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PhD dissertation Aushim Koumar (08/03/2017)

On 21 November 2016, Dr. Aushim Koumar , publicly defended his PhD thesis dissertation entitled “Deployable Scissor Structures for Disaster Relief – Multi-Criteria Optimisation and Design for Adaptability”.   Structures that are in a shape of...

PhD dissertation Sven De Sutter (08/03/2017)

  On 16 November 2016, Dr. Sven De Sutter, MEMC-VUB PhD candidate publicly defended his PhD thesis dissertation entitled "Structural Analysis and Design of a Hybrid Cement Component - Concrete Floor System".  His study concerns...

PhD dissertation Silke Puystiens (08/03/2017)

On 22 February 2017 Dr. Silke Puystiens defended publicly her PhD dissertation entitled: "Kinematic form -active structures for architectural applications: Design, analysis and experimental verification". The members of Silke’s Jury were: ·...

Second International RILEM/COST Conference on Early Ege Cracking And Serviceability in Cement-based Materials and Structures (16/02/2017)

    First call for abstracts due to 15th of March 2017! See conference flyer here. 

Representation of MEMC-VUB on the 32nd European Conference on Acoustic Emission Testing (EWGAE) in Czech Republic, Prague, on September 07-09 2016. (29/09/2016)

After one year of research the first interesting results about “Characterization of fracture mode in masonry by AE” were presented by our PhD researcher Georgios Livitsanos. Investigation of masonry components heterogeneity as well as an interesting...

Contribution of MEMC in international standards establishment! (14/09/2016)

  Prof. Lincy Pyl participated in in the 10th meeting of CEN TC 250-SC3-WG3 – 1993-1-3, the Eurocode Working Group on Cold-formed steel structures which was hosted by the Universidad Politécnica de Madrid (UPM) - School of Architecture and took...

Another large scale event with high representation from MEMC! (01/09/2016)

Another large scale event with high representation from MEMC! The 17th International Conference on Experimental Mechanics (http://icem17.org/) took place in Rhodes, Greece, July 3-7, 2016. PhD researchers Kalliopi, Xing and Sander participated and...

Cutting edge materials technology in yet another awarded PhD of MEMC (17/08/2016)

On 19April 2016, Maria Strantza, MeMC-VUB PhD candidate, publicly defended her PhD thesis dissertation entitled “Additive Manufacturing as a tool for Structural Health Monitoring of metallic structures: Fatigue response and residual stresses”. But...

ETNDT6 Conference in the running for visit.Brussels best conference award. (23/02/2016)

Vote for best conference. The ETNDT6 conference organized in may 2015 is in the running to be awarded best conference by visit.brussels. If you want to help us, please send your vote.

MeMC farewelled successfully 2015 with a new doctorate (18/01/2016)

    On 17 December 2015, Evy Verwimp,  MeMC-VUB PhD candidate, publicly defended her PhD thesis dissertation entitled “STRUCTURAL STAY-IN-PLACE FORMWORK IN CEMENT COMPOSITES FOR THIN CONCRETE SHELLS: Analysis, modelling and design...

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