Crosscutting Theme

nascent material

Throughout modern history, material innovations have influenced the progress of virtually every industry, advanced society and created opportunities for products and processes to improve quality of life and drive economic development.

Focus Areas and Initiatives
  • Innovation in materials for energy, electronics, health care and infrastructure
  • Manufacturing
  • Materials chemistry
  • Materials engineering
  • Molecular and multi-scale design of efficient materials
  • Nanoscience
  • Solid-state physics