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Status : Professor/Faculty member

Research Topic / Interests : Formal methods & certified AI, optimization for ML

ARIAC Work Package : WP3 - integration of models and AI: theory-guided/physic-guided AI, digital twins, simulated data & reinforcement learning, simulation-based inference, ML for optimization, optimization for ML

Pierre-Yves Schobbens graduated in Philosophy in 1982, in Applied Mathematics and Economics in 1983, in Computer Science in 1984, magna cum laude, and received his PhD in 1992 all from the University of Louvain, Belgium. He then worked as a permanent researcher for the CNRS in Nancy, France. He is currently professor at the University of Namur, Belgium. He was also invited professor at IST Lisbon, Ecole Normale Supérieure (Cachan), Ecole Centrale (Nantes), universities of Birmingham, Brussels, Toulouse, Grenoble. He is the Director of the Research Center for Software Engineering (PRECISE). He set up the Namur Digitial Institute (NADI). He was vice-Dean from 1995 to 1997. He is the Chair for International Relationships of his Faculty.