- Designer of some 40 medium and large span steel, concrete and composite bridges and viaducts and main design of 3 major bored soft soil tunnels.
- Management of 280 staff members of multidisciplinary offices
- 21 years of bridge research (fatigue, orthotropic plated bridge decks, arch stability, steel panel stiffening, tubular bridges,
- Conceptual design of various types of structures
- Author or co-authored of some 260 scientific papers in scientific journals, conference proceedings and book collections (https://biblio.ugent.be/person/801000357846)
- Supervised 4 doctoral theses and continuing with 4 other theses.
- Chaired scientific committee IABSE-Rotterdam Conference 2013 and vice-chaired IABSE-Antwerp Symposium 2003.
Main interest in design concepts, high-speed, heritage structures, testing, original structures, working together