F.M.J. (Frans) Willems - Expertises

Willems, F.M.J.
Adres :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Postbus 513
Leerstoel :
Codering in communicatiesystemen
Faculteit :
Faculteit Electrical Engineering
Afdeling :
Signal Processing Systems
Functiecategorie :
Hoogleraar (HGL)
Functie :
Intern adres :
FLX 7.064
Tel :
040-247 3539
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  • D40000 - Recht en bestuur
  • D16100 - Computersystemen, architecturen, netwerken
  • D66000 - Communicatiewetenschap
  • D14340 - Meet- en regeltechniek
  • D14310 - Telecommunicatietechniek
  • D11000 - Wiskunde


Frans M.J. Willems was born in Stein, The Netherlands, on June 26, 1954. He received the M.Sc. degree in electrical engineering from Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and the Ph.D. degree from the Catholic University of Louvain, Louvain, Belgium, in 1979 and 1982 respectively. From 1979 to 1982 he was a research assistant at the Catholic University of Louvain. Since 1982, he is a staff member at the Electrical Engineering Department of Eindhoven University of Technology. His research contributions are in the areas of multi-user information theory and noiseless source coding. Dr. Willems received the Marconi Young Scientist Award in 1982. From 1988 to 1990, he served as Associate Editor for Shannon Theory for the IEEE Transactions on Information Theory. He is co-recipient of the 1996 IEEE Information Theory Society Paper Award. From 1998 to 2000 he was a member of the Board of Governors of the IEEE Information Theory Society. Since 1999 he is connected to Philips Research Laboratories as an advisor. From 2001 to 2004 he served as an Associate Editor for Information Theory for the European Transactions on Telecommunications. Dr. Willems is a Fellow of the IEEE since 2005.