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Developing clear and efficient procedures: Veronique Van Speybroeck in the FWO yearbook 2018

Prof. dr. ir. Veronique Van Speybroeck gives her opinion on support and financing of researchers in FWO yearbook 2018.

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Yellow is not the new black: discovery paves way for new generation of solar cells

By stabilizing perovskites –man-made crystals that can convert sunlight into electricity– they absorb sunlight and can be used in efficient solar panels.

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Ghent University Association launches its Internationalisation Award

Have an idea about world citizenship? The Internationalisation Award can help you turn your idea into an actual project.

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CAPTURE has been nominated for the EU REGIOSTARS award

The European Commission have nominated the Centre for Advanced Process Technology for Urban Resource Recovery (CAPTURE) for the EU REGIOSTARS award 2019.

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Mariia Usoltceva and Ana Kostic win 'poster presentation' award at RFPPC 2019

Mariia Usoltceva and Ana Kostic both won a prize for their outstanding posters at the 23rd Topical Conference on Radiofrequency Power in Plasmas.

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Delphine Sonck wins prestigious Gustave Magnel Prize 2014-2018

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Machine learning predicts mechanical properties of nanoporous materials

While metal-organic frameworks (MOFs) form promising materials to solve several problems, they are often very fragile.

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And the Groene Ruijter Award goes to... FRiS!

FRiS wins the 'Groene Ruijter Award' for the most sustainable project.

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Jonathan Berte has won the AIG Engineer of The Year 2019 Award

Jonathan Berte was proclaimed as AIG Engineer of the Year 2019 at De Krook on 24 April by the AIG alumni association and the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University.

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“My WOW goes to…”

Scientific research changes our lives and view of the world. Ghent University uses Dies Natalis to - in addition to her birthday - also celebrate research. We ask all Ghent University people and Flemish people: Which research do you find important?

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Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cyle Civil Engineering

From 28 till 31 October 2018 the Department of Structural Engineering hosted the Sixth International Symposium on Life-Cyle Civil Engineering (IALCCE2018), with Prof. Robby Caspeele (EA14) as main chair. The conference took place at the ICC in Ghent.

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PhD student Ana Kostic receives Best Presentation Award at Fusenet PhD event

Early November, PhD students from all over Europe gathered at ITER for the Fusenet PhD event, to present their work, hear about the recent developments in fusion, and get to know each other. PhD student Ana Kostic won the Best Presentation Award.

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PhD students Tom Goethals, Merlijn Sebrechts and Ankita Atrey receive Best Paper Award at SC2 2018

The 8th IEEE International Symposium on Cloud and Services Computing (SC2) took place from 19 to 22 November 2018 in Paris. Researchers of the Department of Information technology (EA05) won the Best Paper Award for their work on unikernels.

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Towards construction's digital future with 3D printed bridge

Researchers at the department of Structural Engineering have printed at lab scale a bridge with the smallest possible amount of concrete.

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Is polarisation a human right?

'Get Up, Stand Up!’ Ghent University celebrates 70 years of human rights

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Porous materials measure temperature at molecular level

Researchers of Ghent University (EA17) investigated how so-called metal-organic frameworks breathe as it gets hotter or colder. Their results allow the design of thermostats that work at the molecular level.

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Imec, Ghent University and SEED Demonstrate Electronics in Hydrogel-based Soft Lenses

imec, Ghent University, and SEED Co., Ltd. have developed a contact lens with autonomous electronics, opening the door to unique applications such as lenses with sensors and/or drug-delivery systems for the treatment of eye disorders.

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Two researchers from UGent, both from our Faculty, go to the final of the Flemish PhD Cup

Lode Daelemans (EA11) and Sven Rogge (EA17) convinced the jury and will compete with the other 6 finalists of the Flemish PhD Cup on Tuesday evening 13 November in AMUZ in Antwerp.

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Cover article in leading journal for Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering

For the third time the quality of the research group of prof. De Clerck was appreciated by a cover article in the leading journal ‘Advanced Functional Materials'

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PhD student Maria Ghita (EA08) wins the best master thesis grant of the IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society

Doctoral student Maria Ghita (EA08) won the best master thesis grant of the IEEE System, Man, and Cybernetics Society for her research with title ‘Experimental objective pain assessment via skin impedance’.

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