Awards

Read about the research awards of OR-AS and learn about our research and teaching activities.

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Research Awards

  • At the World congress of the International Project Management Association (IPMA) in Rome (Italy, 2008), Mario Vanhoucke has received the IPMA Research Award for his study on project control and the use of Earned Value Management and its integration in OR-AS' software tool ProTrack.
  • In 2007, the Belgian chapter of the Project Management Institute (PMI-Belgium) has awarded Mario Vanhoucke with the PMI Research Collaborations Fund for his research on "Measuring Time" and his promotion of these research results to the Belgian Project Management community.
  • At the annual American Accounting Association meeting in Denver (2011), Mario Vanhoucke has won the “Notable Contributions to Management Accounting Literature Award”. This award recognizes an outstanding contribution to the management accounting literature and is granted by the American Accounting Association which promotes worldwide excellence in accounting education, research and practice. This award is for his 2007 paper “A Simulation Analysis of Interactions among errors in Costing Systems”, which was published in The Accounting Review, and co-authored with Eva Labro (Kenan-Flagler Business School)

Teaching Awards

  • 2015: Best Teacher Award Business Engineering program, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium)
  • 2014: Best Teacher Award Business Engineering program, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium)
  • 2013: Best Teacher Award Business Engineering program, Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Ghent University, Ghent (Belgium)
  • 2002: Best Teacher Award International MBA, Vlerick Business School, Ghent (Belgium)

Student Awards

Throughout the years, many students have received awards for their group assignment of the Project Management module at Ghent University or for their work done for their Master Thesis under the supervision of Mario Vanhoucke.

PMI Belgium Best Thesis Award

PMI Belgium University Contest Award

Arcelor Mittal Best Thesis Award