Catalyst Design for Decarbonization Center
Welcome. The Catalyst Design for Decarbonization Center (CD4DC) is an Energy Frontier Research Center funded by the United States Department of Energy. The central research mission of CD4DC is to discover new catalysts for the decarbonization energy transition and to optimize the key catalytic reactions involved.
CD4DC in the news
Omar Farha named one of Illinois Science & Technology Coalition’s (ISTC) 2022 Researchers to Know!
The Illinois Science & Technology Coalition (ISTC) has announced its fifth annual list of Researchers to Know from universities across Illinois. Omar Farha has been highlighted as a leading researcher in complex materials and processes. This annual list showcases the…
Catalyst Design for Decarbonization Center (CD4DC) Kick-Off Meeting
The Catalyst Design for Decarbonization Center (CD4DC), a U.S. Department of Energy-sponsored Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC), is based at the University of Chicago. PIs, senior scientists, junior researchers, and the Scientific Advisory Board gathered at The Study at University…
U.S. Department of Energy awards $12.5 million to UChicago for new Energy Frontier Research Center
The U.S. Department of Energy has awarded researchers at the University of Chicago $12.5 million to advance work aimed at finding innovative solutions for long-lasting hydrogen energy research — potentially offering a zero-emission alternative to fossil fuels. “Meeting the Biden-Harris Administration’s ambitious climate and…