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Date: 11.12.2017
Time: 13:00-14:00
Location: F.10.720

The VUB university library now offers a MOOC (free online course) to improve your basic research skills (searching, citing, plagiarism, ...).

There is a Dutch version and an English version of the onlice course which can be found at  biblio.vub.ac.be/mooc/ (NL) and biblio.vub.ac.be/mooc/eng (ENG).

The public PhD defence of Pejman Sajjadi will take place on Monday April 24 at 16:00h in Auditorium D.2.01. Title of the thesis is "Individualizing Learning Games: Incorporating the Theory of Multiple Intelligence in Player-Centered Game Design".

Start it @kbc, the largest incubator of Belgium, selected 38 start-ups out of as many as 143 business proposals. The start-up of Jente Rosseel, Elewa, is one of them. Jente started with the development of the software for Elewa during his studies and is now writing his master thesis on the topic under the supervision of Prof. Olga De Troyer of WISE. For the business aspects he was coached by Prof. Marc Goldchstein from the Technological Entrepreneurship Department of the VUB.

The public PhD defence of Ahmed A.O Tayeh will take place on October 21 at 17:00 in D.2.01. Title of the thesis: A Dynamically Extensible Cross-Document Link Service

The WISE research group has two assistant positions available. 

An assistant will spend around half of his/her time to teaching (exercises for bachelor and master courses, assisting with labs, projects and theses). The other half should be spent to research. The candidate is expected to work on a PhD.

A Master in Computer Science, Master in Mathematics with a minor or specialization in Computer Science, or Master in Engineering with a minor or specialization in Computer Science is required.

The thesis topics for 2016-2017 are now online and can be found here.

Our paper entitled 'Smart Study: Pen and Paper-Based E-Learning' got the Best Paper Award at the KES 2015 conference on Smart Education and E-Learning (KES-SEEL 15), which is based on the Master thesis of Dieter Van Thienen.

 

Lode Hoste successfully defended his PhD thesis 'A Declarative Approach for Engineering Multimodal Interaction'