Born 5 November 1950, in
Engineer degree Computer Science, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, June 1974
Doctoral degree Applied Sciences, Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, May 1979
Sept.1974 - Feb.1978: Teaching and Research Assistant,
Department Computer Science,
Apr.1978 - March 1979: Research Associate, Department
Apr.1979 - July 1979: Teaching and Research Assistant, Department
Aug.1979 - July 1980: Postdoctoral Fellow Computer Science Department
and Information Systems Laboratory,
Jan.1985 - May 1985: Visiting Fellow Centre of Mathematical Analysis and
Department of Systems Engineering,
Aug.1980 - June 1991 : Senior Scientist, Philips
Sept.1989 - July 1991 : Part-time Ass.Prof., Universite
Aug.1991 - Aug.1994 : Professor, ECE Dept., Univ.
Oct.1998 - Nov.1998 : Visiting Professor, Dept.Comp.Sc.,
Sept.1994 - : Professor, Dept. Mathematical Engineering, Universite Catholique de Louvain
Honours, awards, Fellowships, Membership :
IBM Award for
IWONL-IRSIA Study Visit Fellowship (Nov.1977)
NATO Study Visit Fellowship (Mar.1978)
Householder Award IV, 1981.
Wilkinson Prize of Scientific Computation, 1989.
IEEE Fellow, 2006.
Francqui Chair Antwerp 2010.
Associate Editor, Numerische Mathematik, Springer-Verlag, Berlin.
Senior Editor, Linear Algebra and its Applications, Elsevier,
Associate Editor, Systems & Control Letters, Elsevier, North Holland (83-91)
Associate Editor, Journal Comp.& Appl. Mathematics, Elsevier,
Associate Editor, Numerical Algorithms, Baltzer.
Associate Editor, Applied Mathematics Letters, Pergamon,
Associate Editor, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, IEEE Press (93-96)
Associate Editor, Electronic Transactions on Numerical Analysis
Associate Editor, Mathematics of Control, Signals and Systems, Springer
Chairman SIAM Special Interest Group on Linear Algebra (94-97)
Member SIAM, Member IEEE, Member ILAS.