Afgelegde doctoraten

2014-2015

Hyperspectral solar-induced chlorophyll fluorescence of urban tree leaves: analyses and applications
Defended by: Shari Van Wittenberghe
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. Roland Valcke

Growth and ecophysiological characterisation of the bamboo Phyllostachys humilis Muroi in a plantation in Ireland
Defended by: Davina Van Goethem
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. Geert Potters

 

2013-2014

Leaf-deposition of particulate matter as a monitoring tool for the urban distribution of atmospheric particles: an experimental and modelling approach
Defended by: Jelle Hofman
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson

Baobab and tamarind: biology and derived food products: towards domestication in West Africa
Defended by: Nina Van den Bilcke
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson

Ecophysiology and nutritional value of the African baobab (Adansonia digitata L.)
Defended by: David Johngwoh Simbo
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson

Molecular analysis of the interaction between the probiotic Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG and intestinal epithelial cells.
Defended by: Marijke Segers
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Sarah Lebeer
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Jozef Vanderleyden

Molecular study of mannose binding lectin(s) of lactobacilli and their potential as HIV trap.
Defended by: Malik Shweta
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Sarah Lebeer
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Jozef Vanderleyden
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. Jan Balzarin

Molecular and Functional Analyses of Lectins in Lactobacillus Rhamnosus.
Defended by: Mariya Petrova
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Sarah Lebeer
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Jozef Vanderleyden
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. Jan Balzarin
 

2012-2013

Biomonitoring urban habitat quality based on tree leaf reflectance.
Defended by: Ali Reza Khavanin Zadeh
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Dr. Frank Veroustraete

Biomonitoring ambient air quality using leaf characteristics of trees
Defended by: Tatiana Wuytack
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. K. Verheyen

 

2011-2012

Urban habitat quality assessment based on plant leaf characteristics
Defended by: Fatemeh Kardel
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Dr. ir. Karen Wuyts

Morphological and ecophysiological adaptations of African baobab (Adansonia digita L.) to drought
Defended by: Sebastiaan De Smedt
Supervisor: Prof. dr. ir. Roeland Samson
Co-supervisor: Prof. dr. Geert Potters