M.Sc. Piradee Jusakulvijit


M.Sc. B.Eng.

Doctoral Researcher/ PhD Student

Department of Bioenergy
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig I Germany

Phone +49 341 235 4775

in cooperation with:

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum - DBFZ
Torgauer Straße 116
04347 Leipzig I Germany



Professional experience

since 2018
Leipzig, Germany
Doctoral Researcher
Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Department of Bioenergy (BEN).
since 2015
Bangkok, Thailand
Plan and Policy Analyst
Department of Energy Business,
Ministry of Energy, Thailand
2013 - 2015
Kyoto, Japan
Master’s degree
Graduate School of Energy Science
Department of Socio-Environmental Energy Science
Energy Ecosystems Laboratory (Prof. Shiro Saka)
Thesis Title “Acetic Acid Fermentation of Sugi Hydrolyzates with Co-immobilized Clostridium System”
2013 - 2015
Kyoto, Japan
Research Assistance
Project of “Bio-ethanol Production from Acetic Acid Fermentation of Lignocellulosic Biomass”: Project granted by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) as one of the Advanced Low Carbon Technology Research and Development Program (ALCA), Kyoto University
2009 - 2013
Osaka, Japan
Bachelor of Engineering
Department of Sustainable Energy and Environmental Engineering
Bio-Environmental Engineering Laboratory (Prof. Michihiko Ike)
Thesis Title “Ethanol production from duckweed (W. globosa) and evaluation of its biomass potential”

Selected publications

  • Rabemanolontsoa, H. Nguyen, D. V. Jusakulvijit, P. Saka, S. Effects of Gas Condition on Acetic Acid Fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum and Moorella thermoacetica (C. thermoaceticum), Bioenergy and Biofuels, DOI 10.1007/s00253-017-8376-4
  • Jusakulvijit, P. Rabemanolontsoa, H. Saka, S. Advanced ethanol production with acetic acid fermentation from lignocellulosics - Optimal pH for immobilized C. thermocellum and C. thermoaceticum -, Oral, The 23rd Annual Meeting of the Japan Institute of Energy, Fukuoka, July 19-20, 2014, 3-9-4, pp.134-135.
  •  Jusakulvijit, P. Rabemanolontsoa, H. Saka, S. Fed-batch fermentation of cellobiose to acetic acid by co-immobilized Clostridium thermocellum and Clostridium thermoaceticum, Oral, Abstracts of the 65th Annual Meeting of the Japan Wood Research Society, Tokyo, March 16-18, 2015, P18-05-1100, p.118.
  •  Rabemanolontsoa, H. Jusakulvijit, P. Saka, S. Gas sparging affects acetic acid fermentation by Clostridium thermocellum and Moorella thermoacetica, Poster, The Society for Biotechnology, Japan/Annual Meeting 2016, Toyama, September 28-30, 2016, 1P-1p128, p.122.