1. Analytical methods for the determination of wear metals in perfluoropolyalkylether lubricating oils. 2. Processing aspects of glass matrix, fiber and ceramic composites for electronic packaging. 3. Hydrothermal effects on the structural integrity of Graphite fiber-cyanate ester resin composites. 4. A Study of the growth of thin films by pulsed-laser deposition. 5. Ground and excited state properties of linear polyphenyl di-methylene.