For the national significant requirement on energy conservation, emission reduction and sustainable development, and recent progress on refractories and metallurgy field at home and abroad, and economic development plan in Hubei province, and breakthrough in key technologies of refractories manufacture, and key issues on energy saving and reduction in steel industry, and steel liquid smelting in low cost, mass production and ultra clean process, and high quality control in steel material structure and performance, and efficient utilization in unique refractory and metallurgy resources, the main research directions as below:

  1. Refractory Material Design Theory and Manufacture Technology

  2. Refractory Material High Temperature Service Behavior and Functionalization

  3. Metallurgical Process Theory and High Performance Steel Material

  4. Characteristic Metallurgy Resource Efficient Utilization