Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (APST)

The Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology (APST), formerly known as the KKU Research Journal is a peer-reviewed journal published by the Research and Technology Transfer Affairs Division of Khon Kaen University. The journal's title was changed as of volume 21, issue 4 (October - December 2016) in order to attract more international readers and authors. It is devoted to a wide range of research fields including pure science, agricultural science, engineering science, technology, and health science, as well as research that integrates these fields. It is primarily aimed at publicising and promoting research from Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member states and other Asian countries. It is also expected that this journal will contribute to higher standards in post-graduate studies in ASEAN countries. In addition, as universities in Thailand and some of the other member countries require graduate and post-graduate researchers to publish their research in high-quality journals, the APST will provide many of these researchers a much-needed outlet through which they can publish their important findings. The journal employs a double-blind review process, in which authors and reviewers are anonymous to each other throughout the process. 



Journal Abbreviation: Asia Pac J Sci Technol
Online ISSN: 2539-6293
Start Year: 1996
Language: English
Publication Fee: Free
Issues per Year: 4 Issues

Focus and Scope

The Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology accepts English manuscripts of original research and review articles in the fields of science and technology which have never been published elsewhere. The main focus of the journal is to publish work that leads to creative practical applications, environment preservation, and human wellbeing. Research areas covered by the journal include pure, agricultural, engineering, and health sciences, as well as technology. Manuscripts reporting on research that integrates any of the aforementioned fields are especially encouraged. Our core interest is in the use of scientific, engineering, and technological knowledge to assist, co-operate with, and enhance other fields, such as health and agricultural science, in order to improve human wellbeing. We are particularly eager to publish research that integrates various subfields — for example, plant science and pharmaceutical science or plant science, agricultural engineering, automatic control, and energy technology. The journal employs a double-blind review process, in which authors and reviewers are anonymous to each other throughout the process.   



Pure Science


Agricultural Science


Engineering Science




Health Science

Manuscripts reporting research work integrating the aforementioned fields are especially encouraged. The use of science, engineering and technology knowledge to assist, co-operate, enhance and/or incorporate with other fields such as health science and agricultural science for human wellbeing is of core interest. The integration between subfields, for example, plant science-pharmaceutical science, and plant science-agricultural engineering-automatic control-energy technology is particularly anticipated to be published in the journal.    


The journal name has been changed


We would like to inform you that as of VOL.21, NO.4 (October – December 2016), the “KKU Research Journal” has been renamed the “Asia-Pacific Journal of Science and Technology”. The journal has been indexed by the Thai-Journal Citation index (TCI,, ASEAN journal citation index (ACI,, Google Scholar, and Directory of Open Access Journals.


Vol 23 No 1 (2018): March

Published: 2018-02-16

Application of light pipes to office buildings in Thailand

Thanyalak Taengchum, Surapong Chirarattananon

APST-23-01-01 (12 pages)

Factors affecting electricity consumption intensity of hotel buildings in Thailand

Suwajee Tangon, Jaruwan Chontanawat, Siriluk Chiarakorn

APST-23-01-02 (12 pages)

A model of professional tennis athlete development

Thanakorn Srichaphan, Rajanee Quanboonchan

APST-23-01-05 (12 pages)

Microwave drying characteristics and qualities of dried orthosiphon aristatus leaves

Vorapong Klungboonkrong, Singhanat Phoungchandang

APST-23-01-08 (13 pages)

Increasing calcium and dietary fiber of Mu Yo using fish bone and konjac flour

Nachayut Chanshotikul, Natcharee Jirukkakul, Nipaporn Sengkhamparn, Bung-Orn Hemung

APST-23-01-10 (8 pages)

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