Korean Chemical Engineering Research (Korean Chem. Eng. Res.), which is published bimonthly, is an official publication of the Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers. It publishes papers in the fields of chemical engineering ranging from fundamentals to applications. The journal aims at the publication of original and significant results which are lasting in chemical engineering. The scope of the journal is including biochemical process and technology, material synthesis and development, separation, thermodynamics, catalysis, reaction and reactor development, process analysis, powder technology, fluid dynamics, energy and environmental technologies. The Korean Institute of Chemical Engineers. All rights reserved. Reproduction of any part of contents of this journal is forbidden without permission from the institute.