Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering (DKE)
Founded in 1992, DKE is a fast-growing department undertaking research to advance the fields of artificial intelligence, data science, computer science, applied mathematics and robotics. Furthermore, DKE maintains a large network of industry partners through the award-winning KE@Work programme and through our research collaborations.
The department provides education through one bachelor’s programme and two master’s programmes.
- Established in 1992
- Focus on artificial intelligence, data science, computer science, applied mathematics and robotics
- ± 70 researchers and PhD students active in 8 research themes
- ± 800 students in 1 bachelor’s and 2 master’s programmes
Research at the Department of Data Science and Knowledge Engineering spans the disciplines and interfaces of artificial intelligence, data science, computer science and applied mathematics.
We develop new tools and methodologies to advance these fields. At the same time, we collaborate with a wide range of institutes both within and outside of Maastricht University and work on diverse applications, including in the fields of health and medicine, logistics, biology, art, physics, cybersecurity, neuroscience and education.
Meet Prof. Nava Tintarev, full professor of Explainable Artificial IntelligenceWednesday, June 2, 2021
Prof. Nava Tintarev joined Maastricht University in October of last year. She focuses on Explainable Artificial Intelligence, which has an important societal component to it.
An open book that doesn’t make senseTuesday, May 18, 2021
DKE’s Jerry Spanakis on responsible machine learning models, what algorithms can and can’t ‘understand’ and why that matters to all of us.
Dr. Chiara Sironi wins LNVH Distinguished Women Scientists Travel FundMonday, May 17, 2021
The Dutch Network of Women Professors announced the recipients of their annual travel fund earlier this month. Dr. Chiara Sironi (DKE) will use the funds to travel to China.