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:

Meet our two newest industry partners

Graduate students Pallavi Bobba and Kakasaheb Nandiwale win awards

Beyond research: new postdoc adds teaching training

Assistant Professor Leonard wins young investigator Award

Assistant Professor Caricato Wins NSF CAREER Award

Outreach to the community: New middle school science club and Elements of surprise for all ages

Graduate student Yuting Li wins Kokes travel award

The New Green Chemistry: Building education and industry partnerships

RV Chaudhari named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

DuPont Donates Library of New Materials to CEBC

Mark Shiflett receives national award

Two former industry partners renew membership

NSF grant seeks to turn carbon dioxide into useful products

James Blakemore's research featured in PNAS and C&E News

Professional development session features ADM patent agent

New partnership with German scientists

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CEBC Calendar

May 10, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend

9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

April 28, Friday - Shiflett Research Open Laboratory
Tours of facilities & research presentations; light refreshments served
2:00-4:00 p.m., LEEP2 Lab 2444
inquiries: contact


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