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Core Values

What we do and how we do it is determined by our core values. Our core values are how we operate and what we value most. They are the qualities that define our culture as an organization. Those core values are:



We are recognized for world-class research, nurturing excellence in science, education and people.


Our people are the core of our success.


We inspire future generations by exciting them about science.


We link fundamental science of matter with applications to create technological innovation.


We are singularly focused on applying a multidisciplinary approach to the discovery, design and invention of new materials. We foster collaboration globally


We adapt with agility to new opportunities and the changing needs of society.


We demonstrate that safety and world-class research go hand in hand.