This book "Structure and Properties of Solid State Materials" covers mainly the designing aspects of materials, based on the requisite properties and applications. This book also includes some aspects of modern materials especially that of carbon nano-materials, materials for energy storage applications and catalytic materials which are of relevance to industrial practice. The text is suitable for undergraduate courses. The style has been kept as simple as possible, so that the text can be assimilated without any formal teaching. This book may also appeal to the modern day scientists making new materials for the devices on hand.