Materials Science & Technology

The Materials Science and Technology group is a research group of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University.

The Materials Science and Technology group is a research group of the Faculty of Engineering and Architecture of Ghent University. The group performs research into the key areas of materials science, with a long standing tradition of collaboration with industrial & academic partners from all over the world. MST is one of the partners of the Materials Research Cluster Gent.

Fields of expertise

DyMaLab | Impact-dynamic material properties.
Research into the mechanical behaviour of materials (and structures) is strongly oriented towards impact-dynamic properties.

Physical Metallurgy

Texture and recrystallisation phenomena.

Texture and recrystallisation phenomena.
Main tools- XRD, SEM, TEM, EBSD including 3D-EBSD and TKD in combination with EDS.

Advanced high strength steels.
New and conventional approaches for processing of AHHS steels and electrical steels, damage and fracture in special steels