Name Jan Claes
Position Postdoctoral researcher, Ghent University
How to address me Don't hesitate to address me with my first name!
Formally, use "dr. Claes"
Phone 32(0)9 264 35 19
E-mail jan.claes<at>
Address EB08 - room 110.009, Tweekerkenstraat 2, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
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Short bio. Jan Claes is a postdoctoral researcher at the MIS research group of Ghent University. His research interests include process mining and process modelling, both from a process and from a product based point of view. He holds a master in Industrial Engineering, Computer Science (HoGent) and in Business Economics (UGent) and a PhD in Applied Economic Sciences (UGent) and in Industrial Engineering Sciences (TUEindhoven). He has published in several outstanding journals (including DSS, ESWA, and ISF) and conferences (including BPM, CAiSE, and ECIS). More info at

Research areas

  • Differentiated Problem Solving
  • Business Process Modeling
  • Process Model Quality
  • Process of Process Modeling
  • Process Mining

Professional Experience

  • since 2015: Postdoctoral researcher Management Information, Ghent University
  • 2009-2015: Teaching assistant Management Information, Ghent University
       Courses: Computer Science, Introduction to OO Programming, Business Informatics
       Software: MS Excel, MS Access, Java
  • 2008-2009: Analyst-programmer (Caché:M), SDP
  • 2008-2008: Business analyst, Attentia
  • 2006-2008: Analyst-programmer (C++), Attentia
  • 2005-2009: after the hours: Teacher informatics in centre for adult education, CVO Janitor
       Courses: Initiation, Word, Typing, PhotoPaint, Photoshop, Publisher, C#.NET


Membership various organisations