Bram Huygens of the Department of Chemical Engineering (CHIS) received the Ilya Prigogine award from the Faculty of Sciences and Bioengineering Sciences for his 2019 Master thesis entitled: “Application of evolutionary algorithms to optimise one- and two-dimensional gradient chromatographic separations”. Prof. Dr. ir. Gert Desmet was the promotor of Bram Huygens’ Master thesis.