Welcome to the Reconfigurable Architectures, Parallel Processing & Telecommunications Oriented Research (RAPPTOR) Lab! We are a small, new and motivated research group based in Brussels the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB www.vub.be). Our main research interests are reconfigurable architectures, wireless sensor networks, and environmental monitoring. We are currently engaged in several projects in these fields and we invite you to explore our website and our work.


Breathney wins ie-net 2020 award

26 November 2020
The finals and awards ceremony of the ie-net 2020 awards took place on 19 November. Congratulations to VUB students Schelkens Jeroen, Vrolix Michiel and Cominotto Theo who won the first place in the industrial engineering category with their project Breathney: Rapid Manufactured Ventilator System.

ED&A visit April 2016

10 August 2020
First bachelor students visited the electronics designer and manufacturer company ED&A in Kalmthout.

Student awards (December 2015)

10 August 2020
The high quality research of our master students performed at the Rapptor Lab resulted in two awards during the Final Graduation Ceremony. We congratulate ing. David Van Bavegem for the VIrBr Award which he received for his excellent master thesis about ‘Implementation of Indoor Localisation Algorithms on FPGA’. We also congratulate ing. Ewald Van Belle […]

ACB visit March 2015

10 August 2020
Third Bachelor and Master Electronic Engineering visited advanced circuit board manufacturer ACB in Dendermonde for an impression of state of the art electronic prototyping. With a guided tour of the factory and an exquisite presentation of the production flow process, students gained valuable insights in PCB manufacturing.