Lennart Ljung#


Lennart Ljung
Email:ljung 'at' isy.liu.se
Membership Number:4196
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN
Section:PHYSICS & ENGINEERING SCIENCES
Username:lljung
Homepage: http://users.isy.liu.se/en/rt/ljung


Present and Previous Positions
  • 1976 - present Professor of the Chair of Automatic Control, Linköping Institute of Technology, Linköping, Sweden, now Emeritus.
  • 2009 - 2011 Director of the Strategic Research Area ELLIIT, a joint center between Linköping, Lund, Blekinge and Halmstad.
  • 2008 - 2010 Director of the Linneaus Center CADICS funded by the Swedish Research Council.
  • 2006 - 2012 Director of the Strategic Research Center MOVIII, funded by the SSF, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.
  • 2002 - 2007 Director of the Cross-Disciplinary Center VISIMOD funded by the SSF, the Swedish Foundation for Strategic Research.
  • 1995 - 2006 Director of the NUTEK/VINNOVA Competence Center ISIS
  • 1985 - 1986 Visiting Scientist at the Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems (LIDS) at MIT, Cambridge, Mass.
  • 1980-1981 Visiting Professor at the Information Systems Laboratory, Information of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
  • 1975 -1976 Associate Professor (Docent) in Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, Lund, Sweden.
  • 1974-1975 Research Associate at the Information Systems Laboratory, Department of Electrical Engineering, Stanford University

Fields of Scholarship
  • System identification
  • Linear and nonlinear modeling
  • Signal processing
  • Recursive algorithms
  • Adaptive control
  • Robust control

Honours and Awards
  • Doctor Honoris Causa from Baltic State University St Petersbourg (1996), Uppsala University (1998), Université de Technologie de Troyes (2004), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven (2004), Technical University of Helsinki (2008).
  • 2014: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 2011-2013.
  • 2011-2015: ERC Advanced Grant for the project LEARN
  • 2007: The IEEE Control Systems award (one awarded per year)
  • 2004: Foreign Member of the US National Academy of Engineering (NAE)
  • 2003: The Hendrik W. Bode Lecture Prize, awarded by the IEEE Control Systems Society.
  • 2002: The Quazza Medal, awarded by the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC): one awarded every 3 years
  • 2001: Honorary Member of the Hungarian Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • 1996: The Chester Carlson Research Prize, awarded by the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences.
  • 1995: Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences (KVA)
  • 1993: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 1990-1992.
  • 1985: Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences (IVA)
  • 1985: Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), ("For Contributions to Adaptive Control and Recursive Identification".)
  • 1981: The AUTOMATICA Prize Paper Award for papers published in AUTOMATICA 1978-1980.
  • 1979: The IEEE Control System Society Outstanding Paper Award for papers published in IEEE Transaction on Automatic Control 1977-1978

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