Curriculum Vitae



  • Reviewer and external reviewer for several international academic journals and conferences
  • Teaching: Introduction to Data Mining (Bachelor course), 2011
  • Teaching assistant: XML Databases (Bachelor course), 2007–2011
  • Registration, local organization and webmaster of ECML PKDD 2008, Antwerp, Belgium


  • Dutch (native speaker)
  • English (fluent)
  • Spanish (upper intermediate, CERF level B2)
  • French (moderate)
  • Italian (basic, CERF level A2)
  • German (basic)

Software development

  • Java (Oracle certified associate)
  • Spring framework
  • Hibernate
  • SQL
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • LaTeX
  • Notions: Photoshop, XML, HTML/CSS, Swift, PHP, …

Awards and Grants

  • Best Student Paper Award, ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining (KDD), 2011
  • PhD Grant, Agency for Innovation through Science and Technology in Flanders (IWT Vlaanderen), 2008–2011
  • Travel grant, Research Foundation Flanders (FWO), 2010