Research group at imec & Vrije Universiteit Brussel


Four successful PhD defences

Four successful PhD defences: congrats!

The past months, four researchers of imec-SMIT, Vrije Universiteit Brussel succesfully obtained their PhD! After years of hard work, we can congratulate Catalina Iordache, Ruben Vandenplas, Annelien Smets and Stefaan Verhulst with their PhD.

Catalina Iordache her PhD is on the topic of ‘Transnational media flows in the Age of Netflix’, Ruben Vandenplas his doctoral thesis is on ‘Understanding Everyday Media Use in a Cross-Media Landscape’, Annelien Smets focused in her PhD on ‘Serendipity as a Shared Value in Urban Recommender Systems’, and last but not least Stefaan Verhulst his dissertation is titled ‘Opening data for scientific and social purposes. The potential of open data and data collaboratives to address data asymmetries.’


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