Research teams

facultylogosUGent DuraBUILDmaterials joins the forces of various research teams, of 3 different faculties at Ghent University, which are active in research on the development of new types of materials or improvements to existing, more traditional materials and in fundamental material characterization. The DBm cluster focusses on innovation and development in construction, with respect to durable building materials and structures. DBm supports and actively seeks industrial collaboration.

:: Magnel-Vandepitte Laboratory - Department of Structural Engineering and Building Materials, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture /// www.magnel-vandepitte.ugent.be

  • Concrete technology and digitial fabrication
  • Structural analysis and reliability
  • Sustainable structures
  • Fire Safety Engineering

:: Centre for Microbial Ecology and Technology (CMET) - Department of Biochemical and Microbial Technology, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering /// www.cmet.ugent.be

:: Mechanics of Materials and Structures - Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture /// www.ugent.be/ea/match/mms

:: PProGREss (Pore-scale processes in Geomaterials Research team) - Department of Geology, Faculty of Sciences /// www.pprogress.ugent.be

:: SmartLab - Department of Architecture and Urban Planning and Department of Electronics and Information Systems, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture /// smartlab.elis.ugent.be

:: Geotechnics Laboratory - Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Architecture /// www.geotechnics.ugent.be

:: Laboratory of Wood Technology (UGent-Woodlab) - Department of Environment, Faculty of Bioscience Engineering /// www.ugent.be/bw/environment/en/research/woodlab