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 16, 2020

8th Belgian Symposium on Tissue Engineering, November 16-17, Louvain-la-Neuve


The 8th Belgian Symposium on Tissue Engineering will be held on November 16 & 17 2020, at Foyer Du Lac (Aula Magna), UCLouvain (Louvain-la-Neuve).

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Good news for one of the GCE Ph.D. students!


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New book on Combustion and Fuels by Pr. M. Papalexandris


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September 4, 2020

Thermal ablation and radiation modeling of the meteor phenomena


PhD Thesis by Bruno Dias

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September 4, 2020

Simulations of immersed granular flows using an unresolved FEM-DEM model


PhD Thesis by Matthieu Constant

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September 3, 2020

Microstructure and digestion analysis of U-Mn and U-Al alloys for medical isotope production


PhD Thesis by Andrew Cea

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September 2, 2020

Modeling of Lifting-Dragging Devices for Large Eddy Simulation of Space-Developing Wakes: Application to Wings, Rotors and Formation Flight


PhD Thesis by Denis-Gabriel Caprace

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September 2, 2020

Control and stability analysis of islanded microgrids based on inner control loops approach


PhD Thesis by Guy Wanlongo Ndiwulu

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August 20, 2020

Plastic behavior, damage mechanisms and crack propagation resistance in high-toughness dual-phase steels


PhD Thesis by Karim Ismail

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July 3, 2020

Kinetic, compositional and morphological aspects of etching and frosting of glass substrates


PhD Thesis by Nicolas Piret

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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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