Curriculum Vitae Stefaan Caenepeel


Born in Antwerp, May 21, 1956.

Lic. Physics, Universiteit Antwerpen, 1978

Lic. Mathematics, Universiteit Antwerpen, 1980

PhD Mathematics, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1984

Habilitation, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, 1991


Current position: Professor of Mathematics at the Faculty of Engineering, Vrije Universiteit Brussel

Research interests: Algebra, ring theory, Hopf algebras, Brauer groups


Treasurer of the Belgian Mathematical Society, 1990-2005

Vice-president of the Belgian Mathematical Society, 2005-2008

President of the Belgian Mathematical Society, 2008-2011

Member of the "Commission des Mathématiques" (FNRS), 1998-2008

Member of the "Commissie Wiskunde" (FWO), 2006-2013; vice-chairman (2011-2012); chairman (2013)

Member of the National Committee for Mathematics, since 2009

Member of the "Meetings Committee" of the European Mathematical Society, 2009-2013

Vice-dean of the Faculty of Engineering, 2012-2016

Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, since 2016