Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis


For a greener future

At the Center for Environmentally Beneficial Catalysis (CEBC), we know that changing how chemicals are manufactured can make a world of difference.  Our mission is straightforward: invent cleaner, safer, sustainable technologies that protect the planet and human health.  Our approach is unique. Learn more

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KU's final Foundation Professor to bring expertise in engineering environmental solutions - See more at:

New $4M NSF EPSCoR award to advance manufacturing of renewable and recyclable plastics

Take a virtual tour of the CEBC

Video features Prof. Allgeier unique characterization methods for porous media

KU's chemistry and chemical engineering grad programs rank in the top 50 of the nation; most CEBC grad students major in these areas. Rock chalk!

Cover of journal features CEBC research on carbon dioxide electrocatalysis

Director of CEBC appointed to national committee

Transforming graduate training and building research capacity at KU

Hyrogen-generating technology climbs closer to commercialization with boost from new NSF grant

James Blakemore was promoted to associate professor with tenure, fall 2020

Advisory board meeting a 'virtual' success this spring

Bold, new traineeship integrates catalysis and data science

New NSF Partnership for Innovation Grant

National Academy of Inventors honors Mark Shiflett

Two CEBC faculty win early career awards

Designing new catalysts with machine learning

NSF grant seeks to turn carbon dioxide into useful products

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