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CEBC initiates a partnership with German scientists

Thursday, March 16, 2017

Group photo at KUThe CEBC hosted five scientists from Friedrich-Alexander Universität of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU) in June. The goal of the visit: identify high risk/high reward collaboration opportunities. 

The FAU team was led by Peter Wasserscheid. He and his collaborators at FAU are among the world leaders in ionic liquids, hydrogen storage, and process optimization. Wasserscheid directs major research efforts in Germany’s quest for a renewable energy economy.

Following the visit, preliminary research was initiated with Bala Subramaniam and RV Chaudhari, distinguished professors of chemical engineering at the University Kansas.  Currently, the team is exploring funding options to expand this collaborative international partnership.

CEBC Calendar

April 12, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
All researchers at 1501 Wakarusa Dr. must attend

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

April 24 & 25, Spring IAB/SAB Meeting
Monday, April 24, 11:00 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. at Adams Alumni Center, 1266 Oread Ave.
Tuesday, April 25, 8:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. at the CEBC complex, 1501 Wakarusa Drive

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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