• Nanocrystalline and submicron grain materials

• Metallic, oxide and polymer glasses

• Nanoporous materials

• Bulk metallic glasses

• Thin films and coatings

• Quasicrystalline materials

• Atomic and electronic structure

• Mechano-synthesis, mechanical alloying

• Magnetic properties from the nanoscale to bulk

• Mechanical properties

• Chemical properties

• Phase transformations

• Theoretical modeling, computer simulations

• Near and long term applications