Staff member

Anthony CLEVE

Faculty of Computer Science - Vice-Dean
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)
Namur Institute of Language, Text and Transmediality (NaLTT)
Research Center on Information Systems Engineering (PReCISE) - President, Professor
Laboratoire de Langue des Signes de Belgique francophone (LSFB-Lab) - Research associate
(CA) - Board member
Assemblée générale (AG) - Board member
Auditory Board (CONSAUD) - Vice-Dean of the faculty of Computer Science
Council of the Academic Staff (COACA) - Vice-President
Bureau exécutif de la faculté d'informatique - Vice-Dean
Conseil de la faculté d'informatique - Membre de droit


Anthony Cleve is a professor in information system evolution at University of Namur, where he is president of the PReCISE research center. He is also a part-time Lecturer in database engineering at Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB). Previously, Anthony was an ERCIM post-doctoral research fellow at INRIA Lille (2009-2010), where he worked in the ADAM team. He holds an MSc degree (2004) and a PhD degree (2009) in Computer Science from the University of Namur. Anthony also worked as visiting researcher at CWI, Amsterdam, where he was a member of the SWAT team (2005-2006).

Anthony's research interests include information system maintenance and evolution, software and data reverse engineering, program analysis and transformation, self-adaptive and context-aware systems. His full CV is available here.

Anthony loves riddles, good night songs, silent words and smiles, and all the tiny beautiful details that one can only discover by coincidence.


  • IBM Belgium / F.R.S.-FNRS 2010 Award, presented for the best PhD thesis in Computer Science and Applications
  • Nominated for the Cor Baayen Award 2012, awarded to a promising young researcher in computer science and applied mathematics
  • ERCIM "Alain Bensoussan'' Post-doctoral Fellowship (December 2009 - November 2010)

Areas of expertise

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