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Associate Professor in Architectural Engineering, Université catholique de Louvain (UCLouvain)

André Stephan has expertise in the built environment, sustainability, life cycle assessment, computer modelling and energy efficiency. His research focuses on life cycle environmental assessment and performance in the built environment, from construction materials to cities. He focuses on practical research outcomes that have the potential to inform decision-making in the industry.

André is currently an Associate Professor in Architectural Engineering. In this position, he is developing/teaching new courses that tackle environmental performance across the scales of the built environment and focus on innovative construction techniques and design that integrates a dual architectural engineering approach. He informs his teaching by research and practical experience in Australia, Belgium and Lebanon.

The contribution of André’s work to the field of environmental assessment of the built environment has been acknowledged by 18 awards so far. He has also acted as a consultant for regional governance bodies and professional organisations.


  • 2017–present
    Lecturer, The University of Melbourne
  • 2015–2016
    Postdoctoral research fellow, The University of Melbourne
  • 2010–2014
    Research fellow, Belgian Fund for Scientific Research (F.R.S. - FNRS)
  • 2013–2013
    Visiting Scholar, The University of Melbourne


  • 2013 
    Université Libre de Bruxelles, PhD in Engineering Sciences
  • 2013 
    The University of Melbourne, PhD in Architecture
  • 2010 
    Université Libre de Bruxelles and Lund University (Erasmus), MSc. in Architectural Engineering
  • 2008 
    Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bachelor of Architectural Engineering

Professional Memberships

  • Federation of Belgian Engineering Associations
  • Lebanese Order of Engineers and Architects

Research Areas

  • Building Science And Techniques (120202)