Marc Schyns graduated as civil engineer in electro-mechanics at Liège University in 1987. During his work at the Centre for Research in Metallurgy, he coordinated and was involved in several European projects of the ECSC-steel and BRITE/EURAM programmes. Between 2008 and 2010 he lead the Advanced Reactor Instrumentation group at SCK•CEN. In 2011 he has been appointed as the deputy manager of the Advanced Nuclear Systems Institute of SCK•CEN. Presently he is the R&D programme manager of the MYRRHA project.