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September 14, 2563
MOU signing between Chula Engineering and Huawei
On August 4, 2020, Chula Engineering together with Huawei Technology (Thailand) Co., Ltd. signed a memorandum of understanding on research support and development of engineering innovation through 5G, AI, and Cloud technology. This collaboration aims to support research activities and develop engineering innovation of Chula Engineering which drives Thailand forward to digital transformation. Since Chula Engineering has been conducting R&D programs on the robotic system, automatic control system, and virtual reality system, through this five-year MOU, the integrated technology of 5G, Cloud, and AI from Huawei will help strengthen the potential and efficiency of engineering inventions to have a better remote control system and processor. Over the past year, Chula Engineering and Huawei Technology (Thailand) Co., Ltd. have been working together to exchange technological knowledge through seminars and workshops led by world-class technology and solutions experts who share their experience and expertise exclusively with faculty members, students as well as researchers.
August 12, 2563
The 3rd Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) Meeting of SATREPS DREAM (Area-BCM) Project was held.
The Project on Regional Resilience Enhancement through Establishment of Area-BCM at Industry Complexes in Thailand Photo: JCC members and participants on-site and online Press release: On July 29, 2020, at 13:00, the SATREP’s Regional Resilience Enhancement through Establishment of Area-BCM at Industry Complexes in Thailand (DREAM Project) organized the third Joint Coordinating Committee (JCC) meeting at Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok. The SATREPS DREAM Project is operated under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Chakkaphan Sutthirat (Vice President for Research Affairs of Chulalongkorn University) as the Chair of JCC, Prof. Dr. Supot Teachavorasinskun (Dead of Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University) and Prof. Dr. Vipan Prachuabmoh (Dean of College of Population Studies, Chulalongkorn University) as the Project Directors, Prof. Dr. Watanabe Kenji (Nagoya Institute of Technology) as the Principal Investigator. 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), Kyoto Institute of Technology, The University of Tokyo, Chiba University, and Keio University from Japan; the Embassy of Japan in Thailand, Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM), Department of
August 10, 2563
Learn Eat Rest … Safely Back Home
Learn Eat Rest … Safely Back Home . This August 10, 2020, starting a new semester with a new normal way, Chula Engineering is glad to welcome all students. We prepared measures to prevent the spread of COVID-19 in order to ensure everyone’s safety and create a healthy community. . With love and care #ChulaEngineering #Zero2ndWaveofCovid19 Note: Only those who come to do lab operations and other necessary appointed activities are allowed to enter the Faculty.
October 31, 2562
Dept. Industrial Engineering, Chula Engineering, welcomed professor and students from Dept. Administration Engineering of Keio University
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.   DRMIS Next, the group went
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 – What is patent data? Why is it used for technology management research? – Various kinds of patent database: PATSTAT, JPO (IIP patent database), USPTO – Keyword extraction, TF-IDF, similarity measures – VIDEO (O’Reilly Media) https://www.oreilly.com/learning/how-do-i-compare-document-similarity-using-python – HOMEWORK: Apply patent abstract documents to the Video exercise above, and extract three keywords by using TF-IDF scores Patent Similarity – Review of homework – Preprocessing of text: tokenization regularization (lowering character), stemming/lemmatization and stop words exclusion – 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 – Calculation of similarity measures across each documents : genism.similarities – Topic Modeling – What is topic modeling (with