Material science- metals, ceramics, glasses, polymers, electrical materials, composite materials, fibers, nanostructured materials, nano composites, and biological and biomedical materials.

Space sciences- space astronomy, solar physics, magnetospheric and ionospheric physics, cosmic ray, space weather, and planetary sciences; space instrumentation, satellite dynamics, geodesy, spacecraft control, and spacecraft navigation among others.

Mathematics and applications - mathematical analyses, probability, statistics, cybernetics, algebra, geometry, mathematical physics, wave propagation, stochastic processes, boundary value problems, linear operators, and number and function theory, pure and applied mathematics and statistics.

Physical, chemical and biological sciences - Chemistry, Physics, Neural processing, Nuclear and particle physics, Geophysics, Physics in medicine and biology, Plasma physics, Semiconductor science and technology, Wireless and optical communications, Energy and fuels, Combinatorial chemistry, Geochemistry, Cement and concrete research, Metallurgy, Crystallography , Computer-aided materials design