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World-Class Training

reseracher in the labTo inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers, we offer a unique training experience at CEBC for students at all levels. Our team-based research projects, industry connections and skill-building workshops give students and postdocs a competitive edge. 

Collaborate in Teams

Since 2003, CEBC has been building connections across disciplines—from theoretical to applied.  By bringing chemists and engineers together, we not only catalyze discovery.  We also speed commercialization.  This creates an ideal training ground to advance technologies and future careers.

Partner with Chemical Companies

To launch innovations from lab to marketplace, CEBC partners with chemical companies (>20 total to date), giving our students an unparalleled education experience. 

Twice a year, our faculty and students discuss their progress with industry partners at a formal Industry Advisory Board meeting. These frequent interactions with company representatives give students insight into corporate research and development, sharper communications skills and excellent networking contacts for future employment.

Gain a Competitive Edge

More than 80 students and 50 postdocs have been involved in CEBC research programs, discovering novel technologies that protect the planet and compete economically. Just as sustainable chemicals and manufacturing technologies are in demand, our students are sought by chemical companies as interns and employees.  Most have found permanent employment in industry, with a large fraction being hired by our member companies such as Phillips 66, DuPont, Archer Daniels Midland, Evonik, SABIC and Eastman.

Learn more about our education opportunities.

CEBC Calendar

July 10, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., CEBC Seminar Room (bldg. B room 104)
Topic: Chemical Reactivity and Storage
Presenter: Anoop Uchagawkar, CEBC graduate student
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

July 12, Friday - Research Poster Symposium for the RET:ECO-WATER Program
10:30 a.m., LEEP2 Atrium, 1st Floor (1520 W. 15th St.)
RET participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend

July 24, Wednesday - Formal Oral Presentations by Participants in the REU IDEA Incubator Program
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m., LEEP2 Room 2420 (1520 W. 15th St.)
REU participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend

July 26, Friday - Research Poster Symposium for the REU IDEA Incubator Program
10:00 a.m. -12:00 p.m., Burge Union, Forum CD (1565 Irving Hill Rd.)
REU participants will present their projects; all CEBC researchers are invited to attend


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