Prof. Luc Van Gool

Luc Van Gool is a full professor for Computer Vision at ETH Zurich and the KU Leuven. He leads research and teaches at both places.

He has authored over 300 papers. Luc Van Gool has been a program committee member of several, major computer vision conferences (e.g. Program Chair ICCV'05, Beijing, General Chair of ICCV'11, Barcelona, and of ECCV'14, Zurich). His main interests include 3D reconstruction and modeling, object recognition, and autonomous driving.

He received several Best Paper awards (eg. David Marr Prize '98, Best Paper CVPR'07). He was the holder of an ERC Advanced Grant (VarCity). Currently, he leads computer vision research for autonomous driving in the context of the Toyota TRACE labs in Leuven and at ETH.