Vincent D. Blondel

Professor, Université catholique de Louvain

Vincent D. Blondel

Professor, Université catholique de Louvain

Biography

Vincent D. Blondel is professor of applied mathematics and is the current president of the University of Louvain in Belgium. He is a former president of the Belgium National Research Fund (FNRS). Blondel’s research interests include several areas of mathematical control theory, theoretical computer science, network science and data science. He has been a regular (and happy) visitor to LIDS (and now IDSS) at MIT for over 20 years, and looking forward to the next 20 years. He is a IEEE Fellow, a SIAM Fellow and a member of the Belgian Royal Academy of Science.