|· Mechanical, acoustic and thermal properties of periodic (Phononic Crystals) and nanoconfined (membranes, nanoparticles) materials
· GHz-THz phonons experimental investigation and engineering
· New experimental approaches for contactless mechanical and thermal testing.
· Structural phase transitions in solid and soft matter
· Acoustic, mechanical and thermal numerical simulations (FEM, Matlab)
· Solid state mechanics/acoustics, inelastic light scattering theory
· Shape memory alloys