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
Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering
Public Thesis defense
April 22, 2021
Pour l’obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences de l’ingénieur et technologie Laser powder bed fusion (LPBF) AlSi10Mg is a promising...
April 22, 2021
The need and challenge of tackling climate change is an unrelenting priority. The goal has been set for the energy and mobility sectors to...
April 12, 2021
NCTAM grants Denis-Gabriel Caprace best thesis award for...
The Belgian National Committee for Theoretical and Applied Mechanics (NCTAM) is pleased to announce that the 2020 edition of the Award...Click to know more
March 29, 2021
MT 180 : it was a big challenge !
Due to the covid crisis, the event was organized this year as a Zoom webinar. Thirteen UCLouvain PhD students, including our colleague Guillaume...Click to know more
March 26, 2021
Aircraft wake surfing to reduce consumption
Like migratory birds, aircraft should be able to benefit from the wake of other aircraft to reduce their energy consumption. This could soon...Click to know more