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

March 19, 2018

L'iMMC participe aux activités organisées par Sciences infuses

Rails, roues, pneus, corde : f = ma, ça tient la route !

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March 19, 2018

Le LEMSC participe au printemps des Sciences

Visite du laboratoire de génie civil et des sciences du matériaux

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December 22, 2017

Numerical study of multi-dimensional effects in Rapid Compression Machines

PhD Thesis by Nicolas Bourgeois

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December 4, 2017

Turbulent heat transfer in T-junctions

PhD Thesis by Michail Georgiou

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November 15, 2017

Design and Study of a new Continuously Variable Transmission with Potential Application to Lower Limb Prosthesis

PhD Thesis by Christophe Everarts

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February 24, 2018

Turning wood into gas

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February 27, 2018

Two new ERC Starting Grants

At the start of this academic year, profs david alsteens and patricia luis alconero each landed an erc starting grant.

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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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