2013 National Awards

2013 Outstanding Research, in Engineering and Industrial Research, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),

2013 Outstanding Research, in Philosophy, from National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),

2013 Outstanding Innovation, in Chemistry and Pharmacy, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Real-time Capacitive Affinity Sensor”

    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Panote Thavarungkul,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Proespichaya Kanatharana, Assoc. Prof. Booncharoen Wongkittisuksa,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul, Asst. Prof. Dr. Warakorn Limbut,
Dr. Apon Numnuam, Asst. Prof. Dr. Punnee Asawatreratanakul,
Asst. Prof. Dr. Chongdee Thammakhet, Asst. Prof. Dr. Chittanon Buranachai,
Dr. Supapron Dawan and Dr.Suchera Thananimit,
Faculty of Science and Faculty of Engineering.

2013 Outstanding Innovation, in Chemistry and Pharmacy, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Deproteinized Natural Rubber Latex and Cosmetic and Pharmaceutical Products”

    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Wiwat Pichayakorn,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapaporn Boonme, Asst. Prof. Dr. Wirach Taweepreda
and Prof. Dr. Garnpimol Ritthidej, Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

2013 Honorary Invention award, in Engineering and Industrial Research, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Continuous Transesterification for Biodiesel Production of Esterified Oil Using Static Mixers Coupled with High-Intensity Ultrasonic Irradiation”

    by Assoc. Prof. Gumpon Prateepchaikul,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pruittikorn Smithmaitrie, Dr. Krit Somnuk and Mr. Niyom Promrath,
Faculty of Engineering.

2013 Honorary Invention award, in Agriculture and Biology, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Zinc Field Test Kit”

    by Asst. Prof. Adul Tiengchanya,
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Proespichaya Kanatharana and
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Panote Thavarungkul, Faculty of Science. Faculty of Science.

2013 Outstanding Thesis award, in Engineering and Industrial Research, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Reduction of Muscular Electrical Signals and Identify Features to Categorize Lower Arm’s Movement Pattern”

    by Dr. Angkoon Phinyomark, and
thesis advisor Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chusak Limsakul,
Faculty of Engineering.

- Second Place, in Sociology, National Innovation Exhibition (2013),
- Outstanding and voted “Most Investable Invention”, at the NSTDA Investors’ Day Exhibition 2013,


    for A-Knife

    by Asst. Prof. Sittichoke Anuntaseree, M.D.,
Faculty of Medicine
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Jessada Wananasin,
Faculty of Engineering.

Fourth Place, Bachelor Degree level in Science and Technology at the National Innovation Exhibition (2013)


    for “Development and Application of Muslim Praying Time Calculation and Qiblah Direction Compatible on Android Mobile Device”

    by Ms. Muneroh Manung and Ms. Kulthida Srisakul,
Information and Communication Technology Program, Faculty of Science,
advised by Asst. Prof. Thakerng Wongsirichot. Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.

2013 Quality Person of the Year, in Research and Development, Quality Person of the Year Committee


    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Opart Pimpa,
Faculty of Science and Industrial Technology.

Fourth place 2013 National Research in Administration, Applied Statistics category, from NIDA,


    for “A Comparison of Type 1 Error and Influence of Variation of Group 1 Population Between Standard Test Statistics and -2ln of Chi-square Distribution”
    by Ms. Jularat Chumnaul,
Faculty of Science.

Winner of TPA PLC Robot skeet Competition 2013, Technology Association (Thai-Japan),


    by Ms. Chalita Hiransoog,
Mr. Munaj Kolkiriratana, Mr. Kajornsak Wateekan,
Mr. Nawat Suwan-In and students, Faculty of Engineering.

Gold Award from the Prime Minister, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)


    for “Exhibition Designer”
    by Ms. Chawadee Nguanson,
Faculty of Architecture.

Winner of the 6th RDC 2013, National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC),


    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pruittikorn Smithmaitrie
and Mr. Pawarit Rittimetee, Faculty of Engineering.

Second place, Application of Linux, NECTEC,


    for “Hawkeye System”
    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Pichaya Tandayya,
Mr. Wongpiti wangsunti, Mr. Attasundhorn Traisuwan and
Mr. Yodchanin Sasiwat, Faculty of Engineering.

2013 Outstanding Invention award, Certificate of Honor, in Chemistry and Pharmacy, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Multiwalled Carbon Nanotube/Cryogel Composite: a New sorbent for Determination of Race Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons”
    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Proespichaya Kanatharana,
Faculty of Science.

2013 Outstanding Nurse award, Nursing Research, Thailand Nursing and Midwifery Council,


    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sasitorn Phumdoung,
Asst. Prof. Boonrueing Manasurakarn, Mr. Kitti Ratanasombat and
Mr. Somboon Kaewnak, Faculty of Nursing.

Third Place, The Science and Technology Program, from National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC),


    for “Cloud Movement and Storm Direction Analysis Using Optical Flow Method”
    by Mr.Somporn Chuai-Aree
and Mr. Romuelee Buesa, Faculty of Science and Technology.

Winner of Invention award “New Generation Inventor Camp”, Vocational and Higher Education category, in agro-industry invention group, at the 2013 Inventors’ Day Echibition, National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT),


    for “Root and Growth Measuring Tool to Enhance Productivity of Economical Plants”
    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sayan Sdoodee
and Mr. Jessada Sopharat, Faculty of Natural Resources.

Second place at the 12th Youth Electronics Circuit Contest: YECC 2013, NECTEC,


    for “Determination of Methamphetamine Using Smart Phone Application (app)”
    by Asst. Prof. Sawit Tnathanuch,
Ms. Thanapon Likitjaroenkul and Ms. Rutaichonnee Tuntivit,
Faculty of Engineering.

Fourth Place, Environment App contest, NECTEC,


    for “Carbonkun Life”
    by Mr. Suthon Sae-Whong,
Mr. Pakorn Nokkaew, Ms. Preeyanut Supreeleela and
Ms. Kotchamon Kanjanajan, Faculty of Engineering.

Winner of Entertainment program, NECTEC,


    for “I am Running the Message to Krung Sri”
    by Mr. Suthon Sae-Whong,
Mr. Teerasan Tontongkam, Mr. Poldet Asanangkornchai,
and Mr. Tinnpop Rae-Deebuk, Faculty of Engineering.

Fourth Place 2013 Outstanding Research at the 15th National Educational Research Conference, Office of Education Council, Ministry of Education,


    for “Education for Future Thailand”
    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Ekarin Sungtong,
Faculty of Education.

Fourth place at the 6th Science, Technology and Innovation for Sustainable Development Contest, the Thai Institute of Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (TIChE),


    for "Determination of methamphetamine using smart phone application (app)"
    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Worawit Wongniramaikul,
Asst. Prof. Dr. Aree Choodum, Ms. Nunthikan Klawet and
Ms. Kewalee Paraboon, Faculty of Technology and Environment.


    for “Affordable Polymer Kit to Detect Metal in Water”
    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Worawit Wongniramaikul,
Asst. Prof. Dr. Aree Choodum, Mr. Peerapong Kumlai and
Ms. Krittika Rahem, Faculty of Technology and Environment.

Certificate of 2013 Science Excellence award from Committee of Science, Technology, Communication and Telecommunication of National Research Council of Thailand

    for

    Utilizing sago in cosmetics

    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Prapaporn Boonme and team,
Faculty of Pharmaceutical Sciences.


    Trace Analysis and Biosensor

    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Proespichaya Kanatharana,
Faculty of Science.


     “PSU-CTR”

    by Asst. Prof. Sunton Wongsiri, M.D.,
Faculty of Medicine.

Gold Award at Thailand Research Expo 2013
Exhibition designers included Ms. Chawadee Nguanson and Ms. Opor Chaisangapong, Faculty of Architecture.
The exhibition included


     “Probiotic Powder to Prevent Cavities”
    by Prof. Dr. Rawee Teanpaisan


     “Adjustable Lumbar and Clavicle Braces for Rubber Farmers”
    by Assoc. Prof. Boonsin Tangtrakulwanich, M.D.


    A-Knife
    by Asst. Prof. Sittichoke Anuntaseree, M.D.


     “Elderly Care System”
    by Asst. Prof. Dr. Nikom Suvonvorn


     “Biofeedback of Muscular Electrical Signals and Games to Promote Muscular Strength”
    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pornchai Phukpattaranont


     “Latex Heel Soother”
    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wiriya Thongruang


     “Effectiveness of a New Traction Splint for Patients with Lower Extremities Fractures”
    by Mrs. Manee Hasap


     “Movable Prosthetic Leg”
    by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pruittikorn Smithmaitrie


Date: 1 May 2016


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