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Gerrit van Straten, Gerard van Willigenburg, Eldert van Henten, Rachel van Ooteghem

Prof. G. (Gerrit) van Straten (1946) holds an M.Sc. in chemical engineering from Eindhoven University and a Ph.D. from Twente University, The Netherlands, on research related to photosynthesis and algal blooms in surface waters.Dr. L. G. (Gerard) van Willigenburg (1958), assistant professor, received his M.Sc. in electrical engineering from Delft University of Technology (1983) and a Ph.D. degree from Delft University of Technology (1991) on digital optimal control of a rigid manipulator.Prof. E. J. (Eldert) van Henten (1963) received his M.Sc. degree in 1987 with honors and his Ph.D. degree in 1994 in agricultural and environmental sciences at Wageningen University, The Netherlands, with a Ph.D. dissertation entitled “Greenhouse Climate Management: An Optimal Control Approach.”Dr. R. J. C. (Rachel) van Ooteghem, M.Sc. (1969), received her B.Sc. in control systems engineering from the Polytechnic Heerlen, The Netherlands, and her M.Sc. in control systems engineering with honors from the Polytechnic Arnhem & Nijmegen/University of Hertfordshire (1998).