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Ghent University scores high in the Solvay Additive Manufacturing Cup

Two teams consisting of students and doctoral students from the CPMT research group scored high in the final of the Solvay Additive Manufacturing Cup 2018.

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PhD student Hanne Glas wins award for best presentation at conference in Bulgaria

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ChemPubSoc Europe Fellow for Professor Van Speybroeck

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Doctoral student Arnaud Devos wins Best Student Paper Award

The 13th QTNA Conference (Queuing Theory and Network Applications) took place in Tsukuba from 25-27 July. PhD student Arnaud De Vos received the "Best Student Paper Award" afterwards.

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Second Proof of Concept (PoC) grant for Prof. Joris Thybaut

With SERENiTi a second Proof of Concept (PoC) grant has been granted to Prof. Joris Thybaut by the European Research Council (ERC).

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Children experience social pressure through robots

People often adjust their behavior and decisions to adapt to others. Research from Ghent University shows that the opinions and decisions of children are also influenced by robots.

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David Hestenes Prize for outstanding research on “Hypercomplex algebras for dictionary learning”

Srđan Lazendić (EA16) and Hendrik De Bie (EA16) from the Clifford Research Group and Aleksandra Pižurica (EA07) from the Image Processing and Interpretation group (imec-IPI) are recipients of the second edition of the David Hestenes Prize.

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Discover the broadening training opportunities after graduating at the faculty

The faculty focuses on lifelong learning. Both young and more experienced professionals can further broaden or deepen their competencies through a range of short to long-term programs at UGain or one of the postgraduates.

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Dr. César A. Urbina-Blanco named 2018 CAS SciFinder® Future Leader

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Researchers design a super catalyst to produce plastics and fuels without crude oil

Ghent University researchers used computer simulations to discover a new material that efficiently produces chemical building blocks for fuels and plastics without using crude oil.

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Laboratory for Chemical Technology proposes alternative use of biogas

The subsidy of biogas combustion is expensive and prevents better use of it. Another approach that uses biogas as a raw material for the production of chemicals instead of as a fuel is cheaper for companies, government and the environment.

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Rector UGent awarded AIG Engineer of the Year 2018 Award to Annick De Poorter

Engineer Annick De Poorter was proclaimed as AIG Engineer of the Year 2018 at Ghent City Hall on 28 May 2018 by the AIG alumni association and the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University.

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In memoriam prof. Jan Vierendeels

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Repositioning UGent Campus Kortrijk leads to new and unique training courses for engineers

The UGent Campus Kortrijk wants to work even more closely with the region and industry. Together with the already existing direction of industrial design, two brand new training courses for industrial engineers are offered.

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Medal of Distinction for Evert Lataire and Prof. Marc Vantorre

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PhD Zei Zhang wins 2018 PhD Research Award from the Plasma Physics division

The PhD Research Award was created in 2005 and honours PhD work of exceptional quality in plasma physics in an EPS member state.

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Official start consortium Machineries & Factories from 1 May

Through this valorisation consortium many colleagues from the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture will be assisted in their interactions with the industry and the valorisation of their research.

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Research Group Transport Technology is working on methanol as an alternative marine fuel

The Transportation Technology research group is involved in the European innovation project LeanShips. Ghent University aims to demonstrate methanol as an alternative marine fuel.

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MUN Society Belgium team wins second prize Harvard World Model United Nations conference

Harvard WorldMUN, the world championship in student diplomacy, is organized every year by Harvard University.

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Concrete bowling ball gives UGent 13th place at The FRC Bowling Ball Competition

The team of Campus Schoonmeersen (Ticho Ooms, Pieter Vijverman and Jordi Uyttersprot) achieved a 13th place in the 56 participating teams.

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