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

Bala Subramaniam 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

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

January 26, Tuesday - Industry Colloquium
Jeff Botts, Principal Scientist, Corbion, "Product Line Agility, Quality Products in a Changing Environment" 
9:15 a.m. in Building B seminar room

March 1, Tuesday - Industry Colloquium
Michael Urbancic, Clariant, Title TBA 
9:15 a.m. in Building B seminar room

April 18 & 19, Monday & Tuesday - Spring Advisory Boards Meeting
Industry and Science Advisory Boards meeting
Adams Alumni Center


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