Kurt Barbé

Kurt Barbé

Kurt Barbé

Biography

Kurt Barbé (S’05-M’09-SM’16) received the Master degree in Mathematics and the PhD degree in engineering from the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Brussels, Belgium, in 2005 and 2009 respectively. Presently, he is a professor at the VUB at the faculty of Medicine. He is furthermore a co-founder of the research group Digital Mathematics (DIMA) holding a strong expertise in applied mathematics for engineering sciences and beyond. At VUB, he is the founder of the interfaculty centre for data-processing and statistics providing statistical and methodological support to the university community at large. Dr. Barbé is a former research fellow of the Flemish Research Foundation (FWO) and VUB-coordinator of FLAMES – the Flemish inter-university training network on research methodology and statistics. His current research interest is in the field of numerical methods and computational statistics applied to biomedicine.

Dr. Barbé has served as an Associate Editor since 2010 and Associate Editor in Chief in 2018-2019 for the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement. Since 2017 he has served as secretary of the royal Belgian statistical society. Finally, since 2019 he has joined the editorial board for the journal Fractal and Fractional as well as Sensors. He was a recipient of the Outstanding Young Engineer Award from the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Society in 2011 and the Andi Chi Best Paper Award of the IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement in 2013. Two PhD students received the IEEE Instrumentation and Measurement Graduate Fellowship award under his supervision in 2012 and 2017.

Position(s) & Affiliation(s)

Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Belgium