Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering

The Institute of Mechanics, Materials, and Civil Engineering (iMMC) of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain) with four ERC grants awarded in 2016 and 2017, a panoply of successful spin off companies such as eX-Stream, Axinesis, Polyflow and WaPT and several world-recognized scientists, is a leading international center for research in engineering.  Its core strengths span several of the major engineering disciplines encompassing energy, thermodynamics, chemical and environmental engineering, materials and processes, structural engineering, geomechanics, manufacturing, fluid me Overview


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Cannes CFC 2023 PhD Award

  Victoria Hamitaux  has been awarded the CANNES CFC 2023 PhD Award In recognition of an outstanding presentation at 22nd IACM...
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ERC Advanced Grant

Can the fracture resistance of metal components be improved?

Thomas Pardoen is the (HA-)PI of an ERC Advanced Grant. The vision of the project, named HAPI(*), is that the fracture resistance of metallic...
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Six months stay of Professor Hervé Capart (Taiwan...

This semester, iMMC is hosting two visitors from National Taiwan University: professor Hervé Capart (2000 UCLouvain PhD graduate) and PhD student...
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