CEDON (Center for Economics and Corporate Sustainability) is an interdisciplinary group of researchers with backgrounds in economics, psychology, environmental sciences, engineering and biomedical sciences.
Human Ecology Vrije Universiteit Brussel
The ongoing research is concentrated in the fields of: 1. Interdisciplinary instruments for environmental management including Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) (e.g. evaluation of EIA procedures and Environmental Impact Statements (EISs), development of EIA guidelines and recommendations for good practice, strategic environmental assessment (SEA), SEA and sustainable urban development); 2. Environmental Health (mainly related to ...
Construction Technology, Bruges Campus KU Leuven
The research activities of the Construction Technology Cluster are oriented towards practical applications in the construction industry.
Research topics are:
• Thermodynamics for material and process development
• Extraction and refining of metals
• Interaction of liquid slag and metals with refractory materials
• Thermodynamic and kinetic modeling of processes and interface reactions
• Material characterization
Architectural Engineering KU Leuven
The Architectural Engineering Section aims for innovation in the design of buildings by approaching architecture from an engineering point of view. The emphasis is on the technical aspects of architecture: structure, materials, services, and comfort requirements are considered in a multidisciplinary setting in order quantify, assess, and improve the quality, cost, and sustainability of buildings and the built environment. In order to achieve ...
Building Materials, Concrete, Masonry, Polymers, Restoration, Non-destructive testing, Probabilistic evaluation, Cement Chemistry
Energy performance and indoor climate - Interaction building and HVAC systems
Timber construction and use of organic fibres
Social and ecological sustainability of buildings and communities
Life cycle analysis
Building Information Modelling
Commissioning, building management and monitoring
Structural Mechanics ...
Division of Forest, Nature and Landscape KU Leuven
Overall, the research carried out in this laboratory focuses on the spatial and quantitative assessment of biological and man-induced patterns and processes at the landscape and habitat level both in rural, urban and natural settings. We aim at coupling traditional research on forestry, landscape elements, land use, and biotic communities with earth observation, spatial data sciences, the statistical modeling environment, and planning tools. ...
Education, Culture and Society KU Leuven
The research group Education, Culture and Society consists of the following two divisions:
- History of Education
- Education and Society
The Mechanical Engineering Technology Cluster groups research and service-to-society in the field of Mechanical Engineering at the different engineering Technology Campuses of KU Leuven.