Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh (Tik)

SHORT BIO

 

Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh (or his colleagues call him ‘Tik’ for short)
received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. After completing his Ph.D.,
Tik joined the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2011 as a postdoctoral fellow in collaboration with Professors Harvey Blanch, 

Blake Simmons, Jay Keasling, and Anthe George. Tik joined Chemical Engineering Dept. at the University of Louisville in 2015. His research focuses on developing catalytic strategies and electrified catalytic systems for energy storage and a circular economy of carbon - from plant biomass, plastic, and greenhouse gases.

EDUCATION & TRAINING

 

Postdoc., Phys. Biosciences, 2015, Lawrence Berkeley Nat’l Lab, CA (USA)

Ph.D., BioSystems Eng., 2011, Virginia Tech, VA (USA)

M.S., Chem. Eng. & Applied Econ., 2007, Auburn University, AL (USA)

M.S., Mechanical Eng., 2003, Southern Illinois University, IL (USA)

B.S. Chemical Eng., 1999, Thammasat University (Thailand)

HONORS & AWARDS

- Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award from the National Science Foundation (NSF), 2022. 

- Student Champion Award for Teaching Excellence, University of Louisville, 2021

- Industrial Partnership Awards, Joint BioEnergy Institute/Lawrence Berkeley - National laboratory, 2012-2015

- Institute for Critical Technology and Applied Science (ICTAS) Fellowship, Virginia Tech, 2008-2011

Current group members

Colin Suttles (MEng student)

Colin completed his B.S. in chemical engineering at the University of Louisville in 2018. He is working on his MS in Chemical Engineering. His project involves the upgrading of natural gas (methane, ethane,  and propane). 

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Michael Willis (MEng student)

Michael completed his B.S. in chemical engineering at the University of Louisville in 2018. Currently, he is working on his MS in Chemical Engineering. His project involves the upgrading of plastic wastes and lignocellulose using metal-organic frameworks (MOFs). 

Past group members

Ph.D. students

1) Dr. Md. Anwar Hossain (PhD, 2022)

Current position: Postdoctoral fellow, Argonne Nat'l Lab (IL, USA)

2) Dr. Mohammad Shahinur Rahaman (PhD, 2022)

Current position: Analytical scientist, Thermo Fisher (SC, USA)

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M.S. students

1) Seth Mains (MEng, 2021)

2) Yuehan Zhou (MEng, 2021)

B.S. students

1) Kyle Mills (Undergraduate student, 2021)

Current position: undecided

2) Ashten Molley (Undergraduate student, 2021)

Current position: Associate researcher, Clariant Corp. (KY, USA)

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Postdoc and visiting scholars

Dr. Thanh Khoa Phung (Postdoc, 2018)

Current position: Lecturer, International University - Vietnam National University (Vietnam)

Dr. Sarttrawut Tulaphol (Visiting scholar, 2017)

Current position: Lecturer at the King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (Thailand)