To pursue basic research in organic chemistry with a focus to provide environmentally sustainable solutions to energy generation and energy storage challenges.
To pursue research & development of renewable and carbon neutral hydrocarbons.
To pursue research & development of new synthetic methodologies, catalysts, and catalytic processes to produce industrially significant chemicals and new potential drugs including reclaiming value from waste polymers and materials.
To study the fundamental and applied aspects of electrochemical systems for energy conversion, energy storage, and electro-synthesis, with the goal of increasing global use of renewably generated electricity.
To use organic synthesis for the development of new polymerization methods and polymer architectures to address sustainability and materials for alternative energy applications.
To train scientists, primarily at the graduate and post-doctoral levels, in the above referenced fields.
To disseminate information through publications and symposia about sustainable energy and energy storage solutions.
To foster a close relationship with the chemical, petroleum, gas, and energy industries, (including governmental agencies) for the exchange of information and knowledge, and to ensure that research results and discoveries of significance will be effectively commercialized and exploited.