BioEM2021 local organizing team:

In memoriam professor Bert De Coensel. Op 15 september 2021 overleed onze collega Prof. Bert De Coensel op veel te jonge leeftijd na een slepende ziekte. Wij bieden zijn echtgenote en familie ons welgemeend medeleven aan. More...

BioEM2021, the joint meeting of the Bioelectromagnetics Society (BEMS) and the European BioElectromagnetics Association (EBEA) will be held from 26th of September to 1st of October 2021. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the 2021 congress will be organized using a hybrid model: physically in ‘Flanders Expo’ in Ghent (Belgium) and online. More info...

Unique Research Tool Sheds Light on One of Telecom Operators' Best-kept Secrets, Article by Margot Deruyck in EE Times Asia, 6 September 2021.

Arno Thielens wrote an article about his experiences as a [PEGASUS]2 researcher. The article can be found on the website of the FWO.

Prof. Georgios Spyropoulos (WAVES, GASP) obtained the prestigious Odysseus grant for conducting his research on “Soft integrated ion-based circuits for diagnostics and closed-loop neurological interventions”.
FWO press release (26/3/2021): Research Foundation - Flanders - Results Odysseusprogramme 2020 (

Virtual workshop on health and environmental impacts of 5G of the European Parliament. Monday, 7 December at 10:00am. Poster, Program, Watch the video recording.



Coock open city: Smart towards a high-quality living environment. Online workshop 12 January, 2021, 13:00. Program, Registration

The second Urban Sound Symposium is scheduled for April 19-21, 2021. This online conference will be organized simultaneously in Ghent, Montreal, Nantes, Zurich, London and Berlin by researchers at Ghent University, McGill University, Université Eiffel, EMPA, UCL and TU Berlin.

Universiteit van Vlaanderen te gast in het Hearing Technology labo @ WAVES. Hoor alles over onze geluidsdichte kamers, meetmethoden (EEG, numerieke modellen, en geluidsperceptie) in deze podcast.

Best poster award for Nico at IPIN: N. Podevijn, D. Plets, M. Aernouts, R. Berkvens, L. Martens, M. Weyn, W. Joseph, “Experimental TDoA Localisation in Real Public LoRa Networks”, International conference on Indoor Positioning and Indoor Navigation (IPIN 2019), Pisa, Italy, 2019.

Successful imec.icon LEDsTrack closing event: highly accurate indoor positioning of automatic guided vehicle using visible light! Congratulations Sander and David!

Terragraph 60 GHz switched radio channel sounder and financial grant awarded to WAVES by the Telecom Infra Project (TIP) (lead: Emmeric Tanghe).

Arno Thielens wins the Alessandro Chiabrera Award for Excellence in Bioelectromagnetics! Plenary award talk at BioEM 2019 in Montpellier, France.
This prize has the purpose to keep alive Prof. Chiabrera’s memory and scientific legacy, as well as to foster excellence in the Bioelectromagnetics community, by giving recognition to outstanding scientific contributions from early stage researchers. Reported by imec on twitter, facebook.

Conferences & Workshops (Upcoming and past)

BioEM 2021 26 Sep - 1 Oct, 2021 Ghent, Belgium Het Pand + Online
Urban Sound Symposium 2021 19-21 April, 2021 Online
Coock open city: Smart towards a high-quality living environment 12 January, 2021 Online
Urban Sound Symposium 2019 3-5 April, 2019 Ghent, Belgium Het Pand
11th Speech in Noise Workshop 10-11 January, 2019 Ghent, Belgium Het Pand