Asst.Prof.Dr. Chairat Treesubsuntorn

Asst.Prof.Dr. ChairatTreesubsuntorn

Address (office): Pilot Plant Development and Training Institute (PDTI)

King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (Bangkhuntien Campus)

49 Soi Tientalay 25 Bangkuntien Chai Talay Thakham, Bangkhuntien, Bangkok, 10150, Thailand Tel (office): (66-2) 4707536 Fax (office): (66-2) 45234555

Mobile Phone: 083-600-7765 E-mail address:

SCOPUS Profile

Publication number (2020): 35

Citations (2020): 318

H-index (2020): 12



Chairat Treesubsuntorn, Ginting Dwi Setiawan, Bayu Hadi Permana, Yovita Citra, Sucheewin Krobthong, Yodying Yingchutrakul, Dian Siswanto, Paitip Thiravetyan (2021) Particulate matter and volatile organic compound phytoremediation by perennial plant s: affecting factors and plant stress response, Science of the Total Environment 794, 148779

Phongphetkul P, Mangkang S, Praditsmanont A, Intrachooto S, Choruengwiwat J, Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P (2021) Evaluation of indoor air quality in high-rise residential buildings in Bangkok and factor analysis. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 193, 23

Jarungwit Boonnorat, Alongkorn Kanyatrakul, Apichai Prakhongsak, Kanjana Ketbubpha, Songkeart Phattarapattamawong, Chairat Treesubsuntorn, Pornpan Panichnumsind (2021) Biotoxicity of landfill leachate effluent treated by two-stage acclimatized sludge AS system and antioxidant enzyme activity in Cyprinus carpio, Chemosphere, 128332


Ullah H., Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P (2020) Enhancing mixed toluene and formaldehyde pollutant removal by Zamioculcas zamiifolia combined with Sansevieria trifasciata and its CO2 emission, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Published online (Q2/ Impact factor 3.33)

Treesubsuntorn C., Lakaew K., Autarmat S., Thiravetyan P., (2020) Enhancing Benzene Removal by Chlorophytum comosum under Simulation Microgravity System: Effect of Light-Dark Conditions and Indole-3-acetic Acid, Acta Astronautica, Available online 30 May 2020 (Q1/IF=2.95).

Kittipornkul P, Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P., (2020) Effect of exogenous catechin and salicylic acid on rice productivity under ozone stress: the role of chlorophyll contents, lipid peroxidation, and antioxidant enzymes. Environ Sci Pollut Res, Available online (Q2/ IF 3.004)

Kanyatrakul A, Prakhongsak A, Honda R, Phanwilai S, Treesubsuntorn C, Boonnorat J, (2020) Effect of leachate effluent from activated sludge and membrane bioreactor systems with acclimatized sludge on plant seed germination, Science of the total environment, Accept (Q1/ Impact factor 5.589).

Anusaraporn S., Autarmat S., Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P (2020) Application Bacillus sp. N7 to Enhance Ozone Tolerance of Various Oryza sativa in Vegetative phase: Possible mechanism and Rice Productivity, Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology, Available online 6 April 2020, 101591 (Q2/ Impact factor 2.14)

Ullah H., Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P (2020) Application of exogenous Indole-3-acetic acid on shoots of Zamioculcas zamiifolia for enhancing toluene and formaldehyde removal, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, Available online (Q2/ Impact factor 2.18)

Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyan P (2020) SuitableApplication of Echinodorus Cordifolius-Microbial Fuel Cells Inoculatedwith Bacillus Thuringiensis, Waste and Biomass Valorization, Published: 23 March 2020 (Q2/ IF 2.3)

Siswanto D, Permana, BH, Treesubsuntorn C, Thiravetyanc P (2020) Sansevieria trifasciata and Chlorophytum comosum botanical biofilter for cigarette smoke phytoremediation in a pilot-scale experiment – Evaluation of multi-pollutant removal efficiency and CO2 emission, Air Quality, Atmosphere & Health, 13, 109-117 (Q2/ Impact factor 2.18)


Treesubsuntorn C, Chaiworn W, Surareungchai W, Thiravetyan P. (2019) Increasing of electricity production from Echinodosus cordifolius-microbial fuel cell by inoculating Bacillus thuringiensis, science of the total environment, 686, 538-545. (Q1, Impact factor 4.8)

Dolphen, R., Treesubsuntorn C, Setsungnern, A., Santawee, N., Thiravetyan, P. (2019) Modified Coir Pith with Glucose syrup as a Supporter in Non-External Nutrient Supplied Biofilter for Benzene Removal by Bacillus megaterium. Environmental Technology, Accepted. (Q2/ IF=1.528)

Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2019) Calcium Acetate‐induced Reduction of Cadmium Accumulation in Oryza sativa: Expression of Auto‐Inhibited Calcium‐ATPase and Cadmium Transporters, Plant biology, 21, 862-872 (Q1/ Impactor = 2.156)

Santawee, N., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2019) Using Modified Coir Pith–Glucose Syrup Beads Inoculated with Bacillus thuringiensis as a Packing Material in Trimethylamine (Fishy Odor) Biofilter, Atmospheric Pollution Research, 10, 1312-1319. (Q2/ Impact factor = 2.152)

Setsungnern, A., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2019) Exogenous 24-epibrassinolide enhanced benzene detoxification in Chlorophytum comosum via overexpression and conjugation by glutathione, Science of the Total Environment, 20, 805-815 (Q1, Impact factor 4.8)

Santawee, N., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2019) Lignin and holocellulose from coir pith involved in trimethylamine (fishy odor) adsorption. Journal of Environmental Sciences, 79, 43-53 (Q1/ Impact factor 3.1)


Daudzai, Z., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2018) Inoculated Clitoria ternatea with Bacillus cereus ERBP for enhancing gaseous ethylbenzene phytoremediation: plant metabolites and expression of ethylbenzene degradation genes. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, 164, 50-60 (Q1/ Impact factor 3.974)

Setsungnern, A., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2018) Chlorophytum comosum-bacteria interactions for airborne benzene remediation: effect of native endophytic Enterobacter sp. EN2 inoculation and blue-red LED light. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 130, 181-191.

Treesubsuntorn,C., Thiravetyan, P. (2018) Botanical Biofilter for Indoor Toluene Removal and Reduction of Carbon dioxide Emission under Low Light Intensity by Using Mixed C3 and CAM Plants, Journal of Cleaner Production, 194, 94-100.

Jindachot, W., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2018) Effect of Individual/Co-culture of Native Phyllosphere Organisms to Enhance Dracaena sanderiana for Benzene Phytoremediation, Water Air Soil Pollution, 229. 80.

Treesubsuntorn,C., Dhurakit, P., Khaksar,G.,Thiravetyan, P. (2017) Effect of microorganisms on reducing cadmium uptake and toxicity in rice (Oryza sativa L.), Environmental Science and PollutionResearch, 25690-25701


Setsungnern, A., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2017) The influence of different light quality and benzene on gene expression and benzene degradation of Chlorophytum comosum, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 120, 95-102

Khaksar, G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan,P. (2017) Effect of exogenous methyl jasmonate on airborne benzene removal by Zamioculcas zamiifolia: The role of cytochrome P450 expression, salicylic acid, IAA, ROS and antioxidant activity, Environmental and Experimental Botany, 130-138.

Treesubsuntorn, C., Boraphech,P., Thiravetyan, P. (2017) Trimethylamine Removal by Plant Capsule of Sansevieria kirkii in combination with Bacillus cereus EN1, Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 10139-10149.

Khaksar,G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2017) Impact of endophytic colonization patterns on Zamioculcas zamiifolia stress response and in regulating ROS, tryptophan and IAA levels under airborne formaldehyde and formaldehyde-contaminated soil conditions, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 1-9.

Khaksar,G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2017) Euphorbia milii-native bacteriainteractions under airborne formaldehyde stress: Effect of epiphyte andendophyte inoculation in relation to IAA, ethylene and ROS levels, PlantPhysiology and Biochemistry, 111, 284-294


Khaksar,G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2016) Endophytic Bacillus cereus ERBP -Clitoria ternatea interactions: Potentials for enhancement of gaseousformaldehyde removal, Environmental and Experimental Botany, 126, 10-20.

Khaksar,G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2016) Effect of endophytic Bacillus cereusERBP inoculation into non-native host: Potentials and challenges for airborneformaldehyde removal, Plant Physiology and Biochemistry, 107, 326-336.

Treesubsuntorn,C. and Thiravetyan, P. (2016) Application of P.putida TISTR152 immobilized onplant leaves for benzene adsorption,Clean-Soil, Air, Water, 44 (8), 915-921.

Khaksar,G., Treesubsuntorn, C., Thiravetyan, P. (2016) Euphorbia milii-endophytic bacteriainteractions affects hormonal levels of the native host differently undervarious airborne pollutants, Molecular Plant-Microbe Interactions, 29 (9), pp.663-673.


Thiravetyan P., Treesubsuntorn C., and Sriprapat W.,Chapter 20 Phytoremediation of BTEX by plants. Springer. 2014, Published in A. A. Ansari, S. S. Gill, R. Gill, G. R. Lanza, and L. Newman (Eds.). Phytoremediation: Management of Environmental Contaminants, Volume 1. 2014,276 p. 71 illus., 32 illus. in color.


Treesubsuntorn,C., Suksabye, P., Weangjun, S. Pawana, F. and Thiravetyan, P. (2013) Benzeneadsorption by plant leaf materials: Effect of quantity and composition of wax,, Water, Air, & Soil Pollution, 224(9), 1736.


Treesubsuntorn,C. and Thiravetyan, P. (2012) Removal of benzene from indoor air by Dracaenasanderiana: Effect of wax and stomata, Atmospheric Environment, 57, 317-321.

Patent/Petty Patent


Thiravetyan P., Treesubsuntorn C., Dolphen R., P. Dhurakit, (2019) External structure of botanical biofilter (Product design patent application number 190200273, July 24 2019.


Thiravetyan P., Boraphech P., and Treesubsuntorn C., (2018) Botanical biofiltration system for volatile organic compounds (Petty Patent number 14415 June, 7 2016).


Thiravetyan P, Dolphen R., Treesubsuntorn C., P. Dhurakit, (2016) Air Rotating Biofilter (Petty Patent number 12889 July, 20 2017).


Dolphen R., Treesubsuntorn C., and Thiraveyan P., (2014) Biofilter for treatment of volatile organic compounds and process of production(Petty Patent number 12237 December, 28 2016).