Tanthapanichakoon, W.

SCG Chemicals Co. Ltd., Rayong, Thailand

Wiwut Tanthapanichakoon is a Technology Adviser, Olefins and Operations Technology for SCG Chemicals, and is an Emeritus Professor at the Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan, and Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. He has 40 yr of teaching and research experience in heat and mass transfer operations, particle technology, aerosol engineering, and process analysis and simulation. Dr. Tanthapanichakoon was the founding Executive Director of the National Nanotechnology Center, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand. He holds a B.Eng degree in chemical engineering from Kyoto University and a PhD in chemical engineering from The University of Texas at Austin.

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