Biochemical Engineering

Biochemical Engineering Research Laboratory consists of 5 faculty members, whose researches aim to utilize Thailand vast natural resources (e.g. agricultural biomass and waste, agro-industrial waste, herbs, microalgae, aquaculture waste) to produce high value-added products through innovative sustainable processes based on existing and novel knowledges in the fields of bioprocess engineering, enzyme technology, biomaterial, biomedical engineering, bioseparation, biocatalyst and waste reutilization.

Research Area

  • Aquaculture engineering
  • Biorefinery
  • Biomedical application
  • Biomedical technology

  • Enzyme reactions
  • Extraction
  • Microalgae, bioprocess, fermentation
  • Post-harvest technology

  • Solvent/supercritical fluid
  • Wastewater treatment


Khamkeaw, A., Phisalaphong, M., Jongsomjit, B., Lin, K. Y. A., Yip, A. C. Synthesis of mesoporous MFI zeolite via bacterial cellulose-derived carbon templating for fast adsorption of formaldehyde. 2020. Journal of hazardous materials, 384, 121161.

Prommuak, C., Tharangkool, N., Pavasant, P., Ponpesh, P., Jarunglumlert, T. Computational fluid dynamic design of spent coffee ground cabinet dryer using recycled heat from air compressor. 2020. Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 153, 75-84.

Klinthongchai, Y., Prichanont, S., Praserthdam, P. Synthesis, characteristics and application of mesocellular foam carbon (MCF-C) as catalyst for dehydrogenation of ethanol to acetaldehyde. 2020. Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering, 103752.

Laomeephol, C., Guedes, M., Ferreira, H., Reis, R. L., Kanokpanont, S., Damrongsakkul, S., Neves, N. M. Phospholipid‐induced silk fibroin hydrogels and their potential as cell carriers for tissue regeneration. 2020. Journal of tissue engineering and regenerative medicine, 14 (1), 160-172.

Boonnoun, P., Shotipruk, A., Kanda, H., Goto, M. Optimization of rubber seed oil extraction using liquefied dimethyl ether. 2019. Chemical Engineering Communications 206 (6) , 746-753.

Nutchawanit, M., Satirapipathkul, C., Mongkholrattanasit, R. The Effects of Cationization on Dyeing Properties of Cotton Fabric Dyed with Marigold and Rose. 2019. International Journal of Chemical Engineering and Applications, 10 (2).

Powtongsook, S., Nootong, K. Photoautotrophic cultivation of Chlorococcum humicola in stirred tank and airlift photobioreactors under different light settings and light supplying strategies for biomass and carotenoid production. 2019. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 94 (10), 3084-3092.

Faculty Members


Faculty Members




M.Eng. Students


Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
Chulalongkorn University Payathai Road, Pathumwan Bangkok, 10330

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