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

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...
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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...
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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...
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