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

Les défibrilateurs cardiaques

Une séance d'(in)formation bien utile en iMMC (comme ailleurs) !

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24h vélo

Bravo l'iMMC !

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Le comité de pilotage et le séminaire final du projet AFREQEN se sont déroulés à l'UCLouvain du 9 au 11 octobre 2019.

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December 11, 2019

Parameterizations for Mesh Generation: Discrete Atlases, Crossfields and 3D Frames

PhD Thesis by Pierre-Alexandre Beaufort

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November 25, 2019

Conception et évaluation d'une prothèse de cheville bionique légère, low-cost et énergétiquement efficace

PhD Thesis by François Heremans

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November 22, 2019

Advanced Numerical Simulations of Two-Phase CO2 Ejectors

PhD Thesis by Yu Fang

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October 28, 2019

Targeting the elimination of anti-cancer drugs from wastewaters via some advanced oxidation and membrane processes

PhD Thesis by Raphael Janssens

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October 17, 2019

Institute seminar

Measurement of small scale mechanical properties – From instrumented nano-indentation to micro-pillar compression. By Guillaume Kermouche (Ecole des Mines de Saint-Etienne)

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October 3, 2019

Crystal plasticity modelling of thermomechanical fatigue in ITER relevant tungsten

PhD Thesis by Aleksandr Zinovev

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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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