King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

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Sarttrawut Tulaphol, Ph.D.

ดร.ศาสตราวุธ ตุลาผล

Assistant Professor


Research Field: Environmental Chemistry

Telephone: 02-470-8851

Fax: 02-470-8843

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Office: CH 406


Research Interests

Renewable lignocellulose and other natural resources for production of fuels and chemicals

Heterogenous and homogenous catalysis






University (Country)

Graduation Year



Chemical Engineering

Thammasat University (Thailand)





King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (Thailand)



Work Experience

2018 – present

Lecturer at Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand


2017 – 2018

Research Assistant at Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Tunghai University (Taiwan)


2016 – 2017

Visiting Scholar at Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Louisville, KY (USA)


2012 – 2016

Visiting Scholar at Department of Environmental Science & Engineering, Tunghai University (Taiwan)


International Publications

  1. Hossain, A.; Rahaman, M.S.; Lee, D.; Phung, T.K.; Canlas, C.G.; Simmons, B.A.; Renneckar, S.; Reynolds, W.; George, A.; Tulaphol, S.; Sathitsuksanoh, N. (2020) Enhanced softwood cellulose accessibility by H3PO4 pretreatment: high sugar yield without compromising lignin integrity. Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 59(2), 1010-1024.
  2. Mubeen, I.; Tulaphol, S.; Shengyong, L.; Pan, D.; Zhang, P.; Khan, M.S.; Yan, M.; Stevens, W.R. (2020) Online measurement of 1,2,4-trichlorobenzene as dioxin indicator on multi-walled carbon nanotubes. Environmental Pollution, 115329.
  3. Rahaman, M.S.; Phung, T.K.; Hossain, A.M.; Chowdhury, E.; Tulaphol, S.; Lalvani, S.B.; O′Toole, M.; Willing, G.A.; Jasinski, J.B.; Crocker, M.; Sathitsuksanoh, N. (2020) Hydrophobic functionalization of HY zeolites for efficient conversion of glycerol to solketal. Applied Catalysis A: General, 592, 117369.
  4. Tulaphol, S.; Hossain, A.M.; Rahaman, M.S.; Liu, L.-Y.; Phung, T.K.; Renneckar, S.; Grisdanurak, N.; Sathitsuksanoh, N. (2020) Direct production of levulinic acid in one pot from hemp hurd by dilute acid in ionic liquids. Energy & Fuels, 34(2), 1764-1772.
  5. Hossain, A.M.; Phung, T.K.; Rahaman, M.S.; Tulaphol, S.; Jasinski, J.B.; Sathitsuksanoh, N. (2019) Catalytic cleavage of the β-O-4 aryl ether bonds of lignin model compounds by Ru/C catalyst. Applied Catalysis A: General, 582, 117100.
  6. Kanchanatip, E.; Tulaphol, S.; Den, W.; Grisdanurak, N.; Miao, H.-Y.; Yan, M. (2019) Sensing and adsorption study of gaseous phase chlorophenols on functionalized carbon nanotube membrane. Environmental Progress & Sustainable Energy, 38(s1), S315.
  7. Nimthuphariyha, K.; Usmani, A.; Grisdanurak, N.; Kanchanatip, E.; Yan, M.; Suthirakun, S.; Tulaphol, S. (2019) Hydrolysis of carbonyl sulfide over modified Al2O3 by platinum and barium in a packed-bed reactor. Chemical Engineering Communications, 1-10.
  8. Sorachoti, K.; Pangkumhang, B.; Tanboonchuy, V.; Tulaphol, S.; Grisdanurak, N. (2017) Reversible adsorption of metalworking fluids (MWFs) on Cu-BTC metal organic framework. Chinese Journal of Chemical Engineering, 25(6), 768-774.
  9. Kanchanatip, E.; Su, B.-R.; Tulaphol, S.; Den, W.; Grisdanurak, N.; Kuo, C.-C. (2016) Fouling characterization and control for harvesting microalgae Arthrospira (Spirulina) maxima using a submerged, disc-type ultrafiltration membrane. Bioresource Technology, 209, 23-30.
  10. Tulaphol, S.; Bunsan, S.; Chen, H.-W.; Pimpha, N.; Khamdahsag, P.; Grisdanurak, N. (2016) Capture of dioxin derivatives on activated carbons: breakthrough curve modelling and isotherm parameters. International Journal of Environment and Pollution, 60(1/2/3/4), 156-170.
  11. Tulaphol, S.; Bunsan, S.; Kanchanatip, E.; Miao, H.Y.; Grisdanurak, N.; Den, W. (2016) Influence of chlorine substitution on adsorption of gaseous chlorinated phenolics on multi-walled carbon nanotubes embedded in SiO2. International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology, 13(6), 1465-1474.

Patents/Petty Patents

  1. United States Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 62/834,775 for Onepot acid-catalyzed levulinic acid production from lignocellulosic biomass
    Your Ref. 19031-01; Our Ref. 1577/78 PROV