Tom Vanallemeersch holds a master degree in translation studies and a PhD in the domain of
machine translation (MT) from the University of Leuven. He works for the Belgian company
CrossLang (Ghent), where his activities involve the analysis, evaluation and customisation of MT
systems, as well as consultancy on MT and on other types of language technology for the European
Before joining CrossLang, he worked for the University of Leuven (translation department and team for computational linguistics), the Dutch Language Union (automated terminology extraction), the French company Systran (MT development) and the MT@EC team of the Commission’s DG Translation.