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September 30, 2562
Professors from Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management Department of National Tsing Hua University visited Department of Industrial Engineering, Chula Engineering
On September 27, 2019, Associate Professor Dr. Tawatchai Charinpanitkul, Associate Dean (Academic Affairs) of Chula Engineering and the faculty members from the Department of Industrial Engineering welcomed the visit of professors from the Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management, National Tsing Hua University, Taiwan.   Faculty members from National Tsing Hua University and Chula Engineering   Associate Professor Dr. Tawatchai Charinpanitkul gave a welcome speech to the distinguished guests; followed by an opening speech of Associate Professor Dr. Paveena Chaovalitwongse, Head of Department of Industrial Engineering, Chula Engineering. Professor Dr. Chien-Wei Wu, Chairman of the Department of Industrial Engineering and Engineering Management gave a short speech; followed by the self-introduction of all participants   After that, there was a department tour. First, 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. He and his lab members introduced the SATREPS Area-BCM Project.   Dr. Natt Leelawat introduced DRMIS   Then, the Center of Human factors & System Engineering (CHASE) was introduced by Assistant Professor Dr. Oran Kittithreerapronchai and Assistant Professor Dr. Arisara Jiamsanguanwong.   Assistant Professor Dr. Oran Kittithreerapronchai and Assistant Professor
September 16, 2562
Chula Engineering faculty members were invited to participate and give a presentation about ICT experience in Disaster Resilience Week at UN-ESCAP, Bangkok
Faculty members from Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, including Assistant Professor Dr. Chatpan Chintanapakdee (Department of Civil Engineering, and Director of Risk and Disaster Management Program), Dr. Natt Leelawat (Department of Industrial Engineering and Head of Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems Research Group), and Dr. Jing Tang (International School of Engineering) were invited by Director of the United Nations Asian and Pacific Training Centre for Information and Communication Technology for Development (UN-APCICT/ESCAP) as the experts in the field to participate in the Expert Group Meeting on ICT for Disaster Risk Management, as part of the ESCAP’s Disaster Resilience Week at the United Nations Conference Centre Bangkok during August 26-27, 2019.   Dr. Natt (left) and Asst. Prof. Dr. Chatpan (right) were invited to participate in the Expert Group Meeting   Dr. Natt Leelawat was invited as the representative of Thailand to give a presentation in the Session 6: National experiences on ICT for DRM and sharing best practices. He gave a talk on “ICT4DRM: Experience from Thailand”. He summarized the ICT experience from the academic institute perspective including the related course, “Disaster Management and Technology” of Department of Industrial Engineering, Chulalongkorn University; researches of the Disaster and Risk Management
June 20, 2562
Four faculty members from Chula Engineering co-organized the 2nd PREEMPTIVE Advanced Studies Institute: Thailand.
During June 5-11, 2019, four Chula Engineering faculty members, including Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anat Ruangrassamee (Department of Civil Engineering), Asst. Prof. Dr. Chatpan Chintanapakdee (Department of Civil Engineering), Dr. Piyatida Ruangrassamee (Department of Water Resources Engineering), and Dr. Natt Leelawat (Department of Industrial Engineering), gave lectures in the Risk and Disaster Management Program of Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University’s co-organized workshop, “the 2nd PREEMPTIVE Advanced Studies Institute: Thailand”. It is the series of the multidisciplinary workshop supported by the US National Science Foundation. The theme of the workshop was about tsunami disaster. The participants are the graduate and undergraduate students from USA and Thailand, including Chulalongkorn University, Kasem Bundit University, The University of Connecticut, Southern California University, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Georgia Institute of Technology, Howard University, University of Rhode Island, etc. The first day of the event was done at Kasem Bundit University, Bangkok. Four faculty members of Chula Engineering gave lectures on the Day1. Asst. Prof. Dr. Chatpan Chintanapakdee gave a lecture on “Earthquake Disaster and Preparedness in Thailand.” Assoc. Prof. Dr. Anat Ruangrassamee gave a lecture on “Tsunami Disaster and Mitigation.” Dr. Natt Leelawat presented “Disaster Management.” Lastly, Dr. Piyatida Ruangrassamee presented “Flood and Water Security.”
June 12, 2562
The 2nd Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) Meeting was held.
The Project on Regional Resilience Enhancement through Establishment of Area-BCM at Industry Complexes in Thailand Photo: JCC members and participants On May 31, 2019, at 13:00, the SATREP’s the Project on Regional Resilience Enhancement through Establishment of Area-BCM at Industry Complexes in Thailand organized the second Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) meeting at Mandarin C Meeting Room, Mandarin Hotel Bangkok. There were representatives from the related organizations including the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Japan Science and Technology (JST), Nagoya Institute of Technology (NIT), International Centre for Water Hazard and Risk Management (ICHARM), National Research Institute for Earth Science and Disaster Resilience (NIED), and Keio University from Japan; Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Department of Public Works and Town & Country Planning Rojana Industrial Park, Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand), Royal Irrigation Department (RID), Thai Meteorological Department (TMD), Department of Provincial Administration (DOPA), Thai Industrial Standards Institute (TISI), National Statistical Office (NSO), Hydro Informatics Institute (HII), Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC), Ayutthaya Rajabhat University, etc.; as well as faculties and institutes of Chulalongkorn University including Faculty of Engineering, College of Populations Studies, Transportation Institute, Faculty of Architecture, and the Risk and Disaster Management Program
May 28, 2562
Dept. Industrial Engineering and U-Tokyo organized “Text Mining by Using Python: Application to Patent Documents” seminar
Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Chulalongkorn University, Chulalongkorn University, and The University of Tokyo organized a 3-day technical seminar “Text Mining by Using Python: Application to Patent Documents”, on May 27, 29, and 31 at the Room 407, Department of Industrial Engineering. The course was given by Professor Dr. MOTOHASHI, Kazuyuki, Department of Technology Management for Innovation, The University of Tokyo, Japan; and Dr. Suchit Pongnumkul. There were about 20 participants joined the seminar from various departments of Chula Engineering, from undergraduate level till postdoctoral level. Day 1 started with Associate Professor Dr. Paveena Chaovalitwongse, Department Head, who gave an opening speech before beginning the seminar. Along with the seminar, the participants learned from pre-homework, the in-class lecture, and at-home assignments; not only the technique of the text mining but also the concept and definition of the patent system.  
May 2, 2562
Free Seminar for Chula Engineering Students (all majors)
Free Seminar for Chula Engineering Students (all majors) Department of Industrial Engineering, Chula Engineering, and The University of Tokyo, Japan, present “Text Mining by Using Python: Application to Patent Documents” Instructor: Prof. Kazuyuki Motohashi (U-Tokyo, Japan) Teaching Assitant: Dr. Suchit Pongnumkul Date: May 27, 29, 31, 2019 Time: 09:00-12:00 Venue: Room 407, 4F, Engineering Building 4, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University Language: English (and Thai by TA) Contents – Introduction to patent data analysis λ What is patent data? Why is it used for technology management research? λ Various kinds of patent database: PATSTAT, JPO (IIP patent database), USPTO λ Keyword extraction, TF-IDF, similarity measures λ VIDEO (O’Reilly Media) https://www.oreilly.com/learning/how-do-i-compare-document-similarity-using-python λ HOMEWORK: Apply patent abstract documents to the Video exercise above, and extract three keywords by using TF-IDF scores – Patent Similarity λ Review of homework λ Preprocessing of text: tokenization regularization (lowering character), stemming/lemmatization and stop words exclusion λ Text processing of tf-idf vectors: ① Create dictionary: mapping every word to a number ② Corpus (list of bags of words) : a list of number of words occurring in each documents λ Calculation of similarity measures across each documents : genism.similarities – Topic Modeling λ What is topic modeling
March 21, 2562
Professors from TAC-MI and EISESiV of Tokyo Institute of Technology visited Chula Engineering
On March 20, 2019, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, welcomed a visit of Prof. Dr. Miki Saijo and Asst. Prof. Dr. Takumi Ohashi from the Department of Transdisciplinary Science and Engineering, School of Environment and Society, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. Prof. Saijo introduced the Tokyo Tech Academy for Convergence of Materials and Informatics (TAC-MI), a Tokyo Tech’s new cross-disciplinary educational program focused on materials and devices, and information technology, to Assoc. Prof. Dr. Supot Teachavorasinskun (Dean of Chula Engineering), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tawatchai Charinpanitkul (Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs), and Dr. Natt Leelawat (Lecturer of Department of Industrial Engineering). Then, Asst. Prof. Ohashi presented about the Research Center for the Earth Inclusive Sensing Empathizing with Silent Voices (EISESiV) and their current research project. The possibilities of the internship program, exchange program, and research and curriculum collaboration have been discussed. Then, Prof. Saijo and Asst. Prof. Ohashi visited the Department of Industrial Engineering to have a meeting with Assoc. Prof. Paveena Chaovalitwongse (Department Head). Before leaving, the two professors also visited and had a short meeting with Master’s students at the Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems (DRMIS) Laboratory, Chulalongkorn University.    
March 13, 2562
Department of Industrial Engineering welcomed Dean of the Graduate School of Engineering and Management, The Air Force Institute of Technology
On March 6, 2019, Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, welcomed Prof. Dr. Adedeji B. Badiru, Dean of Graduate School of Engineering and Management, The Air Force Institute of Technology, USA, and his wife. During their visit, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Paveena Chaovalitwongse (Department Head), Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wipawee Tharmmaphornphilas, Asst. Prof. Poom Luangjamekorn, Asst. Prof. Surapong Sirikulvadhana, Dr. Amonsiri Vilasdaechamont, and Dr. Natt Leelawat from the Department of Industrial Engineering; and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chuvej Chansa-ngavej (Deputy Director of the Regional Centre for Manufacturing Systems Engineering (RCMSE) , Chulalongkorn University) joined the meeting and discussion on curriculum and research between the two universities. After that, Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chuvej Chansa-ngavej introduced the RCMSE to the visitors. Then, Dr. Natt Leelawat (Head of the Disaster and Risk Management Information Systems Research Group, Chulalongkorn University) introduced the DRMIS Lab to the visitors.
November 7, 2561
Chulalongkorn University Signs as iRAP Centre of Excellence in Global Road Infrastructure Safety
The Chulalongkorn University and the International Road Assessment Programme (iRAP) have signed a Centre of Excellence agreement today, which will support the development of road infrastructure safety in Thailand as well as internationally.  Speaking from the Safety 2018 Conference in Bangkok, Associate Dean of the Faculty of Engineering, Associate Professor Kasem Choocharukul said we are delighted to join with iRAP’s nine Centres of Excellence world-wide to provide road infrastructure safety technical leadership. “As a Centre of Excellence, Chulalongkorn University will focus on building local capacity for high quality risk mapping, star rating and safer road investment planning assessments across Thailand.  We will also work in partnership with the Ministry of Transport, Department of Highways, Department of Rural Roads, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning, the University and other key stakeholders to build a locally led ThaiRAP programme that will save lives and serious injuries across the country”. “This partnership with iRAP will build on our Road Assessment Programme experience made possible through the Bloomberg Philanthropies supported BIGRS partnership with the World Bank-GRSF and iRAP.  The links with iRAP’s partner network across more than 90 countries worldwide will ensure we can accelerate progress toward the achievement of the UN
July 20, 2560
APPLY NOW!!! CHEVENING SCHOLARSHIP 2016/2017 (UK GOVERNMENT SCHOLARSHIPS)
Chevening is the UK government’s international awards scheme aimed at developing global leaders. Funded by the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) and partner organisations.  There are around 30 Scholarships available and this year the Embassy is delighted that King Power Duty Free Co., Ltd is joining  as a local Chevening partner and will sponsor one of 2016/2017 Chevening Scholarships. This year, they will looking for applicants who wishing to study courses in these priority areas: – Democracy, governance and human rights – Conflict issues – Human trafficking and migration – Climate change and energy – Trade and investment and economic governance Interested applicants can register their interest and sign up to receive alerts about the application dates, candidate guidance, and priority subject areas for Chevening Scholarships via the central website atwww.chevening.org Chevening workshop The workshop to be held at a hotel on 17 September 2015, for more information of place and time of workshop, interested person must write an e-mail to cheveningbangkok@gmail.com Deadline:  Can apply from now until 3 November 2015 August 10, 2015 Written by pr