Luc Vandendorpe was born in Mouscron, Belgium, in 1962. He received the Electrical Engineering degree (summa cum laude) and the Ph.D. degree from the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, in 1985 and 1991, respectively. Since 1985, L. Vandendorpe is with the Communications and Remote Sensing Laboratory of UCL. In 1992, he was a Research Fellow at the Delft Technical University. From 1992 to 1997, L. Vandendorpe was a Senior Research Associate of the Belgian NSF at UCL. Presently, he is a Professor. He is mainly interested in digital communication systems: equalization, joint detection/synchronization for CDMA, OFDM (multicarrier), MIMO and turbo-based communications systems, and joint source/channel (de)coding. In 1990, he was corecipient of the Biennal Alcatel-Bell Award. In 2000, he was corecipient of the Biennal Siemen. L. Vandendorpe is or has been a TPC Member for IEEE VTC Fall 1999, IEEE Globecom 2003 Communications Theory Symposium, the 2003 Turbo Symposium, IEEE VTC Fall 2003, and IEEE SPAWC 2005. He is Cotechnical Chair (with P. Duhamel) for IEEE ICASSP 2006. He is an Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Wireless Communications, Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing, and a Member of the Signal Processing Committee for Communications.
Biography Updated on 15 May 2005