• Aeronautics - Aerospace - Defence
  • Chemistry - Materials

DMAS - Materials And Structures

Research unit


Experimental or theoretical work includes the microstructure of materials, the static or dynamic behavior of structures. It consists of the design, development and characterization of materials and elements that may be metallic, ceramic or composite.


  • Mrs Anne DENQUIN

Innovation themes

Map and access

6, chemin de la Vauve aux Granges
BP 80100

Our research areas


- low dimensional structures
- innovative structural materials
- physics and behavior of materials from the atom to the microstructure
- multi-scale and multi-physics modeling and characterization of materials
- modeling of complex macroscopic phenomena
- structural mechanics, design and optimization of structures
- architectural and multifunctional materials

Applications sectors

  • Other business
  • Energy
  • Aeronautics / Aerospace
  • Automotive industry
  • Mechanics
  • Materials (Metal, Glass, Ceramic, Composite...)
  • Shipbuilding industry
  • Railway industry

Total number of employees

Total number of employees : 125
Number of doctoral students : 50

Equipment(s) open to collaboration

The technical means available to the collaboration allow:
- physico-chemical and microstructural characterization
- development / processing / deposits
- mechanical characterization
- modelization


Our results

Valuation offer

Patents: 26
- A process for forming a protective coating against oxidation at high temperature on a refractory silicon-niobium composite material. Part protected by such a coating. Protective coating for monocrystalline superalloys (anti SRZ)
- process for pressureless sintering of metal alloys, application to the manufacture of hollow spheres.

Software :
- Z-Set
- Z-Cracks


Establishments of affiliation