On October 25, 2019, the faculty members from the Department of Industrial Engineering welcomed the visit of Professor Hideo Suzuki and graduate students from the Department of Administration Engineering, Keio University, Japan. Associate Professor Dr. Paveena Chaovalitwongse, Head of Department of Industrial Engineering, Chula Engineering, was giving an opening speech to the visitors.
Faculty members and graduate students from Keio University and Chula Engineering
After that, the faculty members of the Department of Industrial Engineering were introducing the research centers and laboratories inside the department. The first laboratory that had been introduced was Advanced Manufacturing and Precision Engineering Research Center or AMPE. This research center was controlled by Associate Professor Dr. Somkiat Tangjitsitcharoen who did the research about in-process monitoring and optimization of manufacturing processes, micro-machining and micro-assembly, high precision cutting, and intelligent manufacturing system and machine tool.
Associate Professor Dr. Somkiat Tangjitsitcharoen introduced AMPE
Next, the Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems (DRMIS) Laboratory was introduced by Dr. Natt Leelawat, Head of Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems Research Group of Chulalongkorn University, and his lab member. Dr. Natt also explained the SATREPS Area-BCM project which is one of the research fields of this research center.
Next, the group went to visit True Lab @ Chula Engineering and the Chulalongkorn University Museum. Based on this visiting by faculty members of Keio University, many opportunities of the two departments have been discussed.