Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pakorn Opaprakasit

E-mail Address: pakorn@siit.tu.ac.th Research interests: Degradable polymers, Bio/Nano materials in environmental applications, Water treatments, Coal and fossil fuels, Biofuels, Spectroscopy Interest research topics: Chemically recycling of postconsumer poly(ethylene terephthalate) (PET) bottles. Development of degradable Lactic acid -based aliphatic-aromatic copolyesters for packaging and agricultural applications. Development of magnetic nanoparticles and their use as drug delivery materials, adsorbent for waste water treatment, and materials for treatment of radioactive Cs waste from nuclear accidents. Modified natural rubber for biomedical and membrane applications. Electrospun nanofibers from lactic acid-based copolymers and chitosan in wastewater treatment applications. Development of rapid characterization methods and kits for biodiesel raw materials and products.