Daniel Berckmans

Dr. Daniel Albert Berckmans is a full professor at Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium, with a history in scientific research and industry applications in the area of bioscience engineering involving real-time monitoring of humans and animals. He is also an adjunct distinguished professor at the University of Tennessee, USA. Dr. Berckmans is known as the “spiritual father” of precision livestock monitoring and has co-developed 17 products for the world market, co-founded two spinoff companies (BioRICS NV and Soundtalks NV), holds 20 patents, and is the co-author more than 320 scientific journal and 450 conference papers. He serves a member of more than 60 PhD juries in 14 countries, several international visitation committees, and the Research Council of the World Farmers Organization.