Dixons Carphone Lecturer in Business Analytics and Director, MSc Business Analytics (online) (joint PD)
Dr De Smedt obtained his BSc and MSc in Information Systems Engineering, as well as his PhD in Applied Economics at KU Leuven, Belgium. He is currently the Dixons Carphone Lecturer in Business Analytics.
His main research track focuses on the discovery of flexible business process models from data generated by process-aware information systems. Besides, he also performs research on the integration of Internet-of-Things data into processes, as well as on many other problems in the decision modeling and mining area, including temporal itemset analysis. His research has been published in numerous well-known journals such as Decision Support Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, and Business & Information Systems Engineering, as well as top conferences such as Cooperative Information Systems, and Conference on Advanced Information Systems Engineering.
- Sequence/temporal set mining
- Flexible business processes
- Process mining
- Declarative process modeling
- Business analytics