About us

Our staff currently consist of the following:

Professors 2 full-time equivalent
Postdocs 14 full-time equivalent
PhD (internal) 19 full-time equivalent
PhD (external) 3 full-time equivalent
Technicians 2 full-time equivalent
Master thesis students 24 full-time equivalent


The Mechanics of Materials and Structures research group is part of the Department of Materials, Textiles and Chemical Engineering. This department belongs to the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture at Ghent University.

The chart below shows the evolution of the number of researchers over the past years.

 Graph showing the number of researchers in the Mechanics of Materials and Structures research group.