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Undergrad/Master: Materials Science and Engineering, Northwestern Polytechnical University (China) / Erasmus Mundus Master of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, KU Leuven (Belgium) & Chalmers University of Technology (Sweden)


Project: Printed inorganic thermoelectric generators


Yuan won an exchange scholarship from China Scholarship Council (CSC) to study physical chemistry at Université Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris, France) during her undergraduate study. With Erasmus Mundus CatA scholarship, she completed her master in Nanophysics track. She joined the group as a PhD student in October 2019 and 1 year later she got the FWO PhD Fellowship fundamental research. She enjoys doing sports, studying languages, writing Chinese calligraphy and reading books during her spare time.

Hasan Emre BAYSAL

Email: KU Leuven Who's who ; Linkedin

Undergrad/Master: Materials Science & Nano Engineering, Sabancı University (Turkey) / Materials Science, ETH Zürich (Switzerland)


Project: Printed organic thermoelectric generators


Hasan received Sakıp Sabancı Encouragement and Dilek Sabancı scholarships during his polymeric composites and manufacturing oriented undergraduate studies in Sabancı University. He worked as a summer research student at Durham University (UK) with the support of Erasmus+ Grant. In his master’s study in Zürich, he received a scholarship award from Birkigt Scholarship Fonds. His master’s study and thesis focused on soft matter and additive manufacturing. He is a photography enthusiast who likes to hike for photography and works as an event photographer.


Email: KU Leuven Who's who ; Linkedin

Undergrad/Master: Materials Science and Engineering, Dalian University of Technology (China) / Materials Science, University of Michigan (USA)


Project: Printed organic thermoelectric generators


Bokai won the Mitsubishi Chemical Scholarship during his undergraduate study. He also participated in the summer school of engineering & science in Technion (Israel) with a full scholarship. In his master’s study, he worked on “Flexible piezoelectric nanocomposites used in the extreme environment”. In his spare time, he likes to play tennis and badminton, watch movies, traveling.