Material Sciences and Engineering Division Portfolio

  • Science of 100 Tesla
  • Towards a Universal Description of Vortex Matter in Superconductors
  • Quantum Fluctuations in Narrowband Systems
  • Integrated Modeling of Novel and Dirac Materials
  • Topological Phases of Quantum Matter & Decoherence
  • Dilatational and Shear Transformations in HCP Metals: Interfacial Defects and Collective Interactions
  • The Relationship Between Defect Kinetics and Crystalline


Chemical Sciences, Geosciences and Biosciences Portfolio

  • Heavy Element Chemistry
  • Nonlinear Elasticity in Rocks
  • Fracture Formation and Permeability Evolution In-situ Pressure, Temperature and Stress Conditions
  • Next Generation First Principles Molecular Dynamics
  • Photoinduced electronic Dynamics at Chemically Assembled Quantum Interfaces
  • Theory and Simulation of Ultrafast Multidimensional Nonlinear X-ray Spectroscopy of Molecules


National User Facilities

  • Center for Integrated Nanotechnologies
    • Scientific Thrusts
      • Quantum Materials Systems
      • NanoPhotonics and Optical Nanomaterials
      • Soft, Bio and Composite Nanomaterials
      • In-situ Characterization and Nanomechanics


Energy Frontier Research Centers

Magnetic Fusion Experiments

Plasma Surface Interactions – SciDAC Partnership

Control of the Plasma Material Interface for Long Pulse Optimization in EAST

Laboratory Investigation of Fundamental Plasma-Shock Physics from Collisional to Collisionless Regimes

High Fidelity Kinetic Modeling of Magnetic Reconnection in Laboratory Plasmas

Particle Energization in Low-Beta Multi-Scale Turbulent Plasmas

Plasma Theory

General Plasma Science