PhD defenses

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

 

  • (Dis)placed Interventions

    Feb 21
    Faculty
    Faculty of Arts and Philosophy
    Promovendus/a
    Elly Van Eeghem
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de kunsten: beeldende kunst
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. arch. Dirk De Meyer, TW01 - arch. Luc Deleu, KASK School of Arts
    Defense location and time
    Cirque anatomisch auditorium (KASK), Louis Pasteurlaan 2, 9000 Gent, 18:00
  • An Investigation into the Possibilities of Using Physics Engines in Geotechnical Engineering Problems

    Feb 22
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Ehsan Izadi
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: bouwkunde
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Adam Bezuijen, vakgroep Civiele Techniek - prof. Peter Lambert, vakgroep Elektronica en Informatiesystemen
    Defense location and time
    vergaderzaal 2.3 August Vermeylen, Het Pand, tweede verdieping, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Design and Synthesis of Cyclic Peptide - Bile Acid Conjugates for Improving the Therapeutic Potential of Peptide Drugs

    Feb 22
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Dorien Van Lysebetten
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: chemie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Annemieke Madder, WE07 - prof. dr. Bruno De Geest, FW01
    Defense location and time
    Campus Sterre - S4 - Lecture Room 0.2, Krijgslaan 281, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Sensitivity of IceCube cosmic-ray measurements to the hadronic interaction model

    Feb 22
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Sam De Ridder
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: fysica
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Dirk Ryckbosch, WE05
    Defense location and time
    Aula, Ceremoniezaal, Voldersstraat 9, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • The Development of Biopolymer based Systems for (Burn) Wound Treatment

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Birgit Stubbe
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: chemie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Peter Dubruel, WE07 - prof. dr. Sandra Van Vlierberghe, WE07
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand, zaal rector Vermeylen, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 15:00
  • Data-Efficient Machine Learning for Physics-Based Simulations

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Arun Kaintura
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Tom Dhaene, vakgroep Informatietechnologie - dr. ir. Ivo Couckuyt, vakgroep Informatietechnologie
    Defense location and time
    leslokaal 1.1, iGent, eerste verdieping, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • The effects of nutritional supplementation in early life on methane emissions and performance in ruminants

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Sieglinde Debruyne
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Veerle Fievez (BW22)-Dr. Leen Vandaele (ILVO)
    Defense location and time
    E4 Auditorium (E2.009), Coupure Links 653, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • World city formation and the Jakarta metropolitan area

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Galuh Syahbana Indraprahasta
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: geografie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Ben Derudder, WE12
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand - Priorzaal, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • Restoration of species-rich Nardus grasslands via phosphorus-mining.

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Bioscience Engineering
    Promovendus/a
    Stephanie Schelfhout
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de toegepaste biologische wetenschappen : bos- en natuurbeheer
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. ir. Kris Verheyen (BW20)-Prof. dr. ir. Jan Mertens (BW20)-Prof. dr. ir. Geert Haesaert (BW21)-Dr. ir. An De Schrijver (BW20)
    Defense location and time
    Campus Schoonmeersen, gebouw C, auditorium GSCHC.0.125, V. Vaerwyckweg 1, 9000 Gent, 16:20
  • A Study on the Mechanisms of Backward Erosion Piping

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Kristine Vandenboer
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: bouwkunde
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Adam Bezuijen, vakgroep Civiele Techniek
    Defense location and time
    auditorium P Jozef Plateau, gelijkvloers, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent, 16:30
  • Environmental Interests in Investment Arbitration: Challenges and Directions

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Law and Criminology
    Promovendus/a
    Flavia Marisi
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Rechten
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. Luc Lavrysen, RE22
    Defense location and time
    Facultaire Raadzaal - Faculteit Recht en Criminologie, Campus Aula - Voldersstraat 3, 9000 Gent, 17:00
  • Phosphorylation mediates high temperature signalling in plants

    Feb 25
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Lam Dai Vu
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: biochemie en biotechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Ive De Smet, WE09 - prof. dr. Kris Gevaert, GE31
    Defense location and time
    FSVM-gebouw, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 17:30
  • Energy-Efficient Photonic Neuromorphic Computing for Telecommunication Applications

    Feb 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Andrew Katumba
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: fotonica
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Peter Bienstman, vakgroep Informatietechnologie - prof. Joni Dambre, vakgroep Elektronica en Informatiesystemen
    Defense location and time
    auditorium 1, iGent, eerste verdieping, Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 126, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 15:00
  • Optimization of lignocellulosic biomass for the bio-refinery with Arabidopsis and poplar as model systems

    Feb 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Lisanne de Vries
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: biochemie en biotechnologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Wout Boerjan, WE09 - prof. dr. Ruben Vanholme, WE09
    Defense location and time
    FSVM-gebouw, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 16:00
  • The tax benefit for mortgage payments: Incentive effects and implications for house prices

    Feb 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Economics and Business Administration
    Promovendus/a
    Annelies Hoebeeck
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de economische wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Koen Inghelbrecht, vakgroep Economie - prof. dr. Carine Smolders, vakgroep Economie
    Defense location and time
    Het Pand, zaal Refter, Onderbergen 1, 9000 Gent, 17:30
  • Athens by night: Representations of gendered sexualities in Greek film noir of the 1950s and the 1960s

    Feb 26
    Faculty
    Faculty of Political and Social Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Nikitas Fessas
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Communicatiewetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. Dr. Daniël Biltereyst Prof. Dr. Sofie Van Bauwel
    Defense location and time
    Filmplateau, Paddenhoek 3, 9000 Gent, 18:00
  • Free Piston Expander with a Variable Built-In Volume Ratio and with an Integrated Linear Alternator

    Feb 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Engineering and Architecture
    Promovendus/a
    Sergei Gusev
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de ingenieurswetenschappen: werktuigkunde-elektrotechniek
    Promotor(s)
    prof. Michel De Paepe, vakgroep Mechanica van Stroming, Warmte en Verbranding - dr. Davide Ziviani, Purdue University, West Lafayette, VS
    Defense location and time
    auditorium P Jozef Plateau, gelijkvloers, Jozef Plateaustraat 22, 9000 Gent, 16:00
  • From ER stress to T cell biology: IRE1 signaling and TAOK3 function

    Feb 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Lana Vandersarren
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de gezondheidswetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    administratief verantwoordelijk promotor: prof. Sophie Janssens, Vakgroep Inwendige Ziekten en Pediatrie - tweede promotor: prof. Bart Lambrecht, Vakgroep Inwendige Ziekten en Pediatrie
    Defense location and time
    FSVM-gebouw, Technologiepark 927, 9052 Zwijnaarde, 17:00
  • Presence and fate of antibiotic residues, antibiotic resistance genes and zoonotic bacteria in (biologically treated) swine manure and soil

    Feb 27
    Faculty
    Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
    Promovendus/a
    Tina Van den Meersche
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de Diergeneeskundige wetenschappen
    Promotor(s)
    Prof. dr. M. Heyndrickx Eenheid Technologie en Voeding, ILVO Prof. dr. F. Haesebrouck Faculteit Diergeneeskunde, UGent Dr. G. Rasschaert Eenheid Technologie en Voeding, ILVO Dr. apr. E. Daeseleire Eenheid Technologie en Voeding, ILVO
    Defense location and time
    Auditorium B, Salisburylaan 133, 9820 Merelbeke, 17:30
  • Diversity of nematodes associated with fungal fruit bodies and evolutionary patterns of nematode spermatogenesis

    Feb 28
    Faculty
    Faculty of Sciences
    Promovendus/a
    Dieter Slos
    Academic Degree
    Doctor in de wetenschappen: biologie
    Promotor(s)
    prof. dr. Wim Bert, WE11 - prof. dr. Vladimir Yushin, Russian Academy of Sciences, Rusland
    Defense location and time
    Campus Ledeganck - Auditorium 6, K. L. Ledeganckstraat 35, 9000 Gent, 17:00