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

August 29, 2018

Prandtl number effects on heat transfer in abruptly separated flows : LES and experiments on an unconfined backward facing step flow


PhD Thesis by Sophia Buckingham

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August 30, 2018

Discontinuous Galerkin finite element modelling of estuarine and plume dynamics


PhD Thesis by Valentin Vallaeys

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August 31, 2018

Numerical modelling and experimental characterization of submarine slide-induced debris flows transitioning to turbidity currents


PhD Thesis by Maria Angeliki Sfouni Grigoriadou

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September 7, 2018

Choking and mixing phenomena in supersonic ejectors


PhD Thesis by Olivier Lamberts

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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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Award Adolphe Van Tiggelen 2018 to Maxime Pochet


The belgian section of the combustion institute granted the “award adolphe van tiggelen” 2018 to maxime pochet (ucl-immc/vub) for his excellent oral presentation and the scientific quality of his work on “investigation of ammonia ignition delay at low temperatures and lean conditions”

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August 21, 2018

Development and validation of a 2D Vortex Particle-Mesh method for incompressible multiphase flows


PhD Thesis by Gaël Lorieul

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August 17, 2018

Experimental and numerical investigation of a two-stage downdraft biomass gasification process


PhD Thesis by Benjamin Berger

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June 1, 2018

Towards wall-modeled Large-Eddy Simulations of high Reynolds number airfoils using a discontinuous Galerkin method


PhD Thesis by Ariane Frère

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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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