2012

For the academic year 2012-2013, the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) has provided fellowships to 98 individuals:

88 Belgian Fellows to study in the United States
 9 American Fellows to study in Belgium
 
1 winner of the Alumni Award

The Fellows were selected competitively from a pool of brilliant applicants by a Fellowship Committee that interviews all candidates personally.

BAEF Fellows 2012

 

Belgian fellows 2012-2013 and American fellows 2011-2012, June 1, 2012

Ms. ALAERTS, Kaat, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Cognitive neuroscience - Autism, NYU Langone Medical Center- Child Study center, Prof. A. Martino
Mr. BAETE, Steven, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doc. res. in Dynamic Diffusion Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), NYU - Langone Medical Center - Prof. E. Sigmund
Ms. BAUDOIN, Marie-Ange, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. research in Climate change adaptation and resilience, U. of Colorado, Consortium for Capacity Building - Prof. M. Glantz
Mr. BECKER, Gauthier, ULg, Albert & Evelyn Jadot Charitable Trust Fellow, Postdoc. res. on numerical model to predict fracture due to blast., M.I.T., Dept. of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Prof. R. Radovitzky
Mr. BOKSENBOJM, Eliran, KULeuven, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Soft matter physics and econophysics, Harvard U.- Dept. of applied Mathematics, Prof. L. Mahadevan
Mr. BOS, Tomas, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. res. on p16 regulation in breast cancer by CTCF, Salk Institute for Biological studies- Prof. B. Emerson
Mr. BUFFIN, Aurelie, ULB, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post doc. res. on the cooperative transport in ants, Arizona State U. Prof. S.  Pratt
Ms. BUYSSCHAERT, Aline, UCL, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, MA in International Relations/International Development, Johns Hopkins U.-SAIS (2dyr)
Mr. CABAY, Julien, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, doctoral res. in copyright law " The Freedom of the artistic creator confronted to others", Columbia U., Literary and Artistic Property Law, Prof J. Ginsburg
Mr. COBUT, Pierre-Jean, ULB, CG, MBA in Management and Entrepreneurship, Stanford GSB
Mr. COLPAERT, Pieter, UGent, UGent Fellow, PhD in American Studies, Columbia U.
Mr. CORNELIS, Kevin, UGent, UGent Fellow, MS in Green technologies, U. of Southern California
Ms. CROISET, Sophie, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. res. " Women and homosexuality in contemporary French and Francophone literature", Harvard U., Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality - Prof. A. Najmabbadi
Mr. D'AURIA, Ludovic, UCL, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoctoral res. related to the degenerative disorder of Krabbe disease, U. of Illinois at Chicago, Dept. of Anatomy and Cell biology; Prof. S. Brady & Prof.E. Bongarzone
Mr. DE BACKER, Axel, UGent, UGent Fellow, LL.M. Financial law, securities law, Columbia U.
Mr. DE GROOTE, Andreas, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, MS in Electrical & Computer Engineering emphasis on  Electronics & Photonics, UC Santa Barbara
Ms. DEL BIONDO, Karen, UGent, UGent Fellow, Postdoc. res in Comparing EU and US democracy assistance in Africa, Stanford U, Center on Democracy, Development and the Rule of Law - Prof. L. Diamond; The Fletcher School - Institute for Human Security -Prof. P. Uvin
Mr. DE LOOZE, Bram, Other, van Itallie Fellow, Master of Music : Jazz Instrumental Performance - Piano, New School for Jazz  and Contemporary Music
Ms. DELWAIDE, Sophie, ULB, Francqui Foundation Fellow, LLM in Financial law, U. of Chicago
Ms. DE MESMAECKER, Vicky, KULeuven, PDF, Postdoc. res. "Increasing the validity of social justice research: a reassessment of the conceptualization of the core concepts of procedural justice", Yale U.- Prof. Tom Tyler moving from NYU
Mr. DEMONT, Timothée, FUNDP, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. Financial access, services and development, Stanford U. Dept. of Economics - Prof. J. levin
Mr. DESMOND, Hugh, KULeuven, H. Van Waeyenbergh of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Leuven Fellow, doctoral res. in Philosophy of Religion, Naturalism and Biology, Princeton U., Prof. Mark Johnston
Mr. DEVOS, Hannes, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. Visual neurosciences with applications to driving, Georgia Health Science University -Prof. A. Akinwuntan( 3 months); U. of IOWA Health Care, Dept of Neurology-Prof. E; Uc ( 9 months)
Mr. DE WIT, Julien, ULg, National Lottery Fellow, PhD: Planetary Sciences & Astronomy (in exoplanetology), M.I.T., Earth, Atmospheric and Planetary Science (2d yr)
Ms. DE WOLF, Catherine, VUB, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, MS in Building Technology, MIT
Ms. D'HULST, Charlotte, UA, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in vivo analysis of human odorant receptors, City University of New-York CUNY, Hunter College - Prof. Paul Feinstein
Ms. DUBAIL, Johanne, ULg, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Proteolysis in morphogenesis and angiogenesis., Cleveland Clinic, Dept of Biomedical engineering - Prof. S. Apte
Mr. DUCRO, Dennis, KULeuven, Karel Vinck Award, CG 2011-2013, MBA-Karel Vinck Award, UC Berkeley - Haas School of Business
Ms. EECKHAUT, Mieke, UGent, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in the field of Family sociology (Family dynamics), UCLA - Dept. of Sociology, Prof. S. Timmermans
Mr. GEERAERT, Pieter, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. res. non-linear optical imaging, NIH -NHLBI- Dept of Health & Human Services, Prof. R. Baladan
Ms. GLINEUR, Stéphanie, ULg, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in the field of Pneumovirus infection and inflammation., NIH - Lab. of Allergy diseases - Dr. H. Rosenberg
Mr. GODFROID, Arnaud, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, LL.M., Columbia U.
Mr. GOOSSENS, Jurgen, UGent, Francqui Foundation Fellow, LL.M. Public law, (comparative) constitutional law, Yale U.
Dr. GOOSSENS, Karel, KULeuven, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoc.  res. in Chemistry: Graphene-based carbocatalysts and hybrid catalysts, U. of Texas, Austin-Prof. Bielawski
Mr. GORIS, Robbe, KULeuven, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoc. res. on how the brain processes visual perception, NYU - Center for Neural Science - Prof. A. Movshon
Dr. GORIS, An, KULeuven, PDF, Postdoc. res. on the American popular romance novel and the figure of the bestselling author, Princeton U. - Dept of English, Prof. C. Johnson & Prof. W. Gleason
Dr. GRYNBERG, Delphine, UCL, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post doc. res. on the effect of closeness on empathy for pain, Michigan U., Research Center for Group Dynamics - Interdisciplinary program on empathy and altruism research - Prof. S. Konrath
Mr. GYSELINCK, Lander, Other, Music Fellow, BA in Fine Arts: drums (Jazz and Improvised Music), The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music
Mr. HAELEWATERS, Danny, UGent, Honorary Fellow, PhD in Organism and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard U. GSAS
Dr. HEES, Aurélien, UCL, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, Postdoc res. Solar system and cosmological tests of gravity, Caltech Institute, Jet Propulsion Lab., Prof. S. Turyshev
Mr. HENDRIX, Gert-Jan, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, LLM American competition law, U. of Chicago
Mr. HENRY DE FRAHAN, Lancelot, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, PhD in Economics (Social choice theory in particular), U. of Chicago
Mr. HEYMANS, Johan, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, LLM in International (Humanitarian) Law, NYU
Mr. JOLY, Michael, ULB, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, PhD on Computational Fluid dynamics numerical tools, Texas A&M U.
Ms. JOYE, Iris, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Food Biophysics and Bio-Chemistry:The bread improving mechanism of molecular oxygen and potassium bromate: unraveling the mystery on molecular scale', U. of Massachusetts, Dept. of Food Science, Prof.D. McClements
Dr KERVYN DE MEERENDRE, Simon, FUNDP, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. Res. in Organic Chemistry, UCLA - Dept of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Ms. LAMINE, Auriane, UCL, Honorary Fellow Gustave Boël-Sofina, LLM in American labor and employment law, Harvard U.
Ms. LEFÈVRE, Mélanie, ULg, ULg Fellow, Postdoc. res. in relation to Transport costs, spatial pricing and poverty, Boston U., Institute for Economic developement - Prof. A. Newman
Mr. LEPLA, Wesley, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, LL.M. Master of Laws, U. of Virginia
Ms. LEROY, Camille, UCL, Honorary Fellow, LLM in International Law., NYU
Dr.. LI, Sandra, KULeuven, PDF, Postdoc. res. in Immunomodulatory strategies against cancer, NIH - National Cancer Institute, Prof. J. Oppenheim
Dr. LYNA, Dries, UA, Honorary Fellow, Post doc res. on the Rise and Fall of European Academies of Fine Arts in Europe (1650-1900), Duke U., Dept. of Art - Prof. Hans Van Miegroet/ Getty Foundation
Mr. MAHIEU, Frederic, VUB, CG, MBA Program, Harvard Business School
Ms. MAQUET, Emilie, ULB, Henri Benedictus Fellow of the King Baudouin Foundation, Postdoc. res. on the Role of Oriented Cell Division in Heart Formation, UC San Francisco, Prof. D. Stainier
Mr. MARENNE, Stéphanie, UCL, Honorary Fellow, PhD in Mechanical:chemical engineering: Rheology of Non-Newtonian Fluids, CCNY - CUNY
Mr. MARTINELLI, Thibault, ULg, Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton Fellow, LLM in Fiscal Federalism, Harvard U.
Mr. MATTELAER, Olivier, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Phenomenology in High Energy Physics, U. of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Dept. of Physics - Prof. T. Stelzer
Mr. MONARD, Maxime, KULeuven, H. Van Waeyenbergh of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Leuven Fellow, LLM in Corporate governance and practice, Stanford U.
Mr. NOACK, Florian, Other, Music Fellow, Piano - Classical Music, Indiana U., Bloomington Music School, Prof. M. Pressler
Mr. NOTTE, Frederic, Other, CG 2011-2012, MBA, General Management  & Strategy, Tuck School of Business at Dartmouth
Mr. OPSOMER, Rob, UGent, Karel Vinck Award, Management (focus on sustainability and finance), Northwestern U. - Kellogg School of Management
Ms. ORBAN, Pauline, UCL, Honorary Fellow, LLM in Financial Law: Legitimacy of Credit Rating Agencies, Columbia U.
Dr. OYEN, David, VUB, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoc. res. on the role of Dynamics in Dihydrofolate reductase (DHFR) catalysis, The Scripps research institute, Dept. of Molecular Biology - Prof. P. Wright
Mr. PANNECOECK, Bart, KULeuven, CG, Master of Business Administration (MBA), Berkeley Haas School; Kellogg School of Management
Mr. PEETERS, Lucas, KULeuven, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, PhD in Theoretical Physics - High Energy/Condensed Matter, Stanford U.
Dr. PHILIPS, Jo, KULeuven, van Itallie Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Investigation of microbial electrosynthesis, U. of Massachusetts, Dept of Microbiology, Prof. D. Lovley
Ms. ROBBRECHT, Evelyn, KULeuven, CG, Master of Business Administration, U. of Chicago Booth SB
Mr. SANFILIPPO, Luca, UA, Collin-Wauters Fellow, MA in International studies, The Johns Hopkins U. - SAIS
Dr. SCHWEICHER, Guillaume, ULB, Fonds David & Alice Van Buuren Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Single crystal organic field-effect transistors, Stanford Chemical engineering- Prof. Z. Bao
Mr. SOONS, Joris, UA, Philips Fellow, Postdoc. res.: Finite element model of the mouse Organ of Corti, Stanford U., Dept. OtoBiomechanics Group & Dept. of Mechanical Engineering - Prof. S. Puria
Ms. STIÉNON, Valérie, ULg, ULg Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Social Narrative Dystopias in Francophone Literature (1830-1930), Columbia U. Dept. of French and Romance Philology, Prof. P. Watts
Mr. TAELMAN, Edward, UGent, Honorary Fellow, LLM - The US law system and intellectual property law, Stanford U.
Mr. TU, Li-Yu, UCL, Honorary Fellow, LLM Corporate law, non-profit law and Chinese law, Columbia U.
Mr. VAN CAELENBERG, Ruben, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, MS in Green Technologies, U. of Southern California in L.A.
Dr VAN CRAEN, Maarten, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. Res. : Majority and minority trust in the police, Northwestern U.
Mr. VAN DER PERREN, Anke, KULeuven, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Postdoc. res: Channelrhodopsin directed gene therapy for the eye, U. of Pennsylvania Health system, Dept. of Ophthalmology, Prof. J. Bennett
Ms. VAN DESSEL, Nele, KULeuven, Henri Benedictus Fellow of the King Baudouin Foundation, Postdoc. res. in Bacterial anti-cancer therapy, U. of Massachusets - Amherst, Dept. of Chemical engineering - Prof. N. Forbes
Dr. VAN DE VYVER, Stijn, KULeuven, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellow, Postdoc. res. in chemical engineering: Catalytic conversion of biomass, M.I.T., Dept. of Chemical engineering - Prof.Y. Roman
Mr. VAN GOOL, Joris, KULeuven, CG 2011-2013, MBA, Harvard Business School
Ms. VANHALST, Janne, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Postdoc. res. on the  Loneliness in childhood and adolescence, Duke U. - Dept. of Psychology and Neuroscience, Prof. S. Asher
Mrs VANHEE, Celine, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Heme homeostasis in animals, U. of Maryland, Prof. Hamza Lab, Dept of Animal & Avian Sciences
Ms. VAN RAEMDONCK, Evelyn, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, LLM - Advanced law studies, with a focus on economic law, U. of Virginia
Mr. VAN WEERELD, Brent, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, MA in International Affairs, Columbia U.- SIPA
Ms. VERDONCK, Lieselot, UGent, Honorary Fellow, LL.M. in international law, Harvard U.
Mr. VERSCHUEREN, Nicolas, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. res.: U.S. Investments in Belgium after the Second World, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins U.-SAIS, Prof. D. Hamilton
Mr. VIAENE, Arvid, KULeuven, National Lottery Fellow, Ph.D.in Economics, U. of Chicago
Ms. WEINBLUM, Sharon, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Postdoc. res. in Political Science - Israel Studies, Harvard Kennedy School- Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Prof. Mathias Risse
Ms. WILLEMEN, Jozefien, UA, Honorary Fellow, MA in International Relations, Johns Hopkins U.- SAIS ( 2d yr)

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