# Index of research classes and fields

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## A

### Applied mathematics

- Applied mathematics, n.e.c.
- Calculus of variations, systems theory and control theory
- Computational fluid mechanics
- Dynamical systems in applications
- Mathematical biology
- Mathematical modelling and simulation
- Mathematical operations research
- Mathematical optimization
- Numerical analysis
- Partial and ordinary differential equations

### Artificial intelligence (AI)

- Adaptive agents
- Artificial intelligence, n.e.c.
- Artificial life
- Computer vision in artificial intelligence
- Expert systems technologies in artificial intelligence
- Intelligent robotics
- Logic programming in artificial intelligence
- Machine learning
- Natural language processing
- Pattern recognition and artificial vision
- Search methodologies in artificial intelligence

### Astronomical and space sciences

- Astronomical and space instrumentation (including atmospheric observation)
- Astronomical and space sciences, n.e.c.
- Cosmology and extragalactic astronomy
- Galactic astronomy
- Mesospheric, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics
- Stellar astronomy and planetary systems
- Theoretical and computational astrophysics

## B

### Biological evolution

- Biogeography and phylogeography
- Biological adaptation
- Biological evolution, n.e.c.
- Evolutionary impacts of climate change
- Evolutionary mathematical and statistical models
- Evolution of developmental systems
- Natural selection and sexual selection
- Phylogeny and comparative analysis
- Speciation (evolutionary processes)

## C

### Communications and networks technologies

- Cloud computing systems
- Coding and information theory applied to communications and networks technologies
- Communications and network control systems
- Communications and networks technologies, n.e.c.
- Cyber-physical systems
- Cybersecurity and privacy technologies
- Digital communications
- Fibre-optic communications technologies
- Internet of Things
- Networked robotics and automation
- Optical networks
- Software-defined network (SDN)
- Spectrum sharing and management
- Wireless communication systems

## D

### Data analytics and signal processing

- Acoustic signal processing
- Artificial intelligence engineering
- Bio-signal processing and analysis
- Computer vision in data analytics and signal processing
- Data analytics and signal processing, n.e.c.
- Distributed computation and signal processing
- Image and video processing and analysis
- Learning and adaptive systems
- Optimization and data analytics algorithms and systems
- Radar and sonar signal processing
- Signal processing modelling and simulation systems

## E

### Ecology (except applications)

- Behavioural ecology
- Community ecology (except invasive species ecology)
- Ecological mathematical and statistical models
- Ecological physiology (except plant ecology)
- Estuarine and freshwater ecology
- Evolutionary ecology
- Marine ecology (including marine ichthyology)
- Plant-animal interactions
- Plant physiological ecology
- Population ecology
- Terrestrial ecology

### Electrical energy systems

- Electrical energy systems, n.e.c.
- Electric machines and drive systems
- Energy storage
- Power distribution systems
- Power dynamics and control systems
- Power electronics
- Power quality
- Power system operation
- Power system protection
- Renewable energy systems (except smart systems engineering)
- Smart power grids

### Electromagnetics, photonics and optics

- Applied electromagnetics
- Applied optics
- Electromagnetics, photonics and optics, n.e.c.
- Fiber optics
- Integrated optics
- Nonlinear optics
- Numerical methods in electromagnetics
- Optical and data communications
- Optical instrumentation (including sensing and metrology)
- Optical spectroscopy
- Optoelectronics
- Photonics and electro-optical engineering
- Quantum photonics
- Radar theory and applications
- Semiconductor devices
- Ultrafast optics

## F

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## I

## L

## M

### Manufacturing engineering

- Computer-aided design (CAD) and computer-aided manufacturing (CAM) systems
- Flexible manufacturing systems
- Machine tools
- Machining
- Manufacturing engineering, n.e.c.
- Manufacturing management
- Manufacturing processes and technologies (except textiles)
- Mechatronics (except automotive mechatronics)
- Precision engineering

### Materials engineering

- Ceramics engineering
- Composite and hybrid materials
- Functional materials in materials engineering sciences
- Glass engineering
- Materials engineering, n.e.c.
- Metals and alloy materials engineering
- Methods of synthesis and growth of materials
- Nanoparticle synthesis, properties and applications
- Relation micro-nanostructure and properties

## N

## O

### Operational research

- Bilevel optimization and game theory
- Combinatorial and network optimization (including programming and metaheuristics)
- Decisions and risk analysis
- Operational research, n.e.c.
- Optimization under uncertainty (including stochastic and robust optimization)
- Programming in operational research (including linear and nonlinear programming)
- Quality systems engineering
- Stochastic models (including queueing and simulation)

### Organic chemistry

- Free radical chemistry
- Natural products chemistry
- Organic catalysis and mechanisms of reactions
- Organic chemical synthesis
- Organic chemistry, n.e.c.
- Organic green chemistry
- Organic photochemistry
- Physical organic chemistry
- Quality assurance, chemometrics, traceability and metrological chemistry
- Supramolecular organic chemistry

### Other mechanical engineering

- Automation and control engineering
- Dynamics, vibration and vibration control
- Fluidization and fluid mechanics
- Fluid-structure interaction
- Heat and mass transfer operations
- Mechanical characterization (including modeling, testing, and monitoring)
- Numerical modelling and mechanical characterisation
- Solid mechanics

## P

### Pure mathematics

- Algebra
- Algebraic and differential geometry
- Classical analysis in pure mathematics
- Combinatorics and discrete mathematics
- Differential equations and integral equations in pure mathematics
- Foundations, logic, and set theory of mathematics
- Lie groups, harmonic and Fourier analysis
- Modern analysis in mathematics
- Number theory
- Pure mathematics, n.e.c.

## Q

## R

## S

### Statistics

- Actuarial science and mathematical finance
- Biostatistical methods
- Computational methods in statistics
- General statistical methods
- High dimensional data analysis
- Probability theory
- Spatial statistics
- Statistical inference
- Statistical learning
- Statistical methods for high throughput data
- Statistical theory and modeling
- Survey methodology and analysis