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: https://news.ku.edu/kus-final-foundation-professor-bring-expertise-engin...

Transforming graduate training and building research capacity at KU

Hyrogen-generating technology climbs closer to commercialization with boost from new NSF grant

Congratulations May 2020 graduates and award winners

James Blakemore was promoted to associate professor with tenure, fall 2020

Advisory board meeting a 'virtual' success this spring

Earth Day's 50th anniversary featured in editorial by CEBC Director Bala Subramaniam 

Bold, new traineeship integrates catalysis and data science

New NSF Partnership for Innovation Grant

Empowering high school teachers, students

Electrochemical conversion of carbon dioxide featured on journal cover

Undergrads combine art and science in new summer research program

New industry partner: Origin Materials

National Academy of Inventors honors Mark Shiflett

Two CEBC faculty win early career awards

Designing new catalysts with machine learning

Professors 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

DuPont Donates Library of New Materials to CEBC

NSF grant seeks to turn carbon dioxide into useful products

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CEBC Calendar

December 5, Saturday - Baker Wetlands Walk
11 a.m. - noon
Wear masks. We'll meet at the parking lot by the Discovery Center ("P1" on this map, 1365 North 1250 Road, Lawrence). The weather forecast shows a beautiful, crisp day!

December 9, Wednesday - Mandatory Safety Meeting 
9:00 a.m., via Zoom
Topic: Holiday Hazards
This meeting is mandatory for all CEBC researchers working at 1501 Wakarusa

December 9, Wednesday - (Virtual) Holiday Get-Together
~ 9:30-10:30 a.m., via Zoom
We can’t get together to share good food this year, but we can still share good fun! Stick around after the Safety Meeting for great conversation and a few more surprises, as we get together with CEBC friends, new and old. You won’t want to miss this “mandatory” good time! (Don’t forget your snacks)

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