Conference Speaker 2021

Martine De Cock

Professor at the School of Engineering and Technology, University of Washington Tacoma & Guest Professor at Ghent University

Biography

Martine De Cock holds a M.Sc. and a Ph.D. degree in Computer Science from Ghent University (Belgium). She is a professor at the School of Engineering and Technology, University of Washington Tacoma (USA), as well as a guest professor at Ghent University. Her previous work experiences include positions as a research assistant and a postdoctoral fellow supported by the Fund for Scientific Research – Flanders, a visiting scholar in the BISC group at the University of California, Berkeley (USA), a visiting scholar at the Knowledge Systems Laboratory at Stanford University (USA), and an associate professor at the Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics at Ghent University. She has over 180 peer reviewed publications in international journals and conferences on artificial intelligence, data mining, machine learning, information retrieval, web intelligence and logic programming. Her current research interests are privacy preserving machine learning, cybersecurity, and data analytics to improve the quality of healthcare.

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Martine De Cock

Professor at the School of Engineering and Technology, University of Washington Tacoma & Guest Professor at Ghent University

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