BEST Virtual Summit > Education Beyond the Pandemic

Problem based learning beyond the pandemic

Session Date: 16 June 2020 at 14:00 CEST


Jakob Stoustrup is currently Vice Dean at Aalborg University, where he is responsible for education at the Technical Faculty for IT & Design. He is responsible for the digital strategy for education at Aalborg University. He is also involved in the sustainability policy of the university.

Jakob Stoustrup has received M.Sc. (EE, 1987) and Ph.D. (Applied Mathematics, 1991) degrees, both from the Technical University of Denmark. From 1991-1996, Stoustrup held several positions at Department of Mathematics, Technical University of Denmark. From 2006-2013 he acted as Head of Research for Department of Electronic Systems, Aalborg University. From 2014-2016, Stoustrup was Chief Scientist at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, USA. From 1997-2013 and since 2016, Stoustrup has acted as Professor at Automation & Control, Aalborg University, Denmark

Dr. Stoustrup has acted as Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member of several international journals. Served as General Chair, Program Chair, and IPC member for several international conferences. Member of the IEEE CSS Board of Governors. Past Chairman of IEEE CSS/RAS Joint Chapter. Chair for IEEE CSS Technical Committee on Smart Grids. Chair for IFAC Technical Committee SAFEPROCESS, and Member of IFAC Technical Board. Recipient of several prestigious awards. He received the Chivalric Order of the Dannebrog for his research contributions. Member of the European Research Council as well as the Danish, Norwegian and Swedish Research Councils. He is a member of The Danish Academy of Technical Sciences, where he has acted as Board Member.

Stoustrup's scientific contributions have been to robust control theory and to the theory of fault tolerant control systems. With co-workers, he has proposed a novel Plug-and-Play Control framework. Published approx. Author of 300+ peer-reviewed scientific papers.. Apart from the theoretical work, he has been involved in applications in collaboration with 100+ industrial companies, including acting as CEO for two technological startup companies.