Collaborative Research Unit

Mechanics of Materials and Structures

Acronym
UGent-MMS
Co-ordinator
Other information
Research disciplines
  • Engineering and technology
    • Computer aided engineering, simulation and design
    • Numerical modelling and design
    • Smart lightweight structures
    • Continuum mechanics
    • Polymer composites
    • Short and long fibre reinforced composites
    • Computational materials science
    • Destructive and non-destructive testing of materials
    • Polymers and plastics
Description
The research activities of the Mechanics of Materials and Structures group are situated in the following domains: (i) experimental and computational mechanics of composites, polymers and additively manufactured materials, (ii) dynamic loading of materials (impact, energy absorption, bird strike, blast,...), (iii) fatigue loading of materials, (iv) nondestructive testing and inspection of materials.