Faculté Polytechnique de Mons Faculty of Engineering. http://www.fpms.ac.be. FPMs - History. Founded in 1837 , as a Mining school, by the Conseil Provincial du Hainaut (oldest school of engineers in Belgium). Official universitary institute from 1920 .
Faculté Polytechnique de MonsFaculty of Engineering http://www.fpms.ac.be
FPMs - History • Founded in 1837, as a Mining school, by the Conseil Provincial du Hainaut (oldest school of engineers in Belgium). • Official universitary institute from 1920. • Definitely called Faculté Polytechnique de Mons in 1935. • From 2004, member of the Académie Universitaire Wallonie-Bruxelles,consisting of ULB, UMH and FPMs • Hopefully fused with UMH in 2009 to form the new University of Mons
FPMs – Some figures • One of the 4 faculties of engineering in the French speaking community (with ULB, UCL and ULg) • About 1100 students (Sciences de l’Ingénieur) • 65 members in the academic staff • 150 members in the scientific staff • 80 members in the technical and administrative staff
FPMs - Research Research activity organized in 5 poles Natural and technological risks Information Technologies Biosystems and biosignals Energy Matérials
FPMs – Research centers FPMs involved in the creation of research centers (Multitel, Materia Nova, CETIC, INISMA) and spin-offs (Acapela, ITOptics, Smartwear, Polymedis, Decizium)
Cursus Ingénieur civil = Master en sciences de l’ingénieur Structure of studies • Entry exam (math) -Bachelor (BA) : 180 credits • Master (MA) : 120 credits • PhD (DR) : 180 credits
Master en Sciences de l’ingénieur 11 specialized masters : • Architecture • Chemistry/Materials Specializations : Chemical industry processes Materials science and engineering • Electricity Specializations : Energy Processes, biosystems, biosignals Multimédia and telecommunications • Computer Science and Management • Mechanics Specializations : Mechanical engineering Energy Control/automation • Mining/Geology