Research Themes ( Tracks )
Materials Science and Engineering Current Research Tracks
Track (1) Nano-materials for energy, sensing, environmental and bioelectronic applications
Perovskite, CTS, Organic and Quantum Dot Photovoltaic Solar Cells: Fundamental Investigation & Device Engineering.
Nanomaterials for Gas Sensing Applications; Fundamental Investigation & Device Engineering.
Carbon Nanostructured Materials (Graphene, Carbon Nanofibers and CNTs): Synthesis, Characterization and Device Engineering in Supercapacitors/Batteries/Fuel Cells applications.
Nano-Piezo Electric Materials: Approaches to Energy Scavenging
Strain Gauge Sensors: Materials and Fabrication.
Thin Film and Bulk Nanostructured Thermoelectric Materials.
Plasmonic Nanostructured Materials as Photo-thermal Membranes.
CNTs and Graphene-Based Materials for Printed and Flexible Electronic Application.
Photocatalysis and Environmental Catalysis for Hydrogen Generation and Fisher Tropcsh Synthesis.
Modeling and Simulation of Nanostructured Materials for Sensing and Energy systems
Corrosion and Super-hydrophobic Coatings with Self-healing Properties.
Chitosan, Chitosan-Nanoparticles and Nanofibers Preparation and Characterization for Tissue Engineering and Drug Systems.
Track (2) Mechanics of materials: Modeling, Simulation and characterization (properties, stress, strain and displacement)
Finite element modeling of nano tube reinforced functionally graded materials.
Characterization of graphene reinforced composites using inverse analyses.
Modeling and Simulation of composites with different reinforcements’ shape and materials
Modeling of nano-piezo-composites for different applications
Material behaviour under severe plastic deformation / high strain rates.
Wear of materials.
Track (3) Advanced Functional Materials (Design, Processing and Characterization)
Fatigue and wear resistance of alloys and metal-composites
Ultra-high strength and super-alloys
Dental, bio-implants, and bio-degradable metallic materials
Bulk-nanostructure materials and severe plastic deformation
Shape memory and superelastic alloys for sensing, biomedical, and structural application
Development of new low-cost alloys for biomedical and aerospace application
Metal and metal-oxides nano-tubes and nano-rods (production, characterization and applications
Alloys of high temperature and applications (design, production and characterization)
Improved castability of metals and alloys