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

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

August 28, Thursday - Industry Colloquium
"Customization of Nano-Crystalline Alumina"
Dr. Jonathan Paiz, Inorganics Sales Manager
Sasol Performance Chemicals, Houston, Texas

September 18, Thursday - CEBC Colloquium
"Learning to Lead: Lessons from the KU Leadership Minor"
Mr. Curtis Marsh, Program Director, KU Info and the KU Learning Studio

The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

October 6-7, Mon-Tues - Fall IAB Meeting
Adams Alumni Center, Lawrence, Kansas

October 23, Thursday - CEBC Colloquium
Cultural Awareness Session, Title TBA
Mr. Daniel Galindau, MBA, Lecturer, School of Business
The University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas

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