Institute of Mechanics, Materials and Civil Engineering

The Institute of Mechanics, Materials, and Civil Engineering (iMMC) at the Louvain School of Engineering (EPL) of the Université catholique de Louvain (UCL) is a leading international center for research in engineering. Its core strengths span several of the major engineering disciplines, and are grouped into five inter-related topics:
  • energy, thermodynamics, and chemical engineering
  • mechatronics and biomechanics
  • processing, materials, assembly, and structures
  • fluid mechanics, environmental engineering, and geomechanics
  • numerical and computational methods

The institute has five divisions that are:

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Experimental and numerical investigations of solidity effects on compressor performance and stability
By Jérôme Sans (Public Defense: April 30th, 2015, 16h15, Auditorium Sud 18)
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Hierarchical hybrid materials combining wideband electromagnetic absorption and mechanical performance
By Pierre Bollen (Public Defense: March 9th, 2015, 10h00, Carnoy B.059)
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à l'intention des étudiants en master à l'EPL Organisée par les chercheurs de l'iMMC (institute of Mechanics,Materials and Civil Engineering)
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Development of a finite element model simulating flow and sediment dynamics: Application to the Mahakam land-sea continuum (Indonesia)
By Chien Pham Van (Public Defense: November 28th, 2014, 16h00, Auditorium BARB 94)
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Conception et optimisation d’un robot de rééducation neuromotrice du membre supérieur avec compensation active de la gravité
By Daniel Galinski (Public Defense: November 27th, 2014, 16h15, Auditorium BARB 94)

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Development and implementation of a parallel explicit multirate time stepping strategy for accelerating discontinuous Galerkin computations
By Bruno Seny (Public Defense: October 17th, 2014, 16h15, Auditorium BARB94)
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A mesh-based technique for solving CFD problems with embedded geometries: Anisotropic adaptive "nearly" body-fitted mesh approach
By Dieu Linh Quan (Public Defense: October 16th, 2014, 16h15, Auditorium Sud19)
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Breaching processes of river dikes: effects on sediment transport and bed morphology
By Sylvie Van Emelen (Public Defense: September 22nd, 2014, 16h00, Auditorium BARB 93)
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An immersed interface vortex particle-mesh method
By Yves Marichal (Public Defense: September 5th, 2014, 16h15, Auditorium BARB94)/p>

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Un accident vasculaire cérébral, et c’est la paralysie. Avec son robot et son exosquelette, Julien Sapin, ingénieur de l’UCL, redonne vie aux membres inertes
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L’Institut Flamand pour la Mer (VLIZ) a remis vendredi 7 mars son North Sea Award 2013 à Anouk de Brauwere, Chargée de recherches F.R.S-FNRS à l’IMMC de l’UCL.
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Introductory lecture series on sediment transport in fluvial, estuarine and coastal environment
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à l'intention des étudiants en master à l'EPL Organisée par les chercheurs de l iMMC
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Quentin Van Overmeere, Chargé de Recherches FNRS in the Division of Materials and Process Engineering (IMAP), is the winner of the Antonella Karlson Prize 2013, granted every two years since 2011 by the FNRS and rewarding a Ph.D. in a field of exact sciences, including physics, chemistry, mathematics, computer science and applied sciences.

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| contact : Grégoire  Winckelmans | 2/09/2014 |
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