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Some of the research areas of the Catalyst Research and Testing Center include the following areas:

  • Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis   
  • Superacid Catalysis   
  • Surface Science Studies   
  • Material Science Studies   
  • Hydro treatment   
  • 16 CSTR reactors   
  • Water - Gas - Shift   
  • Sorbents   
  • Wax Separation   
  • Insuit IR   
  • High Temperature Liquid Chromometer   
  • Reaction Mechanism Studies Using Stable and Radioactive Isotopes
  • Naphtha Reforming   
  • Catalytic Cracking   
  • Direct Coal Liquefaction   
  • History of Catalysis Investigations


University of Kentucky Center for Applied Energy Research

History of Catalysis
Equipment & Capabilities
Fischer-Tropsch Synthesis
International Symposium on Catalyst Deactivation
Draft Reports to DoE