The Conference of European Schools for Advanced Engineering Education and Research (CESAER), founded in 1990, is a non-profit international association of leading European universities of technology and engineering schools/faculties at comprehensive universities and university colleges. CESAER stands for scientific excellence in engineering education and research, and the promotion of innovation through close cooperation with the private and the public sector in order to ensure the application of cutting-edge knowledge in industry and society. TU Delft has been one of the founding members of CESAER. For the period 2014 – 2016 prof.ir. Karel Luyben (Rector Magnificus of TU Delft) is President of CESAER.