Prapisala THEPSITHAR

Director, Research & Projects

Prapisala obtained her PhD in Chemical Engineering (Environmental Technology) from the University of Manchester. She brings with her 15 years of experience, which include appointments as Research Engineer with the Keppel Offshore and Marine Technology Centre, as well as Research Lead with the Maritime Energy and Sustainable Development Centre of Excellence at the Nanyang Technological University.

Her research areas include environmental technology (especially air pollution and GHG from the maritime industry), alternative fuels and energy sources for ports and ships, as well as biofuel quality and standards. In the past 10 years she has taken on lead roles in several projects involving exhaust gas emissions for the maritime industry. She is also familiar with analytical techniques and data for R&D in fuels, ship exhaust gas emissions and resultant by-products such as water and sludge.