Sophie Huysveld

Ghent University - Belgium

Sophie Huysveld obtained the degree Master of Science in Bioscience Engineering, option Environmental Technology, at Ghent University in 2011. She started a PhD at Research Group ENVOC, Department of Sustainable Organic Chemistry and Technology, Ghent University. The group focuses on clean technology and resource efficiency, relying mainly on thermodynamic principles and life cycle thinking. Her PhD was in cooperation with the Flanders’ Institute for Agricultural and Fisheries Research (ILVO). The title of her PhD was exergy-based natural resource accounting in sustainability assessment of agricultural production systems with a special focus on dairy farms. Now she works as a postdoctoral researcher (and teaching assistant) at the same department in projects in the context of the circular economy (wood and plastics recycling).

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