Imperial College London

Professor Luc Vandeperre

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Professor of Structural Ceramics



+44 (0)20 7594 6766l.vandeperre




LM.04CRoyal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, Rector of Imperial College, 2010
  • Faraday Fellow, Mini-Waste Faraday Partnership, 2005
  • Scientific Prize of the Belgian Ceramic Society, the Belgian Ceramic Society, 1997

External Positions

  • Secretary, Ceramic Science Committee, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining, 2008

Membership of Professional Bodies

Industrial Connections

  • Defense Science and Technology Laboratory, Ceramics
  • Kerneos, The effect of Impurities on high alumina cements and castables
  • Microturbo S.A., Shaping of ceramics
  • Morgan Advanced Materials, Hard Ceramic Composites for Armour
  • National Nuclear Laboratory, Phosphate cements for Uranium encapsulation
  • Reaction Engines Ltd., Ceramic matrix composites


  • FHEA, Higher Education Academy
  • FIMMM, Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining