Finished research projects

In the list below you can find the topics of finished research projects, mostly but not all, Phd subjects. Listed chronologically, newest first.

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  • Advancing environmental sustainability assessment in the pharmaceutical industry - ir. Wouter De Soete - 2016
  • Exergy-based natural resource accounting in sustainability assessment of agricultural production systems - ir. Sophie Huysveld - 2016
  • Analysis and development of indicators for a sustainable use of natural resources in a life cycle perspective - ir. Sofie Huysman - 2016

  • Environmental sustainability Assessment of Algae Production Systems: Methodological Development and Case Studies - ir. Sue Ellen Taelman - 2016
  • Source oriented techniques for improving indoor air quality and assessment of air emissions from pig husbandry - ir. Tim Ulens - 2015
  • Screening and Quantification of Pharmaceutical Residues in Aquatic Environments using High-Resolution Mass Spectrometry - ir. Leendert Vergeynst - 2014
  • Including man-nature relationships in environmental sustainability assessment of forest-based production systems - ir. Thomas Schaubroeck - 2014
  • Evaluation of conventional and innovative air treatment biotechnologies for VOC mixtures - ing. Diëgo Vockaert - 2014
  • Advanced oxidation of fluoroquinolone antibiotics in water by heterogeneous photocatalysis - ir. Xander Van Doorslaer - 2014
  • Resource sustainability assessment of the use of non-ferrous metals in advanced materials applications - MSc. Pilar Swart - 2014
  • Environmental sustainability of biobased products: new assessment methods and case studies - MSc. Rodrigo Alvarenga - 2013
  • Particulate matter, ammonia and greenhouse gases in pig fattening facilities: measuring strategies, indoor concentrations and emissions - ir. Nele Van Ransbeeck - 2013
  • Life Cycle Assessment in biorefineries: case studies and methodological development - ir. Steven De Meester - 2013
  • Measuring volatile organic compounds and oxygenated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in air : method development and application - ir. Christophe Walgraeve - 2012
  • Introduction of advanced technology (solid oxide fuel cell) in the sugar cane industry : technical and sustainability analysis - Yannay Casas Ledon - 2012
  • Biogenic volatile organic compound analysis from selected European deciduous and coniferous tree species: composition and emission rate - Msc. Olga Pokorska - 2012
  • Potential of biogas production from biowaste in Kenya and its contribution to environmental sustainability - Msc. Charles K. Nzila - 2011
  • Characterization of stress induced changes in Biogenic Volatile Organic Compound (BVOC) emissions from Fagus sylvatica and Pseudotsuga menziesii - ir. Éva Joó – 2011
  • Development of a tool for the evaluation of sustainable energy and resource consumption in the pharmaceutical industry. – ir. Geert Van der Vorst - 2010
  • Advanced oxidation technologies for the removal of pharmaceuticals - ir. Bavo De Witte – 2010
  • Degradation of pharmaceuticals by sonolysis – ir. Evelien De Bel - 2010
  • Transport and degradation of gaseous persistent hydrophobic organic micro pollutants in a membrane bioreactor - ir. Amit Kumar - 2009
  • Development of a gas/liquid membrane contactor for oxygen delivery with enzymatic conversions - ir. Wouter Van Hecke - 2009
  • Development of a gas/liquid AOP membrane contactor for waste gas treatment - ir. Maarten Dingemans - 2009
  • Thermophilic treatment of waste gases containing odorous sulphur compounds. - Msc. Munkhtsetseg Luvsanjamba - 2008
  • Development of heterogeneous plasmacatalysis for indoor air application. - ir. Jim Van Durme - 2008
  • Odour removal in relation with the activity and composition of the microbial communities in biofilters and biotrickling filters - ir. Bram Sercu - 2006
  • Heterogeneous photocatalytic oxidation of volatile organic compounds in air. - ir. Kristof Demeestere - 2005
  • Occurence and spatial-temporal variability of priority volatile organic compounds in the southern North Sea and the Scheldt estuary. - ir. Tom Huybrechts - 2004
  • Membrane biofiltration of single-compound waste gas streams - ir. Inge De Bo - 2003
  • Priority volatile organic compounds in the Scheldt estuary and the southern North Sea : analysis and study of the physical chemical behaviour - ir. Jo Dewulf - 1998
  • Emissions of volatile organic compounds (VOC's) in Flanders: improvement of the inventory system and the relation to tropospheric ozone creation. - ir. V. D'Haene, ir. A. Van Hyfte, Prof. dr. ir. H. Van Langenhove – 1997
  • Research on the odour emission during composting of VFG and green waste. – ir. Nele Defoer
  • Validation of the measurement procedure for the determination of odour and ammonia emissions from animal houses as a preparation for the implementation of a guideline for emission-poor housing systems' – part odour. Final Report. - ir. Nele Defoer
  • Development of a suitable method to convert no-effect levels of odour nuisance into acceptable odour nuisance levels (concentration standards) and the implementation on 5 sectors. - ir. Gunther Van Broeck
  • Advanced Oxidation of VOCs in Waste Gasses via the Peroxone Process. - ir. Kris Van Craeynest
  • Biotechnological treatment of poorly water soluble waste gases : case study ethene - ir. Bart De Heyder - 1999
  • Development of a method for the application of a biofilter in ground water decontamination. - ir. Goedele Vanacker
  • Degradation of halogenated organic compounds in aqueous solution by ultrasonic irradiation - ir. David Drijvers - 1999
  • Indicators for sustainable resource use based on exergy analysis: development and application in the building industry - ir. Bram De Meester
  • Biofiltration of volatile Organic sulfur compounds - ir. Erik Smet – 1996
  • Interactions between plants and monocyclic aromatic hydrocarbons - ir. Regine Keymeulen – 1993