Pieter Libin holds a PhD in computer science (2020) from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. In his PhD research, he investigated the use of reinforcement learning to mitigate epidemics. In 2021, Pieter started an assistant professor at the AI lab of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Pieter’s main research interest lies in the use of machine learning techniques in combination with complex models to study decision problems, rooted in real world applications.