Soft Matter and Biophysics
Absorption characteristics of materials used in building and room acoustics. Airborne and impact sound insulation of buildings and building elements. Noise reduction in buildings and factories. Studies of sound propagation outdoors and traffic noise. Environmental noise impact assessment studies. Thermal conductivity through building and insulating materials. Thermal, thermo-elastic and acoustic properties of anisotropic liquid crystalline and polymeric materials and layered structures. Non-destructive detection of subsurface defects in materials. Laser ultrasonics.