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Royal distinction for Jacquelien Scherpen

26 April 2019

ENTEG is proud to announce that on Friday 26 April, Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen, former scientific director of our institute and currently chair of the Discrete Technology and Automation of Production research group of ENTEG, and director of the Groningen Engineering Center,has been appointed Knight of the Order of the Netherlands Lion.

Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen
Prof. Jacquelien Scherpen

She received this honorably distinction as international pioneer in her field who is widely acclaimed for her excellent personal achievements and great societal reputations. She is known as a very gifted, enthusiastic scientist and teacher, a source of inspiration to students and a strong researcher with a tremendous drive for finding innovative solutions to challenging problems stemming from professional practice. She contributes significantly to the development of new technologies that are indispensable for highly socially relevant applications, such as robotics, digital factories and smart energy grids.

She is the driving force behind the strengthening and broadening of engineering research and teaching in Groningen.

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Last modified:26 April 2019 2.48 p.m.

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