Associate Professor and PI at the Univ. of Antwerp. Visiting academic at the Dept. Computer Science, Univ. of Sheffield (UK), and external collaborator at the Brain Mind Institute of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology of Lausanne, Switzerland. Associate Editor of Frontiers in Neuroengineering and PLoS ONE. Recipient in 2001 of a long-term fellowship from the Human Frontier Science Program Organization. Since 2008, director of the Lab of Theoretical Neurobiology and Neuroengineering.