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Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its application in engineering
Event date: Friday, 14 October 2022
Hour:  14:30 17:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, room D10E
Speaker: Guest speakers from Ghent University, Belgium and Kuwait College of Science and Technology

  News & Events

World Standards Day 2020: Prof. Peter Plapper awarded
Peter Plapper
Published on Wednesday, 14 October 2020
On the occasion of the World Standards Day 2020, Prof. Peter Plapper from the University of Luxembourg received the “National Delegate for Standardization trophy” from the Institut Luxembourgeois d...
FNR Awards 2020: congratulations to Maciej Chrzanowski
Published on Friday, 20 November 2020
Maciej Chrzanowski, who did his doctorate within the Department of Engineering at the University of Luxembourg, received an FNR Award for his outstanding PhD thesis: Shear Transfer in...
PRODPILOT virtual Grand Prix 2020: congratulations to Parts Europe
Parts Europe
Published on Friday, 11 December 2020
On 30 November 2020, the Interreg Greater Region PRODPILOT consortium awarded the company Parts Europe for their innovative productivity improvement project "Implementation of lean management&...
30 years Interreg: University of Luxembourg a strong research partner
Published on Wednesday, 16 December 2020
2020 marks the 30th anniversary of the interregional programme “Interreg” – one of the key instruments of the European Union supporting cooperation across borders through project funding. Launched...
Final SeRaMCo Conference: Precast Concrete in the Circular Economy
Event date: Wednesday, 20 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 16:30
Place:  Online
Excellent Doctoral Thesis Awards 2020 in science
Best doctorates
Published on Friday, 22 January 2021
The Doctoral School of Science and Engineering (DSSE) at the University of Luxembourg has recently awarded nine doctoral candidates for their outstanding doctoral thesis. The research topics includ...
Winter Workshop on Manufacturing, Mechanics & Characterisation of Advanced Engineering Materials
ATP in motion
Event date: Tuesday, 26 January 2021
Hour:  9:00 29-01 | 17:00
Place:  Online
Latent dimensions of global trade: a data-driven approach
Published on Friday, 05 February 2021
How can we encode the specialisation patterns of countries? A new article published in the scientific journal PLOS ONE by researchers from the Universities of Luxembourg and Buenos Aires ...
ArcelorMittal Chair of Steel Construction: 10 years of collaboration
10 years ArcelorMittal Chair
Published on Thursday, 11 February 2021
Launched in 2011 by the University of Luxembourg and ArcelorMittal, the Chair of Steel Construction has achieved numerous successes thanks to the support and motivation of both partners. Many new p...
New innovative and sustainable projects for the Greater Region
Interreg projects
Published on Tuesday, 16 February 2021
The University of Luxembourg takes part in three new Interreg projects which tackle regional challenges in the construction, manufacturing and water sectors. The projects are carried out with sever...
Transforming shapes: the art of computational engineering
Published on Thursday, 18 February 2021
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg, the Institute of Fundamental Technological Research in Poland and the Franche-Comté Electronics Mechanics Thermal Science and Optics in France are wor...
Researchers exchange about advanced engineering materials
Advanced energy materials
Published on Tuesday, 23 February 2021
The interdisciplinary workshop “Winter Workshop on Manufacturing, Mechanics & Characterisation of Advanced Engineering Materials” organised on 26-29 January 2021 by the University of Luxembourg...
University and Paul Wurth create Chair in Energy Process Engineering
Published on Thursday, 04 March 2021
Paul Wurth S.A., a company of SMS group, and the University of Luxembourg have entered into an agreement to create and finance the Paul Wurth Chair in Energy Process Engineering. The 5-year...
The future is now - how can humans and robots live together?
Published on Wednesday, 05 May 2021
TRANSCEND is one of six new interdisciplinary research projects which received multi-year funding in the context of the Audacity funding instrument of the University’s Institute for Advanced Studies.
Celebrating women in engineering: An interview with Maryam Baniasadi
Published on Tuesday, 22 June 2021
23 June marks the International Women in Engineering Day. At the University of Luxembourg, we celebrate the work and achievements of women engineers.

Dr Maryam Baniasadi grew up in a middle...

Making concrete more sustainable
Claude Turmes
Published on Monday, 28 June 2021
Engineers from the University of Luxembourg with European partners are working on innovative concrete precast products made of recycled aggregates and sands. On 25 June 2021, Minister for Energy an...
Biodiesel from wastewater? Turning a problem into an opportunity
Published on Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Sewage, what was called wastewater for a long time, is not a waste, but contains valuable substances that can be used as raw materials for biobased products. However, worldwide this potential is ha...
Towards a global flood monitoring system
Published on Thursday, 29 July 2021
Severe flooding following the heavy rainstorms of recent weeks caused devastating damages in central Europe. Situational awareness on the ground is crucial for effective disaster response, and toda...
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021: discover the magic of science!
Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg
Event date: Sunday, 19 September 2021
Hour:  10:00 18:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg: 6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi, L-1359 Luxembourg Campus Limpertsberg: 162a, avenue de la Faïencerie, L-1511 Luxembourg
"Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg 2021": 560 Visitors Discover Our Labs
Portes Ouvertes
Published on Tuesday, 21 September 2021
On 19 September 2021, the University of Luxembourg welcomed 560 visitors on Kirchberg and Limpertsberg campus sites to discover the laboratories in engineering, space, mobility and physics in the f...
University launches a website for its Esch2022 projects
Published on Monday, 04 October 2021
In February 2022, the University’s hometown Esch-sur-Alzette will launch the European Capital of Culture 2022, under the leitmotiv REMIX. The University will support Esch2022 with eight diverse and...
Potential production of hydrogen in Luxembourg
Published on Wednesday, 20 October 2021
On 15 October 2021, the University of Luxembourg gathered representatives from academia, government and industry to exchange about the implementation of the hydrogen strategy published in September...
Robotix-Academy Summer School 2021 in Luxembourg
Robotix Academy
Published on Wednesday, 10 November 2021
The 2021 edition of the Robotix-Academy took place at the University of Luxembourg on 7-8 October 2021. The two-day training gathered 14 participants from the Universities of Birkenfeld, Liège and...
ICCMA 2021
Event date: Thursday, 11 November 2021
Hour:  9:00 14-11 | 18:00
Place:  Virtual via zoom
Fondation Enovos "Prix d'Excellence” 2021 awarded to Elisa Urbain
Published on Tuesday, 16 November 2021
Elisa Urbain who graduated from the Master en Efficacité Energétique et Economique at the University of Luxembourg recently received the "Prix d'Excellence" from the Fondation Enovos. She...
Prestigious award for research work on steel construction
Published on Friday, 03 December 2021
During the XIII Conference on Steel and Composite Construction which took place remotely on 25-26 November 2021, engineers from the University of Luxembourg received the Professor Eduardo de Arante...
Two University professors on Highly Cited Researchers 2021 list
Stéphane & Alex
Published on Wednesday, 15 December 2021
Professors Stéphane Bordas and Alexandre Tkatchenko from the Faculty of Science, Technology and Medicine have been ranked among the world’s most influential academics on the “Highly Cited Researche...
Prof. Danièle Waldmann takes up a new challenge
Danièle Waldmann
Published on Wednesday, 05 January 2022
Danièle Waldmann, Professor in Civil Engineering at the University of Luxembourg, has decided to take up a new challenge. As of 15 January 2022, she will lead the Institute of Solid Structures (Ins...
New research on how race and gender shape science
Gender - Lina Castellanos
Published on Monday, 10 January 2022
Researchers from the University of Luxembourg together with scientists from the University of Montreal, Georgia Tech and Berry College have recently demonstrated that racial and gender identities s...
Prof. Ladewig appointed to Paul Wurth Energy Process Engineering Chair
Published on Monday, 04 April 2022
On 4 March 2022, the University of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg-based company Paul Wurth, part of SMS Group, renewed their agreement on a teaching and research collaboration and appointed Bradley...
STLE Edmond E. Bisson Best Paper Award
Published on Tuesday, 28 June 2022
Scientists from University of Luxembourg and HYDAC win STLE Edmond E. Bisson Best Paper Award
Professor Stéphane Bordas elected to the Learned Society of Wales
Published on Tuesday, 05 July 2022
Stéphane Bordas, Professor of Computational Mechanics at the University of Luxembourg’s Department of Engineering, has been named Fellow of the Learned Society of Wales.
“Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg”: Visit University Labs
Published on Thursday, 15 September 2022
The University of Luxembourg will participate in the 16th edition of the “Portes Ouvertes Luxembourg”.
Uni opens physics and engineering labs for 16th Portes Ouvertes
Published on Wednesday, 21 September 2022
Following in previous years’ footsteps, the University of Luxembourg once again opened its physics and engineering laboratories to the public this year.
Conference on Artificial Intelligence and its application in engineering
Event date: Friday, 14 October 2022
Hour:  14:30 17:00
Place:  Campus Kirchberg, room D10E
Speaker: Guest speakers from Ghent University, Belgium and Kuwait College of Science and Technology