Born in Westmalle (Belgium) on January 4, 1938.
Parents (Leo Lewi and Mariette Devocht ) were professional artists and teachers.
Married with Philomena (Miet) Van Bijlen,
together they have 5 children, 7 grandchildren.
PhD Pharmaceutical Sciences,
BA Mathematical Sciences,
Industrial Engineer, Nuclear Chemistry.
Vice-president Center for Molecular Design, retired 2005.
Visiting Professor VU Brussels, KU Leuven and UA Antwerp.
Over 200 scientific publications, 3 books, 19 patents.
Work experience in biophysics, laboratory automation, information science,
statistics, multivariate data analysis, HIV drug design and research management.
Active interests in drug design, philosophy, languages and statistical graphics.