Wil Van Der Aalst

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Date of Birth: 01/29/1966

Age: 50

Place of birth: Eersel

Nationality: Netherlands

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Dutch computer scientist, and Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science of the Technical University of Eindhoven.

Wil van der Aalst was born January 29, 1966-th in Eersel, Netherlands (Eersel, Netherlands). He received a master`s degree in computer science at the Technical University of Eindhoven in 1988 and his doctorate in mathematics in 1992. Aalst took a job at his alma mater and became an assistant professor at the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science.

From 2000 to 2003 he taught part-time at the Department of Computer Engineering at the Technical University of Eindhoven. From 2000 to 2006 he led by Wil information systems department of the control technology department at TU / e. Starting from 2006, he is a professor in the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at the same university, where he headed the groups concerned of information systems architectures. In addition, Aalst linked to BPM-group from Queensland University of Technology (QUT). Dutch scientist was a visiting professor at the University of Karlsruhe (Karlsruhe University), the University of Georgia (University of Georgia), Frankfurt University. Johann Wolfgang Goethe (Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main) and others.

Aalst - associate editor of several magazines, including `IEEE Transactions on Services Computing`,` Computers in Industry`, `Transactions on Petri Nets and Other Models of Concurrency`. He edited a series of lectures `Lecture Notes in Business Information Processing`, affecting the subject of information systems for business and industrial development of the software. Aalst was a member of the editorial board, who worked on the writings of `Distributed and Parallel Databases`, on the development of technology of distributed computing and parallel processing; and `Business and Information Systems Engineering`, on information systems in the business.

Bel was the chairman of the International Conference Series on Business Process Management. He is a member of the Royal Dutch Society of Sciences and Humanities (KHMW) and European Academy (Academy of Europe). Among other things, Aalst interested in computer means of collective work on the network, Web services, business process redesign, resource allocation and inter-organizational business processes.

Aalst - a strong supporter of open source software. He initiated the process of creating a `Workflow Patterns` Web site on full or partial automation of business processes. Every day the site is visited by hundreds of researchers and practitioners; Vila child already affected a variety of standards, such as the language of business processes (BPEL), a system of symbols for the business process modeling (BPMN), etc. Aalst ideas as reflected in the widely used commercial software products, including `Protos`,` Staffware`, `WebSphere` and` ARIS`.

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