Academic Profile

Current Position

Researcher (2012 - 2018)clips_logo
CLiPS Research Center - Computational Linguistics Group
University of Antwerp, Belgium

FWOPhD Fellow (2014 - 2018)
FWO Research Foundation - Flanders

Former Position

Intern - Computational Linguist (July - September 2012)Image.KID.Logos.1.0.1.MHM.2012-11-16
CTexT - Centre for Text Technology
North-West University, Potchefstroom, South-Africa

Formal Education

2012 -
PhD in Computational Linguistics [current]
Supervisor: Walter Daelemans
University of Antwerp, Belgium

2011 - 2012
Master of Arts in Linguistics: Computational Psycholinguistics
University of Antwerp, Belgium
Master Thesis: 'A Computational Semantic Analysis of Noun Compounds in Dutch' (Supervisor: Walter Daelemans)

2008 - 2011
Bachelor of Arts in Literature and Linguistics: English & Theatre, Film and Literature Studies
University of Antwerp, Belgium

2002 - 2008
Maths - Sciences
Sint-Eduardus Institute, Merksem, Belgium

Non-Formal Education


  • Stand-up science - Let's Talk Science summer school (by Geert De Wael). July 2016.




  • Afrikaans for speakers of Dutch.
    Class by Quinta Banghart at North-West University, South-Africa. July-September 2012.