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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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IDLab through to second phase in DARPA Spectrum Collaboration Challenge

Imec's IDLab Wireless team ended in December 2017 in the top 10 of the first qualifying round and won $ 750,000 to prepare for the second preparatory event.

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IDLab research group supports Smart Tooling project

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Two grants for the discovery of new technologies to transform waste CO2 into value-added chemicals

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VANDENHOVE Center for architecture and art opens the doors

Ghent University has opened the Vandenhove pavilion. This is the start of the activities of the VANDENHOVE Center for Architecture and Art. The building was designed by Charles Vandenhove and is located next to the Boekentoren.

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Alumna Ella Vanden Houte wins DiverGent thesis prize

On Friday, February 9, 2018, Ella Vanden Houte received the DiverGent Thesis Prize from the hands of vice-rector Mieke Van Herreweghe and alderman Resul Tapmaz in the council chamber of the City Hall.

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Record number internships positions exchanged by UGent at the Annual Conference of IAESTE

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The faculty at the Light Festival 2018

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