AI for Health by Artefact


Pr Gianluca Bontempi

Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB)

coHead of Machine Learning Group


Gianluca Bontempi is Full Professor in the Computer Science Department at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, co-head of the ULB Machine Learning Group ( He has been Director of (IB) , the ULB/VUB Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels ( in 2013-17. His main research interests are big data mining, machine learning, bioinformatics, causal inference, predictive modeling and their application to complex tasks in engineering (time series forecasting, fraud detection) and life science (network inference, gene signature extraction). He was Marie Curie fellow researcher, he was awarded in two international data analysis competitions and he took part to many research projects in collaboration with universities and private companies all over Europe. He is author of more than 200 scientific publications and his H-number is 56. He is Belgian (French Community) national contact point of the CLAIRE network, co-leader of the CLAIRE COVID19 Task Force and IEEE Senior Member. He is also co-author of several open-source software packages for bioinformatics, data mining and prediction. His blog is available at

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