Asst. Prof. Dr. Krit Setthakarn


Room: 217 Science Building 3

Tel.: 034-109686 ext. 207307

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Ph.D. (Chemistry) University of Houston, USA

M.Sc. (Organic Chemistry) Silpakorn University, Thailand

B.Sc. (Chemistry) Silpakorn University, Thailand

Research Interest:

  • Synthesis of organic compounds for chemical applications

  • Analysis and detection of organic compounds in agricultural industry


  • Sirirak, J., Tamdee, P., Wanichacheva, N., Setthakarn, K., (2022). "Molecular Dynamics Study of the Binding and Molecular Interactions Between Paraquat and Pyranine" Proceedings of The 9th International Symposium on the Fusion of Science and Technologies & The 2nd Rajamangala University of Technology Suvarnabhumi International Conference (ISFT2022 & 2nd RUSiCON), August 16 – 19, 2022, Nonthaburi, Thailand"

  • Patawanich, P., Petdum, A., Sirirak, J., Chatree, K., Charoenpanich, A., Panchan, W., Setthakarn, K., Kamkaew, A., Sooksimuang, T., Maitarad, P. (2022). “Highly selective zinc (II) triggered “Turn-ON”[5] helicene-based fluorescence sensor: Its application in liver and brain cells imaging.” Journal of Molecular Liquids, 362: 119710.

  • Tachapermpon, Y., Sinthuprasert, P., Fukkhum, B., Montwanichpak, N., Kunjinda, N., Kamkaew, A., Setthakarn, K., Nienaber, H. A., Surareungchai, W., Wanichacheva, N. (2022). "Dual mode of cyanide detection by Fluorescein-Based “Turn-ON” Bi-Signaling fluorescence and colorimetric sensing: Agricultural product and cellular studies." Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A: Chemistry, 425: 113636.

  • Sinthuprasert, P., Petdum, A., Swanglap, P., Panchan, W., Sooksimuang, T., Wanichacheva, N., Setthakarn, K. (2021). "[5] Helicene-Scaffold Fluorescence Sensing for Selective Detection of Au3+ Ions and Gold Nanoparticle." Journal of the Brazilian Chemical Society, 32: 852-859. (ISI, SCOPUS)

  • Nguyen, T. N., Setthakarn, K., May, J. A. (2019). "Oxyallyl Cation Capture via Electrophilic Deborylation of Organoboronates: Access to α, α′-Substituted Cyclic Ketones." Organic letters, 21(19): 7837-7840. (ISI, SCOPUS)

  • Nguyen, T. N., Chen, P.-A., Setthakarn, K., May, J. A. (2018). "Chiral diol-based organocatalysts in enantioselective reactions." Molecules, 23(9): 2317.

  • Chen, P.A., Setthakarn, K., May, J. A. (2017). "A binaphthyl-based scaffold for a chiral dirhodium (II) biscarboxylate ligand with α-quaternary carbon centers." ACS Catalysis, 7(9): 6155-6161.