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CEBC Advisory Boards

CEBC is fortunate to receive guidance from two outstanding advisory boards, each bringing a different perspective on issues and trends related to science, engineering, industrial practice, and education.

Industrial Advisory Board (IAB)

The IAB is comprised of one designated representative from each member company. Members of CEBC's IAB play a critical role in guiding the Center's R&D directions. IAB members participate in semi-annual board meetings and conduct formal project evaluations on an annual basis. IAB members also provide strategic and policy recommendations, based on challenges and trends in the industry. Industry members also interact with students and postdoctoral researchers, sharing insights on how R&D is conducted in the private sector. See the current list of Industrial Advisory Board members.

Scientific Advisory Board (SAB)

The purpose of the SAB is to provide an independent assessment of the scientific importance and integrity of the research program. The SAB also serves as a resource for the IAB, assisting with formal project evaluations and providing additional technical insights. The board is composed of a mixture of distinguished faculty from chemistry and chemical engineering, reflecting the interdisciplinary nature of CEBC's research program.

Current SAB Members

Board Member Affiliation
Mahdi Abu-Omar Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Purdue University
Mahmoud El-Halwagi Professor, Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Texas A&M University
James J. Spivey Professor, Chemical Engineering, Louisiana State University
Peter Stair Professor and Chair, Dept. of Chemistry, Northwestern University
Yong Wang Distinguished Professor, Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering, Washington State University

Past SAB Members

David Allen, University of Texas
Alexis Bell, University of California, Berkeley
Joseph DeSimone, University of North Carolina
Jonathan Dordick, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
James Espenson, Iowa State University (ret.)
Rodney Fox, Iowa State University
Michael Harold, University of Houston
Jack Norton, Columbia University
Vincent Pecoraro, University of Michigan
Chris Roberts, Auburn University
Chunshan Song, Penn State University
Daniel Stack, Stanford University


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 mark.b.shiflett@ku.edu

 

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