In his role at PXL University of Applied Sciences & Arts located in Hasselt, Maurits plays a solid part within the realms of the Green & Tech knowledge hub. He delves deep into the exploration of emergent technologies including Augmented and Virtual Reality, Digital Twins, Photogrammetry, along with key facets of the Industrial Metaverse such as blockchain, web 3.0, and a spectrum of internet-centric innovations, using his extensive skills as a humble full-stack web developer. His research ambitiously seeks to not only study but also apply these cutting-edge technologies in real-world scenarios.

Maurits is a creative force behind the content that enriches the PXL research digital platforms, contributing insightful articles and investigating innovative methods, all geared towards enhancing the research’s applicability. His efforts have contribute to the participation of numerous industry partners from the Belgium construction sectors, who offer valuable feedback by applying the research outcomes to diverse practical contexts. Those collaborative engagement facilitates an effective testing environment for the research’s utility across a multitude of applications.

Research projects:

  • 2020-2022: AR4SMARTMO, “To accelerate the adoption of (High-end) technology in Organizations,” Augmented Reality for maintenance and operations.
    PXL University of Applied Sciences.
  • 2021-2022: Self-directed Learning in Crossmedia, Visual Design.
    Luca School of Arts, Ghent.
  • 2021-2022: Photogrammetry in the Construction Industry.
    PXL University of Applied Sciences.
  • 2023: Master Thesis: ‘Industrial Metaverse.’
    Breda University of Applied Sciences, MA.
  • 2023-2025: Circular Concept Construction, Digitization & Circularity.
    PXL University of Applied Sciences.