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TechWolf selected to join the BirdHouse and wins awards on the #NLP4GOV hackathon

Startup TechWolf of students Andreas De Neve and Mikaël Wornoo and former student Jeroen Van Hautte selected to join the BirdHouse and wins awards on the #NLP4GOV hackathon.

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PhD student G.T. Kasun Kalhara Gunasooriya (EA11) wins Catalysis Science and Technology Poster Award

G.T. Kasun Kalhara Gunasooriya from the Laboratory for Chemical Technology (EA11), won the Catalysis Science and Technology Poster Award at the 7th EuCheMS Chemistry Congress in Liverpool, United Kingdom.

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PhD student Lynn Verkroost (EA08) won best student award on International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) in Greece

The 23rd edition of the International Conference on Electrical Machines (ICEM) was held from 3-6 September in Alexandropouli in Greece. PhD student Lynn Verkroost was granted the best student poster award.

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Rectoral speech opening academic year 2018-2019

Speech by rector Rik Van de Walle at the Aula Academica on 21 september 2018.

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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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