Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering

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

High-resolution transmission electron microscope (TEM)

The development of new materials requires a deep understanding of the links between processing parameters, the resulting microstructures and,...
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New collaborative project at iMMC : BE-HyFE - Belgian...

BE-HyFE stands for Belgian Hydrogen Fundamental Expertise and reads like ‘beehive’, which is what we want to offer to our research community: an...
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Eurobot 2021 - Discover our student's robotics project !

First-year Master students in mechatronics from the Louvain School of Engineering (EPL) carried out a robotics project where they designed a...
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