Corporate Governance - Biography

Jos Van der Sloten


Jos Van der Sloten has served as a Director since January 2007. Mr. Van der Sloten has served as a Full Professor and Chair of the Division of Biomechanics at KULeuven University since 2006 and chairs the Leuven Medical Technology Centre (L-MTC), which he founded in 2008. Mr. Van der Sloten teaches engineering mechanics; problem solving and engineering design; and computer integrated surgery systems. From 2006 to 2012, he served as Program Director for the Master of Biomedical Engineering program at KULeuven. His research interests are computer applications in musculoskeletal biomechanics and computer integrated surgery, on which he authored more than 160 journal papers. Mr. Van der Sloten is a Member of the Council of the Belgian Society for Medical and Biological Engineering and Computing, and a former Council Member of the European Society of Biomechanics. Mr. Van der Sloten was recently elected Founding Fellow of the European Alliance for Medical and Biological Engineering and Science, where he previously served as President in 2006, President-elect in 2005 and Secretary General from 2003 to 2004. Mr. Van der Sloten holds a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering and a PhD in Mechanical Engineering – Biomedical Engineering from KULeuven.