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About Justin Dauwels

Short Biography


Dr. Justin Dauwels is an Associate Professor at the TU Delft (Signals and Systems, Department of Microelectronics). At the TU Delft, he serves as scientific lead of the Model-Driven Decisions Lab (MoDDL), a first lab for the Knowledge Building program between the police and the TU Delft. He also serves as Chairperson of the EE Board of Studies, and is a board member of the Netherlands Institute for Research on ICT.

His research interests are in data analytics with applications to intelligent transportation systems, autonomous systems, and analysis of human behaviour and physiology. He obtained his PhD degree in electrical engineering at the Swiss Polytechnical Institute of Technology (ETH) in Zurich in December 2005. Moreover, he was a postdoctoral fellow at the RIKEN Brain Science Institute (2006-2007) and a research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (2008-2010).

He has been elected as IEEE SPS 2024 Distinguished Lecturer. He has been a JSPS postdoctoral fellow (2007), a BAEF fellow (2008), a Henri-Benedictus Fellow of the King Baudouin Foundation (2008), and a JSPS invited fellow (2010, 2011).

He served as Chairman of the IEEE CIS Chapter in Singapore from 2018 to 2020, and served as Associate Editor of the IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing (2018 - 2023), Associate Editor of the Elsevier journal Signal Processing (since 2021), member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Journal of Neural Systems, and organizer of IEEE conferences and special sessions. He was also Elected Member of the IEEE Signal Processing Theory and Methods Technical Committee and IEEE Biomedical Signal Processing Technical Committee (2018-2023).

His research team has won several best paper awards at international conferences and journals. His research team has won several best paper awards at international conferences and journals.


His academic lab has spawned four startups across a range of industries, ranging from AI for healthcare to autonomous vehicles.

Associate Professor

Delft University of Technology (TU Delft)

Mekelweg 5, 2628 CD Delft




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