Granada 13 - 14 February, 2014
Gianluca Bontempi graduated with honors in Electronic Engineering (Politecnico of Milan, Italy) and obtained his PhD in Applied Sciences (ULB, Brussels, Belgium). He took part to research projects in academy and private companies all over Europe. His interests cover data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics, time series prediction and simulation. He is author of more than 100 scientific publications and IEEE Senior Member. He is also co-author of software for data mining and prediction, which was awarded in two international competitions. Since January 2002 he is Professor in the Computer Science Department of ULB and Head of the ULB Machine Learning Group. In 2013 he has been appointed Director of the Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels (IB)2.