15:30 – 16:10
Axel Nackaerts studied electronic engineering at the KU Leuven in Belgium, followed by a PhD on physical modeling and digital signal processing. He started at Imec in Leuven in 2003, working on FinFET technology, technology-circuit co-design and design for manufacturing. In 2007, he moved to NXP Semiconductors Corporate Research. He became a system architect for healthcare products and innovation manager, responsible for multiple national and European funded projects. In 2020, he took the role of program manager artificial intelligence at Imec and is the Challenge Manager for “Energy-efficient AI at the edge,” one of the four Grand Challenges of the Flanders AI program.
Program manager artificial intelligence at Imec