Research activities in IMAP combine experimental studies and detailed modeling to improve fundamental knowledge of the behavior of materials and processes and to develop novel and advanced materials and processes. Based on a life cycle analysis, a proper material selection and the development of sustainable processes are aimed at.
Research in Materials engineering focuses on (1) Thin films, coatings, electrochemistry, microsystems; (2) High performance metallic alloys; and (3) Composites, hybrids, architectured materials and assembly. In the field of Process engineering, research focuses on Process Intensification for the development of eco-efficient processes. For details per theme, follow the links ont the right.