Noppadon (Tik) Sathitsuksanoh

Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering


Noppadon Sathitsuksanoh (or his colleagues call him ‘Tik’ for short) received his Ph.D. from Virginia Tech. After completing his Ph.D., Tik joined the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in 2011 as a postdoctoral fellow in collaboration with Professors Harvey Blanch, Blake Simmons, and Jay Keasling. Tik joined Chemical Engineering Dept. at the University of Louisville in 2015. His research theme focuses on catalyzing natural resources (biomass, natural gas and shale gas) for productions of fuels, chemicals, and polymers.

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Research Interests

  • Renewable advanced fuels (diesel & jet) and fine chemicals from biomass
  • Novel catalysts including bio-inspired materials, MOFs, mesoporous, and water-tolerant Lewis acids
  • Adsorption/conversion of CO2 to C1-C2 building blocks