Jetsuda Areephong


Jetsuda was born in Nakorn Si Thammarat, the south part of Thailand. She obtained her BSc (Hons) and MSc in organic chemistry from Mahidol University in Thailand under the guidance of Assistant Prof. Tienthong Thongpanchang on the synthesis of oxa-helicene. In 2005, she moved to Groningen, The Netherland to pursue her Ph.D in the group of Prof. Ben Feringa. Her thesis was focused on the synthesis and application of photochromic dithienylethene switch.  She was awarded a Marie Curie Fellowship (IEF) in 2010 to work as a postdoctoral fellow in the group of Prof. Stefan Matile at University of Geneva, Switzerland, focusing on the creation of multicomponent photosystem by using self-organizing surface initiated polymerization (SOSIP) architecture.  She has started her research in Hawker group as postdoctoral scholar since September 2012. 


She is now working on the development of new living free radical polymerization.