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13/10/2017 - 08:30

On October 13 2017, during the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) in São Paulo, Brazil, Alexander Sevrin has been reelected as member for a second term. He will be serving  on the committee “Mathematical Physics” (C18).

15/09/2017 - 16:00

On September 15 2017 Kevin Deroover obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
A search for flavor changing neutral currents involving a top quark and a Higgs boson with the CMS experiment
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Jorgen D'Hondt

26/07/2017 - 13:15

The 35th International Cosmic-Ray Conference took place in Busan, South Korea from July 12th to July 20th, 2017.
More than 800 physicists attended the conference to discuss the latest progress in cosmic-ray and solar physics.
Furthermore, recent developments in gamma-ray and neutrino astronomy as well as the hunt for dark matter were covered. 
The VUB was clearly represented with 10 posters and 4 talks.
 

05/07/2017 - 14:00

On July 5th 2017 Jonathan Lindgren obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Black hole formation, holographic thermalization and the AdS/CFT correspondence.
Joint PhD with Université Libre De Bruxelles
Promotors: Prof. Dr. Ben Craps, Prof. Dr. Alexander Sevrin & Prof. Dr. Marc Henneaux (ULB)

27/06/2017 - 16:00

On June 27th 2017 Giuliano Maggi obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Search for High-Energy Neutrinos from Obscured Flat Spectrum Radio AGN using the IceCube Neutrino Observatory
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Nick van Eijndhoven

13/03/2017 - 16:00

On March 13 2017 Lana Beck obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
The Search for the Standard Model Production of Four Top Quarks
Joint PhD with University of Bristol
Promotors: Prof. Dr. Freya Blekman & Prof. Dr. Joel Goldstein

03/03/2017 - 12:00

On March 3 2017 Pedro Parra Rivas obtained the academic degree of Doctor of Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Dynamics of dissipative localized structures in driven nonlinear optical cavities
Promotors: Prof. Jan Dackaert, Prof. Lendert Gelens & Prof. Damia Gomila
Joint PHD with Universitat de les Illes Balears

23/10/2016 - 12:45

Saskia Demulder, FWO fellow at TENA, received the Solvay Award on October 23 2016 during a ceremony in Studio 4 of the Flagey. She received this prize for her Master thesis “Integrability in the AdS/CFT correspondence” with Alexander Sevrin and Daniel Thompson as advisors.

26/09/2016 - 17:00

On September 26th 2016 Alexandra Vandervelde obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Bio-engineering Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Mechanisms of transcription regulation in prokaryotic toxin-antitoxin modules
Promotors: Prof. Dr. ir. R. Loris & Prof. Dr. J. Danckaert & Prof. Dr. H. De Greve

22/08/2016 - 16:00

On August 22nd 2016 Karen De Causmaecker obtained the academic degree of Doctor in Sciences with the following doctoral thesis:
Unconventional signatures of supersymmetry
Promotor: Prof. Dr. Jorgen D'Hondt

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