Control and Systems Engineering Research Laboratory

The mission of the Control and Systems Engineering Research Center (CASE) involves frontier research and development of novel methods and systems leading to innovation and application to enhance process effectiveness. The core enabling technologies in the context of key process control, operation, and design entail the important research areas of (1) process design, modeling, and optimization, (2) advanced process control and automation, predictive maintenance, and safety, and (3) process troubleshooting and improvements in terms of process efficiency, economic, and environmental impact.

Research Area

  • Artificial intelligence and autonomous process systems
  • Big data applications for instruments monitoring and process control
  • Fuel cell technology and hydrogen energy
  • Process analysis and optimization
  • Renewable energy and biorefinery processes
  • Sustainable energy storage systems
  • Value creation of food by-product and agricultural wastes


Jirabovornwisut T., Kheawhom S., Chen Y.-S., Arpornwichanop A. Optimal operational strategy for a vanadium redox flow battery. 2020. Computers and Chemical Engineering, 136, 106805.

Im-orb, K., Arpornwichanop, A. Process and sustainability analyses of the integrated biomass pyrolysis, gasification, and methanol synthesis process for methanol production. 2020. Energy, 193, 116788.

Jienkulsawad, P., Saebea, D., Patcharavorachot, Y., Arpornwichanop, A. Performance assessment of a hybrid solid oxide and molten carbonate fuel cell system with compressed air energy storage under different power demands. 2020. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 45 (1), 835-848.

Mongkhonsiri, G., Charoensuppanimit, P., Anantpinijwatna, A., Gani, R., Assabumrungrat, S. Process development of sustainable biorefinery system integrated into the existing pulping process. 2020. Journal of Cleaner Production, 120278.

Tanthadiloke, S., Kittisupakorn, P., Boriboonsri, P., Mujtaba, I. M. Devise of a W serpentine shape tube heat exchanger in a hard chromium electroplating process. 2019. Chinese journal of chemical engineering, 27 (1), 218-225.

Siyasukh, A., Chimupala, Y., Tonanon, N. Preparation of magnetic hierarchical porous carbon spheres with graphitic features for high methyl orange adsorption capacity. 2018. Carbon, 134, 207-221.

Faculty Members


Faculty Members




M.Eng. Students


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