The faculty is awarded prizes for best master's theses in engineering sciences

(24-11-2017) From 43 submissions, 5 master's theses from our faculty were selected by ie-net as the best master's theses in engineering sciences.

On Thursday the 23rd of November, 43 young engineers competed for the ie-net prizes 2017, the prize for best master thesis in engineering sciences, divided into bio, civil and technology engineering. In addition, a press award, an audience award and a prize for the 'Best Young, Entrepreneurial Engineer' were also awarded.

In the engineering category all the winners were represented by students of our faculty and in the industrial engineering category one of the three. The public award went to our students engineering: architecture Silke van Geeteruyen & Thibaut Van Dousselaere with Exoskeleton.


  1. Simon Popelier & Jeff Maenhout: Algorithm for business plan development for a new medical device
  2. Lynn Verkroost: Predictive inspection of a permanent magnet-actuating machine with axial flux
  3. Jasper Juchem: Development of a mathematical model, method and device for continuous measurement for skin impedance during analgesia

Technology Engineering

  1. Max Schoepen: How can technology save the vulnerable dairy farmer?

Public Award

Silke van Geeteruyen & Thibaut Van Dousselaere with Exoskeleton.

All winners

View all winners on the ie-net website.

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