Signature Areas

Advanced Alloys

  • High-entropy alloys
  • High-temperature materials
  • Lightweight alloys

 

Corrosion

  • Environmental cracking
  • Modeling and lifetime prediction
  • Passivity and localized corrosion
  • Protective coatings and inhibition

 

Electronic Materials and Devices

  • Compound semiconductors and nanostructures
  • Epitaxy, characterization, and device processing
  • Infrared sensors and imaging
  • Power and RF electronics

 

Electron Microscopy and Analysis

  • Aberration-corrected imaging and analysis
  • Cryo-electron microscopy
  • Hard, soft, and biomaterials
  • In situ microscopy

 

Emergent Materials

  • 2D, topological, and quantum materials
  • Heterostructure-enabled phenomena
  • Novel spin phases and phenomena
  • Spin textures and dynamics

 

Manufacturing Science and Innovation

  • Additive manufacturing
  • Biofabrication
  • Concurrent material/process development
  • Joining
  • Ultralight materials & structures

 

Materials for Energy and Sustainability

  • Electrochemical energy storage
  • Materials in harsh environments
  • Photovoltaics
  • Sustainable and biomaterials
  • Thermoelectrics