Stijn Vansummeren

Professor, Hasselt University

Stijn Vansummeren is currently a research professor of Data Management and Data
Wrangling, working in the Data Science Institute at Hasselt University, Belgium.

His research interests lie in the wide area of data and information management
where he works on both foundational and system aspects.

He received his PhD in 2005 from Hasselt University, where he was a PhD fellow
of the Research Foundation Flanders (FWO) in the Databases and Theoretical
Computer Science group, advised by Jan Van den Bussche. From 2005-2009, he was a
postdoctoral fellow of the FWO in the same group. From 2009-2020, he was was an
associate professor of Computer Science at the Engineering faculty of the
Université Libre de Bruxelles, Belgium, after which he moved to the UHasselt Data Science institute.

His research has been awarded with the ACM SIGMOD Research Highlights Award
(2018), a best paper award at WebDB (2016), and a best paper nomination award at
the World Wide Web (WWW) conference (2008).

Program Visits

Logic and Algorithms in Database Theory and AI, Fall 2023, Visiting Scientist
data management, logic, query processing