Active Structures Laboratory

Professor Andre Preumont (Speaker)

André Preumont received his MSc in Aeronautics from the University of Liege in 1973 and his PhD in Applied Sciences in 1981. He spent 10 years in industry before moving in  academia. He has been a professor of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at the Université Libre de Bruxelles (ULB) since 1987, full professor since 1991, and director of the Active Structures Laboratory. He is the author of 7 books. He is a member of the Belgian Royal Academy and was the recipient of the Alexander von Humboldt Research Award in 2011 (Darmstadt, Germany). He was a visiting professor at Virginia Tech (USA), UT Compiègne and INSA Lyon (France), and Politecnico di Milano (Italy). He is a Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. His current researches include Adaptive Optics, Active damping of structures and flapping wing robots.


Relevant publications

A.PREUMONT, Random Vibrations and Spectral Analysis, Kluwer 1994

A.PREUMONT, Vibration Control of Active Structures, An Introduction, third edition, Springer 2011

A.PREUMONT, Mechatronics: Dynamics of Electromechanical and Piezoelectric Systems, Springer 2006

A.PREUMONT, Twelve Lectures in Structural Dynamics, Springer 2013

A.PREUMONT, K.SETO, Active Control of Structures, Wiley, 2008