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  • Soete Laboratory
  • Dept. Mechanical Construction and Production
  • Technologiepark Zwijnaarde 903
  • B-9052 Zwijnaarde
  • T: +32 9 331 04 89
  • F: +32 9 331 04 90
  • E: see staff info

Soete Laboratory is one of the top research institutes of Ghent University and is a part of Faculty of Engineering and Architecture . Our lab is indulged in research on Fracture, Fatigue and Tribology and we provide service to universities and industries worldwide. We are also involved in teaching by offering several courses for Bachelor and Master programmes of Ghent University. Soete Laboratory is a research group under the Department of Electrical Energy, Systems and Automation.

  New PhD Position available!
23/11/2016 A new PhD position is open in the field of Structural Integrity Assessment of Welded Connections. The link is given below. For more information contact
Prof. Stijn Hertelé.

Effects of volumetric flaws on the integrity assessment of sharp weld defects (PhD Position)

A new PhD position is open in the field of computational tribology, erosion/abrasion and lubrication modelling. The link is given below. For more information contact Prof. Dieter Fauconnier

Embedded CFD-MD Multiscale Modelling for thin film lubrication (PhD Position)

  New issue of SCAD Journal published!
24/10/2016 A new issue of SCAD Vol. 7, No. 1 (2016) has been published. The link is given below. For more information contact Stijn Hertelé.

SCAD Vol. 7, No. 1 (2016)

  A new test rig launched!!
29/9/2016 Large scale thrust bearing test rig has been installed by Labo Soete. For more infromation Contact: Jonathan Vancoillie and Wouter Ost

  5th International Conference on Fracture Fatigue and Wear (FFW 2016): A Great Success!
24/8/2016 Labo Soete has successfully organised FFW 2016 held at Kitakyushu city, Japan, 24-26 August 2016

  Euro Science Open Forum (ESOF 2016)
24/7/2016 Sameera Naib represented Labo Soete in Euro Science Open Forum (ESOF 2016) held in Manchester from 24-27 July. This was a part of travel grant given to FWO funded Phd researchers.

  New Collaboration
05/07/2016 Ghent University - Soete Lab signed a cooperation agreement with Kalasalingam University (India) for staff and student exchange. For further information contact Patrick De Baets and Jacob Sukumaran


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