Joris Mattheijssens


Joris Mattheijssens


Royal Military Academy (RMA)

Department of Mechanics (MECA)

Av. De La Renaissance 30, B1000 Brussels, Belgium

Room: G25-08

Tel: ++32-(0)2-7426367

Fax: ++32-(0)2-7426547



Short CV:

Ir. Joris Mattheijssens got his Master's Degree in Engineering Sciences at the Katholieke Universiteit Leuven in 2007, with a thesis concerning the development of an air bearing for micro gas turbines.  In the same year, he joined the Royal Military Academy as a researcher and he now focuses on various apects of Unmanned Surface Vehicles (USV).
In 2009, he started a PhD, aiming at the development of a bio-inspired ship propulsor.  Both Computational Fluid Dynamics and experimental methods are used to optimize the design.


Member of:

MRN08: Reserach Project for the Belgian Defence


Research interests:

Fluid dynamics, robotics, naval technology