This block type should be used in "unccd one column" section with "Full width" option enabled

Independent experts nominated by country party

Tharapong Vitidsant

First name
Last name
Nominating Country
Date of Nomination
Discipline of Expertise
Biodiversity and ecosystem sciences
Other Disciplines
1. Biomass to liquid gas and solid fuels 2. FT and methanol synthesis
3. Activated carbon production from various biomass
Thematic Areas
Carbon sequestration
UN languages spoken


Geographical Focus
Job function
Head of Center of fuels and energy from biomass
Department of Chemical Technology, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University Phyathai
Telephone number
+662 2187517
Work experience
1. Development of new biofuels from palm oil in Thailand, supported by JICA (Japan), project director

2. Feasibility study dimethyl ether (DME) from palm empty fruit bunch supported by NEDO (Japan), project director

3. Separation of Prachinburi province municipal waste pilot plant, supported by EGAT Thailand, project director,

4. Knowledge development of green logistics for entrepreneurs, supported by Ministry of Foreign Affairs, project director,

5. Report of Biofuels development in Thailand, supported by Ministry of Education project director
Highest Academic achievement and qualification
Doctorate de l’INPT, Institute Nationale, (Chemical Engineering) Polytechinque, Toulouse, France,1988.
DEA de l’INPT, Institute Nationale, (Chemical Engineering) Polytechinque, Toulouse, France, 1885
M.Sc. (Chemical Technology), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand,1983
B.Sc. (Chemical Engineering), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, 1981
Number of Publications
Publication titles
1. Maneewan,K., Krerkkaiwan, S., Sunphorka, S.,Vitidsant, T., and Kuchonthara, P.(2014) “Catalytic Effect of Biomass Pyrolyzed Char on the Atmospheric Pressure Hydrogasification of Giant Leucaena (Leucaena leucocephala) Wood”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research,
53(30), 11913-11919.

2.Promdee, K., Sanvong, C.,Satitkune, S.,and Vitidsant, T.(2014) “Biomolecular Reaction and Heat Controlled in the Reactor for Synthesis of Charcoal and Bio-oil Derived from Mixed Grass”Advances in Environmental Biology 8(14), 57-62.

3. Promdee, k., Soubsawwong, o.,Sanvong, C.,and Vitidsant, T.(2014) Chemical Composition of Bio-oil Obtained from Biomass via Thermal Controlled Inside the Continuous Pyrolysis Reactor”, Advances in Environmental Biology
8(14), 24-29

4. Promdee, k., and Vitidsant, T.(2013) “Synthesis of Char, Bio-oil and Gases Using a Screw Feeder Pyrolysis Reactor,” coke and Chemistry 56(12), 466-469

5. Promdee, k., and Vitidsant, T.(2013) “Bio-oil Synthesis by pyrolysis of cogongrass (Imperata Cylindrica)” Chemistry and Technology of Fuels and Oils, 49(4), 287-292.
1. Petroleum Institute of Thailand (PTIT) Fellow Award

2. “Model pedagogue for science and technology” fellowship Award with Chulalongkorn University Senate.

3. Highest research citation for technology award, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University
Organisation nature
Science University
Organisation street address
Chulalongkorn University
Phyathai Road
Organisation city
Organisation post code
Organisation country