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Bent Thomsen is a Professor (MSO) with special responsibilities as research leader for programming technology and education coordinator for data science in the department of computer science at Aalborg University, Denmark. He joined the research unit focussing on database and programming technology in April 2002. From September 2008 till January 2015 he was the Group Leader. From February 2015 till December 2018 was a member of the Departments Research Committee. Since January 2017, he is a Member of the Academic Council for the Technical Faculty of IT and Design, Aalborg University. In November 2018 he was elected chairman the Academic Council. †
His research is in programming languages and programming technology with applications in parallel, concurrent, distributed, mobile, embedded and data processing systems.
Bent is the author of several book chapters, more than fifteen journal publications and forty conference papers.
Bent has more than 10 years of industrial research and research management experience.
Before joining Aalborg University, he was one of ICLís (now Fujitsu Services) three Principal Researchers, based at ICL HQ in Bracknell, UK.
Before joining ICL, he was the team-leader for the Facile Programming Language team at ECRC in Munich, Germany.
Bent Thomsen is a Chartered IT
Professional (CITP), a Chartered Engineer (CEng) and a registered European
Engineer (Eur Ing). He is a fellow of the British
Computer Society (BCS), a lifelong senior member
of the ACM, a senior member of IEEE, a member of BSC FACS, EAPLS and EATCS. Bent has a B.Sc
in Mathematics and an M.Sc in computer science from