Biography: Prof.dr.ir. Wil van der Aalst is a full professor at RWTH Aachen University leading the Process and Data Science (PADS) group and Chief Scientist at Celonis. He is an IFIP Fellow, IEEE Fellow, ACM Fellow, and one of the most cited compter scientists in the world, also known as the "Godfather of Process Mining". In 2018, he was awarded a Humboldt Professorship, Germany’s most valuable research award (five million euros). His research interests include process mining, Petri nets, business process management, workflow management, process modeling, and process analysis. Wil van der Aalst has published over 275 journal papers, 35 books (as author or editor), 630 refereed conference/workshop publications, and 85 book chapters.
For more information about his work visit: www.vdaalst.com, www.processmining.org, www.pads.rwth-aachen.de, www.workflowpatterns.com, www.workflowcourse.com, and www.yawl-system.com.