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Jan Verelst, PhD

Jan Verelst, PhD

Function Professor information systems

Jan Verelst is professor and dean of the Department of Management Information Systems at the University of Antwerp, and professor at the Antwerp Management School, known for his work on Normalized Systems.

Verelst obtained his Ph.D. in Management Information Systems in 1999 from the University of Antwerp with a thesis about the impact of variability on the evolvability of conceptual models of information systems.

After his graduation he was appointed professor of Systems Development Methodology at the Faculty of Applied Economics of the University of Antwerp, and dean of the Department of Management Information Systems.

He has been professor at Antwerp Management School for many years.

His research interests are in the field of "conceptual modeling of information systems, evolvability, and maintainability of information systems, empirical software engineering, and open source software",specifically the development of Normalized Systems, and its development methodology.