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

New corporate member: Reliance Industries, Ltd.

How scientific research changes our world: Bala Subramaniam predicts future of chemical industry

ACS e-Book chapter authored by CEBC faculty one of top 10 most read in 2013

CEBC gives high school teachers a summertime dose of engineering research

SABIC joins CEBC as 21st industry partner  

New technology for terephthalic acid is cheaper. But is it greener? 

A new course at KU this spring is helping undergraduates become better communicators.

Researchers present at a Workshop on Shale Gas Monetization, win poster award.

Article in prestigious journal reaches high school teachers nationwide

Sweeten Up: From Sugars to High-Value Chemicals

Former CEBC student--now employed at Chevron--presents industry colloquium

CEBC receives $4.4 million from NSF and EPA to design safer chemical manufacturing processes

Federal grant renewed for "Research Experiences for Teachers" program

Corporate partner ADM doubles lab space leased in Lawrence

Annual Report celebrates CEBC's tenth anniversary

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CEBC Calendar

February 26, Thursday - Bold Aspirations Lecture
Mark Shiflett, Technical Fellow, DuPont Central Research and Development
"Ionic Liquids - Phase Behavior to Applications"
3:30 p.m. in Adams Alumni Center Bruckmiller Room
4:30 p.m. reception in Adams Alumni Center All-American/McGee Rooms

March 11, Wednesday - Mandatory Lab Safety Meeting
Process Hazard Review

All researchers using labs at 1501 Wakarusa Drive must attend
8:30 a.m. in Building B seminar room

April 2, Thursday - CEBC Colloquium
Xiankuan Zhang, Senior Manager, SBU Projects & Shared Services, SABIC

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

April 13-14, Monday & Tuesday - Spring IAB/SAB Meeting
Noon - 8:00 p.m. Monday, 8:00 a.m. to noon Tuesday
at Adams Alumni Center

April 23, Thursday - CEBC Colloquium
Katelyn Marvin, Senior Process Engineer, Scientific Design Company
"Improved Economics of Mega-Scale EO/EG Plants"
9:00 a.m. in Building B seminar room

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