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Albert-Jan Baerveldt

Albert-Jan Baerveldt, Dutch engineering educator, academic administrator. Achievements include design of World Champion ping-pong playing robot; design of parcel picking robot; patents pending for mobile robot navigation; research in autonomous agricultural weed-control robot. Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

Background

  • Baerveldt, Albert-Jan was born on April 5, 1963 in Velsen, Netherlands. Son of Albert-Jan and Hendrika Eveline Baerveldt.

  • Education

    • Doctor of Philosophy, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, Switzerlamd, 1989—1994. Master of Science in Engineering, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, 1987.

    Career

    • Professor mechatronics Halmstad University, Sweden, since 2001, pro vice-chanellor, 2002. Director Instruction Section 3 Intelligent Signal Processing Solutions, Halmstad, Sweden, 2000—2001. Board member Halmstad University, Sweden, 1998—2002.

      Guest editor special issue robots in agriculture Journal Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 2002.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include design of World Champion ping-pong playing robot. Design of parcel picking robot. Patents pending for mobile robot navigation.

      Research in autonomous agricultural weed-control robot.

    Membership

    Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

    Connections

    • Married Susanne Catarina Fergedal, July 1, 1995. Children: Martin Lukas, Niklas Maurits, Sandra Catarina.
    • father: Albert-Jan Baerveldt
    • mother: Hendrika Eveline Baerveldt
    • spouse: Susanne Catarina Fergedal
    • children: Martin Lukas Baerveldt
    • Niklas Maurits Baerveldt
    • Sandra Catarina Baerveldt
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    Born April 5, 1963
    (age 54)
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    • 1987
      Swiss Federal Institute of Technology
    • 2001
      Professor, mechatronics Halmstad University
      Sweden
    • 2002
      Professor, mechatronics Halmstad University