May, June, July & Aug 2014
Colleagues who made their doctoral defense:
Aurélie Carlier: “multiscale modelling of angiogenesis during normal and
impaired bone regeneration” – 29/04/14 - picture
New colleagus at BMe:
Alicia Izquierdo-Alvarez – from 17th June 2014
She is filling in a postdoc position and her academic host is prof. H. Van
Markos Kapeliotis – from 22nd July 2014
He is a researcher in the Robot Assisted Surgery Group and his academic
host is prof. J. Vander Sloten.
Renewal of scholarship at BMe:
Bruno Barreto – 2014-2015 - academic host is prof. J. Vander Sloten.
Happy birthday wishes to
• 01/05: Silvia Pianigiani
• 01/05: Vukasin Strbac
• 30/05: Tassos Natsakis
• 04/06: Liesbet Geris
• 18/06: Veerle Creylman
• 28/06: Gabrijel Smoljkic
• 02/07: Johan Kerkhofs
• 06/07: Bart Haex
• 06/07: Vincent Verhaert
• 14/07: Ward Bartels
• 30/07: Ivo Vanderhulst
• 19/08: Stefan Goovaerts
• 19/08: Haniyeh Hemmatian
Congratulations to our
• 15/05/14: Robin (1st son of
• 06/06/14: Lars (1st son of
Past events & seminars
Thai Delegation 8th April 2014 - pictures
Brewery Visit of Stella
30th April 2014 – pictures
17-18th June 2014 MECC, Maastricht, Biomedica 2014 – The life sciences
6-11th July 2014, 7th World Congress of Biomechanics (WCB)
Congress CMBBE 2014 – Amsterdam – 13-15th Oct 2014
Please check here and also here
Website Bme & Fac of Eng
If your research work is not filled in yet, or if you would like to add a
picture to your subject, please mail it to the secretary’s office.
All research subjects can be mentioned here, with your promoter.
Quarterly magazine GENIAAL
Faculty of Engineering Science Calendar 2014-2015
Minor corrections are still possible.
Begin September a printed version will be available.
Congresses / travel arrangements
Please keep the following procedure in mind:
PhD students & postdocs: all coordinates of the congress (i.e. name and website
of the congress, name of the persons who will participate, period, flight or other
travel details (please look up yourself the best offer) must be sent to
[email protected] for approval!
BUT KEEP IN MIND:
The registration of the congress, hotel booking, the reservation of your flight or
train,… will be arranged by the secretary’s office itself!
Ilse Jonkers has been promoted to Associate Professor at FaBeR.
On 1st Aug, Hans Van Oosterwyck has been promoted to new Head of the
We would like to thank Jos Vander Sloten for having served for so many years
as head of the Biomechanics section and for having it done in such an excellent
On July 4, 21 students received their master degree in Biomedical
Engineering; one student obtained the degree of our postgraduate programme.
Thanks to all of you for your time and efforts in training these students.
We need to provide (Dutch-speaking) AAP/BAP delegates for the faculty council.
In 2014-2015 Axel van de Walle (PMA) and Aurélie Carlier (BMe) will be the
new delegates. Wouter Aerts (Bme) will replace Aurélie, if necessary.
Please let us know if you have any objections.
Enjoy the further summer holiday
We wish you all a great start of a new academic year !!!
The first newsletter of AJ 2014-2015 will appear in December
(before Christmas period)
The newsletter is made for and by BMe people !!!