CV and services

Honors and awards

  • The MIS Quarterly paper (‘Transformational issues of big data and analytics in networked business’) was nominated by CIONET Europe for the European Research Paper of the Year Award 2017.
  • Rule Challenge award, The international RuleML Symposium, July 2016.
  • Recipient of the IBM Faculty Award in 2011.
  • Recipient of the Belgian Francqui Chair 2009 at FUNDP.
  • Best paper award, The international RuleML Symposium (RuleML 2007), Nov. 2007.
  • Best paper nomination, Fourth International Conference on Enterprise Information Systems (ICEIS), 2002.

Academic positions and degrees

Chair of the Department of Decision Sciences and Information Management (KBI)KU Leuven2017‑today
Coordinator of the Research Group Management Informatics (LIRIS)KU Leuven2006-2017
Visiting ProfessorUNamur2013‑today
Visiting ProfessorUAntwerp 1998‑2008
Full Professor, Department of Decision Sciences and Information ManagementKU Leuven1996‑today
Vice-chairman and research director, Dept of Applied EconomicsKU Leuven1996‑2000
PhD in Applied EconomicsKU Leuven1986
PhD researcherKU Leuven1979-1986

Services at KU Leuven

  • Chair of the Department of Decision Sciences and Information Management (KBI) (2017-)
  • Coordinator of the Research Group Management Informatics (LIRIS) (2006-2017)
  • Programme Coordinator Handelsingenieur Beleidsinformatica/Business and Information Systems Engineering (2010-2017)
  • Member of the Department Board (Departementsbureau) of the Department of Applied Economics, KU Leuven (2003-2004)
  • Member of the Permanent Educational Committee Graduate Programs
  • Member of ‘Begeleidingscommissieomvormingsdossiers Associatie K.U.Leuven’ (2003-2004)
  • Member of KulEco Committee (K.U.Leuven Associatie) (2002-)
  • Vice-chairman Department of Applied Economics (1996-2000)
  • Chairman of FEB ICT committee of the Faculty (1994-2002)
  • Member of the Library Committee of the Faculty (1988-2002)
  • Member of working group ‘Begeleide Zelfstudie’, Onderwijsraad, KU Leuven (1996-1999)
  • Director of the Postgraduate Program in Management (1988-1991)

Service to the academic community

Chair or co-chair
  • Program Chair (with Ron Ross) of the World Congress on Decision Tables (2010-2015)
  • (Co-)chair of DeMiMoP (2013-2016), DeHMiMoP (2017-2018), Dec2H (2019-) workshops at BPM (Decision Mining and Modeling for Business Processes)
  • Co-chair of SeDes (2012-2013) (Semantic Decision Support)
  • Co-chair of Special Session on Process Mining at IEEE Congress on Evolutionary Computation 2012
  • Co-chair of CAiSE 08 Workshop Regulations Modelling and Deployment (ReMoD 08)
  • Organizer and co-chair, European Symposium on Verification and Validation of Knowledge Based Systems (EUROVAV 97), Leuven
Editorial boards
  • Business and Information Systems Engineering (BISE, BPM area)
  • Decision Support Systems
  • Expert Systems with Applications
  • International Journal of Digital Accounting
  • International Journal on Intelligent Systems in Accounting, Finance & Management.
Invited talks
  • Data Modeling Zone Europe (2018)
  • Beltug (2017)
  • Avola (2017)
  • WCDT Keynote (2016 and before)
  • IC3K Keynote (2015)
  • BBC Keynote (2015)
  • LISS Keynote (2012)
  • RuleML Keynote (2011)
PC memberships
  • BPM, BPM Workshops
  • CAiSE workshops
  • RuleML
  • KAM
  • edBPM 2011, ACIS 2010, JCKBSE 2010, ABIS 2009, edBPM 2009, EIS 2009, GRCIS 2009, SIGSAND-Europe 2008, EIS 2008, GRCIS2008, …