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Ghent University Academy for Engineers (UGAIN)

The mission of the Ghent University Academy for Engineers is to detect industry's need for training, to develop and to implement appropriate post academic training programmes. A decree from the competent authorities created the necessary framework enabling university staff to devote themselves effectively to continuing education as part of their job tasks.

Strategic Advisory Board

The Strategic Advisory Board advises the Faculty Council and acts as a sounding board regarding the faculty's strategy in education, research, external services and international cooperation. The members of the Strategic Advisory Board are leading figures in business, research institutes and public services.

Members 2018

Chairman

Luc Taerwe, Bart Merci

Vice-Chairman

Wim Van Gerven (ArcelorMittal Gent)

Members

  • Philippe Alluyn (BASF)
  • André Bouffioux (Siemens)
  • Patrick De Bruyne (Volvo Europe Trucks)
  • Ignace De Ruijter (Umicore)
  • Peter Demuynck (Agoria)
  • Jean-Luc Derycke (Utexbel)
  • Dirk Fransaer (VITO)
  • Paul Frigne (Atlas Copco)
  • Danny Goderis (imec)
  • Peter Hinssen (A-Cross)
  • Koen Kerckaert (NMBS Holding)
  • Egbert Lox (Umicore)
  • Christiane Malcorps (Solvay)
  • Bernard Malherbe (Jan De Nul)
  • Geert Moerman (VOKA Oost-Vlaanderen)
  • Eric Onraedt (Antwerpse Bouwwerken)
  • Geert Ostyn (Picanol)
  • Freek Persyn (Architectenbureau 51N4E)
  • Philip Pouillie (Electrabel)
  • Thierry Saegeman (ENGIE)
  • Daan Schalck (Havenbedrijf Gent)
  • Tom Sys (Barco)
  • Dirk Torfs (Flanders Make)
  • Eric Van Celst (Technum)
  • Frank Van de Vyver (Cisco)
  • Marc Van den Broeck (DEME)
  • Frans Van Giel (Beaulieu International Group)
  • Geert Van Haver (Bekaert)
  • Jos van Sas (Alcatel-Lucent)
  • Eric van Walle (SCK.CEN)
  • Johan Van Wassenhove (Denys)
  • Sven Vandeputte (OCAS)
  • Nancy Vercammen (ie-net)
  • Luc Verhaest (Volvo Cars)
  • Guido Verhoeven (SIM)
  • Guy Verrue (Beaulieu International Group)
  • Johan Vyncke (WTCB)