Advanced Materials: Areas of focus include optical materials and optoelectronic structures, bio and bio-inspired materials, polymeric and lightweight materials and nanomaterials as well as resilient materials, energy applications, ceramic matrix composites, integrated computational materials science and engineering, advanced materials characterization and materials by design.
Cyberinfrastructure and Big Data Science: Areas of focus include cybersecurity, intelligent transportation and computational genomics, digital humanities, business analytics, connected mobility and data-enabled science, engineering, and social science.
Energy, Transportation and Advanced Manufacturing: Areas of focus include transportation technology, energy generation and distribution, electrical grid control and renewable energy, logistics and supply chain management, cyber-physical systems, and bio-inspired design.
Human Resilience: Areas of focus include natural and built environments, personal and societal resilience, economic and social wellbeing, diversity, leadership and entrepreneurship, and education.
Health Innovation: Areas of focus include biomedical devices, biomaterials, regenerative medicine, health care delivery and access, personalized medicine, mobile health care access, health disparities, health care systems, and architecture and health.
Sustainable Environment: Areas of focus include applied genomics, the water-food-energy nexus, nuclear waste disposal, bio product security, integrative agriculture, integrative biology and sustainable building design.