Professor- Senior Researcher


Vrije Universiteit Brussel
Faculty of Applied Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Witte Patersstraat12, Etterbeek
B-1040 Brussels


Phone: +32 2 629 23 90




Dr. Wout Weijtjens is a senior research engineer and part-time professor at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel. Wout Weijtjens did his PhD under the supervision of prof. P. Guillaume on the topic of Transmissibility based operational modal analysis. His PhD was submitted late 2014. After the PhD, his research focused on applications in the offshore wind energy sector.  Currently, Wout is primarily active in the Offshore wind infrastructure lab where he coordinates research on monitoring the substructures of offshore wind turbine. His primary research interests are structural dynamics, fatigue life estimation and life time extension and measurement technology. Wout is also a recurring representative for VUB in the EAWE board. As of 2022 he co-teaches the course on Mechanical Vibrations together with Prof. Arnaud Deraemaeker.




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