About the department
The department of Electrical Engineering (also known as ESAT) of the KU Leuven conducts research at a high international level. It is also responsible for education in the domains of electrical engineering, electronics, and information processing.
ESAT works on several technological innovations in the fields of energy, integrated circuits, information processing, image & speech processing, and telecommunication systems. The department is also co-founder of many spin-off companies. With more than 300 PhD students, 200 master students, and 100 staff members, ESAT is a strong international research and educational department.
Head of the department: Prof. Georges Gielen
E-mail: info (at esat.kuleuven.be)
Tel.: +32 16 321130
Fax: +32 16 321986
Department of Electrical Engineering - ESAT
Kasteelpark Arenberg 10 postbus 2440
B-3001 Heverlee (Leuven)
Structure of the Department
The department stands for high quality education and research in the broad field of electrotechnical applications. The administrative and logistic services of the department provide support for both aspects, assisted by different working groups in the department. The coördination of the research is divided in different subdivisions. The coördination of education is managed by the different Permanent Educational Commissions, assisted by the board of teaching staff, which represents all educational personnel of the department.
Service divisions of the Department
Lut Vander Bracht
- Central Service for Electronic Devices (CDE): workplace & supplies
- Central Mechanic Workshop (CMW)
These services belong to the group of Exact Sciences and are accessible for the whole of the university. For more information, take a look at the CDE-CMW web page.