The 4MAT Department at the Ecole Polytechnique de Bruxelles is looking for
A PhD student, with a master’s degree in Materials Science Engineering with good background in mechanics of materials
The PhD student will carry out research activities of both experimental and numerical nature. The project aims to characterize and model the adhesion of a bio-sourced polymer coating on an Aluminium substrate.
The present research work will be performed within a large collaborative project involving the different French-speaking universities of Belgium, with industrial partners such as Sonaca and TechSpace Aero. The research activities will be carried out in close collaboration with the IMAP Department at Université Catholique de Louvain, Prof. Thomas Pardoen being the co-promotor of the thesis. Prof Stéphane Godet is the main promotor of the thesis.