Doctoral students :

**Michel
Verhaegen**

A new class of algorithms in linear system theory,
with applications to real-time aircraft model identification,

Nov. 1985, K.U.Leuven (co-promotor with J. Vandewalle)

**Theo
Beelen**

New algorithms for computing the Kronecker structure
of a pencil with applications to systems and control theory,

May 1987, T.U. Eindhoven (co-promotor with G.
Veltkamp, M. Hautus)

**Marc
Moonen**

Jacobi-type updating algorithms for signal processing,
systems identification and control,

Nov. 1990, K.U.Leuven (co-promotor with J. Vandewalle)

**Srikanth
Thirumalai**

High Performance Algorithms to Solve Toeplitz and
Block Toeplitz Matrices,

1996, UIUC (co-promotor with K.Gallivan) PDF

**Mike
Stewart**

Structured linear algebra problems and application to
system identification,

Oct. 1996, UIUC (co-promotor with M. Heath)

**Eric
Grimme**

Krylov Projection Methods for Model Reduction,

1997, UIUC (co-promotor with K. Gallivan) PDF

**Jayaramanan
Sreedhar**

The periodic Schur decomposition in linear systems and
control,

1997, UIUC (co-promotor with B. Bamieh)

**Nicola
Mastronardi**

Fast and reliable algorithms for structured total
least squares and related matrix problems,

May 2001, K.U. Leuven (co-promotor S. Van Huffel)

**Yvan
Hachez**

Convex optimization over non-negative polynomials :
structured algorithms and applications,

May 2003, U.C.Louvain (co-promotor Y. Nesterov) PDF

**Younes
Chahlaoui**

Low-Rank Approximation and Model Reduction,

Dec 2003, U.C. Louvain
PDF

**Antoine
Vandendorpe**

Model reduction of linear systems : an interpolation
point of view,

Dec 2004, U.C. Louvain
PDF

**Baes
Michel**

Spectral functions and smoothing techniques on

Sept. 2006, U.C. Louvain (co-promotor Y. Nesterov) PDF

**Djilali
Bouagada **

Systèmes différentiels positifs et LMIs,

Dec. 2008, Univ. Oran (co-promotor H. Mokhtar-Kharroubi) PDF

**Laure
Ninove **

Dominant vectors of nonnegative matrices. Application
to information extraction in large graphs,

Feb. 2008, U.C. Louvain (co-promotor V. Blondel) PDF

**Diep
Ho Ngoc**

Non-negative matrix factorization. Algorithms and
applications,

June 2008, U.C. Louvain (co-promotor V. Blondel) PDF

**Cristobald
de Kerchove **

Ranking Large Networks: Leadership, Optimization and
Distrust,

August 2009, U.C. Louvain (co-promotor V. Blondel) PDF

Theses in progress :

**Thomas
Cason** (co-supervised with P.A. Absil)

**Quentin
Rentmeesters** (co-supervised with P.A. Absil)

**Samuel
Melchior** (co-supervised with V. Legat)

**Arnaud
Browet** (co-supervised with P.A. Absil)

**Pierre
Borckmans** (co-supervised with P.A. Absil)

**François-Xavier
Orban** (co-supervised with Yu. Nesterov)

**Vincent
Traag** (co-supervised with Yu. Nesterov)** **