On this page, you can find all my (auxiliary) activities, e.g., academic service, teaching, etc.

Software Projects

I have been playing an active role in the development of the following software packages:

  • PM4Py; Process Mining Library for Python; Founder / Coordination / Software Development
  • RapidProM; Process Mining Library for RapidMiner; Coordination / Software Development
  • ProM; Process Mining Toolkit, written in Java; Software Development


At RWTH Aachen University (my current, secondary affiliation) I am involved in teaching the following courses:

  • Advanced Process Mining; Summer Semester 2018/2019; Responsible Lecturer
  • ProSeminar on Data Pre-Processing; Winter Semester 2018/2019; Supporting Lecturer

At Eindhoven University of Technology, I was involved in teaching the following courses:

  • Advanced Process Mining
  • Introduction to Process Mining
  • Business Process Intelligence
  • Meta-Modeling


I co-supervise several PhD students:

  • Mohammadreza Fani Sani
  • Junxiong Gao
  • Chiao-Jung Li
  • Mahsa Pourbafrani
  • Luis Santos Ribreiro

I am the primary supervisor of several MSc/BSc Students (Sorted Chronologically):

  • Yukun Cao (MSc; Generic Attribute-Based Trace Clustering; Active)
  • Yan Wo (MSc; Process Comparison; Active)
  • Humam Kourani (BSc; Implementation of Dotted Chart (PM4Py); Active)
  • Ralf Riesen (BSc; Computing Alignments on Process Trees (PM4Py); Active)
  • Zheqi Lyu (MSc; Alignment Repair; Active)
  • Philipp Heisenberger (BSc; Industry 4.0 Maturity Indexing with Process Mining; Active)
  • Daniel Schuster (MSc; Online Process Monitoring; Defended July 2019)
  • Kefang Ding (MSc; KPI-Driven Process Model Repair; Defended May 2019)

Academic Service

I act(ed) as a Program Chair:

  • Demo Track of the 1st International Conference on Process Mining, 2019 (ICPM 2019)
  • Demo Track of the 40th International Conference on Application and Theory of Petri Nets, 2019 (Petri Nets 2019)

I act(ed) as a Program Committee Member (Reviewing Papers):

  • BPI Demos Track 2019 (BPM 2019)
  • BPI Challenge 2019 (ICPM 2019)
  • 1st International Conference on Process Mining, 2019 (ICPM 2019); Main Track
  • 17th Int. Conference on Business Process Management (BPM 2019); Engineering Track