Assoc. Prof. Dr. Surawut Chuangchote

Department of Tool and Materials Engineering
Faculty/Office
  • Faculty of Engineering
Contact 02-470-9216
Fax 02-872-9080
Outstanding Research
  1. Surawut Chuangchote and Pitt Supaphol (2006) “Fabrication of Aligned Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofibers by Electrospinning,” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 6(1), 125-129.
  2. Surawut Chuangchote, Anuvat Sirivat, and Pitt Supaphol (2006) “Electrospinning of Styrene-Isoprene Copolymeric Thermoplastic Elastomers,” Polymer Journal, 38(9), 961-969.
  3. Surawut Chuangchote, Toemsak Srikhirin, and Pitt Supaphol (2007) “Color Change of Electrospun Polystyrene/MEH-PPV Fibers from Orange to Yellow through Partial Decomposition of MEH Side Groups,” Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 28(5), 651-659.
  4. Surawut Chuangchote, Auvat Sirivat, and Pitt Supaphol (2007) “Mechanical and Electro-Rheological Properties of Electrospun Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofiber Mats Filled with Carbon Black Nanoparticles,” Nanotechnology, 18(14), 145705 (8pp).
  5. Pitt Supaphol and Surawut Chuangchote (2008) “On the Electrospinning of Poly(vinyl alcohol) Nanofiber Mats: A Revisit,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 108(2), 969-978.
  6. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2008) “Fabrication and Optical Properties of Electrospun Conductive Polymer Nanofibers from Blended Polymer Solution,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 47(1), 787-793.
  7. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2008) “Ultrafine Electrospun Conducting Polymer Blend Fibers and Their Photoluminescence Properties,” Macromolecular Symposia, 264(1), 80-89.
  8. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2008) “Efficient Dye-sensitized Solar Cells Using Electrospun TiO2 Nanofibers as a Light Harvesting Layer,” Applied Physics Letters, 93(3), 033310 (3pp).
  9. Jaturong Jitputti, Thitima Ratanavoravipa, Surawut Chuangchote, Sorapong Pavasupee, Yoshikazu Suzuki, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2009) “Low Temperature Hydrothermal Synthesis of Monodispersed Flower-like TiO2 Nanosheets,” Catalysis Communications, 10(4), 378-382.
  10. Surawut Chuangchote, Jaturong Jitputti, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2009) “Photocatalytic Activity for Hydrogen Evolution of Electrospun TiO2 Nanofibers,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 1(5), 1140-1143.
  11. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2009) “Electrospinning of Poly(vinyl pyrrolidone): Solvent Effects on Electrospinnability for Fabrication of Poly(p-phenylene vinylene) and TiO2 Nanofibers,” Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 114 (5), 2777-2791.
  12. Surawut Chuangchote, Michiyasu Fujita, Takashi Sagawa, Hiroshi Sakaguchi, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2010) “Control of Self Organization in Conjugated Polymer Fibers,” ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2(11), 2995-2997.
  13. Surawut Chuangchote, Pipat Ruankham, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2010) “Improvement of Power Conversion Efficiency in Organic Photovoltaics by Slow Cooling in Annealing Treatment,” Applied Physics Express, 3(12), 122302.
  14. Sorapong Pavasupree, Navadol Laosiripojana, Surawut Chuangchote, and Takashi Sagawa (2011) “Fabrication and Utilization of Titania Nanofibers from Natural Leucoxene Mineral in Photovoltaic Applications,” Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 50(1), 01BJ16 (3 pp).
  15. Hiroyuki Nomoto, Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, Hiroshi Sakaguchi, Susumu Yoshikawa, Makoto Takafuji, and Hirotaka Ihara (2011) “Fabrication of Electrospun Nanofibers Composed of Concentrated Photoactive Molecules,” Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 539, 40-44 (380-384).
  16. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2011) “Electrospun TiO2 Nanowires for Hybrid Photovoltaic Cells,” Journal of Materials Research, 26(17), 2316-2321.
  17. Surawut Chuangchote, Takashi Sagawa, and Susumu Yoshikawa (2011) “Design of Metal Wires-based Organic Photovoltaic Cells,” Energy Procedia, 9, 553-558.
  18. Surawut Chuangchote and Takashi Sagawa (2013) “Electron-Acceptor Nanomaterials Fabricated by Electrospinning for Polymer Solar Cells,” Energy Procedia, 34, 848-853.
  19. Narumon Seeponkai, Nopparat Keaitsirisart, Jatuphorn Wootthikanokkhan, Chanchana Thanachayanont, and Surawut Chuangchote (2014) “Fullerene Functionalized Polystyrene: Synthesis, Characterizations and Application in Bulk Heterojunction Polymer Solar Cells,” International Journal of Polymeric Materials and Polymeric Biomaterials, 63(1), 33-40.
  20. Lea Macaraig, Surawut Chuangchote, and Takashi Sagawa (2014) “Electrospun SrTiO3 Nanofibers for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Generation,” Journal of Materials Research, 29 (1), 123-130.
  21. Narumon Seeponkai, Jatuphorn Wootthikanokkhan, Chanchana Thanachayanont, Sombat Thanawan, Siriwat Radabutra, and Surawut Chuangchote (2014) “Synthesis of Graft Copolymers and Their Preliminary Use as a Compatibilizer in Polymer Solar Cells,” International Journal of Polymeric Materials, 63(6), 302-309.
  22. Thossaporn Pongklang, Dhirayut Chenvidhya, Krissanapong Kirtikara, Surawut Chuangchote, and Nitikorn Silsirivanich (2014) “Voltage and Frequency Dependent Impedances of Dye-sensitized Solar Cell,” Energy Procedia, 52, 536-540.
  23. Thitima Sudwilai, Jun Jye Ng, Chatikorn Boonkrai, Nipan Israsena, Surawut Chuangchote, Pitt Supaphol (2014) “Polypyrrole-coated Electrospun Poly(lactic acid) Fibrous Scaffold: Effects of Coating on Electrical Conductivity and Neural Cell Growth,” Journal of Biomaterials Science, Polymer Edition, 25 (12), 1240-1252.
  24. Patiya Kemacheevakul, Surawut Chuangchote, Sosuke Otani, Tomonari Matsuda, and Yoshihisa Shimizu (2014) “Phosphorus Recovery: Minimization of Amount of Pharmaceuticals and Improvement of Purity in Struvite Recovered from Hydrolysed Urine,” Environmental Technology, 35(23), 3011-3019.
  25. Methawee Nukunudompanich, Surawut Chuangchote, Yuji Okamoto, Yutaka Shinoda, and Yoshikazu Suzuki (2015) “TiO2 Nanorods and Semi-nanotubes Prepared from Anodic Aluminum Oxide Template and Their Application as Photoelectrodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells,” Journal of the Ceramic Society of Japan, 123 (1437), 428-432.
  26. Mathana Wongaree, Siriluk Chiarakorn, and Surawut Chuangchote (2015) “Photocatalytic Improvement under Visible Light in TiO2 Nanoparticles by Carbon Nanotube Incorporation,” Journal of Nanomaterials, 2015, 689306 (10pp).
  27. Patiya Kemacheevakul, Surawut Chuangchote, Sosuke Otani, Tomonari Matsuda, and Yoshihisa Shimizu (2015) “Effect of Magnesium Dose on Amount of Pharmaceuticals in Struvite Recovered from Urine,” Water Science and Technology, 72(2), 1102-1110.
  28. Nontivat Inklab, Pipat Chaiwiwatworakul, Surawut Chuangchote, Pattana Rakkwamsuk, and Surapong Chirarattananon (2015) “Performance Assessment of Dedicated Outdoorair Systems for Office Building in Thailand,” Energy Procedia, 79, 677-684.
  29. Navaporn Kaerkitcha, Surawut Chuangchote, and Takashi Sagawa (2016) “Control of physical properties of carbon nanofibers obtained from coaxial electrospinning of PMMA and PAN with adjustable inner/outer nozzle-ends,” Nanoscale Research Letters, 11, 186.
  30. Witchaya Arpavate, Surawut Chuangchote, Navadol Laosiripojana, Jatuphorn Wootthikanokkhan, and Takashi Sagawa (2016) “ZnO Nanorod Arrays Fabricated by Hydrothermal Method Using Different Thicknesses of Seed Layers for Applications in Hybrid Photovoltaic Cells,” Sensors and Materials, 28(5), 403-408.
  31. Mathana Wongaree, Siriluk Chiarakorn, Surawut Chuangchote, and Takashi Sagawa (2016) “Photocatalytic Performance of Electrospun CNT/TiO2 Nanofibers in a Simulated Air Purifier under Visible Light Irradiation,” Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 (21), 21395-21406.
  32. Kanyanee Sanglee, Surawut Chuangchote, Pipat Chaiwiwatworakul, and Pisist Kumnorkaew (2017) “PEDOT:PSS Nanofilms Fabricated by a Nonconventional Coating Method for Uses as Transparent Conducting Electrodes in Flexible Electrochromic Devices”, Journal of Nanomaterials, 72017, 5176481 (8pp),
  33. Navaporn Kaerkitcha, Surawut Chuangchote, Kan Hachiya, and Takashi Sagawa (2017) “Influence of the Viscosity Ratio of Polyacrylonitrile/Poly(methyl methacrylate) Solutions on Core-Shell Fibers Prepared by Coaxial Electrospinning”, Polymer Journal, 49, 497-502.
  34. Jiraporn Payormhorm, Surawut Chuangchote, Kunlanan Kiatkittipong, Siriluk Chiarakorn, and Navadol Laosiripojana (2017) ” Xylitol and Gluconic Acid Productions via Photocatalytic-Glucose Conversion Using TiO2 Fabricated by Surfactant-Assisted Techniques: Effects of Structural and Textural Properties”, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 196, 29-36.
  35. Nattakarn Sakarapunthip, Dhirayut Chenvidhya, Surawut Chuangchote, Krissanapong Kirtikara, Tanokkorn Chenvidhya, and Wandee Onreabroy (2017) “Effects of Dust Accumulation and Module Cleaning on Performance Ratio of Solar Rooftop System and Solar Power Plants”, Japanese Journal of Applied Physics, 56 (8S2), 08ME02 (8pp).
  36. Nirat Patanasemakul, Pattana Rakkwamsuk, Surawut Chuangchote, Roongrojana Songprakorp, Krissanapong Kirtikara (2017) “Improved Radiation Uniformity in Concentrating Photovoltaic System using Reflective Secondary Optic,” Energy Procedia, 138, 598-603.
  37. Nirat Patanasemakul, Pattana Rakkwamsuk, Surawut Chuangchote, Roongrojana Songprakorp, Krissanapong Kirtikara (2017) “Computational Analysis and Experimental Investigation of Optical Efficiency of Concentrating Photovoltaics equipped with a secondary Optic Element,” Energy Procedia, 138, 604-609.
  38. Jiraporn Payormhorm, Surawut Chuangchote, and Navadol Laosiripojana (2017) “CTAB-Assisted Sol-microwave Method for Fast Synthesis of Mesoporous TiO2 Photocatalysts for Photocatalytic Conversion of Glucose to Value-added Sugars”, Materials Research Bulletin, 95, 546-555.
  39. Apatsanan Phaometvarithorn, Surawut Chuangchote, Pisist Kumnorkaew, and Jatuphorn Wootthikanokkhan (2018) “Hybrid Solar Cells Composed of Perovskite and Polymer Photovoltaic Structures,” Solid State Electronics, 144, 7-12.
  40. Nattida Srisasiwimon, Surawut Chuangchote, Navadol Laosiripojana, and Takashi Sagawa (2018) “TiO2/Lignin-Based Carbon Composited Photocatalysts for Enhanced Photocatalytic Conversion of Lignin to High Value Chemicals,” ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 6(11), 13968-13976.
  41. Krit Sirirerkratana, Patiya Kemacheevakul, and Surawut Chuangchote (2019) “Color Removal from Wastewater by Photocatalytic Process using Titanium Dioxide-coated Glass, Ceramic Tile, and Stainless Steel Sheets,” Journal of Cleaner Production, 215, 123-130.
  42. Nirat Patanasemakul, Pattana Rakkwamsuk, Surawut Chuangchote, Dhirayut Chenvidhya, Roongrojana Songprakorp, and Krissanapong Kirtikara (2019) “A Comparative Experimental Investigation of CPV with and without SOE,” International Journal of Green Energy, 16(15), 1676-1681.
  43. Tunnapat Worarutariyachai and Surawut Chuangchote (2020) “Carbon Fibers Derived from Pure Alkali Lignin Fibers Through Electrospinning with Carbonization,” BioResources, 15(2), 2412-2427.
  44. Ampawan Prasert, Somchoke Sontikaew, Dilok Sriprapai, and Surawut Chuangchote (2020) “Polypropylene/ZnO Nanocomposites: Mechanical Properties, Photocatalytic Dye Degradation, and Antibacterial Property,” Materials, 13(4), 914.
  45. Kamonchanok Roongraung, Surawut Chuangchote, Navadol Laosiripojana, and Takashi Sagawa (2020) “Electrospun Ag-TiO2 Nanofibers for Photocatalytic Glucose Conversion to High-Value Chemicals,” ACS Omega, 5(11), 5862-5872.
  46. Kamonchanok Roongraung, Surawut Chuangchote, and Navadol Laosiripojana (2020) “Enhancement of Photocatalytic Oxidation of Glucose to Value-Added Chemicals on TiO2 Photocatalysts by A Zeolite (Type Y) Support and Metal Loading,” Catalysts, 10(4), 423.
Research's Topic
  1. Development of nanostructured catalysts for photocatalytic conversion of biomass and sugars
  2. Improvement of photocatalyst activities under visible light irradiation for energy and environmental applications
  3. Utilization of nanomaterials for improvement of power conversion efficiency and/or stability of photovoltaic devices
  4. Fabrication of perovskite/hybrid photovoltaic solar cells on flexible substrates
  5. Other topics related to the fields.