Dr. Natthakan Rungraeng

Asst. Prof. Dr. Natthakan Rungraeng

Assistant Professor, Lecturer in Food Science and Technology Program
Tel: +66 5391 7184


Ph.D. (Molecular Biosciences and Bioengineering), University of Hawaii, USA, 2014
M.E. (Food Engineering), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand, 2006
B.S. (Food Technology), Mae Fah Luang University, Thailand, 2004

Research Interest

Nano-composite coating
Biofouling resistant food contact surface
Composite film

Selected Publications

Peer-reviewed Articles

  1. Rungraeng, N., Kraithong, S. 2020. Effect of Acid Type and Concentration on Properties of Pectin Extracted from Unripe Cavendish Banana Peel and Its Application in Raspberry Jam. Engineering in Agriculture, Environment and Food, 13(1), 1-8.
  2. Chuensombat, N., Rungraeng, N., Suthiluk, P. 2019. A preliminary study of high pressure processing effect on quality changes in ‘Nanglae’ pineapple juice during cold storage. Journal of Food Science and Agricultural Technology (5): 13-18.
  3. Ban, G.H., Rungraeng, N., Li, Y., Jun, S. 2018. Nanoporous stainless steel surfaces for anti-bacterial adhesion performances. Transactions of the ASABE.61(3): 1175-1179.
  4. Kaewprachu, P., Osako, K., Rungraeng, N., Rawdkuen, S. 2018. Characterization of fish myofibrillar protein film incorporated with catechin-Kradon extract. Internation Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 107: 1463-1473.
  5. Kaewprachu, P., Rungraeng, N., Osako, K., Rawdkuen, S. 2017. Properties of fish myofibrillar protein film incorporated with catechin-Kradon extract. Food Packaging and Shelf Life, 13: 56-65.
  6. Hizal, F., Rungraeng, N., Lee, J., Jun, S., Busscher, H.J., van der Mei, H.C., Choi, C.H. 2017. Nanoengineered superhydrophobic surfaces of Aluminum with extremely low bacterial adhesivity. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces. 9(13): 12118-12129.
  7. Ketnawa, S., Rungraeng, N., Rawdkuen, S. 2017. Phase partitioning for enzyme separation. International Food Research Journal, 24(1), 1-24.
  8. Rungraeng, N., Yoon, S.H., Li, Y., Jun, S. 2015. Development of a self-slippery liquid-infused porous surface (SLIPS) coating using carbon nanotube composite for repelling food debris and microbial biofilms. Transaction of the ASABE. 58(3). (http://dx.doi.org/10.13031/trans.58.10939).
  9. Hizal, F., Rungraeng, N., Jun, S., Choi, C.H. 2014. Nanoengineered-alumina surfaces for prevention of bacteria adhesions. Nano/Micro Engineered and Molecular Systems (NEMS), 2014 9th IEEE International Conference on 13-16 April 2014, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, HI, USA (doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1109/NEMS.2014.6908750)
  10. Yoon, S.H., Rungraeng, N., Song, W., Jun, S. 2014. Superhydrophobic and superhydrophilic nanocomposite coatings for preventing Escherichia coli K-12 adhesion on food contact surface. Journal of Food Engineering, 131, 135-141.
  11. Chee, G., Rungraeng, N., Han, J.H., Jun, S. 2014. “Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy as an Alternative to Determine Dielectric Constant of Potatoes at Various Moisture Contents”. Journal of Food Science, 79, E195-E201.
  12. Choi, W., Jun, S., Nguyen, L.T., Rungraeng, N., Yi, H., Balasubramanian, S., Puri, V.M., Lee, J. 2012. “3D Milk fouling modeling of plate heat exchangers with different surface finishes using computational fluid dynamics codes”. Journal of Food Process Engineering, 36, 439-449.
  13. Rungraeng, N., Cho, Y.C., Yoon, S.H., Jun, S. 2012. “Polytetrafluoroethylene-based carbon nanotube coating for milk fouling reduction in plate heat exchanger”. Journal of Food Engineering, 111, 218-224.

Book Chapter

  1. Rungraeng, N., Jun, S. “Carbon nanotubes-polytetrafluoroethylene nanocomposite coatings”, A chapter in Polymer Nanocomposite Coatings, edited by Mittal, V., CRC Press.

Contact Information
Tel: +66 5391 7184
Email: natthakan.run@mfu.ac.th