2014

For the academic year 2014-2015, the Belgian American Educational Foundation (B.A.E.F.) has provided fellowships to 92 individuals:

82 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 2014

 

Belgian fellows 2014-2015 and American fellows 2013-2014, June 6, 2014

Ms./Dr ASSELMAN, Jana, UGent, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Ecological and environmental genomics, U. of Notre Dame, Dept of Biological Sc. - Prof. M. Pfrender
Dr. BARROO, Cédric, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Materials Sciences - Chemistry - Catalysis, Harvard School of engineering and Applied Sciences - Prof. D. Bell
Ms. BAY, Annick, UNamur, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship PDF, Post-doctoral research on Light propagation in a marine bioluminescent snail, UC San Diego, Scripps Institution of Oceanography- Prof. D. Deheyn
Dr. BERNARD, Philippe, ULB, PDF, Post-doctoral research in the field of Cognitive processing and objectification of others, U. of Nebraska, Dept of Psychology - Prof. Sarah GERVAIS
Mr./dr BOUTERFA, Mohamed, UCL, Henri Benedictus Fellow of the King Baudouin Foundation, Post-doctoral research on Fast and thin Silicon detectors for pCT (proton computed tomography), UC Santa Cruz, Institute for Particle Physics - Prof. R. Johnson
Mr. BRUYNS, Antoine, ULB, CG, MBA, Berkeley-Haas SB
Ms. BUSSCHE, Leen, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doctoral research on stem cell model to study cancer resistance, Cornell U., College of veterinary medicine - Baker Institute Prof. J. Olin
Ms. CALLEBAUT, Nele, UGent, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Theoretical physics: gauge-gravity duality, Princeton U., Dept of Physics: Joseph Henry laboratories - Prof. S. Gubser
Dr CALLENS, Nina, UGent, PDF, Post-doctoral research on Disorders of Sex Development (DSD), U. of Michigan Medical School - Div. of Child behavioral health - Prof. D Sandberg
Dr. CALUWAERTS, Ken, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Honorary Fellowship, Post-doctoral research on NASA NIAC Tensegrity robotics project, NASA Ames Research Center
Ms. CARRETTE, Lieselot, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship PDF, Post-doctoral research on the non-coding RNA (lncRNA) protein interaction sequence space associated with Polycomb Repressive Complex 2(PRC2), Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts general hospital - Prof Jeannie Lee
Ms. CLOBERT, Magali, UCL, UCLouvain Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Culture, emotions, and prejudice, Stanford U., Dept of Psychology - Prof. J. Tsai
Mr. COULIER, Pieter, KULeuven, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the solution of large scale computing problems Prof. Eric Darve, Stanford U. Mechanical and Engineering Dept - Prof. E. Darve
Ms. DE BAERDEMAEKER, Siska, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, PhD in History and Philosophy of Science, U. of Pittsburgh,Kenneth P. Dietrich School of Arts and Science
Ms. DE CEUNYNCK, Karen, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Protective mechanism of allosteric PAR1 modulators, Harvard Medical School, Beht Israel Deaconess MC - Prof. R. Flaumenhaft
Mr. DE COSTER, Tom, KULeuven, Cleary Gottlieb Steen Hamilton Fellow, LL.M. Intellectual Property law, Market concept in trade mark and competition law, Columbia U.
Mr. DE COUCK, Koen, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship GF, MS in Human-Centered design and Engineering, U. of Washington, Human Centered design & design( Seattle) (2dyr)
Mr. DEGROOTE, Matthias, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doctoral research: the coupling of channels in RPA-like theories, Rice U., Dept of Chemistry - Prof. G. Scuseria
Mr. DE GROOTE, Cédric, ULB, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship GF, PhD in Differential Geometry and Algebraic Topology, Stanford U., Dept. of Mathematics
Mr. DE KEERSMAEKER, Frederik, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship GF, PhD in Mathematics,  Pure Mathematics, Cornell U., Dept. of Mathematics
Mr. DE KUYPER, Jan, KULeuven, CG, Master of Business Administration, U. of Chicago Booth SB
Mr. DELATTE, Benjamin, ULB, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Epigenetic editing of the p16INK4A promoter, La Jolla Institute for Allergy & Immunology - Prof A. Rao
Ms. DELBARE, Sofie, UGent, Cabeaux-Jacobs Fellow, Ph.D. in Molecular biology and genetics, Cornell U., Molecular Biology & Genetics
Ms. DE RIBAUCOURT, Elena, UCL, Honorary Fellow, LL.M. General Master of Laws, Columbia U.
Mr. DE SCHUTTER, Joris, UA, Philips Fellow, Post-doctoral research in biology of bacterial protein glycosylation, M.I.T., Dept of Biology - Prof. B Imperiali
Dr DEWALS, Benjamin, ULg, Alumni award, Postdoctoral research in virology, Ulg
Ms. DE WIT, Marie-Astrid, UA, Collin-Wauters Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Linguistics, U. of Colorado at Boulder, Dept of Linguistics - Prof. L Michaelis
Dr. D'HAENENS, Simon, KULeuven, KULeuven Fellow, Postdoctoral research on Marine ecosystem sensitivity in a Greenhouse world, Yale U., Dept of Geology and Geophysics - Prof. P. Hull
Mr. DURIEUX, Gauthier, UCL, Cabeaux-Jacobs Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Particle physics phenomenology, Cornell U., Theoretical elementary particle Physics group - Prof. M. Perelstein
Dr DUSSELIER, Michiel, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Caltech U., Chemical engineering - Prof. Mark E. Davis
Mr. FIVET, Corentin, UCL, Honorary Fellow, Post-doctoral researcher in the field of Computer-Aided Methods for Structural Design, MIT, Structural Design Lab - Prof. John Ochsendorf
Ms. GEERTS, Evelien, UA, Honorary Fellow, PhD in Gender Studies and Feminist Philosophy, UC Santa Cruz
Mr. GELLERT, Raphaël, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, doctoral research : research fund, UC Berkeley, Centre Law and Technologies - Prof. J. Urban
Mr. GERNAY, Thomas, ULg, Albert & Evelyn Jadot Charitable Trust Fellow, Post-doctoral research on reliability analysis of structures in fire, Princeton U., Dept of Civil and Environmental Engineering Prof. M. Moreyra Garlock
Ms. GOSSERIES, Olivia, ULg, PDF, Post-doctoral research in Consciousness, working memory, attention, U of Wisconsin, Dept of Psychiatry and Dept of Psychology - Prof. N. Kalin
Ms. GRÉGOIRE, Nicole, ULB, Honorary Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the New African Diasporas in the U.S.A., Florida International U., Dept. African and African diaspora - Prof. J. Rahier
Mr. GUTT, Jean, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Reeb dynamics and equivariant symplectic homology, UC Berkeley, Dept of Mathematics, - Prof. A. Ogus
MD. HANSEEUW, Bernard, UCL, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship PDF, Post-doctoral research in Comparing functional MRI & PET in early Alzheimer, Harvard Medical School, Center ofr Alzheimer Research and treatment- (BWH-MGH) Prof  R. Spierling
Mr. HARDY, Bruno, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, General LL.M., focus on Transnational law, Columbia U.
Dr. HELSEN, Frederic, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, doctoral research in the economic analysis of security interest law, Harvard Law School, John M. Olin Center for Law, Economics and Business - Prof. J Fried
Ms.,dr HEUSKIN, Anne-Catherine, UNamur, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Clustering model in cells exposed to HZE particles, UC Berkeley, Cancer System Biology - Prof. S. Costes
Mr. HUBLET, Alexandre, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, LL.M. the consequences of globalization on law, NYU
Ms. HUGELIER, Sara, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, LL.M. in ICT and Intellectual Property law, Harvard U.
Mr. ISEBAERT, Hendrik, UGent, CG, Business - focus on leadership, and organization, Harvard Business School
Ms. JANSSENS, Sylvie, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doctoral research in the Role of actin dynamics in neural crest formation, Icahn School of Medicine, Mount Sinai, NY, Dept of developmental and regenerative biology- Prof. Thomas Zwaka
Mr. KEUSTERMANS, Jan-Frederik, KULeuven, Stibbe - Ludovic De Gryse Fellow, LL.M. in international and US economic and human rights law, NYU
Ms. LAOKRI, Samia, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Equity in health financing and care utilization, Tulane U., School of Public Health and tropical medicine- Prof. P. Buekens
Mr. LÉONARD, Grégoire, ULg, Honorary Fellow, Post-doctoral research on CO2 capture and re-use for liquid fuel synthesis, Columbia U., Lenfest Center for Sustainable Energy at the Earth Institute prof. K. Lackner
Mr. MAGAIN, Nicolas, ULg, Paul Vernel Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Evolutionary genomics of symbiotic systems, Duke U., Dept of Biology - Prof. F. Lutzoni
Mr. MARCÉLIS, Lionel, ULB, Cabeaux-Jacobs Fellow, Post-doctoral reserach in Photophysics and photochemistry of metal complexes, Caltech- Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering - Prof. J. Barton
Ms. MARTINS GISTELINCK, Alice, UA, CG, MBA - General Management Program, Stanford U.
MD MAUDOUX, Audrey, ULg, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Neuromodulation effect on tinnitus., Georgetown U. Medical Center, Prof. J. Rauschecker
Mr. MICHIELS, Tim, KULeuven, National Lottery Fellow, PhD in Structural engineering of historic buildings, Princeton U., Dept. of Civil and Environmental Engineering- Prof. P. jaffe
Dr. MIGNOLET, Benoit, ULg, ULg Fellow, Post-doctoral research on Control of photo-induced electron-nuclear dynamics, Stanford U., Dept of Chemistry - Prof. T. Martinez
Dr MODAVE, Axel, ULg, Honorary Fellow, Postdoctoral research in Simulation of seismic waves in infinite domains, Rice U. Computational and Applied Mathematics, Prof. T. Warburton
Dr. MOERMAN, David, UMons, PDF, Post-doctoral research in Nanoscale study of organic photovoltaic devices, U. of Washington, Dept of Physics - Prof. D. Ginger
 MONTANTE, Claire, UMons, Honorary Fellow, Postdoctoral research on metal bindingproperties of human calprotein, MIT, Dept of Chemistry - Prof. E. Nolan
Mr. PAUWELS, Alexandre, UCL, Honorary Fellow, LL.M. in International financial/securities regulation, Stanford U.
Mr. PIERRE, Antoine, MUSIC, van Itallie Fellow, MA in Music - modern jazz drums and jazz tradition, The New School
Ms. PILETTE, Perrine, UCL, Firmin van Brée of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Louvain Fellow, Post-doctoral reserach in Coptic-Arabic historiography, Late Antique history, NYU, Institute for the Study of the Ancient World- Prof. R. Bagnall
Mr. ROVAI, Antonin, ULB, Cabeaux-Jacobs Fellow, Post-doctoral research in the field of Holography and Models of Emergent Space-Time, MIT, Dept of Physics, Center for theoretical physics - Prof. E. Farhi
Dr. SCHELSTRAETE, Jasper, UGent, PDF, Post-doctoral research in Anglo-American literature and cultural history, Harvard U. , Dept of English - Prof. A Claybaugh
Mrs. SELS, Liselotte, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the radif in contemporary Iranian musical creation, UC Santa Barbara, Dept of Music - Prof. S. Marcus
Mr. STIEPEN, Arnaud, ULg, ULg Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the properties of the Martian upper atmosphere, U. of Colorado, Lab for Atmospheric and Space Physics,Prof. N. Schneider
Mr. TENEY, Damien, ULg, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship PDF, Post-doctoral research in Computer vision, Carnegie Mellon U., The Robotics Institute - prof. M. Hebert
Mr. THILMANY, François, ULB, National Lottery Fellow, PhD in Mathematics - abstract algebra, UC San Diego, Dept of Mathematics
Dr. TOUSSEYN, Simon, KULeuven, Emile Boulpaep Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Role of EEG-fMRI in refractory focal epilepsy., Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute - Prof. Dr. A. Alexopoulos
Ms. TREINEN, Evelyne, UCL, UCLouvain Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the interpersonal effects of shared desires, U. of Denver, Dept of Psychology - Prof. M. Weisbuch
Ms. VAN CAENEGHEM, Jozefien, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, doctoral research on Ethnic data collection and affirmative action, UC Berkeley, School of Law - Prof. S Webb
Dr. VANDAM, Ralf, KULeuven, Paul Vernel Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Archaeology "In search of complexity. Tracing societal development in Western Anatolia during the Late Chalcolithic and Early Braonze Age ( 4th-2nd millenium BC), SUNY Buffalo, Dept of Anthropology - Prof. P. Biehl
Mr. VAN DE MOORTEL, Maxim, VUB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, LL.M. in Financial law, Columbia U.
Ms. VANDENBORRE, Katia, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Reception of Russian Fairy Tales in Poland, NYU, Dept of Russian & Slavic Studies - Prof. A. Lounsberry
Ms. VANDENWIJNGAERT, Sara, KULeuven, H. Van Waeyenbergh of the Hoover Foundation for the University of Leuven Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Role of sGC in chemotherapy-induced heart disease, Harvard Medical School, MGH - Prof. E. Buys
Mr. VANDEWIELE, Nick, UGent, UGent Fellow, Post-doctoral research in the field of Kinetic modeling of chemical reaction systems, M.I.T., Dept of Chemical Engineering  - Prof. W. Green
Ms. VAN LIEFFERINGE, Kim, UGent, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research in Classical archaeology, Stanford U., Archeology Center - Pro I. Morris
Mr. VAN WALLEGHEM, Stijn, KULeuven, Honorary Fellow, L.L.M in Taxation, Georgetown U.
Dr. VERAART, Jelle, UA, Henri Benedictus Fellow of the King Baudouin Foundation, Post-doctoral research on the White matter characterization using diffusion MRI, NYU, School of Medicine- DEPT OF Radiology - Prof. D. Sodickson
Dr. VERCAUTEREN, Koen, UGent, Cabeaux-Jacobs Fellow, Post-doctoral research in vivo exploration of HCV-host cell interactions., The Rockefeller University, New York, Virology and Infectious disease - Prof C. Rice
Dr. VERMEULEN, Karolien, UA, van Itallie Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Hebrew Bible, stylistics, space, Harvard U., Dept of Near Eastern Languages and Civilization - Prof. S. Cohen
Mr. VO NGOC, Long, ULB, Hoover Foundation Brussels Fellow, Post-doctoral research on the Identification of molecular mechanisms for tolerance to hypoxia in high-altitude human populations, UC San Diego, Div. Of Biological Sciences - Dr. James Kadonaga
Dr. WOUTERS, Sebastian, UGent, Gustave Boël - Sofina Fellowship PDF, Post-doctoral research on post-density matrix renormalization group methods, Princeton U., Frick Chemistry Laboratory -Prof. G. Chan
Ms. ZHOU, Jiayun, ULB, Francqui Foundation Fellow, Post-doctoral research on Integrated study of gas dynamics in sea ice, Duke U., Division of Earth and Ocean Sciences, Prof. Nicolas Cassar

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