W&T5: Informatics and Knowledge Technology

The scope of Expertpanel W&T5 includes technological research, which focuses by content and/or methodology on all areas, fundamental and applied, of informatics and information systems, computer science, scientific computing, intelligent systems and machine learning. The finality of the research is generating fundamental and innovative knowledge on algorithmic design, computer methodologies and processes with long-term practical applications.

More specific:

  • Theoretical computer science
  • Parallel and distributed computing
  • Computer graphics and visualisation
  • Databases and data mining
  • Artificial intelligence
  • Machine learning
  • Statistical data processing (speech, image, text, video, vision)
  • Multimedia
  • Computer security
  • Telecom and computer networks
  • Bioinformatics (development of methods)
  • Programming languages and techniques
  • Web and information systems and their management
  • Software engineering
  • Human computer interaction
  • Scientific computing
  • Software for embedded and real-time systems





Geerts Floris

Universiteit Antwerpen



Preneel Bart

KU Leuven



Achim Alin

University of Bristol (GB)

Berbers Yolande

KU Leuven

Burke Edmund

Queen Mary University of London (GB) 

Demeester Piet

Universiteit Gent

Eeckhout Lieven

Universiteit Gent

Gehlenborg Nils

Harvard Medical School (US)

Heskes Tom

Radboud Universiteit Nijmegem (NL)

Indulska Marta

The University of Queensland (AU)

Moens Marie-Francine

KU Leuven

Monteiro Edmundo

University of Coimbra (PT)

Slock Dirk

Eurecom (FR)

Van den Bussche Jan

Universiteit Hasselt

Van Leemput Koen

Harvard Medical School