The Nanoelectrochemistry Research Group

for Energy Storage and Conversion


(The MRS group is moving to VISTEC)!

Please contact M. Sawangphruk via

Highlight! (July 10, 2015)

High-Performance Supercapacitor of Functionalized Carbon Fiber Paper with High Surface Ionic and Bulk Electronic Conductivity: Effect of Organic Functional Groups

Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 10.1016/j.electacta.2015.07.044 (IF2014=4.5)

Eight supercaps connected in parallel in use



Highlight! (May 15, 2015)

In Situ Synthesis of Permselective Zeolitic Imidazolate Framework-8/Graphene Oxide Composites: Rotating Disk Electrode and Langmuir Adsorption Isotherm

RSC Advances, 2015, 5, 46617-46623. (IF2014=3.84)

Highlight! (Jan 22, 2015)

Solid-type supercapacitor of reduced graphene oxide-metal organic framework composite coated on carbon fiber paper

Electrochimica Acta, 2015, 157, 69-77. DOI:10.1016/j.electacta.2015.01.082 . (IF2014=4.504) Link

Highlight! (Nov 11, 2014)

Palladium nanoparticles decorated on reduced graphene oxide rotating disk electrodes toward ultrasensitive hydrazine detection: Effects of particle sizes and hydrodynamic diffusion. Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86(24), 12272-12278. DOI: 10.1021/ac503446q. (IF2014=5.636) Link



Highlight! (Oct 24, 2014)

Effect of alkaline electrolytes on the charge storage capacity and morphology of porous layered double cobalt hydroxide-coated graphene supercapacitor electrodes. RSC Adv. , 2014, 4 , 56876-56882. (IF2014=3.84) Link



Due to quantum confinement effect, metal nanocrytals prepared using a simple chemical reduction method shine in different colours.

Asst. Prof. Dr. Montree Sawangphruk (MRS)

MRS Chemistry (Honours degree) Ubon Ratchathani University (MRS would like to thank ex-advisors, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mathew G. Marmorino and Assist. Prof. Dr. Juthamas Jitcharoen) Physical Chemistry, Kasetsart University (MRS would like to thank ex-advisor, Prof. Dr. Jumras Limtrakul))

D.Phil. in Physical & Theoretical Chemistry, University of Oxford (MRS would like to thank ex-advisor, Prof. Dr. John S Foord)

Department of Chemical Enginering
Faculty of Engineering, Kasetsart University
50 Paholyothin Rd., Jatujak
Bangkok, THAILAND 10900

Tel: (662) 797-0999 ext.1248 Fax: (662) 561-4621
E-mail: or



The picture of our team was taken in May 2012. It was great to have Prof. John S Foord in this picture.

Some Distinctions and Awards:

  • National Invention Award of the year 2013 from NRCT
  • An Outstanding Research Award in Science from the Thai Ministry of Science and Technology (Dr. Kanlaya Sophonphanit) at the 3rd Academic Conference of Samaggi Samagom (an annual award in Science for Thai students in UK)
  • The Anglo-Thai Society Award for Educational Excellence in Science & Medicine (an annual award in Science & Medicine for Thai students in UK)
  • St Catherine's College Graduate Award in Science, University of Oxford (an annual award in Science for graduate students in the college)
  • St Catherine's College Graduate Fellowship in Science and Medicine, University of Oxford (2007-2009)
  • The Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation Award
  • Chumbhot-Pantip Foundation Award

Research areas:

  • Novel syntheses and up-scaling production of nanomaterials
  • Nanoelectrochemistry and Nanobiosensors
  • Energy conversion i.e., Fuel Cells and Dye-sensitized Solar Cell
  • Energy Storages i.e., ELectrochemical Capacitors and Li-ion Batteries
  • Polymer/Hygienic Nanoparticle Composites (Collaborations are in place with Prof. John Foord (University of Oxford) and Dr Patcharaporn Siwayaprahm (Kasetsart University))
  • Nanocolloidal Chemistry
  • Solar Fuels and Hydrogen Economy
  • Nanofiltration i.e., Water desalination
  • Metal Organic Frameworks (MOFs) and their applications
  • Graphene and its applications

Some Prototypes of our Energy Storage Devices (2012)

Supercapacitor Family (left), Hybrid Energy Storage KidCar (centre), and Paper (A4 size) Supercapacitor (right)

Ultrahigh flexible energy storage for flexible electronic devices (2013)



Solar Fuels (2013)

Hydrogen production and hydrogen storage


Hydrogen fueled car (kid) for hydrogen-based economy



Awards and Prizes in 2013

2nd Place Winner in Applied Research from National Symposium of Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students

(2-3 Feb 2013, KKU)

Congratulations to Kawita and Montakan


The Winner for the Best Poster Presentation from the National Symposium of Chemical Engineering Undergraduate Students

(2-3 Feb 2013, KKU)

Congratulations to Kawita and Montakan


The 2013 National Invention Award

(2-5 Feb 2013)

Foreign Minister/Deputy Prime Minister Surapong Tovichakchaikul presented the National Innovation Awards for the year 2013.

Congratulations to the MRS Group


"Creative and Innovative Student Awards of the Year 2012 from Kasetsart University"


"KU Research StarAward of the Year 2012 from Kasetsart University"



The Best Poster Presentation from Thailand Research Fund in 2013



 Teaching :

[ Nanomaterial Technology ] [Chemical Engineering Thermodynamics I] [Instrumental Analysis in Chemical Engineering]

 Researches : [ List of Publications ] [ Members ] [Collaboration ]