Staff member

Anthony CLEVE

Faculty of Computer Science - Professor
Email :
Location : Building Informatique
Rue Grandgagnage, 21 - 5000, Namur
Door INFO-425
Fax : +32 (0)81 72 49 67
Research groups
Namur Digital Institute (NADI) - Professor
Namur Institute of Language, Text and Transmediality (NaLTT) - Research associate
Laboratoire de Langue des Signes de Belgique francophone (LSFB-Lab) - Research associate
Auditory Board (CONSAUD)
Commission Erasmus interfacultaire (COERIN)
Council of the Academic Staff (COACA) - President
Reprography board (CONSREP)
Conseil de la faculté d'informatique


Anthony Cleve is a full professor in information system evolution at University of Namur. He is a member of the PReCISE research center and of the Namur Digital Institute (NADI).

Previously, he was an ERCIM post-doctoral research fellow at INRIA Lille (2009-2010). He holds an MSc degree and a PhD degree in Computer Science from the University of Namur. He also worked as visiting researcher at CWI, Amsterdam (2005-2006).

Anthony's main research interests include information system maintenance and evolution, software and data reverse engineering, program analysis and transformation, self-adaptive and context-aware systems.

His detailed CV is available here.


  • Namurian of the Year 2022, "Science" category
  • Best Paper Award at the 20th IEEE Working Conference on Source Code Analysis and Manipulation (SCAM 2020), New Idea and Emerging Results (NIER) track 
  • Best Paper Award at the 2016 International Conference on Software Quality, Reliability and Security (QRS 2016)
  • Nominated for the Cor Baayen Award 2012, awarded to a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics
  • IBM Belgium / F.R.S.-FNRS 2010 Award, presented for the best PhD thesis in Computer Science and Applications
  • ERCIM "Alain Bensoussan'' Post-doctoral Fellowship (December 2009 - November 2010)

Areas of expertise

  • Data modeling - Database engineering, reengineering & reverse engineering
  • Information system analysis, evolution, migration & renovation
  • Cross-analysis and co-evolution of databases & programs
  • Program analysis, transformation & generation
  • Self-adaptive, context-aware systems
  • Artificial intelligence for software engineering and data management
  • Application of computer science techniques to French-Sign language alignment and translation


  • PhD in Computer Science 
  • Master in Computer Science 
  • Bachelor in Economics and Management