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René Boel

René Boel prof. dr. ir.

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phone +32 9 264 5658
fax +32 9 264 5840
address Technologiepark 914, 9052 Zwijnaarde


type professor
research interests supervisory control, distributed control of networks, control of electrical power systems, state estimation, traffic control
short cv René K. Boel received a degree in electromechanical engineering (1969) and in nuculear engineering (1970) from Ghent University, an M.Sc. (1972) and a Ph.D. degree (1974) in Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences from the University of California, Berkeley.
He is currently a professor at the School of Engineering, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium).
He was a research fellow of the F.W.O.-Vlaanderen (Flemish Foundation for Scientific research) until September 2000.
He has held temporary appointments at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences, University of California Berkeley, at the department of technical Cybernetics NTH-Trondheim Norway, at the Mathematics department of the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, at the Mathematics and Statistics department of Bell laboratories Murray Hill (N.J.), at the department of Computing and Control of Imperial College London, at the Department of Systems Engineering, Australian National University, Canberra, at the department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Newcastle, Australia, and at the Electrical and Electronic Engineering department, Melbourne University.
His current research interests are in the fields of distributed and supervisory control and in estimation and fault detection for stochastic, discrete event and hybrid systems, with applications to traffic networks and power systems, as well as in bio-informatics.
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