(M.G.D.) Marc Geers

Marc Geers is full professor in Mechanics of Materials. He obtained his master in Polytechnical Engineering in Belgium in 1987.

Marc Geers Career

After 3 years of engineering practice, he started an academic career in 1991 at the civil engineering (and materials) department of the RMA in Brussels.

  • In the period 1992-1996 he combined this position with a PhD at the Eindhoven University of Technology under the supervision of prof. R. de Borst. He was appointed associate professor in Belgium and guest lecturer at the TU/e in 1998.
  • In 2000, he moved to the TU/e in the Netherlands where he was appointed full professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering.


  • 1997 Eindhoven University of Technology, Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering
  • 1987 RMA Brussels, Master’s degree in Civil Engineering

Work Experience

  • 2000 – present Eindhoven University of Technology, Full Professor in Mechanics of Materials
  • 2011 Ecole Des Mines de Paris, Short term Visiting Senior Researcher
  • 2003 EPFL Lausanne, Short term Visiting Professor
  • 1991 – 2000 RMA Brussels, Assistant / Associate Professor at Department of Civil andMaterials Engineering


  • D14210 – Technical mechanics
  • Computational multiscale mechanics
  • Micromechanics
  • Plasticity, damage and fracture mechanics

Links to projects and researches

Research Group :

Mechanics of Materials

Specialisatie :

Optimization of multiple energy carriers

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