Rubber technology, thermoplastic elastomers, design, properties and processing of elastomers, nano materials.
Biocatalysis, greener advanced materials (electronic, photo-responsive polymers, molecularly integrated hybrid nanomaterials, materials for energy conversion/storage), elastomers, thermal & morphological characterization of materials, roll to roll manufacture of flexible electronic products.
Applied Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamic Behavior of Materials, Composites, and Structures
Printed Electronics, Photonics, Semiconductor Devices, Fiber Optic Communications
Plastics processing, including extrusion, injection molding, and novel processing techniques; nanomanufacturing with polymers; 3D printing
Space experiments, Hyperspectral imaging from UV to near IR, Lidar.
Analytical Chemistry, Electrochemistry, Nanomaterials
Experimental Mechanics of Baseball Bats & Other Sports Equipment, Composite Materials, High-Speed Imaging, Laboratory Setup & Management, Conference & Symposium Management, STEM Engagement in K-12
Millimeter-wavelength and terahertz frequency optical systems and dielectric properties of materials
Fibers, textiles, and textile products; program management; budget planning and revenue forecasting; proposal preparation
Materials science, self-healing materials, additive manufacturing (i.e. 3D printing) techniques
Plastics product and process design, process simulation, instrumentation, and control
Material Science, Optical & electronic properties of materials, Optical Spectroscopy, Devices
Materials Science and Engineering, Polymers and Composites
Materials preparation and structure/properties relationships in polymer nanocomposites, polymer crosslinking and network formation, pre-ceramic polymers, sol-gel chemistry and materials analysis (porosimetry, permeation testing, thermal analysis, x-ray diffraction & spectroscopic techniques)
Solid Mechanics, Composite Materials, Sports Engineering, Finite Element Modeling
Renewable polymers, Plastics processing, nanocomposites, organic photovoltaics and electronics, rheology, scattering
Physical & materials chemistry at surfaces & interfaces
Aerodynamics, Computational Fluid Dynamics