On November 19, 2019, Gang Wang successfully defended his Ph.D. thesis "Automated image analysis using Gaussian-based convolutional
kernels and deep convolutional networks". He was the first recipient of the title of Doctor of Bioscience Engineering: Mathematical Modelling
at the Faculty of Bioscience Engineering of Ghent University. Gang was supervised by Bernard De Baets. His jury included the international expert Pedro Melo-Pinto, professor at the Universidade de Trás-os-Montes e Alto Douro, Vila Real, Portugal. The research of Gang was supported by the China Scholarship Council.