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Albert-Jan Baerveldt

academic administrator , engineering educator

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.

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