Guido

Nominated By: Guido Langouche
Nominee Application Form: Part A
Title: Emeritus Professor
Family Names(s): Langouche
Mailing Address: Waversebaan 202
BE-3050 OUD-HEVERLEE
Country: Belgium
Residence Telephone: +32 477 551677
Email: guido.langouche@kuleuven.be
Nationality/Citizenship: Belgium
Gender: Male
Date of Birth: 11-05-1945
Current Position: vicepresident
Current Employer: NVAO Accreditation Agency for The Netherlands and Flanders
Please indicate your fluency levels in various languages (Comma Separated)
Fluent in Reading: Dutch, English,French,Spanish
Fluent in Writing: Dutch, English,French,Spanish
Fluent in Speaking: Dutch, English,French,Spanish
Academic Qualifications and Training
1. Degree, Institution, Year Completed: PhD Physics,University of Leuven (Belgium),1973
Nominee Application Form: Part B
Areas:
  • Institutional quality assurance reviews / audits
  • Program reviews / accreditations
  • General QA consultancy
Specialisations:
  • External review of institutions
  • Institutional assessment
  • Institutional quality audits
  • Research assessment
Other (please specify): program accreditation
Examples of Experience: National & International Consultations / Audit / Review
1. Brief Description: As vice-president and Board Member of NVAO, every week I have to decisions on accreditation of programs, and less frequent on quality audits of institutions
Institution/City/Country: NVAO
Date: since 2007
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
2. Brief Description: For about one year I was international member of an ANECA commission for the evaluation of Science programs in Spain
Institution/City/Country: ANECA
Date: 2009
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
  • Programme Review / Accreditation
3. Brief Description: I was member of the institutional evaluation commission of ETH Zurich, a top European university
Institution/City/Country: OAQ
Date: 2009
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
4. Brief Description: As Board Member and Secretary of INQAAHE and even more as member of the GGP Alignment commission of INQAAHE I have to help to decide on the GGP (Guidelines of Good Practice) alignment of Quality Assurance Agencies
Institution/City/Country: INQAAHE
Date: since 2011
Type of Experience:
  • Institutional Audit / Assessment
Nominee Application Form: Part C
Please write a professional profile of 500 words.
Professional Summary Description: Career:
- 1945 born May 11, 1945, Poperinge (Belgium)
- 1969 master in physics, University of Leuven, Belgium (K.U.Leuven)
- 1969-1973 research assistant of the Belgian National Science Foundation (NFWO)
- 1973 PhD in physics (K.U.Leuven) with thesis on "Quadrupole interaction in Te single crystals" (promotor: Prof. P. Mariens)
- 1973-1979 postdoctoral position at K.U.Leuven funded by NFWO
- 1979 permanent position at K.U.Leuven as Research Scientist funded by NFWO
- 1986 Habilitation in physics
Assistant Professor (buitengewoon docent) at the K.U.Leuven funded by NFWO
- 1989 Associate Professor (docent) at the K.U.Leuven
- 1991 Full professor (gewoon hoogleraar) at the K.U.Leuven
- 1995-2005 Vice-rector of the K.U.Leuven (responsible for academic affairs in the Group of Faculties of Natural, Applied and Biosciences and also responsible for K.U.Leuven International Relations)
- 1995-2005 Board Member IMEC (Interuniversity Microelectronics Center)
- 2004-2010 Executive Board member of the Coimbra Group Universities network
- 2005-2010 Chairman of the Executive Board of the Coimbra Group Universities network
- 2010 Emeritus professor at K.U.Leuven
- 2007-2012 Full-time Executive Board Member of the Accreditation Agency for the Netherlands and Flanders, jointly appointed by Dutch and Flemish Ministers of Education
- 2009-2012 Vicepresident of Accreditation Agency for the Netherlands and Flanders


Foreign Appointments:
- 1969 (4 months) CERN: summer student (Prof. C. Rubia, later Noble Prize)
- 1974 (4 months) post-doc at Physics Department, Groningen University, The Netherlands (Prof. H. de Waard). .
- 1974-1976 (3 years / with Fulbright grant) post-doc at Physics Department, Stanford University, USA (Prof. S.S. Hanna).
- 1978-1979 (3 months) post-doc at Physics Department, Stanford University, USA (Prof. S.S. Hanna)
- 1984 (3 months) guest professor at Physics Department, Lyon University, France (Prof. I. Berkes, Prof. G. Marest)
- 1990 (1 month) guest professor, Physics Department, Kinshasa University, Zaire, lecturer
- 1992 (2 months) guest professor JSPS (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) at Physics Department, Osaka University, Japan (Prof. T. Minamisono),
- 2006 (1 month) guest professor JSPS (Japanese Society for the Promotion of Science) at RIKEN Research Institute for Physics and Chemistry (dr. Y. Kobayashi)

Scientific Output:
publications:
about 300 articles in international scientific journals (listed in Science Citation Index)
about 100 articles in peer-reviewed conference proceedings
editor of books or chapters in books
"Applications of the Mössbauer Effect" (co-ed. R. Coussement) [Baltzers, Basel, 1986], three volumes.
"Nuclear Methods in Semiconductor Physics" (co-eds. J. Soares and S. Stoquert] [Elsevier, 1992]
"Hyperfine Interaction of Defects in Semiconductors", [Elsevier, 1992], textbook, 458 p.
â??Hyperfine Interactionsâ? [Baltzers, Basel, 1996]
conference chair
International Conference on the Applications of the Mössbauer effect, Leuven 1985, (Co-chairman R. Coussement)
E-MRS Symposium on Nuclear Methods in Semiconductor Physics, Strasbourg 1991 (co-chairmen S. Stoquert, J. Soares)
Hyperfine Interaction of Defects in Semiconductors, Cargèse, Corsica, 1990.
International Conference on Hyperfine Interactions, Leuven, 1995 (co-chairman R. Coussement)
International Conference on Hyperfine Interactions, CERN, Geneva, 2010 (co-chairman K. Bahruth-Ram)
editor-in-chief of journal: Hyperfine Interactions (since 1995)


Quality Assurance in Higher Education â?? Experience:
1990-1995 professor in physics - member of the internal quality assurance commission of the physics department at Leuven university
1995-2005 vice-rector of Leuven University â?? responsible for internal quality assurance in faculties of science and technology â?? personal meetings with all visiting external quality assurance panels
2007-2012 board member and vicepresident of the Accreditation Agency for The Netherlands and Flanders (NVAO) â?? full-time involvement in the evaluation of external quality assurance panel visit reports and quality assurance evaluations decisions
2007 international member of accreditation panel of the Swiss Center of Accreditation and Quality Assurance in Higher Education (OAQ) for the institutional evaluation of ETH, Zurich
2008-2009 international member of accreditation panel of the Spanish Accreditation Agency (ANECA) for programs in science and technology (during one year)
2011 international member of accreditation panel of the Commission de Titres dâ??Ingénieur (CTI) for the evaluation of ESPCI (Grande Ã?cole) Paris
2010-2012 secretary of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQQHE)
Convenor of GGP Alignment panel of INQAAHE

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