KAIST  CBE DEPT

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CMPL investigates novel concepts of heterogeneous catalytic materials for applications in renewable and environmentally friendly energy and chemical production fields.

Research Fields

1. Fundamental Understanding of Catalysts
* Shape and Composition-Controlled Nanocrystals: Metals and Metal Oxides
* Single-Atomic Catalysts with Enhanced Activity and Selectivity
* Controlling Interaction Between Metal Active Sites and Supports

2. Applications for Energy and Environment
* Fuel Cell Catalyst: Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Formic Acid Oxidation, Water Electrolysis
* Automobile Exhaust Treatment: DOC, LNT
* C1 Conversion: Direct Methane Oxidation
* CO2 Reduction: Electrochemical Conversion, Pressurized Gas Reaction, Photocatalytic Reactions