• New advanced materials: sheet and tools materials
  • Light materials for aeronautical, automotive, packaging and other applications
  • Materials models
Processes and Tooling
  • Innovative and new forming processes
  • Numerical modelling and simulation in forming processes
  • Optimal design & Intelligent Forming
  • Rapid Design & Prototyping
  • Process Control and Monitoring
  • Materials testing issues in sheet metal forming
  • Formability 
  • Wear, friction and tribological aspects
  • Modelling and simulation in testing