Additive Manufacturing

  • Remanufacturing:  On-site and automated from scrap metal 
  • Additive manufacturing with 2D/1D nanomaterials for multi-functional coating, sensors, and devices
  • Additive Manufacturing of Energetic Materials
  • Resilient 3D Printed Structures through High-fidelity CFD Simulations
  • Additive Manufacturing of Transparent Armor
  • Robust 3D Printing of Concrete Military Structures with Blast Resilience
  • 3D printing for conformal Li-ion batteries
  • Bioglass 3D Printing Technology for Burn Would Healing with Minimal Scarring
  • Additive Manufacturing of Ceramic Components with Multiple and Functionally Graded Materials
  • Additive Manufacturing of High-Strength Amorphous & Crystalline Metal Parts by Laser Foil Printing
  • Modeling, Control, Characterization, and Optimization of Selective Laser Melting for Metal Additive Manufacturing

Materials & Explosive Engineering

  • Advanced Alloys and Composites for Extreme Environments
  • High-strength Nanostructure Alloys
  • High-entropy Alloys
  • Materials for Armor Applications
  • Additive Manufacturing of Transparent Armor
  • Shape-memory Metamaterials Shells for Impact Protection of Structures
  • Resilient Structures from Recycled Materials
  • Environmentally-Friendly Corrosion Protection Coatings
  • Advanced Infrastructure Materials: Ultra/High-performance, Self-consolidating, Fiber-reinforced recycled Materials
  • Smart Helmets to Prevent Traumatic Brain Injury
  • Viscoelastic Materials for Helmet Liners
  • Plasma Science and Engineering: From Space Exploration to CBRN Mitigation
  • Material Testing in Low-Temperature Atmospheric Plasmas
  • Coatings and Structures Resilient to Explosions
  • Post-Blast Forensics Virtual Reality Environment
  • Novel Impulse Instrumentation for Buried Explosive Charges
  • Study of Blast Wave-Induced Traumatic Brain Injury

Smart Systems

  • Optimal Adaptive Control for Guidance of Missile and Rockets
  • Drone Platform Mechanics for Demining and Aggressive Surveillance
  • Autonomous Systems with Dynamic Networks and Uncertain Boundaries
  • Clustering, Neural Networks, Adaptive Dynamic Programming
  • Dynamic Modeling and Control of Micro- and Nano-Positioning Systems
  • Managing Risky Decisions in Human-Machine Teams
  • Physical Human-Robot Interaction Laboratory
  • Design and Operation of Heavy Machinery for Decreased User Stress and Increased Service Life
  • Safety of Autonomous Vehicles
  • Wearable Motion Sensors to Enhance Soldier Health
  • Waves and Vibrations for Communications, Evaluation, and Cleaning
  • Wireless Visible Light Networks
  • Securing Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things
  • Mobile Machine Learning for Effective Tracking, Survival and Recovery of Isolated Persons
  • Secure Information Forwarding through Fragmentation in Delay-Tolerant Networks
  • Secure Information Forwarding through Frogmentation for Collaborative Mission in a Battlefield Environment
  • Machine Learning for Targeted Content Dissemination in a Battlefield
  • Complex Adaptive System Modeling of Autonomous Systems
  • Decision Making, Data Analytics, and Secure Control
  • Sensors with Ultrahigh Sensitivity and Resolution
  • Reinforcement Learning in Autonomous Systems
  • Investigate the Performance of Small UAVs Using CFD Simulations
  • Smart Cyber-Physical Warfare 2030: A Data Driven and Machine Learning Approach
  • Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Coupled with Optoelectronics Transceivers to Enhance the Wireless Connectivity in Remote Areas

Infrastructure for Mobility, Resilience, & Sustainability

  • Robust 3D Printing of Concrete Military Structures with Blast Resilience
  • In Situ Repair and Rehabilitation of Infrastructure Materials
  • Hydrologic Remote Sensing and Geophysics
  • Phytoforensics for Detection of Environmental Hazards
  • 3D Printing for Conformal Li-Ion Batteries
  • Rapid Charge of Batteries
  • Training Needs for Modular Nuclear Reactors
  • Thermal Imaging for Assessment of Levee Stability for Flood Mitigation
  • Improving the Lithium Ion Battery
  • Flood Prediction and Mitigation with Deep Learning
  • Water Reuse in a One-Step Bioreactor
  • Structural Inspection with Autonomous Vehicles
  • Rapid Trace Detection of Nitroaromatic and Hexogen Vapors
  • Engineering Composite Materials for Toxic Gas Detection and Removal