RESEARCH PROFILE

Siep Weiland is Full Professor and Chair in the Control Systems Group of the Department of Electrical Engineering at Eindhoven University of Technology. His research interests are the general theory of systems and control, robust control, model approximation, modeling and control of hybrid systems, identification, and model predictive control.   Weiland was Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control from 1995 to 1999, of the European Journal of Control from 1999 to 2003, of the International Journal of Robust and Nonlinear Control from 2001 to 2004 and Associate Editor for Automatica from 2003 to 2006. He was co-organizer of the 13th IFAC Symposium on System Identification in 2003. Weiland is on the board of the Dutch Institute of Systems and Control (DISC) from 2016 to 2021.

Control theory is crucial in an increasingly complex world.

ACADEMIC BACKGROUND

Siep Weiland received both his MSc (1986) and PhD (1991) degrees in mathematics from the University of Groningen. He worked as postdoctoral research associate at the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Engineering of Rice University (USA) from 1991 to 1992. Since 1992, Weiland has been affiliated with Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e). In 2010, Weiland was appointed full-time professor in Spatial-temporal Systems for Control.