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 (learn more). 

News highlights

KU's final Foundation Professor to bring expertise in engineering environmental solutions - See more at:

2Professors establish new professional society focused on catalysis

Prof. Chaudhari named recipient of the Higuchi-KU Endowment Research Achievement Award

New grant supports company founded by Professor Leonard and his student Joe Barforoush

From graduate student to company president: Congratulations Joe Barforoush

Hello Barcelona! Six researchers attended the Gordon Research Conference on Green Chemistry in Spain this summer.

Ward Thompson receives new NSF grant

Graduate student attends ACS summer school

James Blakemore receives DOE Early Career Award

CEBC grad Dupeng Liu attends U.S. Foreign Policy Colloquium

Summer 2018 Undergraduate Research Program

Where are they now? A feature update on CEBC alumnus Arely Torres

Unseminars teach powerful science communication strategies

Major federal grant wraps up in 2018: What are the impacts?

New additions, recent departures

Tim Jackson promoted to full professor

Chaudhari bestowed ORCS Raney Award

Industry support spikes in 2017-2018

Professor Tao's new catalyst featured in C&E News

Prestigious grant awarded to Juan Bravo Suarez

Dr. Tao named fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science

DuPont Donates Library of New Materials to CEBC

NSF grant seeks to turn carbon dioxide into useful products

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