The Faculty of Agro-Industry at Kasetsart University was established on 23 May 1980, though courses covering aspects of agro-industry had […]

Product Development

In response to the 4th National Economic and Social Development Plan, Kasetsart University was the first to launch a Product Development course in 1980 in the Faculty of Agro-Industry. The programs focus on producing graduates who would be rational and systematic-thinking so that the agro-industry would grow constructively. The idea was to serve firms engaged in food, semi-food as well as non-food industries.

Bachelor of Science Program in Agro-Industrial Product Development

Bachelor of Science Program in Agro-Industrial Product Development creates graduates with excellence in product development skill to meet the demand of the country in creating innovative food, semi-food, and non-food products.  With knowledge and skills in product development technology, graduates can integrate multidisciplinary related sciences with the ability to think, analyze, solve problems, and make effective decisions along with the self-esteem leadership and creativity that will serve the current and future development of the country.

 

Course Description

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*Details of scholarship for international students can be downloaded here.

Master of Science Program in Product Development and Innovation

The master program in product development and innovation aims to develop the graduates fulfilling with innovative skill that can be adaptative in the career of product development field successfully in both economical and social aspects. The curriculum also purposes to improve and enhance the competitiveness of Thai’s agro-industrial product to international achievement.

 

Course Description

Course Description More details of courses can be found on Website
*Details of scholarship for international students can be downloaded here.

Doctor of Philosophy Program in Agro-Industrial Product Development

Thailand’s economic development policy focuses on creating innovation in order to adding value to agricultural and agro-industrial product with the ultimate goal of elevating Thai population’s income. Transform country’s economic structure driven by innovation from knowledge, creativity, and research and development. Therefore, agro-industrial product development is a crucial element that support country development.

 

Producing doctoral graduates who knowledgeable, competence, and skillful will be a driven force for development of our country through innovation deriving out of their knowledge and creation. To assist in the organization development as well as country development through development of human resources such as lecturer, researcher, research and development officer, manager, executive, and entrepreneur in the field of agro-industry or related fields for both public and private sector. The doctoral degree program in agro-industrial product development is focusing on producing doctoral graduates with advanced knowledge, high competency, academical excellent internationally, and well accepted works which contribute to innovation creation and agro-industrial product development problem-solving as well as cultivating good conscience, talented, noble, rational, social responsible mind for sustainable development of our country.

 

Course Description

Course Description More details of courses can be found on Website
*Details of scholarship for international students can be downloaded here.

Faculty Members

Assoc.Prof. Nantawan Therdthai

Microwave treatment, Superheated steam treatment

Asst. Prof. Walairut Chantarapanont

Food microbiology, Food safety, Food sanitation (GMP & HACCP)

Assoc. Prof. Pitiporn Ritthiruangdej

Near-infrared (NIR) spectroscopy for food quality applications

Assoc.Prof. Wannasawat Ratphitagsanti

High pressure processing for microbial inactivation and product quality enhancement

Asst. Prof. Withida Chantrapornchai

Color and color evaluation, Optical properties of food and non-food emulsions

Asst.Prof.Thepkunya Harnsilawat

Emulsion based product development, Emulsion based delivery system, Encapsulation of bioactive ingredients

Assoc.Prof. Anuvat Jangchud

Statistical techniques and experimental design in product

Assoc.Prof. Kamolwan Jangchud

Chemical and nutritional quality evaluation

Assoc.Prof. Saowanee Lertworasirikul

Performance evaluation with Data Envelopment Analysis

Dr.Siwaporn Ocharoen

Application of low-calorie sweeteners in food

Asst.Prof. Tantawan Pirak

Meat and poultry product development

Assoc.Prof. Rungnaphar Pongsawatmanit

Food process engineering, Application of hydrocolloids for food innovation and product development

Asst. Prof. Nopparat Prabsangob

Physicochemical stability of emulsion model

Assoc.Prof. Hathairat Rimkeeree

Consumer product development, Non–food product development

Asst.Prof.Dr.Aussama Soontrunnrudrungsri

Sensory Analysis of Food and Non-food Product

Assoc.Prof. Suntaree Suwonsichon

Sensory evaluation as a guidance tool for new product development

Assoc.Prof. Thongchai Suwonsichon

Texture and texture evaluation, Rheology Sensory evaluation

Assoc.Prof. Vichai Haruthaitanasan

Assoc.Prof. Sombat Khotavivattana

Agro-industrial processing Sugar technology Drying and processing development

Assoc. Prof. Penkwan Chompreeda

Nutritional product development, Sensory evaluation and consumer study

Supporting Staffs

Sarisuk Sittiketgorn

Scientist
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
Tel. 02-562-5004 Ext. 5554

Kunyarin Hongthaitanaporn

Sciencetist
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
คณะอุตสาหกรรมเกษตร มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์
Tel. 02-562-5004 Ext. 5552

Supichaya Puangpikun

General Administrative Officer
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
Tel. 02-562-5004

Jaruwan Jongsagulrungrote

Academic Coordinator
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
Tel. 02-562-5004 Ext. 5567

Juripon Keawsritong

Research Officer
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
Tel. 084-015-0110

Nidda kannikul

Scientist
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
Tel. 02-562-5004 Ext. 5569

Jidarat​ ​ Thanapreechawong

Scientist (Professional Level)
Office: ภาควิชาพัฒนาผลิตภัณฑ์
คณะอุตสาหกรรมเกษตร มหาวิทยาลัยเกษตรศาสตร์
Tel. 081-375-7643, 02-562-5553

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Development of Innovative Food Product

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Development of Innovative Non-food Product

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Advanced Sensory and Consumer Neuroscience
Innovation for Agri-Food Value Chain Design and Management
Experience Design for Product and Service
Design & Development for Innovative Textile and Fashion
Factors Affecting the Elderly’s Adoption of Online Purchasing
Noise Trading Behavior Analysis in the Stock Exchange of Thailand
Drivers for continued use of a direct marketing channel: evidence from Thai farmers
The evaluation of digital platform for the development of food service value chain

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