Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prizes

2017 Walters Prize

N.O. Jaensson (Recipient), Martien Hulsen (Recipient) & Patrick Anderson (Recipient), 2018

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

non-Newtonian fluid
fluid mechanics

3E-Royal SMIT- De Kuyper Award

Elena Mocanu (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

4TU Visiting Research Grant

Yoeri van de Burgt (Recipient), 10 Feb 2017

Recognition: OtherScientific

Appointed as Leading Scientist

Philip de Goey (Recipient), 2014

Recognition: OtherHonorary degreesScientific

programme

Awarded Fellow of the Combustion Institute

Philip de Goey (Recipient), 1 Jan 2018

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedScientific

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Best Conference Paper (2017 IYCE)

Juliana Montoya Cardona (Recipient), 24 Jun 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Pitch Award at PhD Business School 2017

Rolf Gaasbeek (Recipient), 25 May 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

business school

Best plenary lecture Dutch Polymer Days

Lambert van Breemen (Recipient), 2009

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Poster Award

Rolf Gaasbeek (Recipient), 31 Oct 2014

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Poster Award at 10th European Symposium on Polymer Blends

Ruth Cardinaels (Recipient), 2010

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Poster Paper Award at IFAC Mechatronics, awarded to Lennart Blanken (supervisor and co-author of paper)

Tom Oomen (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Student Paper

Rolf Gaasbeek (Recipient), 19 Sep 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Mechanics
Students

Best Student Paper

Jurgen van Zundert (Recipient), Sep 2016

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Student Paper Award at IFAC Mechatronics, awarded to Jurgen van Zundert (supervisor and co-author of paper)

Tom Oomen (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Student Paper Award ICPM 2018

Eveline van Doremaele (Recipient), Jul 2018

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best teacher Bachelor 2015/2016

Lambert van Breemen (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Best Teacher of the Year 2017

Bart van Esch (Recipient), 11 Apr 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

teachers
engineering

Best Teaching Assistant (KU Leuven - Faculty of Engineering)

Ruth Cardinaels (Recipient), 2010

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Brain-Inspired lab-on-a-Chip

Yoeri van de Burgt (Recipient), 2018

Recognition: ERCStartingScientific

Lab-on-a-chip
Brain
Tumors
Neural networks
Costs

Bubbles on the Cutting Edge

Niels Deen (Recipient), 2010

Recognition: ERCStartingScientific

bubbles
reactors
wire cloth
mass transfer
direct numerical simulation
Nanotechnology
Microfluidics
Tissue Engineering
Nanostructures
Coculture Techniques

Claudio Maffezzoni best PhD thesis award

Alessandro Saccon (Recipient), 2006

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Distinguished Young Rheologist Award and Instrument Grant from TA Instruments

Ruth Cardinaels (Recipient), 2015

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Dorothy Hoffman Travel Award, 48th AVS Symposium, San Francisco

Johan Hoefnagels (Recipient), 2001

Recognition: OtherScholarshipsScientific

Elected as Senior Member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE)

Tom Oomen (Recipient), 2017

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

EPFL Thesis Prize 2013

Federico Felici (Recipient), 2013

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

thesis

Excellence in Oral Presentation Award

Noud Maes (Recipient), 6 Apr 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Fellow of the European Mechanics Society

Marc Geers (Recipient), 9 Jul 2012

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

Mechanics

Finalist for the Best ABB student award at OOGP 2018, Denamrk

Sajad Naderilordejani (Recipient), 2018

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

First Poster Prize

Georgios Vogiatzis (Recipient), 8 Nov 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

Graduated Cum Laude

Yoeri van de Burgt (Recipient), 31 Jan 2010

Recognition: OtherScientific

Highly Cited Research Award

Martien Hulsen (Recipient), 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

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honors and awards
fluid mechanics
liquids

HiPEAC Paper Award: Xetal-Pro: An ultra-low energy and high throughput SIMD procesor

Zhenyu Ye (Recipient), 13 Jun 2010

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

HiPEAC Paper Award: Xetal-Pro: An ultra-low energy and high throughput SIMD procesor

Henk Corporaal (Recipient), 2010

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

IACM Fellows Award

Marc Geers (Recipient), 24 Jul 2016

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

honors and awards
mechanics

IEEE Fellow

Maarten Steinbuch (Recipient), 1 Jan 2019

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsProfessional

Innovation Award by KBC-bank

Jacques Huyghe (Recipient), 2013

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedProfessional

International Tokamak Physics Association (ITPA) - Member

Federico Felici (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

Physics

ITER Science Fellow

Federico Felici (Recipient), 2016

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

John Johnson Award for Outstanding Research in Diesel Engines

Noud Maes (Recipient) & Bart Somers (Recipient), 6 Apr 2017

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

honors and awards
diesel engines
liquids

Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen - Fellowship

Jacques Huyghe (Recipient), 1996

Recognition: OtherFellowships & membershipsScientific

M.Sc. thesis awarded with the Corus Young Talent Graduation Award

Tom Oomen (Recipient), 2005

Recognition: OtherCareer, activity or publication related prizes (lifetime, best paper, poster etc.)Scientific

honors and awards

Morand Lambla Award

Patrick Anderson (Recipient), 1 Jun 2008

Recognition: OtherDiscipline relatedScientific

Polymers
Processing
Metamaterials
Homogenization method
Correlation methods
Energy harvesting
Energy absorption

New combustion concepts for ultra-(c)lean engines

Jeroen van Oijen (Recipient), 2003

Recognition: NWOVeniScientific

Nominatie New Scientist Wetenschapstalent 2018

Yoeri van de Burgt (Recipient), 24 Apr 2018

Recognition: OtherScientific

NWO Veni Award : Control of plasma profiles in a fusion reactor

F.A.A. Felici (Recipient), 24 Oct 2013

Recognition: NWOVeniScientific

fusion reactors
nuclear fusion
profiles
mathematical models
reactors

NWO Veni Award : Efficient modelling of bone fractures

Clemens Verhoosel (Recipient), 2011

Recognition: NWOVeniScientific

Bone
Numerical methods