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Collaborative work with Prof. Back (Sogang Univ.) “In silico discovery of active, stable, CO-tolerant and cost-effective electrocatalysts for hydrogen evolution and oxidation” is published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics

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The group's machine learning work throughout first-principle models is published in Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics. We collaborated with Prof. Back group (Sogang Univ.) and Prof.…

The group’s electrochemical CO2 reduction research is discussed in an issue of Chemical Society Reviews (IF: 42.846, JCR: 0.847%)

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Our paper has been accepted in Chemical Society Reviews (IF: 42.846, JCR: 0.847%) The electrochemical reduction of CO2 stores intermittent renewable energy in valuable raw materials,…

Data driven pilot optimization for electrochemical CO mass production published in Journal of Materials Chemistry A (IF: 11.301)

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Our paper has been accepted in Journal of Materials Chemistry A (IF: 11.301) Electroreduction systems to convert CO2 into CO via Ag electrodes have been…

Toward the practical application of direct carbon dioxide hydrogenation technology for methanol production published in International Journal of Energy Research (June 2020, JCR 1.471%)

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Toward the practical application of direct carbon dioxide hydrogenation technology for methanol production published in International Journal of Energy Research (June 2020, JCR: 1.471%) ABSTRACT…
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Journal Articles (Refereed)

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  1. Sa, Y. J., Lee, C. W., Lee, S. Y., Na, J., Lee, U.*, & Hwang, Y. J.* (2020). Catalyst–electrolyte interface chemistry for electrochemical CO2 reduction. Chemical Society Reviews. in publication.
  2. Kim, K., Lee, W. H., Na, J., Hwang, Y. J., Oh, H.-S., & Lee, U.*, Data driven pilot optimization for electrochemical CO mass production. Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 2020, 448781– 8798.
  3. Lee, H. W., Kim, K., An, J., Na, J., Kim, H., Lee, U.* Toward the practical application of direct CO2 hydrogenation technology for methanol production. International Journal of Energy Research. 2020, 1– 18.
  4. Nguyen, D. L. T.†, Lee, C. W.†, Na, J., Kim, M.-C. Tu, N. D. K., Lee, S. Y., Sa, Y. J., Won, D. H., Oh, H.-S., Kim, H., Han, S. S., Min, B. K., Lee, U.*, Hwang, Y. J.*, Mass transport control by surface graphene oxide for selective CO production from electrochemical CO2 reduction. ACS Catalysis. 2020, 10 (5), 3222-3231.
  5. Na, J., Seo, B., Kim, J., Lee, C. W., Lee, H., Hwang, Y. J., Min, B. K., Lee, D. K., Oh, H.-S.*, Lee, U*, General technoeconomic analysis for electrochemical coproduction coupling carbon dioxide reduction with organic oxidation. Nature Communications. 2019, 10, 5193.Also appeared in Nature Research Device and Materials Engineering Community, 2019
    [Editor’s Highlights in Nature Communications]
  6. Lee, Y., Jeon, K., Cho, J., Na, J, Park J., Jung, I., Park, J., Park, M.J., Lee, W.B.*, Multicompartment Model of an Ethylene–Vinyl Acetate Autoclave Reactor: A Combined Computational Fluid Dynamics and Polymerization Kinetics Model. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2019, 58, 16459-1641.
  7. Hwang, J., Kim, J., Lee, H. W., Na, J., Ahn, B. S., Lee, S. D., Kim, H.S., Lee, H., Lee, U. *, An experimental based optimization of a novel water lean amine solvent for post combustion CO2 capture process. Applied Energy. 2019, 248, 174-184.
  8. Na, J.†, Park, S.†, Bak, J. H., Lee, D., Yoo, Y., Kim, I., Park, J., Lee, U., Lee, J.M.*, Bayesian Parameter Estimation of Aqueous Mineral Carbonation Kinetics. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research. 2019, 58(19), 8246-8259.
  9. Jeon, K., Yang, S., Kang, D., Na, J., Lee, W.B.*, Development of surrogate model using CFD and deep neural networks to optimize gas detector layout. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 2019, 36(3), 325-332.
  10. Lee, Y.†, Na, J.†, Lee, W.B.*, Robust design of ambient-air vaporaizer based on time-series clustering. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 2018, 118, 236-247
  11. Park, S., Na, J., Kim, M., Lee, J.M.*, Multi-objective Bayesian optimization of chemical reactor design using computational fluid dynamics. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 2018, 119, 25-37.
  12. Lee, W.-J.†, Na, J., Kim, K., Lee, C., Lee, Y., Lee, J.M.*, NARX Modeling for Real-Time Optimization of Air and Gas Compression Systems in Chemical Processes. Computers & Chemical Engineering. 2018, 115, 262-274.
  13. Na, J., Kshetrimayum, K. S.†, Jung, I., Park, S., Lee, Y., Kwon, O., Mo, Y., Chung, J., Yi, J., Lee, U., Han, C.*, Pilot Scale Compact Gas-to-Liquid Process: Design and Operation of Microchannel Reactor for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification. 2018, 128, 63-76.
  14. Na, J., Jeon, K.†, Lee, W.-B.*, Toxic gas release modeling for real-time analysis using variational autoencoder with convolutional neural networks. Chemical Engineering Science, 2018. 181, 68-78.
  15. Kim, M., Na, J., Park, S., Park, J.-H., Han, C.*, Modeling and validation of a pilot-scale aqueous mineral carbonation reactor for carbon capture using computational fluid dynamics. Chemical Engineering Science, 2018, 177, 301-312.
  16. An, J.†, Na, J., Lee, U.*, Han, C.*, Design of carbon dioxide dehydration process using derivative-free superstructure optimization. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 2018, 129, 344-355.
  17. Shin, S., Lee, G., Ahmed, U., Lee, Y., Na, J., Han, C.*, Risk-based underground pipeline safety management considering corrosion effect. Journal of Hazardous Materials 2018, 342 (Supplement C), 279-289.
  18. Kshetrimayum, K., Na, J., Park, S., Jung, I., Lee, Y., Han, C., Intensified Low-Temperature Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis Using Microchannel Reactor Block: A Computational Fluid Dynamics Simulation Study. Journal of the Korean Institute of Gas 2017, 21 (4), 92-102.
  19. Na, J., Lim, Y., Han, C.*, A modified DIRECT algorithm for hidden constraints in an LNG process optimization. Energy 2017, 126, 488-500.
  20. Na, J., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Lee, U.*, Han, C.*, Multi-objective optimization of microchannel reactor for Fischer-Tropsch synthesis using computational fluid dynamics and genetic algorithm. Chemical Engineering Journal 2017, 313, 1521-1534.
  21. Jung, I., Na, J., Park, S., Jeon, J., Mo, Y.-G., Yi, J.-Y., Chung, J.-T., Han, C.*, Optimal design of a large scale Fischer-Tropsch microchannel reactor module using a cell-coupling method. Fuel Processing Technology 2017, 159, 448-459.
  22. Park, S., Na, J., Kim, M., An, J., Lee, C., Han, C., CO2 Mineral Carbonation Reactor Analysis using Computational Fluid Dynamics: Internal Reactor Design Study for the Efficient Mixing of Solid Reactants in the Solution. Korean Chemical Engineering Research 2016, 54 (5), 612-620.
  23. Shin, S., Lee, Y., Song, K., Na, J., Park, S., Lee, Y., Lee, C.-J., Han, C.*, Design and economic analysis of natural gas hydrate regasification process combined with LNG receiving terminal. Chemical Engineering Research and Design 2016, 112, 64-77.
  24. Park, S., Jung, I., Lee, Y., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Na, J., Park, S., Shin, S., Ha, D., Lee, Y., Chung, J., Lee, C.-J.*, Han, C.*, Design of microchannel Fischer–Tropsch reactor using cell-coupling method: Effect of flow configurations and distribution. Chemical Engineering Science 2016, 143, 63-75.
  25. Kshetrimayum, K. S., Jung, I., Na, J., Park, S., Lee, Y., Park, S., Lee, C.-J.*, Han, C.*, CFD Simulation of Microchannel Reactor Block for Fischer–Tropsch Synthesis: Effect of Coolant Type and Wall Boiling Condition on Reactor Temperature. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2016, 55 (3), 543-554.
  26. Jung, I., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Park, S., Na, J., Lee, Y., An, J., Park, S., Lee, C.-J.*, Han, C.*, Computational Fluid Dynamics Based Optimal Design of Guiding Channel Geometry in U-Type Coolant Layer Manifold of Large-Scale Microchannel Fischer–Tropsch Reactor. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2016, 55 (2), 505-515.
  27. Lee, Y., Jung, I., Na, J., Park, S., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Han, C., Analysis on Thermal Effects of Process Channel Geometry for Microchannel Fischer-Tropsch Reactor Using Computational Fluid Dynamics. Korean Chemical Engineering Research 2015, 53 (6), 818-823.
  28. Park, S., Jung, I., Lee, U., Na, J., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Lee, Y., Lee, C.-J.*, Han, C.*, Design and modeling of large-scale cross-current multichannel Fischer–Tropsch reactor using channel decomposition and cell-coupling method. Chemical Engineering Science 2015, 134, 448-456.
  29. Na, J., Jung, J., Park, C., Han, C.*, Simultaneous synthesis of a heat exchanger network with multiple utilities using utility substages. Computers & Chemical Engineering 2015, 79, 70-79.
  30. Na, J., Jung, I., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Park, S., Park, C., Han, C., Computational Fluid Dynamics Study of Channel Geometric Effect for Fischer-Tropsch Microchannel Reactor. Korean Chemical Engineering Research 2014, 52 (6), 826-833.
  31. Park, C., Jung, I., Park, S., Na, J., Kshetrimayum, K., Han, C., Lee, J. Y., Jung, J., Modeling of Liquid Hold-up in Fixed-bed Reactor for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Journal of the Korean Institute of Gas 2014, 18 (4), 63-67.
  32. Park, S., Park, C., Lee, U., Jung, I., Na, J., Kshetrimayum, K. S., Han, C.*, Comparative Study of Process Integration and Retrofit Design of a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) Regasification Process Based on Exergy Analyses: A Case Study of an LNG Regasification Process in Republic of Korea. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2014, 53 (37), 14366-14376.
  33. Jung, I., Park, C., Park, S., Na, J., Han, C.*, A Comparative Study of Various Fuel for Newly Optimized Onboard Fuel Processor System under the Simple Heat Exchanger Network. Korean Chemical Engineering Research 2014, 52 (6), 720-726.
  34. Jung, J., Song, K., Park, S., Na, J., Han, C.*, Optimal operation strategy of batch vacuum distillation for sulfuric acid recycling process. Computers & Chemical Engineering 2014, 71, 104-115.

Proceedings, Reports, and Expositions

  1. Na, J., Lee, U. Research trends of process optimization using machine learning and its applications. NICE (News & Information for Chemical Engineers) 2018, 1, 4-8.
  2. Lee, Y., Na, J., Lee, W.-B. Optimal Design of an Ambient Air Vaporizer using Numerical Model and DIRECT Algorithm. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 2018, 44 (eds Mario R. Eden, Marianthi G. Ierapetritou, & Gavin P. Towler), 1795-1800.
  3. Na, J., Jung, J., Park, C., Han, C., Simultaneous Optimization Models for Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis with Multiple Utilities: A New Strategy by Using Utility Sub-stage. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 2015, 33 (eds Jiří Jaromír Klemeš, Petar Sabev Varbanov, & Peng Yen Liew), 1675-1680.
  4. Kshetrimayum, K. S., Park, S., Jung, I., Na, J., Han, C. Simulation Study of Heat Transfer Enhancement due to Wall Boiling Condition in a Microchannel Reactor Block for Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis. Computer Aided Chemical Engineering 2015, 37 (eds Krist V. Gernaey, Jakob K. Huusom, & Rafiqul Gani), 1355-1360.