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Welcome to MAST

Our goal at MAST is to provide effective solutions to real industrial problems through cutting edge academic research in the area of membrane science, engineering and technology.

The Center’s fundamental and applied research has led to major advancements in materials and processes in the following areas:

  • Energy Production
  • Water Treatment
  • Pharmaceutical Purification
  • Chemical Processing
“Our membership in the MAST center allows us to fulfill the mission of the national laboratories to facilitate technology R&D. It also provides us with the opportunity to stay abreast of new developments in membrane technology that may be applicable to future biofuels production processes.”
Dan Schell
National Renewable Energy Laboratory
“W.L. Gore & Associates, Inc. is a maker of innovative, best-in-class products, which improve daily life. For a company that invests significantly in R&D to assure our products’ performance and fitness for use, the MAST Center is a valuable resource and an excellent partner. “
Dr. Uwe Beuscher
W.L. Gore and Associates, Inc.
“The value that the MAST membership provides for DTRA is leveraged funding on research in membrane science and engineering with industry and other government agencies.”
Tracee Whitfield
Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA)

What We Do

Membrane – We are a global leader in membrane research.​​

Science – Excellence in science is fundamental to our successful research.

Engineering – Our research program is cutting edge and applicable to industrial needs.

Technology – We provide timely and relevant technology transfer to our sponsors.

What MAST Can Do for You

Our goal at MAST is to provide effective solutions designed to give you access to cutting edge research in the area of membrane science, engineering and technology.

Projects

Projects are focused in 4 fundamental areas:​

  • Membrane Materials
  • Membrane Characterization
  • Membrane Formation
  • Membrane Performance