J.M.R.J. (Jacques) Huyghe - Expertise

Huyghe, J.M.R.J.
Address :
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
P.O. Box 513
Department :
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Section :
Energy Technology
Positioncategory :
Associate Professor (UHD)
Position :
Associate Professor
Room :
GEM-Z 2.117
Email :

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  • D21100 - Bioinformatics, biomathematics
  • D14100 - Materials technology
  • D14210 - Technical mechanics
  • D14800 - Energy
  • D21200 - Biophysics, clinical physics
  • Porous media
  • Swelling
  • Finite element simulation
  • diffusio-osmosis
  • perfusion


Jacques Huyghe is professor. He holds a Master Degree in Civil Engineering from the University of Ghent, Belgium. He received his Ph.D. from the Eindhoven University of Technology in 1986. After an assistant-professorship at Maastricht University, he was nominated as a fellow of Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences from 1996 to 2001. His current research is focussed on porous media mechanics of swelling materials with applications in the field of biomechanics, prosthesis design and petroleum engineering. He is a steering member of the Poromechanics Committee of the American Society of Civil Engineers.   He was associate editor of the J. Biomech. Engng. of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. He is presently editorial member of the journal Biorheology, and  Transport in Porous Media.