Youssef Ben Daoued
Maarten de Mildt
We are hiring! Three positions are available.
Vacancy 1: Techno-economic analysis of data-enabled ecosystems based on Solid technology
Vacancy 2: Understanding business modelsfor sustainable local energy solutions
Vacancy 3: Techno-economic evaluation of 5G and drone- based solutions
The techno-economic research unit offers master thesis topics and courses to engineering students of different Masters.
Interested in what kind of topics we offer? Read this article in Knack to get a better understanding about our research!
Information Technology and Data Processing
Launch of science game Moendoes:
As a member of the Young Academy of Flanders (Belgium), Sofie Verbrugge coordinated the launch of the science game “Expeditie Moendoes” on April 22nd in the primary school De Harp in Gent. The game was played with the children of the 5th and 6th year of the primary school. First Belgian astronaut Dirk Frimout was present for a discussion on the value of scientific thinking. The game is currently being distributed to all Flemish primary school, free of charge. Expansion to other countries is planned for next year.
More information can be found here (in Dutch).
The ‘Collection of the Gentenaar’ develops tools and methods to bring citizens in contact more quickly with the existing urban heritage and enriches collectios with their own objects, stories, photos… One of those tools to accomplish this is the CoGent box. This high-tech experience space that travels through Ghent’s neighborhoods, brings heritage objects to life on the basis of surprising storylines. As from the 29th of April 2022, visitors can discover, experience and share their past with other residents of Ghent. The CoGent box will from Wondelgem to Watersportbaan-Ekkergem and will have its last stop in Sluizeken-Tolhuis-Ham. After that, the CoGent box will have a permanent place in DING, the new wing of Design Museum Gent.
For more information about the location and dates of the CoGhent Box, click here (in Dutch).
The webinair on “Business and techno economic analysis by integrating simulation and modeling methodologies towards a go-to-market strategy for CCAM applications & services” organised by the 5G-CARMEN project is now available on Youtube. You can click here to see the full video on YouTube. Check it out to see what interesting research our TE-team is involved in!
We are working together with DuCoop on the RENergetic project. Check out this link for more details on the renewable energy district in Ghent! (Note: article in Dutch)
We have a new job opening in our team! Check out this link for more details!
We are proud to announce that we successfully finished the Promobed project together with our partner hict, which has led to the development of Caspr, a simulation tool for strategic hospital capacity planning! Click here for more information.
During ‘Ik twijfel dus ik ben’, the GUM (Gents UniversiteitsMuseum) invites scientists to look inside their heads. In this episode, Sofie Verbrugge, computer science engineer specialized in techno-economic analysis at Ghent University, will talk about her life as a professor. Click here to watch the full episode!
The SaT5G project announced the completion of several successful demonstrations of 5G over satellite at an industry-briefing event held in the 5G Innovation Centre at the University of Surrey, United Kingdom. More information can be found at the project website, and the full press release can be downloaded here.
A short video describing the 5G Carmen project is now available on Youtube. Check it out to see what interesting research our team is involved in!
We would like to thank all the attendees of the CTTE-FITCE conference! We enjoyed the interesting presentations and discussions!
Some of our recent work on business models for integrated satellite-5G networks was presented at EUCNC 2019 and included in this white paper.
The city of Ghent won the Belfius Smart Belgium award for the TMaaS Project! Interested in what we do in the project? Visit the website!