News

02
Dec

We are hiring: PhD position in reinforcement learning

We are hiring! PhD position to use machine learning for real-time decision making There is currently an open PhD position in machine learning applied to real-time decision making, under the supervision of prof. Pieter Libin.We are looking for a PhD candidate to conduct research in the context of decision-making using a combination of reinforcement learning...
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02
Dec

AI Lab wins two awards at BNAIC 2021

AI Lab was well represented at BNAIC 2021, the reference AI and ML conference for Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg which was held from 10 to 12 November 2021. The best demo award was won by Isel Grau, and the team of the Innoviris project Driving collective data governance through smart engagement platforms which was...
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01
Dec

Research highlight by Prof. Pieter Libin: Weekly tests can keep children in school

Joint research by VUB AI Lab professor Pieter Libin and his colleagues from UHasselt, UAntwerpen, KU Leuven, ULiège and other international universities shows that alternative testing strategies in schools can squash the spread of coronavirus, while keeping as many children as possible in school. ‘Als we de leerlingen twee keer testen per week, kan je...
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30
Nov

We are hiring: PhD and postdoc position in machine learning for computational biology

We are hiring! PhD and postdoc position to use machine learning to investigate Brugada syndrome There are currently two open positions in machine learning applied to computational biology, under the supervision of prof. Pieter Libin and prof. Bart Bogaerts.We search a PhD candidate or postdoctoral researcher to conduct machine learning research in the context of computational...
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22
Jul

President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo visit FARI institute

On June 23rd, President of the European Commission Ursula Von der Leyen and Belgian Prime Minister Alexander De Croo visited the FARI institute in their offices at BeCentral. During the next four years, FARI will receive funding to help the Brussels Region in its digital transformation. Read more about it here.
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12
May

AI Challenge 2021 : Lawrenza

The AI Challenge is back this year with a whole new project. The master’s degree students in their “Current trends in AI” course have partnered up with Lawrenza this year to create an AI prototype for them. Lawrenza is a start-up in the legislative field whose focus is shifted towards simplifying the research of legal...
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18
Mar

Launch of FARI: the Artificial Intelligence Institute for the Common Good in Brussels

VUB, ULB and the Brussels Capital Region government announce the launch of a new Artificial Intelligence for the Common Good Institute during the Belgian AI Week of AI4Belgium. FARI Launch – Formal Announcement from VUB AI Xperience Centre on Vimeo. Today, Annemie Schaus and Caroline Pauwels, respectively rectors of ULB and VUB, were proud to...
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09
Feb

Artificial Intelligence Lab on KanaalZ

KanaalZ made a short documentary about the AI Lab. It is part of the Z-into AI series. Watch the video on their website.
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17
Dec

Two PhD positions in Knowledge Representation and Reasoning

We are hiring! There are currently two open positions for PhD students in knowledge representation and reasoning, under the supervision of Prof. Bart Bogaerts. The start date is flexible, but preferably at the latest October 1st 2021. In the first vacancy, we search a researcher in the domain of combinatorial search and optimization methods. More ...
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