Lieven Vandevelde (1968, Eeklo, Belgium) is senior full professor at the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University, Belgium. He graduated in electrical & mechanical engineering (main subject: electrical power engineering) at Ghent University in 1992 and since then he has been with the Electrical Energy Laboratory (EELAB), Department of Electromechanical, Systems and Metal Engineering, Ghent University. He received the Ph.D. degree in electrical & mechanical engineering from Ghent University in 1997, and has conducted research in various domains of electrical power engineering, inter alia electrical machines (in particular noise and vibrations) and (computational) electromagnetics. Since 2004, he has been member of the professorial staff and has been coordinating the research on electric power systems at EELAB. In this research, grid integration of renewable energy, electric flexibility and power system control play a prominent role.