Technology Research Topics

More than 400 Ideas

Biotechnology

1. Antibacterial Chemotherapy
2. Artificial Insemination and in Vitro Fertilization
3. Biopolymers
4. Breeding, Animal: Genetic Methods
5. Breeding, Plant: Genetic Methods
6. Cloning, Testing and Treatment Methods
7. Gene Therapy
8. Genetic Engineering, Methods
9. Genetic Engineering, Applications
10. Genetic Screening and Testing
11. Tissue Culturing

Chemical Technology

12. Biopolymers
13. Boranes
14. Chemical Process Engineering
15. Chromatography
16. Coatings, Pigments, and Paints
17. Combinatorial Chemistry
18. Cracking
19. Detergents
20. Dyes
21. Electrochemistry
22. Electrophoresis
23. Environmental Monitoring
24. Explosives
25. Feedstocks
26. Green Chemistry
27. Industrial Gases
28. Isotopic Analysis
29. Nitrogen Fixation
30. Oil from Coal Process
31. Radioactive Dating
32. Reppe Chemistry
33. Solvents
34. Synthetic Resins
35. Synthetic Rubber
36. Warfare, Chemical

Communication Technology

37. Electronic Communications
38. Fax Machine
39. Mobile (Cell) Telephones
40. Radio-Frequency Electronics
41. Satellites, Communications
42. Telecommunications
43. Telephony, Automatic Systems
44. Telephony, Digital
45. Telephony, Long Distance

Computer Technology

46. Artificial Intelligence
47. Computer and Video Games
48. Computer Displays
49. Computer Memory, Early
50. Computer Memory, Personal Computers
51. Computer Modeling
52. Computer Networks
53. Computer-Aided Design and Manufacture
54. Computers, Analog
55. Computers, Early Digital
56. Computers, Hybrid
57. Computers, Mainframe
58. Computers, Personal
59. Computers, Supercomputers
60. Computers, Uses and Consequences
61. Computer–User Interface
62. Control Technology, Computer-Aided
63. Control Technology, Electronic Signals
64. Error Checking and Correction
65. Encryption and Code Breaking
66. Global Positioning System (GPS)
67. Gyrocompass and Inertial Guidance
68. Information Theory
69. Internet
70. Packet Switching
71. Printers
72. Processors for Computers
73. Prospecting, Minerals
74. Radionavigation
75. Software Application Programs
76. Software Engineering
77. Systems Programs
78. World Wide Web

Construction Technology

79. Bridges, Concrete
80. Bridges, Long Span and Suspension
81. Bridges, Steel
82. Building Acoustics
83. Buildings, Designs for Energy Conservation
84. Buildings, Prefabricated
85. Concrete, Reinforced
86. Concrete Shells
87. Constructed World
88. Construction Equipment
89. Dams
90. Experimental Stress Analysis
91. Fire Engineering
92. Oil Rigs
93. Power Tools and Hand-Held Tools
94. Skyscrapers
95. Timber Engineering
96. Tunnels and Tunneling
97. Vertical Transportation

Electronics and Electrical Engineering

98. Calculators, Electronic
99. Calculators, Mechanical and Electromechanical
100. Clocks and Watches, Quartz
101. Control Technology, Electronic Signals
102. Electric Motors
103. Electronic Communications
104. Fax Machine
105. Hall Effect Devices
106. Infrared Detectors
107. Integrated Circuits, Design and Use
108. Integrated Circuits, Fabrication
109. Josephson Junction Devices
110. Lasers, Theory and Operation
111. Lasers, Applications
112. Lasers in Optoelectronics
113. Light Emitting Diodes
114. Lighting, Public and Private
115. Lighting Techniques
116. Mobile (Cell) Telephones
117. Photocopiers
118. Photosensitive Detectors
119. Quantum Electronic Devices
120. Radio-Frequency Electronics
121. Rectifiers
122. Strobe Flashes
123. Superconductivity, Applications
124. Superconductivity, Discovery
125. Transistors
126. Vacuum Tubes/Valves
127. Travelling Wave Tubes

Energy and Power Technologies

128. Batteries, Primary and Secondary
129. Biomass Power Generation
130. Electrical Energy Generation and Supply, Large Scale
131. Electrical Power Distribution
132. Electricity Generation and the Environment
133. Fossil Fuel Power Stations
134. Fuel Cells
135. Hydroelectric Power Generation
136. Nuclear Reactors: Fast Breeders
137. Nuclear Reactors: Fusion, Early Designs
138. Nuclear Reactors: Fusion, Later Designs
139. Nuclear Reactors: Thermal, Graphite Moderated
140. Nuclear Reactors: Thermal, Water Moderated
141. Power Generation, Recycling
142. Solar Power Generation
143. Turbines, Gas
144. Turbines, Steam
145. Turbines: Gas, in Land Vehicles
146. Wind Power Generation

Technology and Environment

147. Environmental Monitoring
148. Green Chemistry
149. Satellites, Environmental Sensing
150. Technology, Society and the Environment

Film, Cinema, and Photography Technologies

151. Cameras, 35 mm
152. Cameras, Automatic
153. Cameras, Digital
154. Cameras, Disposable
155. Cameras, Polaroid
156. Cameras, Single Lens Reflex (SLR)
157. Cameras: Lens Designs, Wide Angle, Zoom
158. Film, Color Photography
159. Film and Cinema: Early Sound Films
160. Film and Cinema: High Fidelity to Surround Sound
161. Film and Cinema: Sets and Techniques
162. Film and Cinema: Wide Screen Systems

Food and Agricultural Technology

163. Activated Carbon
164. Crop Protection, Spraying
165. Dairy Farming
166. Farming, Agricultural Methods
167. Farming, Growth Promotion
168. Farming, Mechanization
169. Fertilizers
170. Fish Farming
171. Food Additives and Substitutes
172. Food Preparation and Cooking
173. Food Preservation: Cooling and Freezing
174. Food Preservation: Freeze Drying, Irradiation, and Vacuum Packing
175. Food, Processed and Fast
176. Irrigation Systems
177. Nitrogen Fixation
178. Pesticides
179. Pest Control, Biological
180. Synthetic Foods, Mycoprotein and Hydrogenated Fats
181. Transport, Foodstuffs

Health and Medical Technology

182. Analgesics
183. Anesthetics
184. Angiography
185. Antibacterial Chemotherapy
186. Antibiotics, Developments through 1945
187. Antibiotics, Use after 1945
188. Audiology, Hearing Aids
189. Audiology, Implants and Surgery
190. Audiology, Testing
191. Blood Transfusion and Blood Products
192. Cancer, Chemotherapy
193. Cancer, Radiation Therapy
194. Cancer, Surgical Techniques
195. Cardiovascular Disease, Pharmaceutical Treatment
196. Cardiovascular Surgery, Pacemakers and Heart Valves
197. Contraception, Hormonal Methods and Surgery
198. Contraception, Physical and Chemical Methods
199. Dentistry
200. Diabetes Mellitus
201. Diagnostic Screening
202. Dialysis
203. Electrocardiogram (ECG)
204. Electroencephalogram (EEG)
205. Fertility, Human
206. Hearts, Artificial
207. Hematology
208. Histology
209. Hormone Therapy
210. Immunological Technology
211. Implants, Joints and Stents
212. Intensive Care and Life Support
213. Medicine
214. Neurology
215. Ophthalmology
216. Optometry
217. Organ Transplantation
218. Positron Emission Tomography (PET)
219. Psychiatry, Diagnosis and Non-Drug Treatments
220. Psychiatry, Pharmaceutical Treatment
221. Surgery, Plastic and Reconstructive
222. Tomography in Medicine
223. Ultrasonography in Medicine
224. Vitamins, Isolation and Synthesis
225. X-rays in Diagnostic Medicine

Home Appliances

226. Air Conditioning
227. Buildings, Designs for Energy Conservation
228. Buildings, Prefabricated
229. Cleaning: Chemicals and Vacuum Cleaners
230. Dishwashers
231. Domestic Heating
232. Entertainment in the Home
233. Laundry Machines and Chemicals
234. Lighting, Public and Private
235. Microwave Ovens

Leisure and Entertainment Technology

236. Audio Recording
237. Audio Systems
238. Computer and Video Games
239. Loudspeakers and Earphones
240. Personal Stereo
241. Radio, Early Transmissions
242. Sports Science and Technology
243. Technology, Arts and Entertainment
244. Technology and Leisure
245. Television, Various Entries

Materials Science

246. Absorbent Materials
247. Adhesives
248. Alloys, Light and Ferrous
249. Alloys, Magnetic
250. Ceramic Materials
251. Composite Materials
252. Crystals, Synthetic
253. Fibers, Synthetic and Semi-Synthetic
254. Iron and Steel Manufacture
255. Liquid Crystals
256. Materials and Industrial Processes
257. Nanotechnology, Materials and Applications
258. Nuclear Fuels
259. Nuclear Reactor Materials
260. Nuclear Waste Processing and Storage
261. Optical Materials
262. Plastics, Thermoplastics
263. Plastics, Thermosetting
264. Semiconductors, Compound
265. Semiconductors, Elemental
266. Semiconductors, Postband Theory
267. Semiconductors, Preband Theory
268. Semiconductors: Crystal Growing, Purification
269. Superconductivity, Discovery
270. Smart and Biomimetic Materials
271. Synthetic Resins
272. Synthetic Rubbers
273. Thin Film Materials and Technology

Scientific Research and Measurement Technology

274. Clocks, Atomic
275. Chromatography
276. Cryogenics, Applications
277. Cryogenics, Liquefaction of Gases
278. Electrophoresis
279. Isotopic Analysis
280. Mass Spectrometry
281. Microscopy, Electron (Scanning)
282. Microscopy, Electron (Transmission)
283. Microscopy, Optical
284. Nuclear Magnetic Resonance (NMR) and Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
285. Particle Accelerators: Cyclotrons, Synchrotrons, and Colliders
286. Particle Accelerators, Linear
287. Radioactive Dating
288. Refrigeration, Absorption
289. Refrigeration, Mechanical
290. Refrigeration, Thermoelectricity
291. Research and Development in the 20th Century
292. Spectroscopy and Spectrochemistry, Visible and UV
293. Spectroscopy, Infrared
294. Spectroscopy, Raman
295. Spectroscopy, X-ray Fluorescence
296. Ultracentrifuges
297. X-ray Crystallography

Space Technology

298. Rocket Propulsion, Liquid Propellant
299. Rocket Propulsion, Solid Propellant
300. Satellites, Communications
301. Satellites, Environmental Sensing
302. Space Exploration, Fly Past
303. Space Exploration, Manned Orbiters
304. Space Exploration: Moon, Manned
305. Space Exploration: Moon, Unmanned
306. Space Exploration, Planetary Landers
307. Space Exploration, Unmanned
308. Space Launch Vehicles
309. Space Shuttle
310. Space Stations, International Space Station
311. Space Stations, Mir
312. Space Stations, Skylab
313. Sputniks
314. Telescopes, Computer-Controlled Mirrors
315. Telescopes, Ground
316. Telescopes, Radio
317. Telescopes, Space

Transportation Technology

318. Air Traffic Control Systems
319. Aircraft Design
320. Aircraft Instrumentation
321. Automobiles
322. Automobiles, Electric
323. Automobiles, Hybrid
324. Automobiles, Internal Combustion
325. Catamarans
326. Civil Aircraft, Jet Driven
327. Civil Aircraft, Propeller Driven
328. Civil Aircraft, Supersonic
329. Dirigibles
330. Fly-by-Wire Systems
331. Helicopters
332. Highways
333. Hovercraft, Hydrofoils, and Hydroplanes
334. Internal Combustion Piston Engine
335. Motorcycles
336. Rail, Diesel and Diesel Electric Locomotives
337. Rail, Electric Locomotives
338. Rail, High Speed
339. Rail, Steam Locomotives
340. Railway Mechanics
341. Rocket Planes
342. Ships: Bulk Carriers and Tankers
343. Submersibles
344. Transport
345. Transport, Foodstuffs
346. Transport, Human Power
347. Turbines: Gas, in Aircraft
348. Urban Transportation
349. Wright Flyers

Television, Radio, and Audio Technology

350. Audio Recording, Compact Disc
351. Audio Recording, Electronic Methods
352. Audio Recording, Mechanical
353. Audio Recording, Stereophonic and Surround Sound
354. Audio Recording, Tape
355. Audio Recording, Wire
356. Audio Systems
357. Iconoscope
358. Loudspeakers and Earphones
359. Personal Stereo
360. Radio Receivers, Coherers and Magnetic Methods
361. Radio Receivers, Crystal Detectors and Receivers
362. Radio Receivers, Early
363. Radio Receivers, Valve and Transistor Circuits
364. Radio Transmitters, Continuous Wave
365. Radio Transmitters, Early
366. Radio, Early Transmissions
367. Radio: AM, FM, Analog, and Digital
368. Television Recording, Disc
369. Television Recording, Tape
370. Television, Cable and Satellite
371. Television, Digital and High Definition Systems
372. Television, Electro-Mechanical Systems
373. Television, Beginning Ideas (Late 19th and Early 20th Century)
374. Television, Color, Electromechanical
375. Television: Color, Electronic

Warfare and Military Technologies

376. Aircraft Carriers
377. Battleships
378. Explosives, Commercial
379. Fission and Fusion Bombs
380. Military Versus Civil Technologies
381. Missiles, Air-to-Air
382. Missiles, Air-to-Surface
383. Missiles, Defensive
384. Missiles, Long Range and Ballistic
385. Missiles, Long Range and Cruise
386. Missiles, Short Range and Guided
387. Missiles, Surface-to-Air and Anti-Ballistic
388. Nuclear Reactors: Weapons Material
389. Radar Aboard Aircraft
390. Radar, Defensive Systems in World War II
391. Radar, Displays
392. Radar, High-Frequency and High-Power
393. Radar, Long Range and Early Warning Systems
394. Radar, Origins to 1939
395. Sonar
396. Submarines, Military
397. Tanks
398. Warfare
399. Warfare, Biological
400. Warfare, Chemical
401. Warfare, High Explosive Shells and Bombs
402. Warfare, Mines and Antipersonnel Devices
403. Warplanes, Bombers
404. Warplanes, Fighters and Fighter Bombers
405. Warplanes, Reconnaissance