Faculty -> Lecturer
Assoc. Prof. Sopark Sonwai, Ph.D.
Emailsonwai_s@su.ac.th, ssonwai@gmail.com
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  • 1992 : Bachelor of Engineering in Food Engineering, KMIT’L, Bangkok, Thailand
  • 1998 : Master of Science in Chemical Engineering, Imperial College, University of London, England
  • 2003 : Doctor of Philosophy in Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge, England
  • 2006 : Post-Doctoral Research Fellowship, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada
  • 2008 : Visiting Research Scholar, Toronto Metropolitan University, Toronto, Canada
  • Publication
    The study of triacylglycerol compositions, physicochemical properties crystallization and melting behaviors of coconut testa oil
    Kannika Aumpai, Chin Ping Tan, Qiang Huang and Sopark Sonwai (2022). Production of cocoa butter equivalent from blending of illipé butter and palm mid-fraction. Food Chemistry. 384, 132535.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2022.132535
    Thunchanok Sonprasert, Pimwalan Ornla-ied and Sopark Sonwai (2022). Synthesis of confectionery fat from illipé butter stearin and palm mid-fraction blends via enzymatic interesterification. International Journal of Food Science and Technology, 57, 3150-3161.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.15648
    Pawitchaya Podchong, Kannika Aumpai, Sopark Sonwai and Dérick Rousseau. 2022. Rice bran wax effects on cocoa butter crystallization and tempering. Food Chemistry. 397, 133635
    DOI: 10.1016/j.foodchem.2022.133635
    Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Philipp Fuhrmann, Christopher Gregso, Matt Sillick, Sopark Sonwai and Dérick Rousseau (2022). Temperature-dependent properties of fat in adipose tissue from pork, beef and lamb. Part 2: rheology and texture. Food and Function. 13, 7132-7143
    DOI: 10.1039/D2FO00582D
    Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Philipp Fuhrmann, Christopher Gregso, Matt Sillick, Sopark Sonwai and Dérick Rousseau (2022). Temperature-dependent properties of fat in adipose tissue from pork, beef and lamb. Part 1: microstructural, thermal, and spectroscopic characterization. Food and Function. 13, 7112-7122
    DOI: 10.1039/D2FO00581F
    Properties and crystallization behavior of cocoa butter and illipe butter blends
    Production of Margarine Fat from Palm Oil and Butter Fat via Enzymatic Interesterification
    Pawitchaya Podchong, Patraporn Inbumrung, Utai Klinkesorn and Sopark Sonwai. 2022. Improving the crystallization and melting characteristics of cocoa butter substitute by blending with krabok seed fat. Journal of Food Science and Technology. 59, 4370–4379.
    DOI: 10.1007/s13197-022-05513-1
    Pimwalan Ornla-ied, Sirinapa Rungsang, Chin Ping Tan, Dongming Lan, Yonghua Wang and Sopark Sonwai (2022). Enzymatic interesterification of fully hydrogenated palm kernel oil, coconut oil and fully hydrogenated palm stearin blends to produce cocoa butter substitute. Journal of Oleo Science 71(3), 343-351.
    Pimwalan Ornla-ied, Pawitchaya Podchong and Sopark Sonwai (2022). Synthesis of cocoa butter alternatives from palm kernel stearin, coconut oil and fully hydrogenated palm stearin blends by chemical interesterification. Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture. 102(4), 1619-1627.
    DOI: 10.1002/jsfa.11498
    Sopark Sonwai, Pimwalan Ornla-ied, Silvana Martini, Hironori Hondoh and Satoru Ueno (2021). High intensity ultrasound-induced crystallization of mango kernel fat. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society. 98(1), 43-52.
    DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12431
    Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Auke de Vries, Sopark Sonwai, and Dérick Rousseau (2021). Water-in-oleogel emulsions – from ingredient functionality to structure design. Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems4, 566445.
    DOI: 10.3389/fsufs.2020.566445
    Cocoa Butter Alternatives from Fully Hydrogenated Palm Kernel Oil, Coconut Oil, and Fully Hydrogenated Palm Stearin via Enzymatic Interesterification using TTL lipase
    Triacylglycerol composition and crystallization behavior of mango butter stearin
    Crystallization behavior of illipe butter stearin obtained via solvent fractionation
    Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Auke de Vries, Pravit Santiwattana, Sopark Sonwaiand Dérick Rousseau (2019). Rheology and structure of oleogelled water-in-oil emulsions containing dispersed droplets as inactive fillers. LWT-Food Science and Technology 115, 108067.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.lwt.2019.04.068
    Qing Guo, Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Sopark Sonwai and Derick Rousseau (2019). Oleogelation of emulsified oil delays in vitro intestinal lipid digestion. Food Research International. 119, 805-812.
    DOI: 10.1016/j.foodres.2018.10.063
    Janjira Tangsantaskul and Sopark Sonwai (2019). Crystallization of palm olein under the influence of sucrose esters. International Journal of Food Science and Technology.54(11): 3032-3041
    DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.14216
    Ruttiya Lakum and Sopark Sonwai. Production of trans-free margarine fat by enzymatic interesterification of soy bean oil, palm stearin and coconut stearin blend. International Journal of Food science and Technology. 53(12): 2761-2769.
    DOI: 10.1111/ijfs.13888
    Khakhanang Wijarnprecha, Kornkanok Aryusuk, Pravit Santiwattana, Sopark Sonwai and Derick Rousseau (2018). Structural, thermal, and rheological properties of oleogels produced from rice bran wax and rice bran oil. Food Research International. 112, 199-208.
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