The aim of the Office of Naval Research's Biological and Physiological Monitoring and Modeling program is to develop novel models, sensors, methods and technological platforms that enable naval warfighters in austere environments during training and operations.
The Office of Naval Research's Computer-Aided Materials Design (CAMD) program funds research projects in materials design.
The Office of Naval Research's Ocean Acoustics program supports basic research that addresses fundamental understandings of the physics relating to underwater sound.
The Department of Navy's HBCU/MI Faculty Start-up Program in Materials enhances infrastructure for HBCUs/MIs by providing start-up funding for new, untenured faculty members whose teaching and research impact DoD needs in materials science/engineering.
The Marine Mammals and Biology (MMB) program supports basic and applied research and technology development related to understanding the effects of sound on marine mammals, including physiological, behavioral, ecological, and population-level effects.
The Office of Naval Research's EO/IR Sensors and Sensor Processing program has the objective of developing high-performance, low-cost, next generation electro-optic sensors, devices and autonomous processing to provide real-time detection, tracking, classification, and identification of air, sea-surface, and ground targets in all weather conditions.
The Office of Naval Research's Electrochemical Materials program is focused on developing a fundamental understanding of charge (electron and ion) storage, transport and transfer mechanisms, and applying that knowledge to inform the development of materials, materials architectures and devices that address Navy and Marine Corps application power and energy needs.
Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Photonics, Power & Energy, Atmospherics, and Quantum Science
The Office of Naval Research's Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Photonics, Power & Energy, Atmospherics, and Quantum Science program is focused on machine learning techniques that can be applied to photonics, power and energy, thermal management and controls, atmospherics, communication, and quantum science for improved naval capabilities.
The aim of the Office of Naval Research's Naval Force Health Protection program is to research and develop innovative capabilities to protect the warfighter, reduce injury risk and improve combat casualty care while also optimizing performance.
The Office of Naval Research's Materials for Thermal & Chemical Extremes program aims to develop materials, structures and computational tools that enable systems to operate at high temperature/stress in the chemically active environments encountered in hypersonic flight and during friction stir welding of steel.