Faculty

PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Michigan State University, USAProf dr Hoo Sun Chung, PhD in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University, Belgium
  • Department of Molecular Biology, Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
  • Department of Genetics, Harvard Medical School, USA

Research interests: MAP kinase signaling, Plant innate immunity, Plant growth and development

Past affiliations:

  • Michigan State University

Courses at GUGC:

  • General Biology
  • Molecular Biology: Advanced Topics in Eukaryotes

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PhD in Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent University
  • Faculty of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Serbia

Research interests: Allergenic food proteins, Improvement of pollen and food allergy diagnosis and treatment,Influence of processing on food proteins structure

Courses at GUGC:

  • Food Chemistry

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PhD Degree in Computer Science Engineering, Ghent University

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Electronics and information systems, Ghent University
  • Imec, Belgium
  • KAIST, South-Korea

Past affiliations:

  • Information and Communications University, South-Korea

Research interests: Biotech Data Science, Deep Machine Learning, Multimedia Analysis

Courses at GUGC:

  • Informatics
  • Bioinformatics 1

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PhD in Sciences, Biotechnology, Ghent University

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Plant Biotechnology and Bioinformatics, Ghent University
  • Center for Plant Systems Biology, VIB

Past affiliations:

  • University of Lausanne, Switzerland

Research interests: Plant Molecular Biology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Hormone Biology, Arabidopsis thaliana, Oryza sativa

Courses at GUGC:

  • Plant Biology
  • Plant Physiology
  • Reflection on Sustainable Development

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MSc in Education, TESOL, Queen’s University Belfast

MA in Social Sciences, Business and Management and Cultural Anthropology, University of Glasgow

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Linguistics, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • George Mason University, South Korea
  • University of Nottingham, China
  • Queen’s University Belfast, U.K.
  • Chonnam National University, South Korea
  • Chosun University, South Korea

Research interests: Student Learning Experience, International Education, English for Academic Purposes

Courses at GUGC:

  • English for Academic Studies 2 (Guided Research Project/Academic Research Presentations)
  • Company Visits and Seminars
  • Personal Professional Development
  • Bachelor's Project

PhD in Chemical Engineering, Ghent University

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Green Chemistry and Technology, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • Ghent University

Research interests: Catalysis, Kinetic Studies, Modelling, Engineering

Courses at GUGC:

  • Inorganic Chemistry 1: Structure of Matter
  • Inorganic Chemistry 2: Reactivity of Matter
  • Process Engineering
  • Air Treatment and Technology
  • Modelling and Data Analysis for Environmental Applications

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PhD

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Courses at GUGC:

  • Physics 1: Mechanics, Motion, Energy and Momentum
  • Physics 2: Vibration, Waves and Thermodynamics

PhD in Applied Biological Sciences, VUB - Free University Brussels, Belgium

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Biochemistry and microbiology, Ghent University
  • Laboratory of Cellular and Molecular Immunology, VUB - Free University Brussels, Belgium
  • Dept. Veterinary Sciences, UMASS, Amherst, USA

Past affiliations:

  • Department of Structural Biology, VIB, Belgium

Research interests: Immunology, Parasitology, Host-Pathogen interactions, Vaccinology, Diagnostic design, Structural Biology

Courses at GUGC:

  • Immunology
  • Biochemistry: Metabolism
  • Microbiology

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Prof Mahta Mirzaei, prof of Food Technology at GUGCPhD in Food Science and Technology, Tehran Azad University, Iran

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health, Ghent University

Courses at GUGC:

  • Introduction to Biochemistry: Biomolecules
  • Experimental Food Biochemistry
  • Technology of Plant-based Products

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Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Linguistics, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

Research interests: Student Learning Experience, International Education, English for Academic Purposes

Courses at GUGC:

  • English for Academic Studies 1 (Reading and Writing for Academic Studies/Listening and Speaking for Academic Studies)
  • English for Academic Studies 2 (Guided Research Project/Academic Research Presentations)
  • Scientific Research Writing
Prof dr Jihae Park, GUGCPhD in Life Sciences, Incheon National University, Korea

PhD in Sciences: Biology, Ghent University, Belgium

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Animal Sciences and Aquatic Ecology, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

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Courses at GUGC:

  • Chemical Analytical Methods
  • Green Chemistry and Biotechnology

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PhD in Sciences, Université Libre de Bruxelles

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Biomedical molecular biology, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Tufts University/Cummings School, Boston, MA, USA
  • FIND, Geneva, Switzerland
  • Science Europe, Brussels, Belgium

Research interests: B cell biology and Vaccinology, Microbiome

Courses at GUGC:

  • Microbiology
  • Molecular Biology: Concepts and Methods
  • Animal Biology
  • Immunology

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PhD in Electrical Engineering, University of Southampton, UK

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Mathematical Modelling, Statistics and Bio-informatics, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • University of Groningen
  • University of Twente
  • Southampton University
  • Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Research interests: Systems Biology, Chemical reaction network theory, Numerical methods, Mathematical modelling and model reduction.

Courses at GUGC:

  • Mathematics 1: One-variable calculus and algebra
  • Mathematics 2: Multivariable calculus and geometry
  • Mathematics 3: Differential Equations
  • Process Modelling and Control

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PhD in Applied Biological Sciences, Ghent University, Belgium

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Food Technology, Safety and Health; Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Center, Beltsville, Maryland, USA
  • University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA
  • Ghent University, Campus Kortrijk, Belgium

Research interests: Microbial Food Safety of fresh produce; Non-invasive analysis of food, Insects as food source

Courses at GUGC:

  • Food Technology
  • Food Microbiology and Preservation
  • Modern Aspects of Food

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Joris VankerschaverPhD in Mathematics, Ghent University

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Applied Mathematics, Computer Science and Statistics, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • Enthought Ltd, Cambridge (UK)
  • Imperial College London
  • University of California, San Diego
  • California Institute of Technology

Research interests: Genomic data analysis, Machine learning, Numerical integration

Courses at GUGC:

  • Introduction to Engineering Mathematics
  • Probability and Statistics
  • Introduction to Statistical Modelling

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Di WuPhD in Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Green Chemistry and Technology, Ghent University

  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, The Hong Kong of Science and Technology (HKUST)

  • Chinese National Engineering Research Center for Control and Treatment of Heavy Metall pollution (Hong Kong Branch)

Research interests: Environmental Biotechnology, Wastewater Engineering, Resource Recovery

Courses at GUGC:

  • Organic chemistry 1
  • Organic chemistry 2
  • Green Chemistry and Biotechnology
  • Water Treatment and Technology

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PhD in Materials Science & Engineering, Ukrainian State Technical University, USSR

Other current affiliations:

  • Department of Green Chemistry and Technology, Ghent University

Past affiliations:

  • Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Melbourne, Australia
  • RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia
  • Kyushu University, Fukuoka, Japan

Research interests: Nanoscience and nanotechnology, Two-dimensional semiconductors, Atomic layer Deposition, Environmental Chemical Sensors

Courses at GUGC:

  • Physics 3: Electricity and Magnetism
  • Physics 4: Optics and Physical and Chemical Thermodynamics

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