Sam Verboven

+32 2 614 83 42
PL5.4.30 Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus Pleinlaan 2 1050 Brussels

Sam Verboven

Professor at Data Analytics Lab


Prof. Dr. Sam Verboven is Assistant Professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel at the department of Business Technology and Operations (BUTO). His research is focused on developing analytical tools and algorithms that take into account the operational context, domain expertise, and business requirements of the application at hand. Specifically, he has been working on causal machine learning and multi-task learning in finance, HR, marketing, and healthcare.

Courses: Prof. Verboven teaches several courses in the domains of business informatics and data science:

  • – Fundamentals of Data Science
  • – Informatica voor Bedrijfsbeleid
  • – Information Systems Strategy and Management
  • – IT Modeling (and Economics)
  • – Introduction to informatics and SCM + Inleiding tot Informatica en SCM

Keywords: causal machine learning, multi-task learning, data science & machine learning