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Ulysse Maes

PhD Researcher

Ulysse joined SMIT in September 2023 as a PhD researcher. His focus is on comprehending the multifaceted challenges and opportunities presented by the evolving landscape of AI, particularly in news and video recommender systems.


He holds a master’s degree in Business and Information Systems Engineering, where he graduated magna cum laude. His academic pursuits took him to SKEMA Business School in Antibes, where, during an Erasmus exchange, he deepened his knowledge on entrepreneurship in an international setting. Notably, his master’s thesis was dedicated to the development of a user-oriented chatbot enhancing DMN execution. This was followed by his successful completion of a Postgraduate Degree in Tech Innovations in Ventures and Teams. During that year, he co-founded Amodamo, a platform endorsing responsible fashion, and established Scribewave, an online transcription service specialised in converting speech-to-text in local languages.

Ulysse Maes
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