André Preumont

Université Libre de Bruxelles • Professor Emeritus

André Preumont received his MSc in Aeronautics from the university of Liege (Belgium) in 1973 and his PhD in Applied Sciences in 1981. He spent 10 years in the nuclear 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 and director of the Active Structures Laboratory from 1991 to 2016, then Emeritus. His research interests are in the field of SMART structures and precision engineering, with a particular attention to space systems. He is the author of 7 books. He is a member of the Belgian Royal Academy and of the French Académie de l’Air et de l’Espace (AAE). He 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 (AIAA).

Relevant publications

A.PREUMONT, Random Vibrations and Spectral Analysis, Kluwer 1994 A.PREUMONT, Vibration Control of Active Structures, An Introduction, fourth edition, Springer 2018 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


International Astronautical Congress 2022

18-22 September 2022

Paris, France