About Us

Membrane Research

for Energy, Environment, Water, & Pharmaceutical Sciences

Energy, water, affordable healthcare and global warming have major worldwide impact resulting from resource depletion, record high oil prices, clean water shortages, high costs of pharmaceuticals, and changing climate conditions. Our membrane research group seeks to address some of the key issues in resolving the above problems.


To advance membrane technology as one of the most direct, effective and feasible solutions, for the critical needs in energy, water and health sciences.


  • Develop novel membrane materials and a broad spectrum of membrane technologies for energy, water production, and applications in environmental and health sciences.
  • Support Singapore’s strategic initiatives and industries in the above areas by developing patentable and marketable technologies and intellectual property.
  • Establish an internationally recognized center of excellence in membrane technology.