Georges G.E. Gielen received the MSc and PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Katholieke
Universiteit Leuven (KU Leuven), Belgium, in 1986 and 1990, respectively. He is Full Professor in the
MICAS research division at the Department of Electrical Engineering (ESAT). From August 2013 till
July 2017 he was also appointed at KU Leuven as Vice‐Rector for the Group of Sciences, Engineering
and Technology, and he was also responsible for academic Human Resource Management.
His research interests are in the design of analog and mixed‐signal integrated circuits, and especially
in analog and mixed‐signal CAD tools and design automation. He is a frequently invited
speaker/lecturer and coordinator/partner of several (industrial) research projects in this area,
including several European projects. He has (co‐)authored 10 books and more than 600 papers in
edited books, international journals and conference proceedings. He is Fellow of the IEEE since 2002,
and received the IEEE CAS Mac Van Valkenburg career award in 2015. He is a 1997 Laureate of the
Belgian Royal Academy of Sciences, Literature and Arts in the discipline of Engineering.