Smart Andaman technology AR on mobile application for tourism


       Tourists emphasize using technology to plan their travel through new media on the internet and also smart phone or tablet devices. Began the development of application to facilitate travellers in Thailand including website, online social network, Facebook, and Twitter as means of communication and sharing information with other travellers.

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Thongpanchang extract and Thongpanchang shampoo


       Thongpanchang extract was listed on the National Primary Drug Registry from 2011 till 2016 in a form of “Tincture Thongpanchang,” which can treat skin diseases caused by fungus, ringworm, and Athlete’s foot. However, per the Registry, the Tincture formula does not clearly indicate type of quantity of active ingredient besides “active ingredient of Tincture Thongpanchang consists of 10% w/v of Ethyl Alcohol extract of Thongpanchang”.

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Synthesizing Composite Material inside Metal Pipe by Centrifugal Technique via the Self-Propagating High temperature Synthesis


       The Self-Propagating High temperature Synthesis (SHS) is an engineering technique developed to synthesize high-grade ceramic materials such as refractory, ceramic matrix composites, intermetallic compounds, and functional grade materials. Because of its energy efficiency and low cost compared to the original technique, SHS is combined with centrifugal casting to synthesize composite material inside metal pipe to extend the pipe’s longevity.

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Formalin-testing kit for seafood


       Formalin is known as embalming solution, which is commonly used to preserve dead bodies. With this known property, the solution has been illegally used to preserve vegetables and meat. Formalin is thus usually found in fresh seafood, vegetables, and meat. Too much residue of formalin could cause harm to consumers. Some of the symptoms are irritation inside the mouth and throat. In some cases of hypersensitivity, formalin can cause headache, difficulty breathing, and tightness in the chest. Contact with formalin at 2-10% concentration can cause skin infection. Moreover, formalin can also cause cancer in human.

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Oral Gel Made of Mangosteen-extracted Substance Cures Mouth Sore


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pharkphoom Panichayupakaranant 
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Prince of Songkla University 
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Awards:    1.  Gold Medal from Brussels Innova Expo 2015, Belgium 
2.  Special Award “This is a Good Idea in 2015” from Taiwan Prominent Inventor Association, Taiwan

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