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Engineering educator

Roger Joseph Van Overstraeten, Belgian Engineering educator. Registered profile engineer, Belgium. Recipient Becquerel prize, European Photovoltaic Conference, 1989. Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers; member American Physics Society.

Background

Overstraeten, Roger Joseph Van was born on December 7, 1937 in Vlezenbeek, Belgium. Son of Joseph and Adele (Banck) Van Overstraeten.

Education

B Engineering, Catholic U. Leuven, Belgium, 1960; Doctor of Philosophy, Stanford University, 1963; doctorate honoris causa, Institut National Polytechnique Grenoble, Grenoble, France.

Career

Assistant professor, Catholic U. Leuven, 1965-1968; professor, Catholic U. Leuven, since 1968; president, Interruniversity Microelectronics Center, Leuven, since 1984.

Achievements

  • Registered profile engineer, Belgium.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: Physics, Technology and Use of Photovoltaics, 1986.

Membership

Fellow Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Member American Physics Society.

Connections

Married Agnes Clerens. Children: Annick, Sofie.

father:
Joseph Overstraeten

mother:
Adele (Banck) Van Overstraeten

spouse:
Agnes Clerens

children:
Annick Overstraeten

Sofie Overstraeten