King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

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Kornkanya Pratumyot, Ph.D.

ดร.กรกันยา ประทุมยศ



Research Field: Organic Chemistry

Telephone: 02-470-9561

Fax: 02-470-8843

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Office: SCL 1005 (8)


Research Interests

Biomimetic and Bio-Inspired Materials

Supramolecular Chemistry

Host-Guest Chemistry


Nano Materials

Drug Delivery

Gene Therapy





University (Country)

Graduation Year



Organic Chemistry

The Ohio State University (USA)




Organic Chemistry

The Ohio State University (USA)





Chulalongkorn University (Thailand)



Work Experience

2017 – present

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




KMUTT Academic Excellence Awards


2002 – 2016

Thai Government Fellow, The Royal Thai Government (under the Development and Promotion of Science and Technology Talents (DPST) project)


International Publications

  1. Pol, T.; Chonkaew, W.; Hocharoen, L.; Niamnont, N.; Butkhot, N.; Roshorm, Y.M.; Kiatkamjornwong, S.; Hoven, V.P.; Pratumyot, K. (2022) Amphiphilic Chitosan Bearing Double Palmitoyl Chains and Quaternary Ammonium Moieties as a Nanocarrier for Plasmid DNA. ACS Omega,
  2. Karawek, A.; Mayurachayakul, P.; Dilokpramuan, A.; Srisuwannaket, C.; Pratumyot, K.; Mingvanish, W.; Sukwattanasinitt, M.; Kidkhunthod, P.; Niamnont, N. (2022) Colorimetric chemosensor for Cu(II) from electrospun nanofibrous mat mixed with 5-methoxy-salicylaldehyde azine. Coloration Technology, 138(1), 38-46.
  3. Santiwat, T.; Sornkaew, N.; Mayurachayakul, P.; Srikittiwanna, K.; Pratumyot, K.; Sukwattanasinitt, M.; Niamnont, N. (2022) A new triphenylamine-pyrenyl salicylic acid fluorophore for the detection of highly selective Cu(II) ions in an aqueous media at the picomolar level. Journal of Molecular Structure, 1259, 132735.
  4. Charoensumran, P.; Pratumyot, K.; Vilaivan, T.; Praneenararat, T. (2021) Investigation of key chemical species from durian peduncles and their correlations with durian maturity. Scientific Reports, 11(1), 13301.
  5. Yuttakovit, S.; Santiwat, T.; Pratumyot, K.; Srikittiwanna, K.; Sukwattanasinitt, M.; Niamnont, N. (2020) A novel pyrenyl salicylic acid fluorophore for highly selective detection of paraquat in aqueous media. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology, A: Chemistry, 397, 112570.
  6. Chiu, C.-M.; Nootem, J.; Santiwat, T.; Srisuwannaket, C.; Pratumyot, K.; Lin, W.-C.; Mingvanish, W.; Niamnont, N. (2019) Enhanced stability and bioactivity of Curcuma comosa Roxb. extract in electrospun gelatin nanofibers. Fibers, 7(9), 76.
  7. Sukemi; Pratumyot, K.; Srisuwannaket, C.; Niamnont, N.; Mingvanish, W. (2019) Dyeing of cotton with the natural dye extracted from waste leaves of green tea (Camellia sinensis var. assamica). Coloration Technology, 135(2), 121-126.
  8. Jarangdet, T.; Pratumyot, K.; Srikittiwanna, K.; Dungchai, W.; Mingvanish, W.; Techakriengkrai, I.; Sukwattanasinitt, M.; Niamnont, N. (2018) A fluorometric paper-based sensor array for the discrimination of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) with novel salicylidene derivatives. Dyes and Pigments, 159, 378-383.
  9. Nootem, J.; Chalorak, P.; Meemon, K.; Mingvanish, W.; Pratumyot, K.; Ruckthong, L.; Srisuwannaket, C.; Niamnont, N. (2018) Electrospun cellulose acetate doped with astaxanthin derivatives from Haematococcus pluvialis for in vivo anti-aging activity. RSC Advances, 8(65), 37151-37158.
  10. Pratumyot, Y.; Chen, S.; Hu, L.; Polen, S.M.; Hadad, C.M.; Badjic, J.D. (2016) Assembly and Folding of Twisted Baskets in Organic Solvents. Organic Letters, 18(17), 4238-4241.
  11. Pratumyot, Y.; Torres, O.B.; Bong, D. (2016) Assessment of RNA carrier function in peptide amphiphiles derived from the HIV fusion peptide. Peptides (New York, NY, United States), 79, 27-30.
  12. Hermann, K.; Pratumyot, Y.; Polen, S.; Hardin, A.M.; Dalkilic, E.; Dastan, A.; Badjic, J.D. (2015) Twisted Baskets. Chem. - Eur. J., 21(9), 3550-3555.
  13. Hermann, K.; Pratumyot, Y.; Polen, S.; Hardin, A.M.; Dalkilic, E.; Dastan, A.; Badjic, J.D. (2015) Twisted Baskets [Erratum to document cited in CA162:413127]. Chem. - Eur. J., 21(45), 15887.
  14. Hu, L.; Polen, S.; Hardin, A.M.; Pratumyot, Y.; Hadad, C.M.; Badjic, J.D. (2015) On the Transfer of Chirality, Thermodynamic Stability, and Folding Characteristics of Stereoisomeric Gated Baskets. European Journal of Organic Chemistry, 2015(31), 6832-6840.
  15. Zeng, Y.; Pratumyot, Y.; Piao, X.; Bong, D. (2012) Discrete Assembly of Synthetic Peptide-DNA Triplex Structures from Polyvalent Melamine-Thymine Bifacial Recognition. Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(2), 832-835.