a Dutch physicist, mathematician and computer scientist, software consultant and owner of Syncode , a company producing multimedia applications and games for various operating systems . He holds a master's degree in physics in 1984 and a Ph.D. in mathematics in 1989, both from Utrecht University.
Huib-Jan Imbens developed the initial MS-DOS version of Swiss Master software to make pairings for chess tournaments , and worked with Eric van Riet Paap on the chess program Genesis 2 and its parallel incarnation under the name Petunia running on a 486 PC controlling three Intel i860 processors, both programs participating at the DOCCC 1993 . He is further author of various chess programs for mobile devices, such as Mobile PPC for the Pocket PC .
- Huib-Jan Imbens (1989). Finite Dimensional Solutions of Hierarchies of Soliton Equations. Ph.D. thesis, Utrecht University, advisor Michiel Hazewinkel 
- Huib-Jan Imbens (1991). Review of Johan G. F. Belinfante, Bernard Kolman, A Survey of Lie Groups and Lie Algebras with Applications and Computational Methods. Mathematics of Computation, Vol. 56, No. 194