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KHMW Awards for S&T students

No fewer than four S&T students received a KHMW Awards yesterday. Romaly Grijpma, Alies ter Lingen and Joep Elfrink received a Young Talent Incentive Award. Elfi Hofmeijer was awarded the Philips graduation award for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Health Care.

In three online sessions, a total of 22 graduation prizes, 57 encouragement prizes, 3 research prizes, and the ET Outreach Award were presented.

“When I heard about this, I was surprised and astonished. I didn't expect this at all, and of course, I am very happy with it”

Philips Graduation Award

Elfi Hofmeijer was awarded the Philips Graduation Award for Data Science and Artificial Intelligence in Health Care (which involves a sum of 3,000 euros). This award is in recognition of her research into artificial intelligence (AI). Her research was part of a project aimed at better integrating AI into hospitals’ radiology departments, using training and with the aid of technical tools. This mainly involves enhancing the screening process for three diseases: lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), and cardiovascular disease.