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Curriculum vitae Lennart Ljung

Born September 13, 1946 in Malmö, Sweden.

Degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts (Russian Language and Mathematics) 1967, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
  • Master of Science (Engineering Physics) (Civilingenjör, Teknisk Fysik) 1970, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Automatic Control) (Tekn. Dr, Reglerteknik) 1974, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.

Honorary Degrees

  • Doctor h.c. at the Baltic State Technical UniversityS:t Petersburg, Russia, 1996
  • Doctor of Philosophy h.c. Fil. Dr. h.c.) Uppsala University, Uppsala, Sweden, 1998
  • Doctor of Philosophy h.c., Universite de Technologie de Troyes, UTT, France, 2004.
  • Doctor of Philosophy h.c. (Eredoctor), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Belgium, 2004.
  • Honorary Doctor, TKK, The Technical Univeristy of Helsinki, Finland, April 2008.

Membership Professional and Academic Societies

  • Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), ("For Contributions to Adaptive Control and Recursive Identification".) since 1985.
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA), since 1985.
  • Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA), since 1995
  • Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Engineering Sciences, since 2001
  • Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE), since 2004

Awards

  • 1979: The IEEE Control System Society Outstanding Paper Award for papers published in IEEE TRANSACTIONS ON AUTOMATIC CONTROL 1977-1978.
  • 1981: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 1978-1980.
  • 1993: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 1990-1992.
  • 1993: Appointed ``Advisor'' to the International Federation of Automatic Control.
  • 1993: College of Electrical Engineers' Gold Plaque, The Institute of Engineers, Australia.
  • 1996: The Chester Carlson Research Prize, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
  • 2002: The Quazza Medal, awarded by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC).
  • 2003: The Hendryk W. Bode Lecture Prize, awarded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
  • 2007: The IEEE Control Systems award
  • 2014: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 2011-2013.

Employments:

  • 1976 -: Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, Linköping Institute of Technology, Linköping, Sweden.
  • 1975 -1976: Associate Professor (Docent) in Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.
  • 1970 -1975: Teaching and Research Assistant in Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.
  • 1968 -1970: Teaching Assistant in Mathematics, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.

Temporary Appointments:

  • 2009 - 2013: Chairman of the Strategic Research Area ELLIIT.
  • 2009 - 2011: Director of the Strategic Research Area ELLIIT, a joint center between Linköping, Lund, Blekinge and Halmstad.
  • 2007 - 2010: Director of the VINNOVA Industry Excellence Center LINK-SIC.
  • 2008 - 2010: Director of the Linneaus Center CADICS funded by the Swedish Research Council.
  • 2006 - 2012: Director of the Strategic Research Center MOVIII, funded by the SSF, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.
  • 2002 - 2007: Director of the Cross-Disciplinary Center VISIMOD funded by the SSF, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.
  • 1995 - 2006: Director of the NUTEK/VINNOVA Competence Center ISIS
  • 1981 - 1985, 1986 -1990: Chairman of the Department of Electrical Engineering, Linköping Institute of Technology, Linköping, Sweden.
  • 1985 -1986: Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1980-1981: Visiting Professor at the Information Systems Laboratory, Information of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
  • 1974-1975: Research Associate at the Information Systems Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University, Stanford, CA.
  • 1972: Visiting Scientist (Research Scholarship) at the Laboratory for Adaptive Systems, Institute for Control Problems, Moscow, USSR.

Professional Assignments

Committees and Similar:

  • 2012 - 2015: Member of the Starting Grant Panel, European Research Council, Brussels.
  • 2000 - 2006: Member of Akademinämnden, the Board of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)
  • 2000 - 2006: Chairman of Class VIII (Engineering) of The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA).
  • 1998 - 2006: Member of the University Board, Linköping University
  • 2001 - 2006: Member of the Board of The Swedish Research Council (Vetenskapsrådet)
  • 2001 - 2004: Member of the Board of SUNET
  • 1995-2001: Member and Vice Chairman of the Swedish Research Council for Engineering Sciences (TFR).
  • 1993-2001: Member of the Steering Committee for the Programme for Complex Systems, at the Swedish National Board for Industrial and Technical Development (NUTEK).
  • 1994-1996:Member of the Working Group for Base Technologies at the Foundation for Strategic Research (Stiftelsen för Strategisk Forskning).
  • 1993 - 2000: Member of the Mathematics Committe for the HCM and TMR programs at the European Community, Brussels.
  • 1989-1991: Chairman of Division II (Electrical Engineering) of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
  • 1989-1993: Chairman of the reference committee on Information Technology for the DUP-program, Swedish National Board for Technical Development.
  • 1987-1993: Chairman of the steering committee for the Programme on Digital Communication, The Swedish National Board for Technical Development (STUs ramprogram for Digital Kommunikation).

Editorships:

  • 1978-1988: Associate Editor of STOCHASTICS, Gordon and Breach Science Publishers
  • 1980-1988: Associate Editor for SYSTEMS AND CONTROL LETTERS, North Holland.
  • 1983-present: Associate Editor for IMA JOURNAL OF MATHEMATICAL CONTROL AND INFORMATION, Oxford University Press.
  • 1983-1984: Guest Co-Editor for the Special Issue of AUTOMATICA on Adaptive Control, September, 1984.
  • 1984-present: Associate Editor for CONTROL - THEORY AND ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY: Mita Press, Japan.
  • 1982-1986: Subject Editor for ENCYCLOPEDIA OF SYSTEMS AND CONTROL, Pergamon Press.
  • 1988-present: Associate Editor for STOCHASTICS, Analysis and Applications, Marcel Dekker.
  • 1987-present: Associate Editor for INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADAPTIVE CONTROL AND SIGNAL PROCESSING, John Wiley & Sons.
  • 1990-present: Associate Editor for MATHEMATICS OF CONTROL, SIGNALS AND SYSTEMS, Springer Verlag.
  • 1992 - 1999Associate Editor at Large for IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control.
  • 2003 - 2013: Associate Editor at Large for the European Journal of Control.

International organizations:

  • 1978 -1984: Member of IFAC's Technical Committee on Education.
  • 1981 - 1984:Member and Vice-Chairman of IFAC's Technical Committee on Theory.
  • 1984 - 1987: Chairman of IFAC's Technical Committee on Theory and member of IFAC's Technical Board.
  • 1987 - 1993: Chairman of IFAC's Technical Board and Vice-President of IFAC.
  • 1994 - 2001: Member of the Council of the European Community Control Association (ECCA).

Publications:

  • 10 books
  • About 200 articles in refereed international journals
  • About 350 articles in international conferences
  • A major software package: The System Identification Toolbox (for use with MATLAB)

See http://www.control.isy.liu.se/~ljung/ for more information.

Lennart Ljung

Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control

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E-mail:
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Linköping University
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Visiting Address:
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Building B
Room 2A:542 (in the A corridor on the ground floor between entrance 25 and 27)
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