Center of Excellence in Particle and Material Processing Technology

Researches and developments in Center of Excellence in Particle and Material Processing Technology (CEPT) revolve around diverse fields of particle technology, materials synthesis, and materials processing, which involve applications in various industries, such as chemical, agricultural, food, pharmaceutical, and energy related industries. CEPT not only aims to be excellent in R&D, but also in training of innovative researchers.

Research Area

  • Particulate materials syntheses, functionalization and applications
  • Nanostructured materials synthesis and applications, including nanoparticles, nanofibers, thin films, and porous materials
  • Materials processing and handling
  • Reaction engineering
  • Chemical process analysis and scale-up


Methaapanon, R., Kornbongkotmas, S., Ataboonwongse, C., Soottitantawat, A. Microencapsulation of n-octadecane and methyl palmitate phase change materials in silica by spray drying process. 2020. Powder Technology, 361, 910-916.

Sittisak, P., Charinpanitkul, T., Chalermsinsuwan, B. Enhancement of carbon monoxide removal in an underground car park using ventilation system with single and twin jet fans. 2020. Tunnelling and Underground Space Technology, 97, 103226.

Dokmai, V., Methaapanon, R., Pavarajarn, V. Corrosion of amorphous alumina in deionized water under mild condition. 2020. Applied Surface Science, 499, 143906.

Kumnorkaew, P., Rattanawichai, N., Ratanatawanate, C., Yoriya, S., Lohawet, K., Zhao, Y., Vas-Umnuay, P. Influence of PbS Quantum Dots-Doped TiO 2 Nanotubes in TiO 2 Film as an Electron Transport Layer for Enhanced Perovskite Solar Cell Performance. 2019. IEEE Journal of Photovoltaics, 10 (1), 287-295.

Thür, R., Corvilain, M., Klaysom, C., Hartanto, Y., Vankelecom, I. F. Tuning the selectivity of thin film composite forward osmosis membranes: Effect of co-solvent and different interfacial polymerization synthesis routes. 2019. Separation and Purification Technology, 227, 115671.

Methaapanon, R., Chutchakul, K., Pavarajarn, V. Photocatalytic zinc oxide on flexible polyacrylonitrile nanofibers via sol–gel coaxial electrospinning. 2019. Ceramics International.

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Department of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering
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