Floris Takens is famous for his work on bifurcation theory, strange
attractors and the nature of turbulence. Bernd Krauskopf interviewed
Floris on the occasion of a special ceremony conducted at the
University of Groningen where a painted portrait of Floris Takens was
unveiled. On this same day Floris was knighted for his important
contributions to the scientific life of the Netherlands and beyond.