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

May 8, 2019

" Le défi structure" 2019

Concevoir, dimensionner et construire une ossature tridimensionnelle en bois

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February 11, 2019

On the interactions between atmospheric hydrogen sources and 22MnB5 steel

PhD Thesis by Mélodie Mandy

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January 31, 2019

Caractérisation et modélisation des écoulements de crue Application aux inondations de la ville de Cavaillon en Haïti

PhD Thesis by Adermus Joseph

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January 31, 2019

Couplage entre dynamique multicorps et méthode des éléments discrets

PhD Thesis by Olivier Lantsoght

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January 30, 2019

The influence of diffusible hydrogen on the tensile properties of model high strength steels

PhD Thesis by Olivier Hubert

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January 29, 2019

Pervaporation for the separation of transesterification reaction mixtures

PhD Thesis by Wenqi Li

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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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