Philippe Vincke was Rector of the Université libre de Bruxelles from 2006 to 2010. He holds a Ph.D. in Sciences (Mathematics) from the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB, 1976). He is a leading scholar on the topic of multicriteria decision-making. His principal researches concern preference modelling, aggregation and decision support methods.
He has published articles in distinguished international reviews as Econometrica, Operational Research, European Journal of Operational Research, Journal of Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis, Informations Systems and Operational Research, Environmental Impact Assessment Review, Discrete Applied Mathematics.
In 2000, Philippe Vincke received the Georg Cantor Award given by the International Society on Multiple Criteria Decision Making. He was also the President of the European Association of the National Operational Research Societies and the Vice president of the International Federation of Operational Research Societies.