thidarat imyen, Ph.D.
iCeMS Kyoto Junior Fellow Assistant Professor
Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS),
Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University
Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501, Japan
2021 – Present
iCeMS Kyoto Junior Fellow Assistant Professor, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University, Japan
2020 – 2021
Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS), Institute for Advanced Study, Kyoto University, Japan
2018 – 2020
Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Energy Science and Engineering, Vidyasirimedhi Institute of Science and Technology (VISTEC), Thailand
Scholarships and Awards
The Royal Golden Jubilee (RGJ) Ph.D. Scholarship, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF) and Kasetsart University, Thailand
Visiting Ph.D. Student, Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Austria
The Best Poster Presentation Award in the 8th Asia-Pacific Congress on Catalysis (APCAT-8)
The Honorable Mention Award for Ph.D. Thesis, Kasetsart University, Thailand
The Outstanding Doctoral Student Award, Kasetsart University, Thailand
C. Wechwithayakhlung, S. Wannapaiboon, S. Na-Phattalung, P. Narabadeesuphakorn, S. Tanjindaprateep, S. Waiprasoet, T. Imyen, S. Horike*, P. Pattanasattayavong*, Mixed-metal Cu-Zn Thiocyanate Coordination Polymers with Melting Behavior, Glass Transition, and Tunable Electronic Properties, Inorg. Chem. 2021, 60, 16149.
T. Imyen, K. Saenluang, P. Dugkhuntod, C. Wattanakit*, Investigation of ZSM-12 Nanocrystals Evolution Derived from Aluminosilicate Nanobeads for Sustainable Production of Ethyl Levulinate from Levulinic Acid Esterification with Ethanol, Microporous Mesoporous Mater. 2021, 110768.
P. Wetchasat, S. Salakhum*, T. Imyen, D. Suttipat, W. Wannapakdee, M. Ketkaew, A. Prasertsab, P. Kidkhunthod, T. Witoon, C. Wattanakit, One-Pot Synthesis of Ultra-Small Pt Nanoparticles Supported on Hierarchical Zeolite Nanosheets for Mild Hydrodeoxygenation of Lignin-Derived Compounds, Catalysts 2021, 11, 333.
T. Imyen, E. Znoutine, D. Suttipat, P. Iadrat, P. Kidkhunthod, S. Bureekaew, C. Wattanakit*, Methane Utilization to Methanol by a Hybrid Zeolite@Metal–Organic Framework, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2020, 12, 23812.
T. Imyen, W. Wannapakdee, S. Ittisanronnachai, T. Witoon, C. Wattanakit*, Tailoring Hierarchical Zeolite Composites with Two Distinct Frameworks for Fine-Tuning the Product Distribution in Benzene Alkylation with Ethanol, Nanoscale Adv. 2020, 2, 4437.
K. Saenluang, T. Imyen, W. Wannapakdee, D. Suttipat, P. Dugkhuntod, M. Ketkaew, A. Thivasasith, C. Wattanakit*, Hierarchical Nanospherical ZSM-5 Nanosheets with Uniform Al Distribution for Alkylation of Benzene with Ethanol, ACS Appl. Nano Mater. 2020, 3, 3252.
T. Imyen, W. Wannapakdee, J. Limtrakul, C. Wattanakit*, Role of Hierarchical Micro-Mesoporous Structure of ZSM-5 Derived from an Embedded Nanocarbon Cluster Synthesis Approach in Isomerization of Alkenes, Catalytic Cracking and Hydrocracking of Alkanes, Fuel 2019, 254, 115593.
P. Dugkhuntod, T. Imyen*, W. Wannapakdee, T. Yutthalekha, S. Salakhum, C. Wattanakit, Synthesis of Hierarchical ZSM-12 Nanolayers for Levulinic Acid Esterification with Ethanol to Ethyl Levulinate, RSC Adv. 2019, 9, 18087.
T. Imyen, W. Limphirat, G. Rupprechter, P. Kongkachuichay*, Roles of ZnO in Cu/Core-Shell Al-MCM-41 for NO Reduction by Selective Catalytic Reduction with NH3: The Effects of Metal Loading and Cu/ZnO Ratio, ACS Omega 2019, 4, 1077.
T. Imyen, N. Yigit, Y. Poo-Arporn, K. Föttinger, G. Rupprechter, P. Kongkachuichay*, Promotional Effects of Zn Doping on Cu/Core-Shell Al-MCM-41 for Selective Catalytic Reduction of NO with NH3, J. Nanosci. Nanotechnol. 2019, 19, 743.
A. Poungsombate, T. Imyen, P. Dittanet, B. Embley, P. Kongkachuichay*, Direct Synthesis of Dimethyl Carbonate from CO2 and Methanol by Supported Bimetallic Cu-Ni/ZIF-8 MOF Catalysts, J. Taiwan Inst. Chem. Eng. 2017, 80, 16.
T. Imyen, N. Yigit, P. Dittanet, N. Barrabés, K. Föttinger, G. Rupprechter, P. Kongkachuichay*, Characterization of Cu-Zn/Core-Shell Al-MCM-41 as a Catalyst for Reduction of NO: Effect of Zn Promoter, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 2016, 55, 13050.
Methane to Methanol using Hierarchical Zeolites, Thai Patent Application 1903002523.
Methane Utilization to Methanol over Zeolites@MOFs Composites, Thai Patent Application 1901005472.
2013 – 2018 Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Kasetsart University, Thailand
2009 – 2013 B.Eng. in Chemical Engineering (1st Class Honors), Kasetsart University, Thailand
2009 – 2013 B.B.A. in Marketing, Ramkhamhaeng University, Thailand
Field of Interests