Supapan Seraphin

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Professor of Optical Sciences Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Supapan Seraphin

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering Professor of Optical Sciences Professor of Agriculture and Life Sciences

Specific Research Interests: 

  • Green chemistry approach to synthesize nanoparticles for waste-water treatment and carbon dioxide absorption.
  • Synthesis methods that use nontoxic and inexpensive materials, such as egg white, aloe vera and lemon grass extract in producing zinc peroxide, magnetic nanoparticles of ferrites and various ceramics.
  • Alternative production methods that are more environmentally friendly than the conventional ones.
  • Nanoparticles that eliminate toxic chromium ion in waste-water and carbon dioxide absorption to reduce global warming.

Degrees

  • Ph.D., Arizona State University, 1990
  • M.S., King Mongkut's University of Technology (Thailand), 1983
  • B.S., Mahidol University (Thailand), 1980
Faculty Joint Faculty

Mines 151
Wyant College of Optical Sciences
The University of Arizona
1630 E. University Blvd.
P.O. Box 210094
Tucson, AZ 85721-0094