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

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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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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