About

The Bio-based Materials Center is a multidisciplinary academic center at Virginia Tech under the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science.

Mission
The center’s mission is to promote world-class multidisciplinary research and education in the critical field of bio-based materials, training students with the multiple skills needed to be future leaders in the field, and creating the research breakthroughs that will enable the world to utilize these sustainable and renewable materials for advanced applications.

Vision
The Bio-based Materials Center will be the internationally recognized leader for interdisciplinary education and research in the synthesis, characterization, structure-property relationships, and applications of bio-based materials.

The Bio-based Materials Center acknowledges support from the USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture and the Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science.

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