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IB² Interuniversity Institute of Bioinformatics in Brussels

IB² is a collaborative bioinformatics research environment in Brussels. The goal of the IB² is to bring together research groups in and around Brussels requiring bioinformatics and computational biology expertise. IB² is an interuniversity, cross-faculty (Medicine, Sciences, and Applied Sciences) collaborative space located on the La Plaine campus of the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

Machine Learning Group

Person in charge of the Unit : Oui

The Machine Learning Group (MLG), founded in 2004 by G. Bontempi,  is a research unit of the Computer Science Department of the ULB (Université Libre de Bruxelles, Brussels, Belgium), Faculty of Sciences, currently co-headed by Prof. Gianluca Bontempi and Prof. Tom Lenaerts.
MLG targets machine learning and artificial intelligence research focusing on time series analysis, big data mining, causal inference, network inference, decision-making models, multi-agent learning and behavioral analysis with applications in data science, medicine, molecular biology, cybersecurity and social dynamics related to cooperation, emotions and others.


Machine learning projects

MLG is involved in a number of fundamental and applied research projects.
All project details on MLG projects details are available  on

Contact Pr. Bontempi in case of questions.