Team

PI

Prof. Pierre LAMBERT

Postdocs
Martin Brandenbourger, FNRS postdoc

PhD students & Interns

Loïc Amez-Droz (co-supervision Prof. Christophe Collette)
Mateo TUNON de LARA (co-supervision Prof. Christophe Caucheteur)
Clément RIGAUT (co-supervision Prof. Benoit Haut)
Franco PIÑAN BASUALDO (co-supervision Dr Michaël Gauthier and Dr Aude Bolopion)
Adam CHAFAI
Gilles DECROLY (co-supervision Prof. Alain Delchambre)
Youness TOURTIT (co-supervision Prof. Tristan Gilet)

Collaborations (joint research projects, joint papers, students exchanges…)

National collaborations

Nicolas Vandewalle (GRASP, University of Liège), Dominiek Reynaerts (KU Leuven), D. Seveno (KULeuven, Belgium), Prof B. Puers (KULeuven, Belgium), Prof Thierry J. Massart (ULB), Bertrand François (ULB), Pierre Colinet (ULB), Bernardo Innocenti (ULB), Alain Delchambre (ULB), Benoit Scheid (ULB), Thomas Lessinnes (ULB), Tristan Gilet (ULiège),
Joël De Conninck (UMons), Jean-Marie-Raquez (UMons), Christophe Caucheteur (UMons), Christophe Collette (ULB & ULiège), Benoit Haut (ULB), Jonathan Goole (ULB)

International collaborations

J. Bico (ESPCI, PMMH, Paris, France), Walter FEDERLE (Zoology, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom), M. Gauthier, N. Chaillet, Ph. Lutz, N. Andreff, A. Bolopion, K. Rabenorosoa, C. Clévy (FEMTO-ST, Besançon, France), Stéphane Régnier (Université Pierre et Marie Curie / Sorbonne, Paris, France), H. Fujita (University of Tokyo, Japan), Fabio Gabrieli (University of Padova, Italy), Massimo Mastrangeli (TU Delft, NL), Takefumi Kanda (Okayama U, Japan), H. Sawada and H. Koshima (U Waseda, Japan), Koichi Suzumori (Tokyo Tech, Japan), Emir Vela (UTEC, Lima, Peru), Quan Zhou (Aalto, Espoo, Finland), S. Palagi (Sant’Anna Pisa, Italy)

Alumni

Dr Antoniya TONCHEVA, from 01/01/2015 to 31/12/2017, cosupervision with JM Raquez UMons
Dr Ji-Peng WANG, Postdoc (2015-2018), now Assistant Professor at Shandong University (China)
Dr Youen VITRY,  now at SECOYA Tech
Dr Massimo MASTRANGELI, Postdoc (2013-2015), now Tenured Assistant Professor at TU/delft

Loïc BLANC, PhD in co-supervision Prof. Alain Delchambre on Tunable stiffness mechanisms (2015-2019), now R&D engineer at LysMedical
Sophie GERNAY, PhD in co-supervision Prof. Tristan Gilet on Bio-inpired capillary adhesion mechanisms (2012-2019)
Visiting PhD student Takuya TANIGUCHI (from Waseda, U Japan)
Jean-Charles LARRIEU, PhD in Smart catheter for in-vivo lung cancer detection (2013-2018)
Ronald TERRAZAS-MALLEA, PhD on Thermocapillary Micromanipulation (2013-2018), now postdoc at Instytut Chemii Fizycznej Warwaw Poland
Visiting PhD student Hiroyuki MATSUOKA (from Okayama U, Japan)
Aline DE GREEF, PhD on Flexible fluidic actuators (2006-2010), now pedagogical advisor at  ULB
Cyrille LENDERS, PhD on Bubble robotics (2010), now R&D engineer at ABB
Jean-Baptiste VALSAMIS, PhD on Dynamics of capillary forces (2010), now in charge of technological developments at Noho
Marion SAUSSE-LHERNOULD, PhD on Electrostatic adhesion at the nanoscale(2008), now at IBA
Vincent VANDAELE, PhD on Acoustic levitation (2008), now project manager at Siemens
Alexandre CHAU, PhD on Capillary condensation (2007), now CEO at ETT

Romain RAFFOUL, Master student (2019-2020)
Lila MOREAU, Master student (2019-2020)
Jérôme SNEESSENS, Master student (2019-2020)
Xuezhatl TECUATL ALDRETE, Master student (2019-2020)
Robin Mathew ANTHONIAPPAN, Master Student (2018-2019)
Nicolas HAUTEKEET, Master Student (2018-2019)
Federico NAVARRO LEACH, Master Student (2018-2019)
Tine WEEMAES, Master Student (2018-2019)
Thibault RAOU, Intern (2018-2019)
Willy MBEZELE BIWOL, Intern (2018-2019)
El Houain MESSAOUDI, Master Student (2017-2018), VUB
Maxime CROON, Master Student (2017-2018), VUB
Marco CAVAIANI, Master Student (2017-2018), Politecnico di Milano
Michaël KORENBERG, Master Student (2016-2017), Université libre de Bruxelles
Gaëlle LACROIX, Master Student (2016-2017), Université libre de Bruxelles
Adrien DE MAEIJER, Master Student (2016-2017), Université libre de Bruxelles
Elena GALLO, Master Student (2015-2016), U Padova
Federico BRINCHILIN, Master Student (2015-2016), Politecnico di Milano
Dimitri PIRON, Master Student (2015-2016), Université libre de Bruxelles
Lorenzo AQUILANTE, Master Student (2014-2015), Politecnico di Milano
Simone MARCOLINI, Master Student (2013-2014), Politecnico di Milano