·       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