Dr. Sasipa Boonyubol (Par)

Dr. Sasipa Boonyubol received Dr. Eng degree in Chemical Science and Engineering at the Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo Tech) in 2020. Her research was mainly focused on biofuel processing and biomass conversion and upgrading since her Bachelor’s degree. After her doctoral graduation, she worked in the Online Content Research and Development Section, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Tokyo Tech. She involved in not only various Tokyo Tech online course development but also data analytics research on online education.

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After two years of working and developing research skills in education technology, she became a Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Lecturer) in the Global Scientists and Engineers Program (GSEP), Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Tech, to teach undergraduate students, extend her research work in both biofuels and education technology field, and supervise students’ research. She is fluent in Thai and English.

Research interests:

  • Biofuel processing
  • Biomass conversion and upgrading
  • Education technology

Education 

  • 2016 – 2020, Doctor of Engineering, Chemical Science and Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo, Japan)
    • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship
    • Thesis research topic: Ultrasonic-assisted lipid extraction and biodiesel production from microalgae in the presence of solid particles
  • 2014 – 2016, Master of Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology (Tokyo, Japan)
    • Japanese Government (Monbukagakusho) Scholarship
    • Thesis research topic: Simultaneous ultrasonic-assisted lipid extraction and biodiesel production from microalgae
  • 2009 – 2013, Bachelor of Engineering, Chemical Engineering (International Program), Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University (Pathumthani, Thailand)
    • First Class Honours
    • SIIT Four-Year Continuing Full Scholarship
    • Senior project topic: Carbohydrate content and sugar composition of product from conventional heat, ultrasonic, and microwave treatment of coconut meal

Career

  • 2022 September – Present, Specially Appointed Associate Professor (Lecturer), Global Scientists and Engineers Program, Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology
  • 2020 September – 2022 August, Specially Appointed Specialist (online course developer and instructional course designer), Online Content Research and Development Section, Center for Innovative Teaching and Learning, Tokyo Institute of Technology

Awards

  • Journal of Chemical Engineering of Japan outstanding paper award from the journal paper “Effect of Alumina Particles on Simultaneous Lipid Extraction and Biodiesel Production from Microalgae under Ultrasonic Irradiation”, presented in the Society of Chemical Engineers Japan 52nd Autumn Meeting, September 22nd – 24th, 2021