Bachelor (Cum Laude); specialisation: Linguistic Theory

1981             Master (Cum Laude); 1st degree qualification to teach

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Contact information

Nettelbosje 2
9747 AE Groningen
The Netherlands

Duisenberg Building (H)

Working hours:
Fridays at RuG , Mon -Thu at TNO
+31 50 36 33438 (Secretary Irene Ravenhorst DUI 628)