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Taweechai Amornsakchai
Associate Professor Dr.



Phone: 02-441-9817 ext. 1161
Fax: 02-441-0511
E-mail: taweechai.amo@mahidol.ac.th

Room SC4-211
Department of Chemistry,
Faculty of Science, Mahidol University,
Phuttamonthon 4 Road, Salaya
Nakhon Pathom  73170 Thailand



  • B.Sc.(Chemistry) (1st Class Honour), King Mongut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thailand, 1989;
  • Ph.D.(Polymer Physics), University of Leeds, England, 1994.

Research Area

Research Area

1.  Oriented polymers
2.  Surface modification of polyolefins
3.  Natural fibers (pineapple leaf fiber)
4.  Composites


1.  Utilisation of pineapple leaf fiber as reinforcement for polymer matrix composites 

2.  Investigation of structure of pineapple leaf fiber

3.  Utilisation of high stiffness and high strength HDPE fibers

4.  Production of high stiffness and high strength UHMWPE fibers




Leather-like material from pineapple leaf fiber and natual rubber





2019    National Outstanding Lecture Award (Science and Technology) from Council of University Faculty Senate of Thailand

2018    Outstanding Lecturer Award from Mahidol University Faculty Senate, Mahidol University

2017    Outstanding Lecturer Award from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

2015    MU Brand Ambassador for ‘O’ originality from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

2011    King Mongkut's Institute of  Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL) honored alumni

2011    Mahidol University Award in teacher’s role category

2011    Outstanding Lecturer Award from Faculty of Science, Mahidol University

2000    Young Scientist of the Year 2000 from The Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of His Majesty the King, Thailand.



Sphere-like and flake-like ZnO immobilized on pineapple leaf fibers as easy-to-recover photocatalyst for the degradation of congo red
Journal of Environmental Chemical Engineering / April 2021
Effect of matrix orientation and fiber content on the properties of uniaxial pineapple leaf fiber – polypropylene composites
KGK Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe / May 2020
Comparative study of pineapple leaf microfiber and aramid fiber reinforced natural rubbers using dynamic mechanical analysis
Polymer Testing / February 2020
Influence of fiber content on rheological and mechanical properties of pineapple leaf fibers-polypropylene composites prepared by twin-screw extrusion
Polymer Composites / 1 December 2019
T-shirt ink for one-step screen-printing of hydrophobic barriers for 2D- and 3D-microfluidic paper-based analytical devices
Talanta / 1 December 2019
Improvement of Stress Transfer in short Pineapple Leaf Fiber reinforced Nitrile Rubber
KGK Kautschuk Gummi Kunststoffe / 2019
Effect of mastication time on the properties of stearic acid coated pineapple leaf fiber reinforced natural rubber
Key Engineering Materials / 2019
Revisiting the morphology, microstructure, and properties of cellulose fibre from pineapple leaf so as to expand its utilization
Sains Malaysiana / January 2019
Improving the adhesion between pineapple leaf fiber and natural rubber by using urea formaldehyde resin
Key Engineering Materials / 2019
Processing and properties of pineapple leaf fibers-polypropylene composites prepared by twin-screw extrusion
Polymer Composites / November 2018
Simple and green method for direct quantification of hypochlorite in household bleach with membraneless gas-separation microfluidic paper-based analytical device
Talanta / 1 September 2018
Utilization of cellulose microfiber from pineapple leaf as lipase immobilization support for highly retained activity, ease of separation and reusability
ScienceAsia / August 2018
Effects of polylactic acid and rPET minor components on phase evolution, tensile and thermal properties of polyethylene-based composite fibers
Polymers for Advanced Technologies / March 2018
Ptsn/go co-catalyst for quasi-solid-state dye sensitized solar cells
Solid State Phenomena / 2018
Thermo-oxidative stability and remarkable improvement in mechanical performance for styrenic-based elastomer composites contributed from silane-treated pineapple leaf fiber and compatibilizer
International Journal of Plastics Technology / 1 December 2017
Comparative study of natural rubber and acrylonitrile rubber reinforced with aligned short aramid fiber
Polymer Testing / December 2017
Characteristics and potential utilizations of starch from pineapple stem waste
Industrial Crops and Products / 15 October 2017
Lipase-catalyzed synthesis of sucrose monoester: Increased productivity by combining enzyme pretreatment and non-aqueous biphasic medium
Journal of Biotechnology / 10 October 2017
Comparative study of natural rubber/clay nanocomposites prepared from fresh or concentrated latex
Polymer Testing / October 2017
Interconnected open-channel carbon nanosheets derived from pineapple leaf fiber as a sustainable active material for supercapacitors
Industrial Crops and Products / 1 October 2017
Nanoporous carbon derived from agro-waste pineapple leaves for supercapacitor electrode
Advances in Natural Sciences: Nanoscience and Nanotechnology / September 2017
Effect of preparation methods and carbon black distribution on mechanical properties of short pineapple leaf fiber-carbon black reinforced natural rubber hybrid composites
Polymer Testing / August 2017
Effect of mastication time on the low strain properties of short pineapple leaf fiber reinforced natural rubber composites
Polymer Testing / 1 February 2017
Improving the mechanical properties of short pineapple leaf fiber reinforced natural rubber by blending with acrylonitrile butadiene rubber
Polymer Testing / 1 February 2017
Pineapple leaf fiber: A high potential reinforcement for green rubber and plastic composites
Handbook of Composites from Renewable Materials / 1 January 2017

& Proceeding

Conferences and Proceeding




Teaching Courses

SCCH111 General Chemistry I

SCCH104 General Chemistry II

SCCH109 General Chemistry Lab II

SCCH361 Introduction to Polymers

SCCH458 Industrial Visits

SCCH526 Polymer Modifications

SCCH543 Polymer Physics

SCCH565 Techniques in Polymer Science

SCCH588/680 Polymer Seminar

SCCH701 Frontier Chemistry

SCCH805 Natural Fiber

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