Center for Materials for Water and Energy Systems (M-WET)



Benny Freeman

Lead Institution

University of Texas at Austin




To discover and understand the fundamental science necessary to design new membrane materials and develop tools and knowledge to predict new materials’ interactions with targeted solutes to provide fit for purpose water from low quality water sources and recover valuable solutes with less energy.

Partner Institutions

  • UT Austin
  • UC Santa Barbara
  • LBNL

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