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SAAS - Service d'Automatique et Analyse des Systèmes


Building L, Door E, Level 2
Office location L2-126 (entrance L2-210)

Phone : +32 2 650 22 87
Email : michel.kinnaert@ulb.be


Michel Kinnaert graduated in 1983 from « Université libre de Bruxelles » (ULB), Brussels, Belgium, in Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. He received the M.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from Stanford University in 1984, and the Ph.D. degree from ULB in 1987. After being employed for 6 years by the Belgian National Fund for Scientific Research, he was appointed by ULB where he is now Full Professor in the Department of Control Engineering and System Analysis. He held visiting professor positions in “Université Claude Bernard Lyon I”, Lyon, France. He has been chairman of the IFAC Technical Committee SAFEPROCESS from 2002 to 2008 and he is an associate editor of the IFAC Journal Control Engineering Practice since 2005.

Research Activities

His research interests include fault diagnosis and fault tolerant control, with applications in energy storage, production and distribution as well as mechatronics.

Teaching Activities



Updated on April 21, 2022