Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering
À propos

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

November 23, 2018

La musique ? Toute une mécanique


Séminaire dans le cadre des rencontres de la louvain house, présenté par paul fisette (immc-meed) et anne-emmanuelle ceulemans (fial, musicologue). inscriptions ouvertes et limitées.

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Award Adolphe Van Tiggelen 2018 to Maxime Pochet


The belgian section of the combustion institute granted the “award adolphe van tiggelen” 2018 to maxime pochet (ucl-immc/vub) for his excellent oral presentation and the scientific quality of his work on “investigation of ammonia ignition delay at low temperatures and lean conditions”

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June 1, 2018

Towards wall-modeled Large-Eddy Simulations of high Reynolds number airfoils using a discontinuous Galerkin method


PhD Thesis by Ariane Frère

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May 9, 2018

Electric Power Distribution in the age of energy transition : new tools for new challenges


PhD Thesis by Benoit Martin

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May 9, 2018

Electric Power Distribution in the age of energy transition: new tools for new challenges


This event, organized within the context of the public defense of b. martin's phd thesis, will address the recent advances in tools and methods in the field of electric power distribution. we will have the pleasure to welcome three quality speakers: charline stevanoni (université de mons), david vangulick (ores and université de liège) and fabrizio pilo (università degli studi di cagliari).

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April 30, 2018

Time dependent plasticity and strain localization in nanocrystalline metallic thin films


PhD Thesis by Guerric Lemoine

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Seminars


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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