HMS

Scientific areas

Bridging the gap between Academia, Research and Industry

Physical Metallurgy

  • Microstructure
  • Processes
  • Properties
  • Phase diagrams
  • Metallurgical thermodynamics

Extractive Metallurgy

  • Pyrometallurgy
  • Hydrometallurgy
  • Metallurgical thermodynamics

Recycling, energy and environment

Production technologies of metallic materials

  • Casting
  • Powder metallurgy
  • Advanced production techniques of metallic materials
    • Αdditive manufacturing
    • Αdvanced casting methods
    • Rapid solidification
    • Vacuum arc melting
    • Advanced powder metallurgy (mechanical alloying, spark plasma sintering etc.)

Processing of metallic materials

  • Metal forming (through mechanical deformation)
  • Heat treatment
  • Welding
  • Surface treatment and coatings

Ferrous and non-ferrous alloys

  • Conventional alloys
  • Advanced alloys 
    • Composites with metal matrix or metallic phase reinforcement 
    • Intermetallics
    • Nanostructured materials
    • Metal glasses
    • Metal foams
    • Complex metallic alloys
    • High entropy alloys
    • Archaeological metals
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Metallic and composite constructions

Corrosion and protection

  • Electrochemical corrosion
  • High temperature corrosion
  • Corrosion forms
  • Corrosion of engineering alloys
  • Corrosion of biomedical alloys
  • Corrosion of reinforced concrete

Protection measures

Tribology and wear

  • Sliding wear
  • Abrasive wear
  • Friction
  • Wear/corrosion
  • Solid particle erosion
  • Erosion-Corrosion