Professional activities of Paul Nieuwenhuysen


Hoogleraar = Professor, at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.) voltijds = full-time, until October 2013

Visiting professor at University of Antwerp until 2009


Involved in the management of the University Library,
at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.) until October 2013

Coordinator of University Library with Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering, at Vrije Universiteit Brussel (V.U.B.) October 2013

Teaching: courses related mainly to (computer-based) information retrieval and presentation
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to overviews of conferences, workshops and events,
related to libraries, information storage and retrieval, Internet, WWW, telematics...


Paul Nieuwenhuysen has been a member of the academic staff at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel since 1983, nowadays as professor.
His functions have included: member of the management board of the University Library, librarian for science and engineering, as well as teaching courses on online information retrieval and presentation.
At the University of Antwerp inter-university postgraduate program in Information and library science, he has been guest professor responsible for courses on information technology and on the information market until 2009.

At the University of Antwerp he received the degrees of Licentiaat in Physics in 1974, Doctor in Science in 1979, the Belgian post-doctoral degree (named Geaggregeerde voor het Hoger Onderwijs) in 1983, and the inter-university postgraduate degree in Documentation and library science in 1986.

He has organized 15 international training programs on management of information in science and technology in Brussels. He is co-organizer of  international training programs on information technology for scientific information management in Antwerp. He has been project leader of a co-operation with the National Agricultural Library of Tanzania 1998-2008 and is academic team member of a co-operation project on ICT with the University of Burundi.

He is author or co-author of more than 30 refereed publications in international scientific/technical journals. In the domain of information science, he is a member of societies, of the editorial board of journals and of the program committee of international conferences. Also he has been a consultant for various international agencies.


Paul Nieuwenhuysen is hoogleraar aan de Vrije Universiteit Brussel.
Hij behaalde de diploma's van licentiaat, doctor, en geaggregeerde voor het hoger onderwijs (in de wetenschappen), plus de Speciale Licentie in Bibliotheek- en Documentatiewetenschap, aan de Universitaire Instelling Antwerpen.
Hij heeft gewerkt aan informatievoorziening in de wetenschappen en technologie en heeft gedoceerd i.v.m. wetenschappelijke informatie en communicatie.
Hij is actief in het kader van wetenschappelijke verenigingen, tijdschriften, projecten, congressen, consultancies, ontwikkelingssamenwerking en internationale training programma’s.

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