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Whoop whoop for Esther, Boris, Angel and Chiara! 21.10.2020

VUB scored 20 scholarships out of 200 FWO scholarships awarded in Flanders, 4 ETRO PhD students obtained FWO scholarship funding for 2 years!
Hereunder the list of PhD students and the title of their research.
Esther Rodrigo Bonet (prom. N. Deligiannis): Explainable Physics-guided Deep Learning for Air Pollution Inference
Boris Joukovsky (prom. N. Deligiannis): Interpretable and Explainable Deep Learning for Video Processing
Angel Sole Morillo (prom. J. Stiens): Robustified multi-functional photoplethysmography (PPG) monitoring system for continuous vital signs detection: A Global Health challenge
Chiara Rossi (prom. J. Van Schependom): Unravelling cognitive functioning in healthy and multiple sclerosis through the analysis of transiently bursting brain networks at milliseconds time scale.

Prof. Piet Wambacq promoted to imec Fellow. 09.10.2020

Piet Wambacq has recently been promoted to imec Fellow. This position is the scientific equivalent of a vice president and it is given to those people that have a significant impact on the R&D strategy of imec across different research domains, while being recognized as an authority both in- and outside imec. Piet is active in analog, radio frequency and millimeter-wave integrated circuit design in various technologies (CMOS, BiCMOS, III-V) while he is also one of the driving forces behind research at imec on device and packaging technology for 5G and future 6G wireless communication systems and for mm-wave radar and sensing.

IF2020 04.09.2020

Amazing One Policy Place team shows us a beautiful example of how we can pass the hardest obstacles when we believe in things via organizing the largest-ever virtual policy event during these hard times. Bringing together 2,000 people: policymakers, academics, entrepreneurs and experts from across the globe, IF2020 is combining the traditional cultural aspects of a festival with high-level policy discussions focused on the Green Deal, digital transition, and Recovery Plan in order to discuss and present solutions to today’s societal challenges. The festival features a session hosted by Google on AI in Europe and an IBM Computer Scientist will present a short film. The Founder of a Brussels-based startup, LucidWeb will also introduce "LucidAREurope", a New Citizen Engagement Tool to Promote the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) using Augmented Reality. As ETRO we are also proud to be a part of this event with our two ongoing projects:
1. TRM (Transient Radar Method) - Prof. Dr. Johan Stiens, Tuesday 8th September - 13.00-14.00, "Building beyond buildings - the Renovation Wave and its role towards a greener European construction sector."
2. Fake News Detection - Prof. Dr. Nikolaos Deligiannis, Tuesday 8th September - 14.15-14.45, "Make News Great Again: How Algorithms can Break the Fake."

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PUBLICATIONS

“Graph Auto-encoder For Graph Signal Denoising”

In 2020 IEEE International Conference on Acoustics, Speech and Signal Processing

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“Multi-Agent Thompson Sampling for Bandit Applications with Sparse Neighborhood Structures”

In Scientific Reports - Nature

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“The operationalization of fatigue in frailty scales: a systematic review”

In Ageing Research Reviews

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“Geometric Matrix Completion with Deep Conditional Random Fields”

In IEEE Transactions on Neural Networks and Learning Systems

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“Application of evolutionary algorithms to optimise one- and two-dimensional gradient chromatographic separations”

In Journal of Chromatography. A

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EVENTS

27.10.2020

PhD Defense by Mr Sven Boulanger

USE OF CURRENT ASSISTED PRINCIPLES IN OPTICAL RECEIVERS

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PRESS

04.08.2019

La caméra qui détecte l'invisible pour l'homme

Le Soir

23.05.2018

Imec toont tech voor de toekomst (Holografie, hdr-conversie, organs-on-a-chip)

tweakers.net

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