Professor Lee Kwan-young of the 2022 Toray Chemical Engineering Award was recognized for his contribution to the development of catalytic reaction engineering
Lee Kwan-young, a professor of chemical engineering at Korea University, was selected as the second winner of the Toray Chemical Engineering Award established by Toray Advanced Materials Korea(TAK).
The awards ceremony was held at the Spring Conference of the Korea Chemical Engineering Association held at the Jeju International Convention Center on April 21.
Professor Lee, who contributed to the development of catalytic reaction engineering, won the Toray Chemical Engineering Award in recognition of his outstanding achievements as follows.
△ A total of 329 papers were published in SCI-level international renowned academic journals as Korea's leading scholar in catalytic reaction engineering
△ Contributes to the activation of group research by successfully operating a large research project group
△ Contributes to strengthening basic research capabilities, cooperation between schools, and convergence of technology
Professor Lee expressed his acceptance speech, saying, "I am honored to be recognized for my research achievements, and I will continue to contribute to strengthening the basic research capabilities of universities and developing convergence technologies."
Meanwhile, the Toray Chemical Engineering Award was established in 2021 to contribute to the development of Korea's chemical engineering industry, and the Korean Chemical Engineering Association selects the winners and awards 10 million won in prize money.