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 mechanic Overview

iMMC News

December 20, 2018

Development of gas temperature imaging by Laser-Induced Fluorescence for internal cooling channels

PhD Thesis by Gian Luca Gori

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24h vélo de LLN

Bravo à l'équipe immc

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December 5, 2018

Internal stress and opto-electronic properties of pure and Aldoped ZnO thin films deposited by reactive sputtering

PhD Thesis by Romain Tuyaerts

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November 23, 2018

La musique ? Toute une mécanique

Séminaire dans le cadre des rencontres de la louvain house, présenté par paul fisette (immc-meed) et anne-emmanuelle ceulemans (fial, musicologue). inscriptions ouvertes et limitées.

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November 19, 2018

Micromechanics of an epoxy matrix for fiber reinforced composites: experiments and physics-based modelling

PhD Thesis by Jérémy Chevalier

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November 13, 2018

AlSi10Mg lattice structures produced by Selective Laser Melting : From microstructure characterization to impact resistance

PhD Thesis by Pauline Delroisse

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November 8, 2018

Coupling a Vortex Particle-Mesh Method for Compressible Flows with a Discontinuous Galerkin Solver

PhD Thesis by Philippe Parmentier

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October 25, 2018

Caractérisation et évolution morphologique d'une rivière soumise à une crue rapide en Haiti

PhD Thesis by Olivier Carlier d'Odeigne

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September 25, 2018

CO2 capture and crystallization as sodium carbonate using membrane contactors

PhD Thesis by Israel Ruiz Salmon

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September 19, 2018

Large eddy simulation of wind farm flows : improved actuator disk model and investigations of wake phenomena

PhD Thesis by Maud Moens

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The institute organizes a series of seminars about several themes :

  • Energy, thermodynamics, and chemical engineering
  • Mechatronics and biomechanics
  • Processing, materials, assembly, and structures
  • Fluid mechanics, environmental engineering, and geomechanics
  • Numerical and computational methods

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