Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering
About

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

November 22, 2019

Advanced Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase CO2 Ejectors


PhD Thesis by Yu Fang

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November 25, 2019

Conception et évaluation d'une prothèse de cheville bionique légère, low-cost et énergétiquement efficace


PhD Thesis by François Heremans

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Les défibrilateurs cardiaques


Une séance d'(in)formation bien utile en iMMC (comme ailleurs) !

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24h vélo


Bravo l'iMMC !

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Projet AFREQEN


Le comité de pilotage et le séminaire final du projet AFREQEN se sont déroulés à l'UCLouvain du 9 au 11 octobre 2019.

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October 28, 2019

Targeting the elimination of anti-cancer drugs from wastewaters via some advanced oxidation and membrane processes


PhD Thesis by Raphael Janssens

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October 17, 2019

Institute seminar


Measurement of small scale mechanical properties – From instrumented nano-indentation to micro-pillar compression. By Guillaume Kermouche (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)

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October 3, 2019

Crystal plasticity modelling of thermomechanical fatigue in ITER relevant tungsten


PhD Thesis by Aleksandr Zinovev

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September 6, 2019

Palier à aimant permanent utilisé pour la compensation de charge axiale du rotor


PhD Thesis by Maxence Van Beneden

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September 4, 2019

Optimisation conjointe de la dynamique et de la conception mécanique de véhicules routiers au travers d’une stratégie basée sur l’approche multi-corps


PhD Thesis by Aubain Verlé

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Seminars


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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