Curriculum Vitae

Professional Experience

  • Oct 2015–Present: IT consultant, Nexios IT, Belgium
    • Oct 2015–Oct 2018: Backend Java software developer,, Belgium
    • Nov 2018-Apr 2019: Full-stack Java software developer, Corilus, Belgium
  • Nov 2012–Sep 2013: Postdoctoral researcher in Data Mining, University of Bonn, Germany.
  • Feb 2012–Oct 2012: Postdoctoral researcher in Data Mining, University of Leiden/University of Utrecht, The Netherlands.
  • Oct 2011–Dec 2011: Postdoctoral researcher in Data Mining, University of Antwerp, Belgium 
  • 2006–2013: Reviewer and external reviewer for several international academic journals and conferences
  • 2011: Teaching: Introduction to Data Mining (Bachelor course)
  • 2008: Registration, local organization and webmaster of ECML PKDD 2008, Antwerp, Belgium
  • 2007–2011: Teaching assistant: XML Databases (Bachelor course), 


Language skills

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

Technical skills

  • Java (Oracle certified associate)
  • Spring framework
  • Hibernate
  • SQL
  • C/C++
  • Python
  • LaTeX
  • Agile/Scrum

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


  • Piano, GAMW Schoten, 1992–2002, summa cum laude
  • Conjugador, a Spanish verb conjugation app for iOS, 40K+ downloads
  • Hatha Yoga teacher training RYT-200hrs, Radiant Light Yoga, Antwerp, 2019–2020 (in progress)
  • A list of academic publications can be found under Publications