PhD defenses

The following list provides an overview of all upcoming PhD defenses at Ghent University. The specified links refer to our Dutch website.

 

  • Applications of chemically modified natural adsorbents for removal of arsenic and recovery of valuable metals from aqueous solution

    Aug 20
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Tsegaye Girma Asere
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen: Milieutechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Gijs Du Laing (BW24) - Prof. dr. ir. Christian Stevens (BW24) - Prof. dr. Dejene Ayele Tessema (Wolkite University, Ethiopië)
    Defense location and time
    A0.1 Academieraadzaal (A0.030), Blok A, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 15:00
  • Correction of Third Generation Sequencing Reads through Read-to-Graph Alignment

    Aug 21
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Giles Miclotte
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Jan Fostier, vakgroep Informatietechnologie - dr. Pieter Audenaert, vakgroep Informatietechnologie
    Defense location and time
    auditorium 1, iGent, eerste verdieping, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • It’s not only about the teacher! Mapping and fostering the school-wide implementation of self-regulated learning in primary education.

    Aug 22
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Mona De Smul
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Pedagogische Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Geert Devos, Vakgroep Onderwijskunde (PP06) - Copromotor: Prof. dr. Hilde Van Keer, Vakgroep Onderwijskunde (PP06)
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand, zaal rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • On the origin of puppies: a multidisciplinary investigation into Belgian dog breeding facilities

    Aug 22
    Faculty
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Promovendus/a
    Pierre-Alexandre Dendoncker
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Diergeneeskundige wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    PROF. DR. CHRISTEL MOONS PROF. DR. CLAIRE DIEDERICH PROF. DR. JEROEN DEWULF PROF. DR. TINY DE KEUSTER
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium D, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, 17:00
  • Extension of Graphlets to Larger Order and Generic Graph Types

    Aug 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Ine Melckenbeeck
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Mario Pickavet, vakgroep Informatietechnologie - dr. Pieter Audenaert, vakgroep Informatietechnologie
    Defense location and time
    auditorium 1, iGent, eerste verdieping, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • Anaerobic digestion of cocoa waste within a circular economy context.

    Aug 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Nayaret Acosta Ortiz
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Korneel Rabaey (BW25) - Prof. dr. ir. Frederik Ronsse (BW24) - Dr. Jo De Vrieze (BW25)
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Ceremoniezaal, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Acceleration of Streaming Applications on FPGAs: Architectures, Performance Strategies and Models

    Aug 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Bruno da Silva Gomes
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: computerwetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Dirk Stroobandt, vakgroep Elektronica en Informatiesystemen - prof. Abdellah Touhafi (Vrije Universiteit Brussel) - ereprof. Erik D'Hollander, vakgroep Elektronica en Informatiesystemen - prof. An Braeken (Vrije Universiteit Brussel)
    Defense location and time
    promotiezaal D.2.01, Vrije Universiteit Brussel, gebouw D, tweede verdieping, Campus Etterbeek, Pleinlaan 2, 1050 Brussel, 16:30
  • Unravelling primary school teachers’ induction period from a social network perspective.

    Aug 29
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Laura Thomas
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Pedagogische Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Ruben Vanderlinde, Vakgroep Onderwijskunde (PP06) - Copromotor: Prof. dr. Geert Devos, Vakgroep Onderwijskunde (PP06)
    Defense location and time
    De Krook, zaal De Blauwe Vogel, Miriam Makebaplein 1, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Towards risk assessment of emerging Alternaria and Fusarium mycotoxins: comparative toxicity and toxicokinetics in broiler chickens and pigs

    Aug 29
    Faculty
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Promovendus/a
    Sophie Fraeyman
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Diergeneeskundige wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. S. Croubels Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, UGent Prof. dr. M. Devreese Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, UGent Prof. dr. G. Antonissen Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, UGent
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium 1 Hoogbouw, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, 16:30
  • Kingdom of fiefs? On the meaning of dual mandate-holding in Belgium

    Aug 29
    Faculty
    Faculty of Political and Social Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Nicolas Van de Voorde
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Politieke Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. Dr. Kristof Steyvers Prof. Dr. Tony Valcke Prof. Dr. Nicolas Bouteca
    Defense location and time
    De Abt, Lange Kruisstraat 4, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • The existence and generation of nanojoins with given parameters

    Aug 29
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Dieter Mourisse
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: informatica
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Gunnar Brinkmann, WE02
    Defense location and time
    Campus Sterre - S9 - Auditorium A2, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • Magnetic Motor Evoked Potentials: A diagnostic test for spinal cord dysfunction in large animals

    Aug 29
    Faculty
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Promovendus/a
    Joke Rijckaert
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Diergeneeskundige wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Dr. Bart Pardon Faculteit diergeneeskunde, Ugent Prof. dr. Luc Van Ham Faculteit diergeneeskunde, Ugent Prof. dr. Gunther van Loon Faculteit diergeneeskunde, Ugent
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium A, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, 17:00
  • Unraveling recovery: A qualitative study rooted in the lived experiences of persons with complex mental health needs

    Sep 02
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Clara De Ruysscher
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Pedagogische Wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Stijn Vandevelde, Vakgroep Orthopedagogiek, (PP10) - Copromotor: Prof. dr. Stijn Vanheule, Vakgroep Psychoanalyse en Raadplegingspsychologie (PP08)
    Defense location and time
    Museum Dr. Guislain, Jozef Guislainstraat 43, 9000 Gent, 10:00
  • Protein N-glycosylation in the hemipteran pest insect Nilaparvata lugens.

    Sep 03
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Freja Scheys
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Guy Smagghe, BW21 - Prof. dr. Els Van Damme, BW25
    Defense location and time
    E3 Auditorium (E1.015), Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • The measurement of implicit motives in applied settings.

    Sep 03
    Faculty
    Faculty of Psychology and Educational Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Malte Runge
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Psychologie
    Promotor(s)
    Promotor: Prof. dr. Jonas Lang, Vakgroep Personeelsbeleid, Arbeids- en Organisatiepsychologie (PP09)
    Defense location and time
    Academieraadzaal Campus Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Assessment and optimization of dietary selenium intake in Kenya : exploration of biofortification as a solution to the hidden hunger.

    Sep 03
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Peter Biu Ngigi
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Toegepaste Biologische Wetenschappen : levensmiddelenwetenschappen en voeding
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Gijs Du Laing (BW24) - Prof. dr. Carl Lachat (BW23) - Prof. dr. Peter Wafula Masinde (Meru University of Science and Technology, Kenia)
    Defense location and time
    C1.1 (Auditorium De Boodt), Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Physiological, hormonal and aquaporin responses to water deficit in Fragaria x ananassa.

    Sep 03
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Britt Merlaen
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Marie-Christine Van Labeke, BW21
    Defense location and time
    A0.1 Academieraadzaal (A0.030), Blok A, Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Triterpenoid biosynthesis and its regulation in Arabidopsis thaliana

    Sep 04
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Yuechen Bai
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: biochemie en biotechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Alain Goossens, WE09 - dr. Jacob Pollier, WE09 - dr. Patricia Fernandéz Calvo, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spanje
    Defense location and time
    FSVM-gebouw, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • The 'complex' chemistry of Cr(III) in deep eutectic solvents: towards sustainable Cr(VI)-free electroplating

    Sep 05
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Tim Verdonck
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: chemie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Kristof Van Hecke, WE06 - prof. dr. Rik Van Deun, WE06 - prof. dr. Peter Nockemann, Queen's University Belfast, Noord-Ierland - dr. Philippe Verpoort, ArcelorMittal
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Assembly of mesoporous TiO2 using tailor-made block copolymers

    Sep 06
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Jonas Billet
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: chemie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Isabel Van Driessche, WE06 - prof. dr. Filip Du Prez, WE07 - dr. Jonathan De Roo, WE06
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Ceremoniezaal, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 15:00