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Personal Information

Associate Professor Dr. Montree Sawangphruk

Chemical Engineering
School of Energy Science and Engineering (ESE)
Tel. +66(0) 33 014251
Email montree.s@vistec.ac.th
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Research Profile

Academic and Administrative Profiles

Department of Materials Science and Engineering
  • D.Phil. (Nanotechnology), University of Oxford, UK (2013)
  • M.S. (Physical Chemistry), Kasetsart University, Thailand (2009)
  • B.S. (Chemistry), Ubon Ratchathani University, Thailand (2006)
  • Graduate Fellowship at ST Catherine's College, University of Oxford
  • Thailand Academy of Science and Technology Foundation
Administrative Position
  • Chairman of Internal Quality Assurance at VISTEC

Research Expertise

Research Field
  • Graphene and other carbon-based materials
  • Energy Storage and Conversion Technology
  • Chemical and biological sensors
  • Nanotechnology
  • Nanoelectrochemistry
  • Polymer Nanocomposites
  • Novel Antimicrobial Agents and Materials
Research Interest
  • Innovative design and synthetic approaches for the new discovery of “ADVANCED ENERGY MATERIALS”, two-dimensional graphene nanosheets
  • Supercapaciotors; Advanced Li-ion batteries; Li-S batteries; Fuel Cells
  • Electrocatalytic oxidation of ethylene glycol on palladium coated on 3D reduced graphene oxide aerogel
  • Antibacterial and Antifungal Activities of Graphene, MOFs, etc
  • Na- and Mg-ion batteries
  • Pd-based fuel cell catalysts
Honors and Awards
  • “Thailand Young Outstanding Scientist Award” from the Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of His Majesty the King (2014)
  • TRF-CHE-Scopus Young Research Award in Chemical & Pharmaceutical Sciences (including Chemical Engineering) from the Thailand Research Fund (TRF), Office of the Higher Education Commission (CHE) and Scopus (2014)
  • National Invention Award (Product of carbon nanosheets “graphene” for antifungal activity on natural rubber sheets) from National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) (2014)
  • National Invention Award (Graphene-based Supercapacitor) from National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) (2013)
  • “เมธีวิจัย สกว. (TRF Research Scholar)” (2015-2017)
  • 2019 Outstanding Scientist Award from Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King