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Mathematician

Luc Francois Louis Fraiture, Belgian mathematician. Achievements include research in circuit theory, estimation, geophysics, pure maths, spacecraft attitude; official creation of the Fraiture Blood Cancer fund at the Catholic University of Leuven in June, 2007.

Background

Fraiture, Luc Francois Louis was born on August 18, 1939 in Mol, Belgium. Son of Valere Emile Fraiture and Lea Dierckx.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Theoretical Physics, Catholic University Leuven (Louvain), Belgium, 1964.

Career

Senior analyst circuit theory Phillips Research Lab, Brussels, 1964—1968. Senior analyst, team leader European Space Agency, Darmstadt, Germany, 1968—1981. Head spacecraft attitude section European Space Agency, European Space Operations Center, 1981—1997.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in circuit theory, estimation, geophysics, pure maths, spacecraft attitude. Official creation of the Fraiture Blood Cancer fund at the Catholic University of Leuven in June, 2007.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Classical piano improvisation, reading and writing poetry, languages.

Connections

Married Christiane Marie-Therese Zelie Lamens, October 16, 1963 (deceased). 1 child Boris Franz Leo. Married Nicole Preud'homme, May 18, 2007.

father:
Valere Emile Fraiture

mother:
Lea Dierckx

spouses:
Christiane Marie-Therese Zelie Lamens

Nicole Preud'homme

child:
Boris Franz Leo Fraiture