The public PhD defence of Audrey Sanctorum is going to take place on July 13 at 16:00. Title of the thesis: eSPACE: Conceptual Foundations for End-User Authoring of Cross-Device and Internet of Things Applications


The WISE research group at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (Brussels, Belgium) together with Innoty, an expert in innovative solutions for daily tasks, are looking for a highly motivated candidate for an internship and Baekeland PhD scholarship.

Application deadline: July 31, 2020
Expected start date: September 2020 (or as soon as possible)

Details about the vacancy

The Research Group of In Vitro Toxicology and Dermato-Cosmetology at the Department of Pharmaceutical and Pharmacological Sciences of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) is looking for a motivated postdoctoral researcher (m/f) to support its experimental research in the context of a recently granted Interdisciplinary Research Program with the WISE research group and the research group LSTS. WISE will develop new computational approaches to gather and maintain toxicity data; LSTS will deal with the legal and ethical issues of the project.

Thanks to the generous support of the Francqui Foundation, the Web & Information Systems Engineering (WISE) lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel is happy to present a lecture series by the 2020 Francqui Chair holder in Computer Science Prof. Dr. Jean Vanderdonckt, hosted by Prof. Dr.

A press article about our research on MindXpres and next generation presentation solutions has been published in DataNews: VUB-onderzoeker ontwikkelde volledig nieuwe presentatiesoftware: 'Er gaat te veel tijd verloren met PowerPoint'.

The WISE lab has a vacancy for a PhD/teaching assistant position in the research team of Prof. Dr. Beat Signer. The position is for a maximum duration of 6 years.

The expected start date is October 1, 2019 (application deadline is August 11). Details about the vacancy


We are looking for PostDoc researchers in the domain of Dynamic Data Physicalisation, Interactive Paper and Augmented Reality as well as Personal Cross-Media Information Management:

On October 19, Assoc. Prof. Naraporn Chan-o-cha, spouse of the Thai Prime Minister and Vice Chair of the Distance Learning Foundation of Thailand, paid a visit to WISE. Prof. Dr. Olga De Troyer presented her and the Thai delegation, an overview of the work done in the past by WISE on e-learning and more in detail  the current work on the TICKLE project (, aiming at the development of an ICT playful environment to tackle school burnout.

The WISE lab has a vacancy for a teaching assistant / PhD position in the research team of Prof. Dr. Beat Signer. The position is for a maximum duration of 6 years (3 x 2 years, with a renewal after a positive evaluation). As part of your PhD, you are expected to conduct research in the domain of Mixed Reality, Data Physicalisation or Cross-Media Information Solutions.

The expected start date is October 1, 2018 (application deadline is June 24).

WISE is looking for a candidate for a 10% professor position. This person will be responsible for the supervision and evaluation of the Bachelor theses and internships of the Department Computer Science in collaboration with other members of the department. Furthermore, the candidate is expected to contribute to the research of our research group WISE. This can take the form of guiding Ph.D. and M.Sc. students, active participating in the existing research and / or setting up and seeking funding for new research projects.

A PhD in computer science is required.