The Doctoral School of Sciences & Technology is a joint initiative of
- the Faculty of Sciences,
- the Faculty of Engineering Technology,
- the School for Transportation Sciences.
The Doctoral School Board consists of members of each faculty/School (see below). Prof. Dr Karin Coninx is appointed as director. Together with a coordinator, a PhD and a Postdoc representative the doctoral schoolboard is responsible for
- development of the curriculum (organisation of courses, quality control)
- evaluation of the individual program of PhD students
- decisions about possible exceptions
The coordinator, Dr Stefanie Kerkhofs, is responsible for all communication with PhD students and postdocs, as well as for the coordination of all planned activities.
The director, two vice-directors and the coordinator (Doctoral School Bureau) are responsible for the daily functioning of the doctoral school.
Members of the Doctoral School Board
|Director||Prof. Dr Karin Coninx|
|Biology||Prof. Dr Karen Smeets|
|Chemistry||Prof. Dr Thomas Junckers|
|Computer Science||Prof. Dr Frank Neven|
|Engineering Technology||Prof. Dr Ir Wim Deferme|
|Physics||Prof. Dr Ken Haenen|
|Mathematics||Prof. Dr Sorin Pop|
|School for Transportation Sciences||Dr Caroline Ariën|
|Statistics||Dr Ruth Nysen|
|Dean Faculty Engineering Technology||Prof. Dr Marc D'Olieslaeger|
|PhD representative||Martijn Peters|
|Postdoc representative||Dr Sumit Pramanik|
|Coordinator||Dr Stefanie Kerkhofs|