Patents by Inventor Suk Woo Nam

Suk Woo Nam has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Publication number: 20240059558
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction apparatus includes: an aqueous add solution tank that stores an aqueous acid solution; a dehydrogenation reactor that stores a chemical hydride and selectively receives the aqueous acid solution stored in the aqueous add solution tank; and a heat control device. The heat control device is disposed inside or outside the dehydrogenation reactor and controls an internal temperature of the dehydrogenation reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 21, 2022
    Publication date: February 22, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jaeyong Lee, Jin Woo Choung, Yongwoo Kim, Jihui Seo, Pyung Soon Kim, Yoondo Kim, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Publication number: 20240055635
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction device is disclosed. The device includes a chemical hydride storage unit including a chemical hydride storage tank, a reaction unit including an acid aqueous solution storage tank, and a dehydrogenation reactor for generating hydrogen by reacting a chemical hydride with an acid aqueous solution. The device further includes a hydrogen storage unit including a hydrogen storage tank for storing the hydrogen produced in the dehydrogenation reactor, and a recovery unit for recovering the product produced in the dehydrogenation reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 7, 2022
    Publication date: February 15, 2024
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jaeyong Lee, Jin Woo Choung, Yongwoo Kim, Jihui Seo, Pyung Soon Kim, Yoondo Kim, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Patent number: 11826750
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction apparatus includes a dehydrogenation reactor having a reaction vessel that stores a chemical hydride; and a methane generator that converts carbon monoxide generated in the dehydrogenation reactor into methane.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 28, 2023
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yongwoo Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Pyung Soon Kim, Yoondo Kim, Yu-Jin Lee, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Patent number: 11806704
    Abstract: The present specification discloses a membrane reactor comprising a reaction region; a permeate region; and a composite membrane disposed at a boundary of the reaction region and the permeate region, wherein the reaction region comprises a bed filled with a catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, wherein the composite membrane comprises a support layer including a metal with a body-centered-cubic (BCC) crystal structure, and a catalyst layer including a palladium (Pd) or a palladium alloy formed onto the support layer, wherein ammonia (NH3) is supplied to the reaction region, the ammonia is converted into hydrogen (H2) by the dehydrogenation reaction in the presence of the catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, and the hydrogen permeates the composite membrane and is emitted from the membrane reactor through the permeate region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2023
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Young Suk Jo, Chang Won Yoon, Hyuntae Sohn, Hyangsoo Jeong, Seong Cheol Jang, Yeong Cheon Kim, Jonghee Han, Suk Woo Nam
  • Publication number: 20230294057
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction apparatus and a system including the same are disclosed. The dehydrogenation reaction apparatus includes: a main housing; and a dehydrogenation reactor which is provided inside of the main housing and has a catalyst provided inside. In particular, the dehydrogenation reactor generates hydrogen from a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC). The dehydrogenation reaction apparatus further includes: a heating device provided inside of the main housing and configured to apply heat to the dehydrogenation reactor through a phase change material, where the phase change material is provided between the main housing, and the dehydrogenation reactor and the heating device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 25, 2022
    Publication date: September 21, 2023
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Pyung Soon Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Yongwoo Kim, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Yongmin Kim, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Hyangsoo Jeong, Dong Gyun Kang, Arash Badakhsh, Donghyun Song
  • Publication number: 20230272478
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a use of using, as biomarkers for the detection and diagnosis of hepatocellular carcinoma, genes of which the expression changes specifically to hepatocellular carcinoma, and treating liver cancer by using same as targets. In the present invention, it has been discovered that the expression of SMARCA4 is increased in HCC and SMARCA4 directly increases the expression of IRAK1, and it has been ascertained that oncogenic proteins Gankyrin and AKR1B10 are induced through the transcriptional activation of IRAK1, and thus SMARCA4-IRAK1-Gankyrin and AKR1B10 can be used as markers specific for liver cancer and can be effectively used as targets for liver cancer treatment.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 20, 2021
    Publication date: August 31, 2023
    Applicant: NEORNAT
    Inventors: Suk-Woo NAM, Sang-Yean KIM
  • Publication number: 20230256419
    Abstract: A catalyst for a dehydrogenation reaction includes a carrier including Al2O3 having a theta (?) phase, an active metal supported on the carrier and including a noble metal, and an auxiliary metal supported on the carrier and different from the active metal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2022
    Publication date: August 17, 2023
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Pyung Soon Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Yongwoo Kim, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Sungeun Moon, Changil Ahn, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Publication number: 20230182099
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction apparatus includes a dehydrogenation reactor having a reaction vessel that stores a chemical hydride; and a methane generator that converts carbon monoxide generated in the dehydrogenation reactor into methane.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 25, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yongwoo Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Pyung Soon Kim, Yoondo Kim, Yu-Jin Lee, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Hyuntae Sohn, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Publication number: 20230183061
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction device includes: an acid aqueous solution storage unit including a first aqueous acid solution; a water storage unit including water; and a dehydrogenation reaction unit including a chemical hydride. The dehydrogenation reaction unit receives a second aqueous acid solution in which the first aqueous acid solution and water are mixed, and further reacts the chemical hydride and the second aqueous acid solution to generate hydrogen.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yongwoo Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Pyung Soon Kim, Minkyu Kim, Yoondo Kim, Yu-Jin Lee, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Yongmin Kim, Hyangsoo Jeong
  • Publication number: 20230182100
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction apparatus is disclosed. An embodiment of the present disclosure provides a dehydrogenation reaction apparatus, including: a dehydrogenation reactor that includes a reaction vessel configured to store a chemical hydride, and at least one partition wall partitioning an inner space of the reaction vessel into a plurality of reaction chambers; and a buffer tank configured to temporarily store hydrogen generated in the dehydrogenation reactor and then supply the hydrogen to the fuel cell.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 27, 2022
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Yongwoo Kim, Jihui Seo, Jaeyong Lee, Pyung Soon Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Minkyu Kim, Jaewon Kirk, Suk Woo Nam, Hyangsoo Jeong, Yongmin Kim
  • Patent number: 11674068
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a hydrogen extraction reactor, comprising a chamber including an inner space; a reaction unit which is provided to pass through the inside of the chamber and where an endothermic reaction for hydrogen extraction occurs; a heating unit which is provided to be spaced apart from the reaction unit inside the chamber and transfers heat to the inside of the chamber; and a heat transfer material which is provided between the reaction unit and the heating unit in the chamber, wherein the heat transfer material undergoes a phase transition between a gas phase and a liquid phase according to the entry and exit of heat from the heating unit or the reaction unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Young Suk Jo, Yong Min Kim, Chang Won Yoon, Hyangsoo Jeong, Hyuntae Sohn, Seong Cheol Jang, Suk Woo Nam, Jonghee Han, Seongeun Moon, Yeonsu Kwak
  • Patent number: 11594744
    Abstract: A hybrid dehydrogenation reaction system includes: an acid aqueous solution tank having an acid aqueous solution; an exothermic dehydrogenation reactor including a chemical hydride of a solid state and receiving the acid aqueous solution from the acid aqueous solution tank for an exothermic dehydrogenation reaction of the chemical hydride and the acid aqueous solution to generate hydrogen; an LOHC tank including a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC); and an endothermic dehydrogenation reactor receiving the liquid organic hydrogen carrier from the LOHC tank and generating hydrogen through an endothermic dehydrogenation reaction of the liquid organic hydrogen carrier by using heat generated from the exothermic dehydrogenation reactor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Date of Patent: February 28, 2023
    Assignees: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jihui Seo, Jin Woo Choung, Pyung Soon Kim, Suk Woo Nam, Hyangsoo Jeong, Yongmin Kim, Jaewon Kirk, Chang Won Yoon
  • Patent number: 11569523
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to a polymer electrolyte membrane for medium and high temperature, a preparation method thereof and a high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell including the same, more particularly to a technology of preparing a composite membrane including an inorganic phosphate nanofiber incorporated into a phosphoric acid-doped polybenzimidazole (PBI) polymer membrane by adding an inorganic precursor capable of forming a nanofiber in a phosphoric acid solution when preparing phosphoric acid-doped polybenzimidazole and using the same as a high-temperature polymer electrolyte membrane which is thermally stable even at high temperatures of 200-300° C. without degradation of phosphoric acid and has high ion conductivity.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 27, 2020
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2023
    Assignee: Korea Institute of Science and Technology
    Inventors: So Young Lee, Seung Ju Lee, Min Jae Lee, Hyun Seo Park, Jong Hyun Jang, Hyoung-Juhn Kim, Suk Woo Nam, Young Suk Jo, Yeong Cheon Kim
  • Publication number: 20230001377
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a hydrogen production reactor comprising a high-efficiency composite having a high thermal conductivity and an antioxidant property. Specifically, the hydrogen production reactor comprises: a first region in which a combustion reaction of fuel occurs; a second region in which a hydrogen extraction reaction occurs; a metal substrate that partitions the first region and the second region; and a coating layer that comprises boron nitride (BN) and is formed on at least one surface of the metal substrate, wherein heat generated in the first region is transferred to the second region through the metal substrate.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 29, 2022
    Publication date: January 5, 2023
    Inventors: Young Suk JO, Arash BADAKHSH, Jun Young CHA, Young Cheon KIM, Hyang Soo JEONG, Yong Min KIM, Hyun Tae SOHN, Seong Cheol JANG, Sung Pil YOON, Suk Woo NAM, Taik Jin LEE, Chang Won YOON, Jong Hee HAN
  • Publication number: 20220362748
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a catalyst in which a catalytic metal is supported on a support including a single-crystalline hexagonal material, and a preparation method therefor, wherein the catalyst can be effectively used in ammonia dehydrogenation or ammonia synthesis.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2022
    Publication date: November 17, 2022
    Inventors: Young Suk JO, Jun Young CHA, Hyang Soo JEONG, Yong Min KIM, Hyun Tae SOHN, Sung Pil YOON, Suk Woo NAM, Taik Jin LEE, Chang Won YOON, Jong Hee HAN
  • Publication number: 20220347644
    Abstract: The present specification discloses a membrane reactor comprising a reaction region; a permeate region; and a composite membrane disposed at a boundary of the reaction region and the permeate region, wherein the reaction region comprises a bed filled with a catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, wherein the composite membrane comprises a support layer including a metal with a body-centered-cubic (BCC) crystal structure, and a catalyst layer including a palladium (Pd) or a palladium alloy formed onto the support layer, wherein ammonia (NH3) is supplied to the reaction region, the ammonia is converted into hydrogen (H2) by the dehydrogenation reaction in the presence of the catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, and the hydrogen permeates the composite membrane and is emitted from the membrane reactor through the permeate region.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 7, 2022
    Publication date: November 3, 2022
    Inventors: Young Suk JO, Chang Won YOON, Hyuntae SOHN, Hyangsoo JEONG, Seong Cheol JANG, Yeong Cheon KIM, Jonghee HAN, Suk Woo NAM
  • Patent number: 11465114
    Abstract: The present specification discloses a membrane reactor comprising a reaction region; a permeate region; and a composite membrane disposed at a boundary of the reaction region and the permeate region, wherein the reaction region comprises a bed filled with a catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, wherein the composite membrane comprises a support layer including a metal with a body-centered-cubic (BCC) crystal structure, and a catalyst layer including a palladium (Pd) or a palladium alloy formed onto the support layer, wherein ammonia (NH3) is supplied to the reaction region, the ammonia is converted into hydrogen (H2) by the dehydrogenation reaction in the presence of the catalyst for dehydrogenation reaction, and the hydrogen permeates the composite membrane and is emitted from the membrane reactor through the permeate region.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2019
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2022
    Assignee: KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Young Suk Jo, Chang Won Yoon, Hyuntae Sohn, Hyangsoo Jeong, Seong Cheol Jang, Yeong Cheon Kim, Jonghee Han, Suk Woo Nam
  • Publication number: 20220250904
    Abstract: A dehydrogenation reaction device includes a dehydrogenation reactor having a solid chemical hydride and includes an add aqueous solution tank supplying an add aqueous solution to the dehydrogenation reactor. The dehydrogenation reactor includes a heating device, a cooling apparatus, a porous metal foam, or a combination thereof.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Pyung Soon Kim, Jin Woo Choung, Jihui Seo, Suk Woo Nam, Young Suk Jo, Hyangsoo Jeong, Jaewon Kirk, Chang Won Yoon, Yongmin Kim
  • Publication number: 20220255101
    Abstract: A hybrid dehydrogenation reaction system includes: an acid aqueous solution tank having an acid aqueous solution; an exothermic dehydrogenation reactor including a chemical hydride of a solid state and receiving the acid aqueous solution from the acid aqueous solution tank for an exothermic dehydrogenation reaction of the chemical hydride and the acid aqueous solution to generate hydrogen; an LOHC tank including a liquid organic hydrogen carrier (LOHC); and an endothermic dehydrogenation reactor receiving the liquid organic hydrogen carrier from the LOHC tank and generating hydrogen through an endothermic dehydrogenation reaction of the liquid organic hydrogen carrier by using heat generated from the exothermic dehydrogenation reactor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 15, 2021
    Publication date: August 11, 2022
    Applicants: HYUNDAI MOTOR COMPANY, KIA CORPORATION, KOREA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
    Inventors: Jihui Seo, Jin Woo Choung, Pyung Soon Kim, Suk Woo Nam, Hyangsoo Jeong, Yongmin Kim, Jaewon Kirk, Chang Won Yoon
  • Publication number: 20220162490
    Abstract: According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a hydrogen extraction reactor, comprising a chamber including an inner space; a reaction unit which is provided to pass through the inside of the chamber and where an endothermic reaction for hydrogen extraction occurs; a heating unit which is provided to be spaced apart from the reaction unit inside the chamber and transfers heat to the inside of the chamber; and a heat transfer material which is provided between the reaction unit and the heating unit in the chamber, wherein the heat transfer material undergoes a phase transition between a gas phase and a liquid phase according to the entry and exit of heat from the heating unit or the reaction unit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 9, 2021
    Publication date: May 26, 2022
    Inventors: Young Suk JO, Yong Min KIM, Chang Won YOON, Hyangsoo JEONG, Hyuntae SOHN, Seong Cheol JANG, Suk Woo NAM, Jonghee HAN, Seongeun MOON, Yeonsu KWAK