The laureate of the Alumni Award 2018 in Exact Sciences is Dr Jutho Haegeman from the University of Gent
The Alumni Award jury chaired by Prof. Yvan Bruynseraede was really impressed by the level of excellence in the research achievements of the laureate, Dr Jutho Haegeman. He is Assistant Professor at the Department of Physics and Astronomy at UGent. He is essentially conducting independent research within this UGent scientific group, that was recognized just recently with the Francqui Prize to Professor Frank Verstraeten.
The Alumni award 2018 in the amount of 10 000 euros will officially be handed over to Dr Jutho Haegeman at the annual BAEF Alumni reunion on Thursday, November 22, 2018.
The Alumni award 2019 will be in the field of the biomedical sciences.