The primary research goal of our group is to develop renewable energy sources and environmentally benign chemical processes that are essential for sustainable development of human society. Our researches also cover the development of advanced catalyst and storage materials that can contribute to the aforementioned issues, especially by using cutting edge knowledge on nanotechnology.
“Significant Roles of Carbon Pore and Surface Structure in AuPd/C Catalyst for Achieving High Chemoselectivity in Direct Hydrogen Peroxide Synthesis”, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, 5, 1208-1216 (2017) - Link
“Alumina-coated ordered mesoporous silica as an efficient and stable water adsorbent for adsorption heat pump”, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 239, 310-315 (2017) - Link
“Epoxide-Functionalization of Polyethyleneimine for Synthesis of Stable Carbon Dioxide Adsorbent in Temperature Swing Adsorption”, Nature Communications, 7, 12640 (2016) - Link
“Hierarchically micro-/mesoporous Pt/KL for alkane aromatization: Synergistic combination of high catalytic activity and suppressed hydrogenolysis”, Jouranl of Catalysis, 340, 66-75 (2016) - Link
“Physicochemical Stabilization of Pt against Sintering for a Dehydrogenation Catalyst with High Activity, Selectivity, and Durability”, ACS Catalysis, 6, 2819-2826 (2016) – Link ACS Editors’ Choice
“An Ethylenediamine‐grafted Y Zeolite: a Highly Regenerable Carbon Dioxide Adsorbent via Temperature Swing Adsorption Without Urea Formation”, Energy & Environmental Science, 9, 1803-1811 (2016) - Linkread more
Prof. Minkee Choi received ‘KAIST Technology Innovation Award’ from KAIST, 2016.
Prof. Minkee Choi received ‘The Best Research Award of Year’ in climate change response, from Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning.
Woosung Choi received ‘The Best Poster Presentation Award’ in separation technology session of Korea Institute of Chemical Engineering Symposium, Fall 2016.
2016. 09. 09
KAIST 최민기 교수 연구팀 지구 온난화 주범 '이산화탄소' 제거 흡착제 개발 - 흡착제 대량생산 성공…5년 내 상용화, 세계적 학술지 'Nature Communications' 온라인판에 게재 - News link
Chaehoon Kim received ‘The Best Poster Presentation Award’ in the 8th International Conference on Separation Science and Technology.
2016. 04. 21
KAIST 최민기 교수 연구팀, 고성능의 이산화탄소 흡착제 개발 - 높은 재생 안정성 갖는 '아민-제올라이트 복합체' 제조 기술 확보, 세계적 학술지 'Energy & Environmental Science' 5월호 논문을 통해 소개 - News link
Hanchang Kwon received ‘The Best Oral Presentation Award’ and Songhyun Lee received ‘Young Woman Investigator Award’ in Korea Institute of Chemical Engineering Symposium, Spring 2016.
2016. 03. 14
KAIST 최민기 교수 연구팀, 높은 안정성을 지니는 백금 단일 원자 촉매 개발- 1년 이상 안정성이 유지되는 단일 원자 백금 촉매 개발, 세계적 학술지 'Nature Communications' 온라인판에 게재 - News linkread more