Astronomy and Astrophysics :Therotical studies of interacting and starbust galaxies, galactic dynamics, solar magentic fields and dynamo theory.
Condensed matter Physics: Experimental and theoretical studies on : [a] High temperature superconductors, rf and microwave response, tunneling; [b] Strongly correlated electronic systems: mixed valent and heavy fermion systems and oxides; [c] Disordered systems: Anderson localization and metal insulator transitions, colossal magnetoresistance, glasses and spin glasses; [d] Quantum transport: conductance fluctuations in disordered systems, mesoscopic systems and tunneling; [e] Soft condensed matter: statistical mechanics and rhelogy of cooloids, polymeric fluids, gets, micronulsions, membranes and liquid crystals; [f] Low-dimensional systems: conducting polymers, highly conducting amorphous carbon films phenomena and applications, irradiated polymers; [g] Semi-conductors and devices based on silicon; III-V and II-VI compound semiconductors, hetero-structures and quantum wells, MOS structures, micromachined devices; [h] Critical phenomena and reentrant phases in fluid mixtures: growth, second harmonic generation, optical damage; [j] Ferroelectricity and ferroelasticity: domain structure and switching; [k] Magnetic resonance, relaxation phenomena and diffusion studies; fast ionic conduction; [L] Thermal studies and solids and low temperatures; [m] Integrable systems, exactly solvable models in many-body problems, aquantum spin systems.
Complex and Nonquailibrium Systems and Biology-Inspired Physics: Theoretical and numerical studies of neural networks and optimization problems, cellular automata and models that exhibit self-organised criticality, spatio-temporal chaos, fluid and MHD turbulence.
Bimolecular Structure and Biophysics: Structure and Biophysics: Structure studies of biomolecules using x-rays, molecular modelling and NMR, peptide and protein crystallography, complexation studies and drug-nucleic acid interactions, database analysis and genomics.
Atomic and Optical Physics: Nonlinear optics, high pressure Raman Spectroscopy, photon correlation spectroscopy, laser cooling and trapping of atoms, ion trapping, precision atomic tests of parity violation and time-reversal symmetry violation.