King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT)

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Research Capability

  • Retrieval, characterization and modification of plant raw materials and fraction recovery of these materials: proteins, fibers, and secondary plant materials
  • Extraction of bioactive compounds from plant, biomass, waste etc
  • Functional foods and natural ingredients for health foods (dietary fiber, foaming agent, emulsifier and gelling agent, antioxidant, functional drink)
  • Development of food products: e.g. vegetable snacks, vegetable powder, extruded meat alternatives
  • Utilization and modification process of biomass: for example, alternative energy
  • Pre/probiotic, and bio-surfactant production
  • Isolation, characterization and production of enzyme from microorganism (in soil, foods, fermented foods etc.) to produce high value bioactive compound, rare sugar, protein hydrolysate and antimicrobial agents
  • Extraction and characterization of insect protein (silk worm pupae) and development of insect protein enriched products.
  • Extraction and characterization of value added products from silk worm pupae
  • Isolation and characterization of bioactive peptides from Thai fermented foods
  • Development of rapid test kits for food-borne pathogens
  • Cleaning validation and verification
  • Development of active packaging
  • Research and development of gluco-mannan food products
  • Protein engineering: industrial enzymes, vaccines
  • Animal vaccine development