The Center for Enhanced Nanofluidic Transport – Phase 2 (CENT2)



Michael Strano

Lead Institution

Massachusetts Institute of Technology


2018-2026 (Center known as CENT prior to 2022)


To address critical knowledge gaps in our understanding of fluidic flow and molecular transport in extremely narrow pores. CENT2 will establish the scientific foundation for transformative molecular separation technologies impacting the water-energy nexus.

Partner Institutions

  • MIT
  • Univ of Maryland - College Park
  • LLNL
  • UC Irvine
  • Yale
  • Stanford
  • UT Austin
  • Univ of Florida

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