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Wil van der Aalst

Since 2003 he has been a part-time professor at the Queensland University of Technology (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia) and is a member of the Board of Governors of Tilburg University (Netherlands). His research interests include workflow management, automatic process mining, Petri nets, business process management, process modeling and process analysis. Wil van der Aalst has published more than 180 journal articles, 18 books (as author or editor) and countless articles in conferences, workshops and book chapters. He is one of the most cited computer scientists in the world (according to Google Scholar, he has an H-index of 125) and his ideas have influenced hundreds of researchers, software developers and standardization committees working in the business process field. He has been co-chairman of prestigious international conferences, and member of the editorial board of several scientific journals. In 2012, he received the title of Doctor Honoris Causa at Hasselt University in Belgium. He worked as scientific director of the International Laboratory of Information Systems and Processes at the National Research University of the Higher School of Economics in Moscow, where he has been an honorary professor since 2015. Wil van der Aalst is a member of the Royal Dutch Academy of Arts and Sciences, the Royal Holland Society of sciences and humanities, and the European Academy.


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