Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway


Norwegian University of Science and Technology, NTNU is a public research university with campuses in the cities of Trondheim, Gjøvik and Ålesund in Norway. NTNU is the largest of the eight universities in Norway, and, as its name suggests, has the main national responsibility for higher education in engineering and technology. In addition to engineering and the natural and physical sciences, the university offers advanced degrees in other academic disciplines ranging from the social sciences, the arts, medicine and health sciences, teacher education, architecture and fine art.

Norwegian University of Science and Technology, and City of Trondheim

Catalysis Group at the Department of Chemical Engineering, NTNU is an integrated NTNU/SINTEF research laboratory (KinCat), and is the leader of the national innovation centre for Industrial Catalysis Science and Innovation for a Competitive and Sustainable Process Industry (iCSI, 2015-2023). At present the KinCat group comprises about 50 people: 4 Professors, 2 Adjunct professors, about 10 fulltime research scientists holding PhD’s, 6-8 Post doc’s and about 20 PhD students. Energy and environmental awareness is highlighted as a strategic area of importance. In particular, research on renewable sources such as solar energy should be strengthened and the current project will be an important contribution to fulfilling these ambitions. The group has many years of experience working with carbon nanomaterials and in recent years also graphite materials, and catalyst for fuel cell and metal-air battery catalyst.

Activities of KinCat Laboratory

Please click here to view the list of KinCat laboratory members.

Contact: Prof. Dr. De Chen

Contact: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jia Yang