Martin (Marty) L. Hage

Lecturer in Chemistry and Regulatory Affairs Officer

Prior to coming to Northwestern, Martin Hage taught mathematics at New Life Academy and chemistry at Hennepin Technical College. Hage has also worked in the industry for 25 years for such major corporations as Cargill and Vision-Ease Lens.  At Vision-Ease Lens he held various positions, including Senior Research Chemist and Engineering Manager, while conducting research and establishing new manufacturing facilities at various foreign and domestic locations. He is the founder and current president of Integrity Coatings, Inc., a supplier of chemicals, manufacturing equipment, testing services, and consulting services to the ophthalmic lens industry. His publications include a dozen US and foreign patents as well as two technical articles. He is married to Kris and the father of their eight precious children.

Specialty Areas

Synthesis of organic and organometallic polymers for a variety of applications, including coatings, inks, and adhesives.
Troubleshooting coating and other chemical processes.
Defect analysis using FTIR microscopy and other analytical methods.

Academic Credentials

B.S., University of Minnesota

Contact Information

Office Location: Nazareth Hall 3060
Phone: 651-628-3249 (office) and 763-242-7240 (cell)