Eco-Smart Power Lab (ESPL)

The ESPL’s general research interest is to investigate and develop a new type of energy conversion/storage technology that can conserve our natural resources, have a high-energy efficiency and be environmentally friendly. Presently, the primary research of the ESPL is focused on fuel cells and advanced batteries for vehicle propulsion, stationary power generation, por- table electronics, etc.

The ESPL pursues fundamental-oriented and multidisciplinary research, collaborating with many faculty and researchers from academia, national labs, and worldwide companies. The ESPL’s broad range of expertise includes thermal-fluid transport, electrochemistry, nano and micro fabrication, chemical kinetics and reacting flows, computational fluid dynamics, and experi- mental design and testing.

ESPL CFD simulation lab in Inha University, Korea

The mission of the ESPL is to advance the fundamental understanding of fuel cell and battery systems, enable industrial engineers to overcome these challenges and accelerate the commercialization of the advanced energy systems. To accomplish the ambitious goal, the ESPL is expanding by establishing state-of-the-art experimental and computational facilities as well as employing individual talents. In addition to active research, the ESPL is heavily utilized for training the next generation of leaders in fuel cell and battery technologies.

ESPL Fabrication/test lab in
Inha University, Korea

High performance computing
cluster in CFD simulation lab


Eco-Smart Power Lab
2N 265A (CFD Simulation Lab), 2N279(Fabrication/Test Lab)
Department of Mechanical Engineering, Inha University
253 Yonghyun-Dong, Nam-Gu, Incheon 402-751
Republic of Korea

Phone: (+82) 032-873-7312