Doctor of Philosophy (Chemistry)


            The Chemistry Department of Chiang Mai University was established when the university was first founded in 1964 as Thailand's first provincial university.

         The Department opened its first Ph.D. program in Analytical Chemistry in 1991, the first of its kind in Thailand and has now expanded to cover most branches of chemistry. Academic collaboration with various overseas universities and institutions has been in existence for over 30 years. Due to its strength in Analytical and Physical Chemistry, the Chemistry Department has recently been granted support by the Ministry of University Affairs to launch an international study program leading to the Ph.D. degree in Chemistry.





-           To produce chemistry researchers of internationally recognised quality

-           To establish a center of excellence in chemistry research relevant to the region

-           To strengthen national research through international collaboration with leading institutions



-           Development of methods of chemical analysis, including FIA, spectroscopic, chromatographic, electroanalytical and radioanalytical techniques

-           Biomedical polymers : molecular design, synthesis, microstructural characterisation, processing and testing

-           Surface modification and colloids /--Chemical processing of piezoelectric Materials

-           Isolation and characterisation of natural products

-           Development of organic synthetic methods



Applicants must have an honour Bachelor's or Master's degree in Chemistry or related' field with adequate proficiency in English (TOEFL soo, IELTS 5.5 or equivalent).

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0. Arquero, A. Baramee,

D. Buddhasukh, G. Chairote,

K. Grudpan, J. Jakmunee. P. Kanasawud, P. Kijjanapanich, B. Leelasart, S. Mahatheranont, R. Molloy, H. -Niamsup, P. Nonkunsarn, S. Phanichphant, S. Phutrakul, N. Rakariyatham, M. Rayanakorn. W. Saiyasombat, S. Sarawek, J. Siriyasombat. T. Siriwittayakorn, P. Sriburi, K. Suwannachat,

A. Teerawutgulrag, S. Tepupatump, P. Thavornyutikarn, R. Watanesk,

S. Watanesk, S. Wirojanupatump.

T. Wongchanapibul




Australia : Monash University : University of Wollongong

France : University of Science and Technology of Lille University of Orleans ; University Joseph Fourier and Centre Nationale de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS)

Germany : Karlsruhe Research Center : Freiberg University of Mining and Technology Sweden : Lunds University

Taiwan : Academia Sinica

UK : Birkbeck College, University of London ; Liverpool John Moores University ; University of Hull ; University of Leeds : Aston University : Edinburgh University ; Cardiff University

USA : University of Washington, Seattle California State University at Fullerton

University of Houston




Head, Department of Chemistry,

Faculty of Science, Chiang Mai University Chiang Mai 50200, THAILAND

Tel: (66 53) 94 3341-5


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