Interview with Frieda Steurs


radio-microphone1The TermCoord Team is glad to host a new interview by our former trainee, Maria Gancheva, with Prof. Frieda Steurs.

Prof. Frieda Steurs is the dean of the Subfaculty of Language and Communication at Lessius/KU Leuven. She is a full professor in terminology and language technology and a member of the research group ‘Quantitative Lexicology and Variation Linguistics’ (KU Leuven). Her research includes projects with industrial partners and public institutions. Prof. Frieda Steurs is the founder and former president of NL-TERM, the Dutch terminology association for both the Netherlands and Flanders. Since 2005, she has been the president of TermNet, the International Network for Terminology. Prof. Frieda Steurs is the head of the ISO TC/37 standardisation committee for Flanders and the Netherlands and a member of Coterm, the Commission for Terminology in the Dutch Language Union. She is also a guest professor at ‘L’Université Catholique de l’Ouest’ (UCO), France, and a research fellow at the University of the Freestate, Bloemfontein, South Africa.