Professor Dr. Tirayut Vilaivan

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Room 1340 Mahamakut Building,Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science Chulalongkorn University Phayathai Road, Patumwan Bangkok 10330, THAILAND
Tel : 02-2187627, Fax : 02-2187598, 02-2541309
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[1996] Ph.D. Oxford University

[1992] B.Sc. Chulalongkorn University

Work Experiences

[2013 - present] Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chulalongkorn University

[2004 - 2013] Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chulalongkorn University

[1999 - 2004] Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Chulalongkorn University

[1996 - 1999] Lecturer, Department of Chemistry, Chulalongkorn University

Current Research Topics

Synthesis and nucleic acid binding properties of peptide nucleic acids (PNA), Development of novel synthetic methodologies (esp. catalytic asymmetric synthesis), Development of novel antimalarials based on dihydrofolate reductase inhibitors

Scholarship and Awards

[2014] Thailand Outstanding Scientist

[2013] CST High Impact Chemist

[2011] National Distinguished Researcher Award 2010 (Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences) (National Research Council of Thailand)

[2010] CST Citation Award 2009 (Chemical Society of Thailand)

[2009 - 2012] TRF Senior Research Scholar 2009

[2009 - 2011] Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship for Experienced Researchers at Institute for Organic Chemistry, University of Regensburg

[2009] Chulalongkorn University Distinguished Researcher Award 2008

[2009] CST Award for Distinguished Young Chemist 2008 (Chemical Society of Thailand)

[2007] Third World Academy of Science (TWAS) Prize for Young Scientists in Thailand

[2000] National Young Scientist Award (Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of H.M. the King)


Contact Us

Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, 11th floor Mahamakut Building, Bangkok 10330 THAILAND
Tel: (+66)-2218- 7596 to 7 Fax: (+66)-2218-7598