Our department is one of the leading institutions in engineering education and renowned for its world-class researches. We offer a comprehensive curriculum, uniquely merging the core chemical engineering courses with the essences of materials science/engineering. Our diverse research and teaching interests include: Biochemical & biomedical engineering, catalysis & reactor design, thermodynamics (chemical, solid-state, fluid-phase equilibrium), colloid & interface science, electrochemistry, packaging of electronic materials, novel material synthesis, polymer science & engineering, and soft matter physics & materials.

Dr. Yu-Wen ChenProfessor Office Phone: +886-3-4227151#34203 E-mail: ywchen@cc.ncu.edu.tw Office: E217, E209 Lab: E217, E209 Education: Research Interests: Catalysis, Reaction engineering, Nanomaterials
Research Background

Thesis Publications
1.Y. C. Liu, M. S. Chen, and Y. W. Chen, 2012, “Hydrogen generation by sodium borohydride hydrolysis on nanosized CoB catalysts supported on TiO2, Al2O3 and CeO2”, Inter. J. Hydrogen Energy, 37, 4254-4258.
2.D. S. Lee, H. J. Chen and Y. W. Chen , 2012, “Photocatalytic reduction of carbon dioxide with water using InNbO4 catalyst with NiO and Co3O4 cocatalysts”, Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids, 73, 661-669.
3.J. L. Shie, C.Y. Chang, C. S. Chiou, Y. H. Chen, Y. H. Chen, Y. W. Chen and C. C. Chang, 2012, “Photocatalytic reduction of gaseous and solution CO2 to energy products using Ag/TiO2 and Cu/TiO2 in CuCl2 solution,” Sustain. Environ. Res., 22, 237-246.
4.Y.W. Chen, H. J. Chen, and D. S. Lee, 2012,” Au/Co3O4–TiO2 catalysts for preferential oxidation of CO in H2 stream”, J. Mol. Catal. A: Chemical 363– 364, 470– 480.
5.Y.W. Chen, D.S. Lee, and H.J. Chen, 2012, “Preferential oxidation of CO in H2 stream on Au/ZnO-TiO2 catalysts”, Int. J. Hydrogen Energy 37, 15140-15155.
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