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Lennart Ljung


Lennart Ljung was born in 1946 in Malmö, Sweden. and received his Ph.D. in 1974 in Automatic Control from Lund Institute of Technology. He has been Professor of the chair of Automatic Control in Linköping since 1976. He has initited and been director of a chain of broad research centra: ISIS (1995-2005), VISIMOD (2002-2007), MOVIII (2006-2012), CADICS (2008-2010, center still continues), LINK-SIC (2007-2010, center still continues), ELLIIT (2009-2013, center still continues). He is emeritus since 2013.

An interview for the IEEE Oral History Program is found here

Some interviews by Mathworks around the System Identification Toolbox are found here


Lennart Ljung is interested in various aspects of model building, system identification and adaptation. Some links to recent presentations are given here

Information about some of his books can be found here:

Modellbygge och Simulering, Studentlitteratur, Lund, 2004

Signal Processing, Studentlitteratur, Lund, 2010

Control Theory - Multivariable and Nonlinear Methods, Taylor and Francis, 2000

2nd Edition of "System Identification - Theory for the User", 1999

Lennart Ljung

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control

+46 13 281310
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Dept. of Electrical Engineering
Linköping University
SE-581 83 Linköping
Visiting Address:
Campus Valla
Building B
Room 2A:542 (in the A corridor on the ground floor between entrance 25 and 27)
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