Assoc.Prof.Dr. Khantong Soontarapa
รองศาสตราจารย์ ดร. ขันทอง สุนทราภา

 

 

 

 
 
B.E. (Chem.Eng.), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
M.E. (Env.Eng.), Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
M.E. {Env. Eng], Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand
D.Eng. (Chem. Eng.), Yokohama National University, Japan
 
Office hour : Tue 8.00-9.00, Fri 16:00-17:00
 
Membrane Technology , Chemical and Chemical Process Safety , Chitosan Application
Membrane Technology
The focus of the research is on the synthesis of new membranes for water and wastewater treatment , ethanol dehydration , gas separation and fuel cell membrane. The research fields are concerned on reverse osmosis , nanofiltration, ultrafiltration , pervaporation, gas separation membrane and ion exchange membrane.

Chemical and Chemical Process Safety
The analysis of chemical reactivity hazards and the prevention and mitigation of uncontrolled chemical reactions are interested in. The researches are focused on the physical hazard evaluation of chemicals , study on runaway reactions , chemical instability , thermal sensitivity , material incompatibility , and uncontrolled reaction consequences.

Chitosan Application
Chitosan in the form of membrane as well as flake form are used for water and wastewater treatment , pervaporation, gas separation membrane and fuel cell membrane.


Soontarapa K. and Intra, U., 2006, "Chitosan-Based Fuel Cell Membranes", Chem. Eng. Comm. , Vol. 193, No. 7, pp. 855–868

Soontarapa, K. and Bounak, S., 2006, "Removal of Chromium (Hexavalent), Nickel and Lead from Industrial Wastewater by Chitosan Flakes", Chulalongkorn University Journal of Science Research

Wongsiri, Y., Soontarapa, K., and Eamchotchawalit, C., 2005, "Preparation and Characterization of Polysulfone Membrane for Surface Water Treatment", Thai Environmental Engineering Journal , Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 51-59

Khantong Soontarapa and Unchalee Intra., (2003) "CHITOSAN BASED FUEL CELL MEMBRANE" AlChE ANNUAL MEETING FALL SHOWCASE MOVING INNOVATION TOWARD OPPORTUNITY PROGRAM BOOK, November 16-21, 2003, SAN FRANCISCO HILTON&TOWERS SAN FRANCISCO.CA, pp 168.

Khantong SOONTARAPA (2003) " SYNERGISM REMOVAL EFFECT OF LEAD AND MERCURY BY CHITOSAN FLAKES" Presentation Poster Abstracts Water Purification and Reuse Seminaris Seehotel An der Pirschheic 40 D-14471, Potsdam, GERMANY June 8-13.

Khantong SOONTARAPA (2003) "PREPARATION AND MORPHOLOGY OF POLYSULFONE MEMBRANE" Presentation Poster Abstracts Water Purification and Reuse Seminaris Seehotel An der Pirschheic 40 D-14471, Potsdam, GERMANY June 8-13.

Soontarapa, K.(2003) "SEPARATION OF AZEOTROPE ETHANOL BY LATEX PERVAPORATION MEMBRANES " Presentation. International Conference Bangkok 2003 Advances in Petrochemicals and Polymers in The new Millennium Bangkok Thailand, July 23-25, 2003 pp.149.

Khantong Soontarapa., (2003) "INCOMPATIBLE THERMAL HAZARD OF HYDROGEN PEROXIDE AND ACETONE" 29Th Congress on Science and Technology of Thailand, 20-22 October 2003, Golden Jubilee Convention Hall, Khon Kean University, pp SH10.

Khantong Soontarapa, 2003, "Prediction for Thermal Hazard of Chemical Substances", วิศวกรรมสารฉบับวิจัยและพัฒนา , Vol. 11, No. 4, pp. 43–47

Soontarapa,K.,Ngernthaceekhoon, M.,Rattanawisatekit, S.,(2002) " Preparation of a Hydrophilic Membrane from Natural Rubber Latex" The Journal Scientific Research Chulalongkorn University (Section T) vol. 1 No. 1, pp,1-15

Soontarapa,K.,Lertijcharoenwong, D.,Jitapunkul, T.,(2002) " Cleaner Technology: Cosmatic Wastewater Treatment by Chemical Coagulation with Chitosan Flake" The Journal Scientific Research Chulalongkorn University (Section T) vol. 1 No. 1, pp,17-25

Soontarapa,K.,Damronglerd S.,Klamklang S.,(2002) "Preparation and Characterization of Hydrophilic Pervaporation Membranes from Natural Rubber Latex Based Polymer " Journal of the Science Society of Thailand. Vol.28 No 2 pp.135-143.

Soontarapa,K.,Suwan,N.,Ota,K-I., Mitsushima,S., Kamiya,N. (2002) "Development of Polyeletrolyte Based Proton Exchange Membrane " 9 th APPChE Congress and CHEMECA 2002 29 September - 3 October 2002 Christchurch Convention Centre, Christchurch,New Zealand, paper #345.

Soontarapa, K., Srinapawong, N., 2001, "Combined Membrane-Trickling Filter Wastewater Treatment System",Chulalongkorn University Journal of Science Research,Vol. 26, No.2, pp.59– 70

Soontarapa K., Sridogbob, K. (2001) “Removal of heavy metal ions in industrial wastewater with chitosan flake” Proceedings of the 11th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Nakorn Rachasima, Thailand, p.41

Soontarapa K., Tamura M. (2000), "Study on the Chemistry of Energetic Materials", Proceedings of the First Conference on Science and Technology University-Industry Linkages Under TJTTP, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, p.28-31.

Soontarapa K.,Touchpong C.," Transient Mass Transfer Modeling for Pervaporation of a Water Component", SCIRESCU 25(1), 187-195, 2000.

Soontarapa K.,Tamura, M.," Thermal Hazard Evaluation of Reactive Chemicals",Proceedings of Regional Symposium on Chemical Engineering and the 9th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Songkla, Thailand, (1999) vol.1, p.A45.1-6

Soontarapa K.,Ohya H.," Experimental Investigation of Water Vapor Diffusion in Stress-Dried Hydrophilic Membranes",Proceedings of the 8th National Chemical Engineering Conference, Nakorn Prathum, Thailand, (1998) p.597-604

Semenova, S.I., Ohya H., and Soontarapa K, "Hydrophilic Membranes for Pervaporation: An Analytical Review", Desalination, 110 (1997) 251-286.

Volkov V.I., Skirda V.D., Vasina E.N.,Korotchkova S.A., Ohya H., and Soontarapa K, "Self Diffusion of Water-ethanol Mixture in Chitosan Membrane Obtained by Pulsed Field Gradient Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Technique",J. Memb. Sci., 138 (1998) 221-225.

Mori K., Ohya H., Semenova S.I., Fujimoto T. Aihara M., Soontarapa K, and Negeshi Y. "Initial Response Method for Simultaneous Determination of Both Diffusivity and Distribution Coefficients in Symmetric Reverse Osmosis Membrane by Dialysis", Membrane., Apr. 1998.

Soontarapa K, Ohya H., Semenova S.I, Teraneshi T., Aihara M., , and Negeshi Y. "Experimental Investigation of N2 and Water Diffusion in Dried Hydropholic Pervaporation Membrane", J. Memb. Sci.., (Submitted).

Soontarapa K, "Studies on the Permeation Mechanism of the Hydrophilic Separation Membrane", Doctorate Thesis, Yokohama National University, 1998.

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Lursuang Mekasut
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Pornpote Piumsomboon
Assoc.Prof.Dr.
Somkiat Ngamprasertsith
Assoc.Prof.Dr.
Khantong Soontarapa

Assoc.Prof.Dr.
Kejvalee Pruksathorn

Assoc.Prof.Dr.
Mali Hunsom
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Nattaya Pongstabodee
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