Tim Van de Cruys received his MA in Germanic Languages from the University of Leuven in 2004, his MSc in Artificial Intelligence from the University of Leuven in 2005, and his PhD in Arts from the University of Groningen in 2010.
In 2010, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at the ALPAGE group of INRIA and Université Paris 7 in Paris. In 2011, he joined the Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics of the University of Cambridge as a research associate. Since October 2012, he works as a CNRS researcher at IRIT, the Toulouse Institute of Computer Science Research at Université Paul Sabatier.
His research focuses on the unsupervised extraction of semantics from text, with a particular interest in factorization methods and tensor algebra.