Department of Electronics and Information Systems /
Internet and Data Lab
Erik Mannens is professor at the Internet and Data Lab, CTO at Data Science & Member of the Senior Management Team of imec since 2005 where he has successfully managed +50 projects. He received his PhD degree in Computer Science Engineering (2011) at Ghent University, his Master’s degree in Computer Science (1995) at K.U. Leuven University, and his Master’s degree in Electro-Mechanical Engineering (1992) at KAHO Ghent. He heads the Internet and Data team of +50 Semantic Technologies & Artificial Intelligence Researchers. The primary objective of the Internet and Data Lab team is to advance research and technology in the sweet spot of the fusion of Semantics & Artificial Intelligence and to widely apply this research in large-scale use cases. The Internet and Data Lab is also committed to the Open Source, Open Access and Open Knowledge movements.