Efrén Vázquez Silva, Grupo de Investigación en Nuevos Materiales y Procesos de Transformación (GIMAT),
Universidad Politécnica Salesiana, Campus El vecino, Calle Vieja 12-30 y Elia Liut. Cuenca, Ecuador, CP 010105
Received: November 06, 2018; Published: November 21, 2018
In the present short communication, a point of view on the contemporary tendencies in the development of the Science of
Materials is offered. And for this, the main lines of research (personal criteria) in this area are considered, linked to problems of
great importance for humanity: the care and preservation of the environment, renewable sources of energy and the health of people.