At the World Conference on Carbon, held at Penn State in 2016, Mike Murray, Chief Technology Officer at Morgan Advanced Materials, revealed that their new Center of Excellence would be located in Innovation Park at Penn State, placing it in close proximity to the university’s top talent and facilities. Over the course of three years, Morgan is expected to make a major investment aimed at establishing a truly world-class research facility. Once operational in early 2018, the center is expected to create a range of highly skilled research posts over the next few years.
“For us, the decision to work with Penn State was a natural one,” said Murray. “As a world leader in carbon-related research, Penn State has an unrivalled reputation for innovation in its field, which we believe will add real value for our customers. The partnership will help accelerate our development of new products and capabilities, enabling us to continue to meet the future needs of our customers more quickly, efficiently and comprehensively.”