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, energy-efficient technologies that protect the planet and human health.  Our approach is unique. Follow this link to learn more about CEBC.

News highlights

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

Mark Shiflett named KU's final Foundation Professor

Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Division of the American Chemical Society recognizes Bala Subramaniam

CEBC Director one of two KU faculty to be named fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

CEBC Director highlights job opportunities in bioplastics at KU event

New $4 million NSF grant gives early-career faculty competitive edge

Fun in the sun: Hot 3D technologies kindle curiosity

Solvay joins as 23rd industry member

New catalyst for eco-friendly route from sugar to glucaric acid

Computational modeling and experimental data drive discovery

New faculty increase CEBC research breadth

Newly acquired equipment will catalyze discovery

Record number of new students, visiting scholars

Former students return as industry representatives

Stepping from student to postdoc

Industry liaison torch is passed from Darryl Fahey to Andrzej Rokicki

ACS e-Book chapter authored by CEBC faculty one of top 10 most read in 2013

CEBC gives high school teachers a summertime dose of engineering research

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CEBC Calendar

June 16, Thursday - Seminar
Visitors from Germany will present their research at Erlangen University's Institute of Chemical Reaction Engineering
8:30 a.m. in Building B seminar room

June 22, Wednesday -  Potluck Picnic
CEBC researchers and their families invited to attend
6 - 8 p.m. at Dad Perry Park, 1200 Monterey Way
(Email Claudia Bode for details)

June 23, Thursday - Lunch with Faculty
James Blakemore and Kevin Leonard will discuss energy + catalysis
noon - 1 p.m. in Building B seminar room (Free Pizza)

June 30, Thursday - Lunch with Faculty
Ted Peltier and Chris Depcik will discuss cars + emissions
noon - 1 p.m. in Building B seminar room (Free Pizza)

June 30, Thursday - Is your ring really gold?
Discover the elemental makeup of your stuff (e.g., jewelry, toys, dirt, fossils, etc.)
1 - 2 p.m. in Building B seminar room

July 13, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend
9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

July 13, Wednesday - Build a Better Team
All CEBC researchers invited to learn how to manage conflict, deal with stress, and foster collaborations at this hands on session.
noon - 2 p.m. in Building B seminar room (Bring your lunch)


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