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Prof. Thammarat Koottatep

Environmental Engineering and Management, Marine Plastics Abatement, Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Change

D.Eng. (Water and Wastewater Engineering), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok,
Thailand (1999)

M.Eng. (Water and Wastewater Engineering), Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok,
Thailand (1993)

B.Eng. (1st Rank) (Environmental Engineering), Chiang Mai University (CMU), Chiang Mai,
Thailand (1991)

  • Sustainable decentralized wastewater treatment systems
  • Waste/wastewater reuse and recycle
  • Innovative sanitation systems
  • Fecal sludge management
  • Uses of constructed wetlands for waste/wastewater treatment
  1. M. G. Sherpa, C. Lüthi and T. Koottatep (2012), Applying the Household-Centered Environmental Sanitation planning approach: a case study from Nepal, Journal of Water, Sanitation and Hygiene for Development, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 124 – 132, doi: 10.2166/washdev.2012.021
  2. Yajima, A. and Koottatep, T. (2010), Assessment of E. coli and Salmonella spp. infection risks associated with different fecal sludge disposal practices in Thailand, J. of Water and Health, IWA Publishing, United Kingdom, 08.2, doi: 10.2166/wh.2009.310
  3. Panuvatvanich, A., Koottatep, T., Koné, D. (2009), Influence of bed configuration and impounding regime on nitrogen transformation in vertical-flow constructed wetlands treating faecal sludge. J. of Water Research. doi:10.1016/j.watres.2009.03.029
  4. Laugesen, C.H., Fryd, O., Koottatep, T. and Brix, H. (2009), Sustainable Wastewater Management in Developing Country: New paradigms and Case Studies from the Field, ASCE Press, Virginia, 252 p.
  5. Koottatep T. (2010), Dealing with sanitation, environmental dynamics and disparities: Research partnerships in Southeast Asia. In: Hurni H, Wiesmann U, editors; with an international group of co-editors. Global Change and Sustainable Development: A Synthesis of Regional Experiences from Research Partnerships. Perspectives of the Swiss National Centre of Competence in Research (NCCR) North-South, University of Bern, Vol. 5. Bern, Switzerland: Geographica Bernensia, pp 331–341.
  1. Sustainable Decentralized Wastewater Management in Developing Countries: Design, Operation and Monitoring, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, (USD 4,999,722, 2011 – 2016)
  2. Stimulating Local Innovation on Sanitation for the Urban Poor in Sub-Saharan and Southeast Asia, Sub-grant under the framework of UNESCO-IHE sponsored project of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, (USD 870,812, 2011 – 2016)
  3. National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) North – South Program, Swiss National Science Foundation and Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, Switzerland, (CHF 540,000, Phase 3: 2009 – 2013)
  4. Wastewater Reuse in Bangkok City, Bangkok Metropolitan Administrative (BMA), Collaborating with Kasetsart University, (THB 4,000,000, 2011 – 2013)
  5. Affordable Sanitation as an Adaptive Strategy to Emerging Waterborne Diseases due to Climate Change, Asia-Pacific Network for Global Change Research (APN), (USD 44,550, 2011 – 2012)