Dr. Son Tong

Senior Research Engineer, supervisor of Mr. Jean Pierre Allamaa

Siemens Digital Industries Software

Son Tong is a senior research engineer and project manager at Siemens Digital Industries Software in Leuven, Belgium. He is currently managing a R&D team of industrial PhDs and research engineers working on control and autonomous driving engineering topics. Son Tong was born in Thanh Hoa, and studied control at Hanoi University of Technology, Vietnam and GIST, South Korea. He received his Ph.D. degree as a Marie Curie fellow from KU Leuven in 2012 in the field of learning control in mechatronics. He is actively involved in different R&D projects in Siemens and EU-Belgian research schemes, and was awarded Siemens PL Invention of the Year Award and in the finalist of the AutoSens Award 2019 in Most Influential Research. He serves in the Conference Editorial Board of the IEEE Control Systems Society.