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Chongrak Polprasert

posted Aug 1, 2014, 1:53 AM by Advancement Alumni Affairs Office   [ updated Aug 1, 2014, 2:03 AM ]

Full Name
Prof. Dr .Chongrak Polprasert.

Present position/ title

Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Thammasat University, Rangsit Campus, Khlong-Luang, Pathumthani 12120 

How AIT degree helped you in achieving your career potential/goals:
My education at AIT has helped me to complete doctoral study in USA and enabled my academic careers to be useful in the environmental engineering and related areas


-          Ph.D. (Civil/Environmental Engineering), University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA        

-          M.Eng. (Environmental Engineering), Asian Institute of Technology(AIT), Bangkok, Thailand          

-          Grad. Diploma (Sanitary Engineering), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand

-          B.Eng. (Civil Engineering), Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand      

Career/Accomplishment record after graduation from AIT:

-          Distinguished Alumni Award in Education and Research, AIT Alumni Association, 2008

-          Elected Fellow, School of Engineering, the University of Tokyo, Japan, 2007

-          Member, National Environment Board, Thailand, 2007-2010

-          Royal Decoration on Companion (Fourth Class) of the Most Admirable Order of the Direkgunakorn bestowed by H.M. the King of Thailand, 2004

-          Associate Fellow, Royal Institution, Thailand, 2003-

-          Outstanding Scientist Award, Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under Patronage of H.M. the King, Thailand, 2000

-          TRF Research Publication Award (in Engineering), Thailand Research Fund, 2000

-          Biwako Prize for Ecology, Shiga Prefecture, Japan, 1998

-          Outstanding Researcher Award in Engineering and Industry, National Research Council of Thailand, 1995

-          AEON Group Chair in Environmental Engineering, AIT, 1991-1995

-          Fulbright scholar to University of Washington, Seattle, WA., USA, 1974-1977