Main Topics

  • General regularities of deformation and fracture of materials at the nano-, micro-and macrolevels. Stages of deformation and fracture processes under different loading conditions.

  • Physical processes involving plastic deformation and fracture.

  • Production of submicrocrystalline and nanostructured materials by methods of severe plastic deformation.

  • Development and optimization of material (and nanostructured materail) processing and production technologies based on the plastic deformation and fracture processes.

  • New steels and alloys with the perspective microstructure and high mechanical properties.

  • Production technology and mechanical properties of nanopowder materials.

  • Creation of nanostructured coatings, surface layers and gradient structures for advanced materials with improved performance

  • Strength and plasticity of advanced structural and functional materials and nanostructured materials (composites, high strength ceramics, heterostructures, fullerenes, foams and honeycomb structures).

  • New materials (including biomedical materials, polymers, damping, fire-resistant)

  • Deformation and fracture of construction and natural materials

  • Resource assessment of machine elements, mechanisms, devices design, technologies allowing to preventing the destruction, methods protecting against catastrophic damage.

  • State-of-the-art equipment and new efficient methods for studying deformation and fracture of materials and nanostructured materials

  • Computer simulation and mathematical methods for characterizing the structure and mechanical behavior of materials and nanostructured materials