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Center for Flame Retardant Materials Science

Our Mission and Objectives

The Center for Flame Retardant Materials Science is a collaboration between the University of Dayton Research Institute Power and Energy Division and the University of Dayton Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering; Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics; and the Department of Chemistry.

We focus on advancing basic and applied chemical and material engineering and sciences to deliver new and improved fire safe solutions for society and industry in the Greater Dayton community and beyond. With a combined fifty years of experience, we provide practical solutions to fire safety problems by working with academic, government and industrial partners worldwide.

University of Dayton School of Engineering Flame Retardant Materials Science

About Us

The principal investigators for the Center for Flame Retardant Materials Science are Dr. Vladimir Benin, professor, College of Arts and Science Department of Chemistry; Dr. Donald Klosterman, associate professor. School of Engineering Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering; Dr. Alexander B. Morgan, distinguished research scientist group leader, UDRI Applied Combustion and Energy Group; and Dr. Elias Toubia, associate professor, School of Engineering Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Engineering Mechanics. Combined, these researchers have 40+ years of research experience.

Donald A. Klosterman

Associate Professor; John F. and Leona D. Torley Chair in Composites Materials

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Alexander Morgan

Group Leader, Energy and Environmental Sciences - Distinguished Research Scientist

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Elias Toubia

Associate Professor

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CONTACT

Center for Flame Retardant Materials Science, Alex Morgan, Director

Daniel J. Curran Place
1700 S. Patterson Blvd.
Dayton, Ohio 45409 - 2140
937-229-3079
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