PFD-2. Materials with special properties, nanotechnology

        The University’s activities for PFD-2 are aimed at surpassing the training of competitive specialists, carrying out multidisciplinary scientific research, development, commercialization, and the transfer of meta technology at an international level for high technology industries in the national economy based on integrating education, science and industry in the following priority fields:


  • Material science, steel and alloys, composite materials, nanomaterials and nanotechnology, powder metallurgy, plasticizing metals, welding and laser technologies etc.;
  • Solid state physics, laser physics, semi-conductor physics, micro and nanoelectronics, chemical technologies, nanobiotechnology and others.


         The main scientific problems which will be the focus of the National Research University as part of PFD are connected with the development and production of nanometric objects of various geometric forms, nanomaterials and devices made using them, including:


  • Research and development of nanostructured metallic materials with extreme mechanical properties;
  • Research and development of technological processes for acquiring nanoparticles for semi-conductors, metals, insulators and also materials based on them;;
  • Research and development of technological processes for acquiring nanomaterials from hydrocarbons and devices based on them;
  • Research and development of technological processes for acquiring extremely thin films for semi-conductors, dielectrics and metallic materials with various functional purposes;
  • Research and development of technological processes for acquiring mono-layer graphene for isolating mountings;
  • Research and development of technology for acquiring hybrid organanic-nonorganic, bio-nonorganic, bio-organic nanostructures, nanomaterials and devices made from them;
  • Development and creation of magnetic nanostructures, nanostructural magnetic materials;
  • Development of methods for supervising the properties of nanostructures, nanomaterials and nanodevices;
  • Research and development of nanostructures and nanomaterials with non-linear optical devices;
  • Development and creation of accompanying nanostructures, nanocompound materials and devices based on them;
  • Design and development of technologies for manufacturing micro and nanosystems technical equipment;
  • Establishment of composite nanostructures and nanomaterials with special magnets, dielectric, optic and other properties and develop on their basis a new class of nanostructured metamaterials;
  • Development of technical equipment for acquiring nanostructures, nanomaterials and nanodevices.

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