Hydraulics Laboratory

Hydraulics Lab - Front View

The Hydraulics Laboratory at Ghent University was founded in 1935 by Prof L.J. Tison (1895-1982).

The Laboratory staff provides education and training on undergraduate and graduate level as well as to field specialists. The adapted and specialized laboratory infrastructure provides a modern environment for oriented fundamental as well as applied research work.

Research activities in the Hydraulics Laboratory are mainly situated in the following fields:

  • Hydraulic structures
  • Hydrodynamics and morphodynamics of rivers and estuaries
  • Eco-hydraulics


    Contact information

    Ghent University, Department of Civil Engineering
    Hydraulics Laboratory
    Campus UFO, T5, Sint-Pietersnieuwstraat 41
    B-9000 Gent

    phone: +32 (0)9 264 32 81