Materials Science is fundamental nowadays and encompasses fundamental aspects as well as applications. From theoretical concepts to the development of Materials, the laboratories related to ED 397 all have international visibility in Materials Science topics.

These topics are associated to current hot challenges in Materials Science including: reactive materials for catalysis, organic-inorgannic hybrid and multi-functional materials (optics, magnetism, biomaterials), polymeric materials, nanostructures (nanomagnetism, spintronic) and mesoscopic physics.