PROFILES : Researcher

Cover_Dr. Sakamon Devahastin _FOSTAT2018

Name – Last Name:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sakamon Devahastin


Associate Dean for Research and Academic Affairs, Faculty of Engineering


Department of Food Engineering Faculty of Engineering King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

Education Background:

  • 2001 Ph.D. Chemical Engineering, McGill University
  • 1997 M.Eng.,Chemical Engineering McGill University
  • 1995 Bachelor’s Degree, Chemical Engineering Kasetsart University

Work Background:

  • 2016-present Member, Editorial Board, Technical Sciences
  • 2010-present Editor, KMUTT Research and Development Journal
  • 2006-present Associate Editor, Drying Technology
  • 2005-present Member, Editorial Board, International Journal of Food Engineering
  • 2015-present Scientific Adviser, International Foundation for Science, Sweden
  • 2014-present Secretariat, Advisory Panel, International Drying Symposia Series.
  • 2011-present Thailand Delegate, International Association for Engineering and Food.
  • 2013-present Life Member, Thai Society of Agricultural Engineering (TSAE)
  • 2010-present Life Member, Food Science and Technology Association of Thailand (FoSTAT)
  • 2009-present Life Member, Thai Institute of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (TIChE)
  • 2008-present Member, International Society of Food Engineering (ISFE)
  • 2005-present Professional Member, Institute of Food Technologists (IFT)

Research Award

  • Award for Excellence in Drying: Transferring Fundamental Results into Practice.Association Française pour le Séchage dans l’Industrie et l’Agriculture (AFSIA), France.(2014)
  • National Outstanding Researcher Award – Engineering and Industrial Research Category. National Research Council of Thailand. (2012)
  • TRF-CHE-Scopus Researcher Award (Engineering and Multidisciplinary Technology Category), Thailand Research Fund (TRF) Commission of Higher Education (CHE) and Scopus™ (Elsevier) (2009)
  • Young Scientist of Drying in Asia-Pacific Region, 5th Asia-Pacific Drying Conference. Hong Kong, P.R. China. (2007)
  • Young Technologist Award. Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King, Thailand.(2004)