Terahertz for Dummies: Potential of Terahertz sensor technology in food industry

This introduction workshop will firstly zoom in on some of the technological solutions on the market today and compare those to the potential of terahertz cameras and ongoing developments in the terahertz spectrum and conclude with demos of various applications

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With financial support of the European Regional Development Fund


10.00 - 10.30 Registration and coffee

10.30 - 10.45 Introduction Prof. dr. ir. Bart Kuyken; Photonics research Group, UGent, Gent (Be)

10.45 - 11.15 Inline process optimization technologies: overview of technologies in the electromagnetic spectrum Dr. Bart De Ketelaere; Research manager, MeBioS, Leuven (Be)

11.15 - 12.00 Millimeter waves: theory and practice: inline analysis and quality control for food processing industries Dr. ing. Werner Vandermeiren; R&D engineer, Aquantis, Mechelen (Be)

12.00 - 12.30 Introduction to THz technologies --- history and current applications. Dr. ir. Jean-François Lampin; Research Director, CNRS, Lille (Fr)

12.30 - 13.15 LUNCH

13.15 - 13.45 THz cameras: state of the art and challenges Dr. François Simoëns; Technical Marketing and Strategy Manager - Imaging Sensors, CEA LETI, Grenoble (Fr)

13.45 - 14.15 Food quality control for packaged food: background and lessons learnt in Checkpack Prof. dr. ir. Frank Devlieghere; Laboratory of Food Microbiology and Food Preservation, UGent, Gent (Be)

14.15 - 14.35 TeraFood: smart packaging to detect food deterioration and optimize stock management Dr. ir. Mathias Vanwolleghem, Researcher, CNRS, Lille (Fr)

14.35 - 15.30 Demo Debate / Discussion

15.30 End


When: 31 January 2019, 10.00 - 15.00

Where: Ghent University - Campus ”Technologiepark-Zwijnaarde”
Address: Technologiepark 126, 9052 Gent, België iGent building, auditorium 1 (1ste floor)

Register: here


Language: English

More informatie on the project here

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