Honored with the MA degree in Psychology from the University of Luxembourg and the Vygotsky Institute, Mrs Alla Gubenko is doing her PhD studies at the University of Luxembourg. Her primary research interest is the interplay between intelligence and creativity. Her dream is to develop creativity enhancement techniques to let children’s creative talents shine as bright as possible.
Alma is currently in her second year of medical studies in France, after having done her first year at the University of Luxembourg. Prior to that, she had gone to a french-german school in Germany.
Hobby programmer, amateur pianist + physicist
Andreas is a hobby programmer, an amateur pianist and has a physics degree from Aarhus University in Denmark. Currently he does research on the quantum theory of materials and ultracold gases as a PhD student at the University of Luxembourg.
Anna Stavdal is a family medicine specialist, practising in Oslo inner city for more than 30 years. She is associate professor at the Department of General Practice, University of Oslo. She is an advocate for family medicine, the former chair of the Norwegian College of General Practice, former president of Nordic Federation of General Practice, and the past president of WONCA Europe. Currently, she is the president-elect of WONCA World, the World Organisation of Family Doctors, representing more than half a million family doctors engaged in research, education and professional development in family medicine.
Human-Computer Interaction Researcher
Christopher is a doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg's Centre for Contemporary and Digital History (C²DH) and the Human-Computer Interaction Research Group. Following a career in research computing for the humanities, Christopher’s doctoral work focuses on experience design for emerging technologies in the arts and cultural heritage.
Waste management + environmental consultant
Fabio is an Engineer specialized in Waste management and Founder of SEADS-Sea Defense Solution, a start-up aiming at applying solutions for stopping plastic waste in rivers before they reach the oceans, and promoting waste-management good practices contributing to the shift to a circular economy.
Marie-Laure Zollinger is a doctoral researcher at the University of Luxembourg. She has worked for 7 years in industry on several aspects of IT security, and developed an expertise in software development, software design/conception and network security.
Today, she is using her knowledge in her phD in order to design and analyse voting protocols, where security properties are central but also required by law.
Architect + Heritage Scientist
Marleen has been bouncing around between European countries and different disciplines, completing a degree in Architecture at the Technical University of Wuppertal, Germany, a degree in Heritage Science at Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland and a Marie Sklodowska Curie Fellowship in Digital Cultural Heritage in Vienna, Austria. She’s now working toward a PhD in History at the University of Luxembourg, where she is doing virtual reconstructions of castles.
Sign Language Activist
Nicole fought for years to ensure that German sign language was (finally) officially recognised in Luxembourg. She is chairwoman of DAAFLUX, a non-profit association for the deaf and hard of hearing in Luxembourg. In 2003, she helped to found this association in order to promote the interests of hearing impaired people in the professional and extra-occupational sectors, as well as the understanding of the hearing impaired among themselves and with non-disabled people. She offers courses in German Sign Language for everyone in the capital Luxembourg and for teachers, educators and pedagogues at the Centre de Logopédie.
Nicolò is a Researcher at the University of Luxembourg where he explores how light and matter interact between each other on size scales one million times smaller than our cells, and on temporal scales one thousand trillion times smaller than a second.
Stan is an FNR-ATTRACT fellow at the Luxembourg Institute of Science and Technology, where together with his WAVE team, he investigates interactions between “WAter and VEgetation in a changing environment”.