Prof. Dr. ir. Johan Schoukens
Johan Schoukens received both the degree of master in electrical engineering in 1980 and the degree of doctor in engineering (PhD) in 1985 from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium. In 1991 he received the degree of Geaggregeerde voor het Hoger Onderwijs from the VUB, and in 2014 the degree of Doctor of Science from The University of Warwick.
From 1981 to 2000, Johan Schoukens was a researcher of the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research (FWO-Vlaanderen) at the Electrical Engineering (ELEC) Department of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) where he is currently a full-time professor in electrical engineering. Since 2009 he is visiting professor at the department of Computer Sciences of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven. His main research interests include system identification, signal processing, and measurement techniques. Johan Schoukens has been a Fellow of IEEE since 1997. He was the recipient of the 2002 Andrew R. Chi Best Paper Award of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, the 2002 Society Distinguished Service Award from the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society, and the 2007 Belgian Francqui Chair at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (Belgium). Since 2010, he is a member of Royal Flemish Academy of Belgium for Sciences and the Arts. In 2011 he received a Doctor Honoris Causa degree from the Budapest University of Technology and Economics (Hungary). Since 2013, he is a honorary professor of the university of Warwick.