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Lennart Ljung, Swedish engineering educator. Recipient Quazza Medal, International Federation of Automatic Control, 2002.


Ljung, Lennart was born on September 13, 1946 in Malmö, Sweden.


Bachelor, Lund University, 1967. Master of Science in Engineering Physics, Lund Institute of Technology, 1970. Doctor of Philosophy in Automatic Control, Lund Institute of Technology, 1974.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Baltic State Technology University, 1996. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Uppsala University, 1998. Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Universite de Technologie de Troyes, 2004.

Doctor of Philosophy (honorary), Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, 2004.


Associate professor Lund Institute of Technology, Sweden, 1975—1976. Professor, chair Automatic Control Linköping Institute of Technology, since 1976, chairman Department Electrical Engineering, 1981—1985, 1986—1990. Director NUTEK/VINNOVA Competence Center, since 1995.

Visiting scientist Laboratory Adaptive Systems, Institute for Control Problems, Moscow, 1972. Research associate Information Systems Laboratory, Stanford University, 1974—1975, visiting professor, 1980—1981. Visiting scientist Laboratory for Infantry and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1985—1986.


Board member Swedish Research Council, since 2001. Fellow: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (Hendryk W. Bode Lecture Prize 2003). Member: National Academy of Engineering (foreign associate), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Royal Swedish Academy Engineering Sciences (Chester Carlson Research Prize 1996), Hungarian Academy Engineering Sciences (honorary).