The Research Focal Area Computational Science and Engineering with its six research fields Computational Materials Science, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Computational System Design, Mathematical and Algorithmic Foundations, Computer Science Foundations, Modelling and Simulation.
The Research Focal Area Quantum Physics and Quantum Technologies with its six research fields Photonics, Quantum Metrology and Precision Measurements, Quantum Modelling and Simulation, Nanoelectronics, Design and Engineering of Quantum Systems, Quantum Many-body Systems Physics.
The Research Focal Area Materials and Matter with its eight research fields Surfaces and interfaces, Materials Characterization, Metallic Materials, Non-metallic materials, Composite Materials, Biological and Bioactive Materials, Special and engineering materials, Structure-Property Relationship.
The Research Focal Area Information and Communication Technology with its eight research fields Logic and Computation, Computer Engineering and Software-Intensive Systems, Automation and Robotics, Information Systems Engineering, Visual Computing and Human-Centered Technology, Digital Transformation in Manufacturing, Telecommunication, Sensor Systems.
The Research Focal Area Energy and Environment with its six research fields Energy Active Buildings, Settlements and Spatial Infrastructures, Sustainable and Low Emission Mobility, Climate Neutral, Renewable and Conventional Energy Supply Systems, Environmental Monitoring and Climate Adaptation, Efficient Utilisation of Material Resources, Sustainable Production and Technologies.
The Additional Fields of Research with its four research fields Development and Advancement of the Architectural Arts, Urban and Regional Transformation, Fundamental Mathematics Research, Mathematical Methods in Economics.