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Name Jan Claes
Position Lector
Affiliation Ghent University of Applied Sciences and Art
bachelor Applied Informatics
How to address me Don't hesitate to address me with my first name!
Formally, use "dr. Claes"
E-mail -
Address Campus Schoonmeersen, V. Vaerwyckweg 1, 9000 Ghent, Belgium
Author id's ORCID, ResearcherID, Publons
Connect Connect on LinkedIn and Mendeley
Personal website www.janclaes.be


Short bio. Jan Claes is a lector at the bachelor of Applied Informatics at Hogeschool Gent (University College). 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 been teaching to thousands of students in economics and computer science programs. He published in several outstanding journals (including DSS, ESWA, and ISF) and conferences (including BPM, CAiSE, and ECIS). More info at www.janclaes.info.



Research areas

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

Professional Experience

  • since 2024: Lector informatics, Ghent University of Applied Sciences and Arts
       Courses: Operating Systems, System Engineering Lab
  • 2019-2023: Lector financial courses, Arteveldehogeschool
       Courses: Banking and finance, (Business) Economics, Accounting, International Trade, ICT (MS Excel)
  • 2015-2019: 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, MySQL, 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

Education