Welcome to the Center for Catalytic Science and Technology (CCST) at the University of Delaware, where groundbreaking discoveries in catalysis lead the way. Since 1978, CCST has been at the forefront of catalytic research, driving innovation that impacts industries worldwide. Our journey of exploration and innovation continues to unlock the potential of catalysis and reaction engineering in transforming the future.
At CCST, we’re committed to educating the next generation of catalysis and reaction engineering leaders. Our programs provide students with hands-on research experience, cutting-edge knowledge, and a deep understanding of catalytic processes. Explore our educational opportunities and be prepared to shape the future of catalysis.
Innovation is at our core. Our researchers are pioneering new catalytic technologies, redefining the boundaries of what’s possible. From sustainable energy solutions to cleaner chemical processes, we’re revolutionizing industries. Every day we are advancing the power of catalysis to create a brighter, more sustainable tomorrow. Explore our library of publications!
Our long-standing commitment to excellence in catalysis research and leadership has also led to new research centers and thrusts including:
Catalysis Center for Energy Innovation (CCEI)
Rapid Advancement in Process Intensification Deployment (RAPID)
Center for Plastics Innovation
Center for Clean Hydrogen
Our work transcends the laboratory walls. Our researchers make a tangible impact on society and the environment. Through our innovative solutions, we’re driving positive change in diverse sectors from renewable energy, chemicals, and fuels to recycling and upcycling, to pharmaceuticals. Explore the real-world applications of catalysis that are improving lives and preserving our planet.
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Collaboration is key to our success. At the Center for Catalytic Science and Technology, we work hand-in-hand with industry leaders, academic partners, and government agencies. Together, we drive catalytic research forward, addressing global challenges and creating opportunities for growth.
From cutting-edge facilities and state-of-the-art equipment to a network of experienced researchers, we provide the tools and support needed to accelerate catalytic research endeavors. Whether you’re a student, scientist, or industry partner, explore our resources to fuel your journey towards excellence.
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Our Mission: The Center for Catalytic Science and Technology aims to educate the next generation of experts in catalysis science and reaction engineering, contribute a substantial body of knowledge and publications in scientific literature, and establish a significant patent portfolio and licenses.