Goals of the Center

  • Perform industrially relevant research to address the technological needs in commercial surfactant and polymer systems.
  • Develop new and more efficient surface-active reagents for specific applications in the industry and methodologies for optimizing their performance.
  • Promote the use of environmentally benign surfactants in a wide array of technological processes.
  • Build a resource center to perform and provide state-of-the-art facilities for characterization of surface-active reagents.