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Experiences

Current Experience

  • R&D Research Chemist
    Since September 2015
    • Develop oxidation catalysts for various industrial applications

Past Experience

  • Postdoctoral Researcher
    May 2013 --- June 2015
    • Worked in the group of Prof. Roeland J. M. Nolte and Prof. Alan E. Rowan • Designed, synthesised and characterised catalytic and spectroscopic properties of new catalysts for processive and asymmetric epoxidation of synthetic polymer

  • Ph.D. Research Student
    September 2008 --- December 2012
    • Doctoral thesis research (funded by the Ubbo Emmius Scholarship) conducted with Prof. Ben L. Feringa and Prof. Wesley R. Browne • Developed new environmentally and economically sustainable methods for selective oxidation of organic compounds • Developed both offline and online reaction monitoring technique using Raman spectroscopy as a tool • Studied detailed mechanism of manganese based catalysts for oxidation reactions

  • Research Assistant
    March 2008 --- August 2008
    • Worked on a public/private partnership research project on the development of the efficient methods for converting a low cost renewable feedstock, e.g. glycerol, to a commodity chemical, e.g. epichlorohydrin • Performed the literature review and carried out a series of experiments employing different methods reported in literature

  • student research assistant
    April 2002 --- June 2002
    • Student research assistant in the group of Assoc. Prof. Patoomratana Tuchinda. • Isolated, purified, modified and characterized natural product from plants

  • student research assistant
    April 1999 --- February 2000
    • Student assistant in the lab of Dr. Prasat Kittakoop. This activity was part of Junior Science Talent Project (JSTP) program. • Isolated, purified and characterized natural product from fungi

Knowledge

LinkedIn Assessment :
Organic ChemistryOrganic SynthesisCharacterizationCatalysisSpectroscopyNMRChemistryUV/VisRamanOrganometallic ChemistryIR spectroscopyHomogeneous CatalysisOxidation ChemistryGC-MSMALDI-TOFPurificationgas chromatography

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Organic Chemistry from University of Groningen in 2012
  • Master’s Degree in Organic Chemistry from Mahidol University in 2008
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry from Mahidol University in 2004
  • High School in Science and Mathematics from Samsen Wittayalai School in 2000

Languages

BrightOwl Assessment:
Self Assessment:
English
Professional Proficiency
Dutch
Elementary Proficiency

Area / Region

Groningen, Netherlands

Others

Driving License
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