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Pr. Marie-Paule Delplancke

Co-Head of 4MAT Department.



marie-paule.delplancke@ulb.be +32-2-650.2902
Ecole polytechnique de Bruxelles
Campus du Solbosch - CP 165/63
Avenue F.D. Roosevelt, 50
1050 Bruxelles


Marie-Paule DEPLANCKE-OGLETREE is Full Professor at the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB) at the Brussels School of Engineering. She received her Ph D degree in Chemistry in 1988 from ULB. Supported by a Fulbright and a NATO fellowships, she made a post-doctoral stay at the University of California Berkeley in 1989-1991 in the laboratory of Professor G.A. Somorjai. Upon her return in Belgium, she got a permanent position as Research Associate of the Belgian National Scientific Research Fund.
Marie-Paule’s research focuses on reactivity at interfaces. She has been working in this field for 40 years. She has been mostly interested in thin film deposition, crystallization from liquid phase and hydration of hydraulic materials. She holds research grants from the European Commission, National agencies as well as from industries.
She participates to national and international selection committees for research grants and evaluation committees for research centers.
She was and is involved in collaborations with institutions from various countries inside and outside Europe (Brazil, Chile, Burkina Faso, USA, Japan, RDC…).


  • CHIM-H-419 Surface treatment : processing and analysis
  • CHIM-H-316 Matériaux et chimie inorganique : mise en oeuvre et analyse
  • CHIM-H-412 Microstructural design and characterization of inorganic materials
  • CHIM-S-201 Industrial applications of chemistry


Updated on April 20, 2023