1. Foster industry/university collaboration in filtration through:
          -  graduate education
          -  research
          -  research continuing education and technology transfer

  2. Help University to become more relevant in its research and education

  3. Encourage industry to utilize the knowledge and skill base available at the University to
      make itself more competitive in the global market place



  1. Perform fundamental filtration research and theoretical modeling

  2. Develop improved experimental methods useful for filtration research, filter
      characterization, and filter testing

  3. Keep abreast of development in fundamental filtration science and new industry and
      government initiatives

  4. Seek new application of scientific knowledge to practical filtration problems