Recently three thesis awards have been awarded to researchers at the Faculty of Science and Engineering (formerly known as the Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences):
has been awarded the DISC (Dutch Institute of Systems and Control) PhD Thesis Award 2014. The main topics of his doctoral research were concerned with the system-theoretic modeling and energy-shaping control of multi-physics systems (distributed port-Hamiltonian systems described by coupled ODEs and PDEs), and their structure-preserving discretization.
has been awarded the Young Investigator Award 2014 by the Netherlands Bioinformatics Center. Medema is the third Groningen researcher in five years time to win this award. He developed a strategy to discover new secondary metabolites more efficiently.
, who obtained his doctorate in 2013, has been awarded the ESMTB
Reinhart Heinrich Award
for the best doctoral dissertation in the field of mathematical and theoretical biology in 2013. Kuijper’s doctoral research focuses on the correlation between sexual selection and sex allocation and its underlying mechanisms
On the Education Day of the Faculty of Science and Engineering, the winner of the Faculty Teaching Award 2017 was revealed: Prof. Dirk Slotboom has been chosen as FSE’s teacher of the year 2017.
Ten University of Groningen (UG) Bachelor’s degree programmes have been awarded the ‘Top Degree Programme’ title in this year’s Dutch Higher Education Guide (Keuzegids), placing them at the top of Dutch academic education. In the ‘Broad-based General...
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