a) John Bassani Atomic-level properties of continuum mechanics, mechanical and mechano-chemical behavior of nano-structured materials.

b) Nadar Engehta Metamaterials, Plasmonics, Nano-optics, and Optical Nanocircuits, Graphene Metamaterials, Graphene Photonics and 'One-Atom-Thick" Transformation Optics, Nonreciprocal Nanophotonics, One-Way Flow of Photons and Electrons, One-Way Photonic and EM Structures and Devices, Physics and Reverse-Engineering of Polarization Vision in Nature, Biologically-Inspired Polarization Imaging and Sensing.

c) Charles Epstein: Numerical solution of Maxwell's equations, and other equations of mathematical physics, integral equation methods.

d) Andrea Liu Numerical simulation to study problems in soft matter physics ranging from jamming in glassforming liquids, foams and granular materials, to biophysical self-assembly in actin structures and other systems.

e) Vadim Markel Optical Tomography, Optics of Nanostructures, Radiative Transport Theory.

f) Celia Reina Computational Mechanics, multiscale modeling of materials.

g) Kent Smetters Simulation in economics, insurance, pricing and portfolio deign.