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26 May 2017

Closing ceremony "Natural Disasters Management"


Professor Banchong Mahaisavariya, M.D., Acting Vice President, presided over the closing ceremony and presented the certificates to the participants in the International Training Course on “Natural Disasters Management” at Professor Emeritus Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, 2nd floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University.

26 May 2017

Executives from The Philippine Normal University visited


Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, together with Assistant Professor Dr. Sittipong Dilokwanich, Head of Advisory Team to the Dean, Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot, Deputy Dean for International Relations and International Standards and Assistant Professor Dr. Preeyaporn Koedrith, Lecturer, welcomed a visiting group of executives from The Philippine Normal University, Visayas Campus and South Luzon Campus on the occasion of their benchmarking visit to learn about Mahidol University’s policies concerning Environmental Education, Green Technology, Livelihood Education and Sustainable Development as well as discuss the related topics with the faculty members.

08 May 2017

Natural Disasters Management International Training Course


Lecturer Dr. Thammarat Putthai presided over and gave the opening speech to the international training course on “Natural Disasters Management” at Professor Emeritus Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, 2nd floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building. The training will take place at the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies during 8 - 26 May 2017, attended by 18 participants from countries in Asia, Africa, South America and Europe.

17 March 2017

MU-NU Spring Training Program 2017 closing ceremony


Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean of the Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, presided over the MU-NU Spring Training Program 2017 closing ceremony, which was organized from 27 February to 17 March 2017, participated by 6 students from Department of Environmental Science, Graduate School of Fisheries and Environmental, Nagasaki University, Japan and the students from Bachelor of Science Program in Environmental Science (International Program), Mahidol University, under the supervision of Dr. Chulaporn Kamnerdpetch, the faculty member and training program director together with Associate Professor Dr. Hideki NAKAYAMA from Nagasaki University.

21 January 2017

International traning course on Secondary Education System Focusing on English & Mathematics Teaching Learning Destination: Thailand


Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered an opening speech to the international traning course on Secondary Education System Focusing on English & Mathematics Teaching Learning Destination: Thailand at Professor Emeritus Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, 2nd floor, BudhanatalaEnvironmentalBuilding. The training will take place at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies during 21-22 and 24-25 January 2017, participated by 25 officials of the Ministry of Education and the secondary education offices in the People’s Public of Bangladesh.

23 November 2016

Welcomed a visiting group of executives from Universiti Kebangsaan


On Wednesday, 23 November 2016, at 1 pm, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with executive members and lecturers of Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, welcomed a visiting group of executives from Universiti Kebangsaan, Malaysia, led by Professor Dato Dr. Mazlin bin Mokhtar Vice Chancellor, Prof. Dr. Mohd Ekhwan Toriman; Dean, Faculty of Social Science and Humanities, Dr. Goh Choo Ta and Dr. Rahmah Elfithri, Senior Lecturer and Research Fellow, Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), Universiti Kebangsaan (UKM), and discussed the details of the MoU previously signed by both MU & UKM as well as other potential future academic collaboration, at Nart Tuntawiroon Meeting Room (EN).

25 August 2016

Final Orientation Academic Year 2015


On August 25, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with lectures, staff, and graduates attended the Final Orientation Ceremony of Academic Year 2015, at Lecture Hall 4224, 2nd Floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University.

08 August 2016

The Nakarat Award


On August 8, 2016, Assistant Professor Dr. Saranya Sucharitkul attended The Nakarat Award Presentation as a Role Model Teacher award winner for distinguished contributions to the society. The event was held at Chulabhorn Research Institute Convention Center, Lak Si, Bangkok.

04 August 2016

New Student Orientation, Academic Year 2016


On August 4, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered an opening remark for the New Student Orientation, Academic Year 2016 and gave a congratulatory speech and guidance to the undergraduate and the graduate students at Lecture Hall 4224, 2nd Floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University.

31 July 2016

Environment Caring Mom Award 2016


On July 31, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean of Faculty , as an Environment Caring Mom Award Selection Committee, attended a press conference of Mahidol-Mother’s Day and brought the Environment Caring Mom Award 2016 winners to the award giving ceremony presided by Her Royal Highness Princess Soamsawali on August 1, 2016. The 5 award winners in 2016 are as follows: 1. Mrs. Noraerii Tungmuangtong from Chiang Mai 2. Mrs. Waraporn Maison from Tak Province 3. Mrs. Suttana Pathamawath from Nan Province 4. Mrs. Portip Petporee from Bangkok 5. Mrs. Sawingtong Kudwongkaew from Sakon Nakhon Province

29 June 2016

The 2nd Annual Faculty General Assembly


On June 29, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, along with the board of executives, attended a discussion and exchanged ideas concerning the faculty and the university strategic steering policies and planning in the Second Annual Faculty General Assembly, at Lecture Hall 4224 (Theatre Hall), Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

27 June 2016

A Visit from College of Politics and Governance, Mahasarakham University


On June 27, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the board of executives and the faculty staff, welcomed a visiting group of lecturers and staff from College of Politics and Governance, Mahasarakham University, led by Assoc.Prof. Srida Sornsri, Dean. the purpose of the visit was to observe the faculty activities and to attend a lecture on Environmentally friendly management (Green Office) given by Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot, Deputy Dean for International Relations and International Standards, at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. After the lecture, the group also visited other locations on campus to observe the environmental management practices utilized in the university.

27 June 2016

Signing Ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation


On June 27, 2016, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies held a signing ceremony of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) at the Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. The ceremony was attended by Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the board of executives and Mr. Ralph Willems, Director, Total Vehicle Quality Management, BMW Manufacturing (Thailand) Co.,Ltd to discuss ways in which they can collaborate based on the MoC in terms of research, education and training.

08 June 2016

Happinometer Certificate


On June 8, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the board executives and the faculty staff, welcomed Associate Professor Thanya Subhadrabandhu, Vice President for Human Resources, and Dr. Sirinan Kittisuksathit, Chair of Happinometer Administrative Board on the occasion of Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies being awarded the Happinometer certificate, at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

07 June 2016

Success Sharing As a Path to the Senior Professional Level


On June 7, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered an opening speech at a seminar on the topic “Success Sharing As a Path Senior Professional Level” at the Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, Budhanatala Environmental Building.

07 June 2016

Anniversary of the Establishment of Faculty of Dentistry


On June 7, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Sura Pattanakiat, Deputy Dean for Research Administration, Academic Services and Information Technology, gave congratulations flowers to Clinical Professor Passiri Nisalak, Dean of Faculty of Dentistry, on the occasion of the anniversary of the establishment of the faculty.

06 June 2016

World Environment Day


On June 6, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered an opening speech at the World Environment Day followed by a special lecture on Energy Saving and Green Building Design Standard given by Dr. Boonjong Buranawattanachok, an Energy Saving and Green Building Design expert and consultant, at the Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room (4228) Budhanatala Environmental Building. After that, there were tree planting around the building and fish releasing activities at the canal in front of Faculty of Physical Therapy. The activities were well attended by the students and the teachers from Bann Plern Wattana School and the university staff.

25 April 2016

Eco-School under Samutsakorn Provincial Administrative Organization, Batch 9


On April 25, 2016, Lecturer Dr. Chulaporn Kamnerdpetch gave a welcome speech to mark the start of the Eco-School under Samutsakorn Provincial Administrative Organization, Batch 9 with Mr. Monton Kraiwatnussorn, and President of Samutsakorn Provincial Administration Organization as the guest of honor at the event. The Eco-School is a collaborative project among Samutsakorn Provincial Administration Organization, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies and Eco-Scool Network under Samutsakorn Provincial Administrative Organization. The project that included a training seminar focusing on environmental issues for 86 students from 8 schools was held from 25 April to 12 May 2016. On this occasion, Mr. Udom Kraiwatnussorn, a former Secretary to Minister of Natural Resources and Environment of Thailand, also gave a lecture on environmental preservation to the students at SakornBuri Room, Samutsakorn Provincial Administration Organization.

18 April 2016

A Visit from Baankrumod Acadamy (BKMA) to Observe the Science Learning


On April 18, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Rattanawat Chaiyarat, Deputy Dean for Academic Affairs and Student Affairs, gave a welcome speech to the 60 junior high school students from Baankrumod Acadamy (BKMA) who came to visit and observe the science learning at the Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room (4228), Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

12 April 2016

Songkran Festival Celebration 2016


On April 12, 2016, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies held the Songkran Festival Celebration 2016 of which the morning session included a merit-making ceremony at the Yan Wet Kawan Temple and other activities at the faculty in which Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, gave the event opening speech. Bathing rite for Buddha images and pouring scented water onto senior lecturers as well as giving scholarships to the faculty staff’s children. Plus, the afternoon session included participation in the Refreshing Songkran and Thai Loincloth event at Mahidol Learning Center.

22 March 2016

World Water Day 2016


On March 22, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, made an opening speech for The Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Special Discourse on the occasion of World Water Day 2016 with the participation of high school and university students, representatives from the government, business and private sectors, community representatives, news reporter, the university staff and the general public. According to The United Nations General Assembly resolution, 2 March of each year was declared World Water Day, which started in 1993, to stress the importance of water. In Thailand, His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej considers water resources to be life and has initiated many water resource development and management projects to emphasize the importance of water resources. In this year’s event, the activities are divided into 2 sections: 1) Academic talk entitled Our Chaophraya by Dr Ratchada Thanadirek, former Bangkok Member of Parliament, Dr. Bantoon Setsirote from Good Governance for Social Development and the Environment Institute, Mr. Surajit Chiravet, a former Samutprakarn Senator and Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul as a moderator, at the Satra Methee Dr. Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building. In this talk, both the benefits and the impacts of the Chao Phraya riverside promenade project that affects the people living both sides of the river. 2) Exhibitions and academic activities: local wisdom, water resource technology, innovation and stability from the upstream to the downstream, at the Circle Filed, Ground Floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

11 March 2016

The 1st Exchange and Learn: Environment Caring Mom Project


On March 11, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered the opening speech of the 1st Exchange and Learn: Environmental Conservation Mom Project at Meeting Room, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. The main objective of the project is to give all the mothers, who have won the Environment Caring Mom Award from the previous Mahidol University Mothers Days, an opportunity to give a presentation on the role and responsibility of the Environmental Leader they were taking on especially in terms of expanding the framework and network as well as a discussion of the obstacles, difficulties and solutions. Besides, all the Environment Caring Mom had a chance to discuss the possibility that the current cooperation can be developed into a regional and national knowledge and cooperative network. The event was held from 11 to 13 March 2016 at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

10 March 2016

Visitors from National Dong Hwa University, Taiwan


On March 10, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the faculty executives and lecturers welcomed the visitors from the National Dong Hwa University who came to observe the faculty’s work as well as to discuss the academic and research cooperation Plus, information regarding the National Dong Hwa University programs were provided to the students and the staff interested in studying in Taiwan, at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room (1103), Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

02 March 2016

128th Anniversary of the Royal Bestowal of Mahidol University’s Name


On March 2, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the faculty executives, students and staff laid a flower tray to pay homage to the statue of HRH Prince Mahidol of Songkla on the occasion of the 47th Anniversary of the Royal Bestowal of Mahidol University Name and the 128th Anniversary of Mahidol University, at Main Hall, Office of the President, Mahidol University, Salaya.

24 February 2016

Opening Ceremony of MU-NU Spring Training Program 2016


On February 24, 2016, Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot presided over the opening ceremony of the MU-NU Spring Training Program 2016 at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room (1103), Building 1, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies. This is the undergraduate student exchange program between the faculty and Institute of Environmental Studies, Graduate School of Fisheries Science and Environmental Studies, Nagasaki University organized from 23 February – 13 March 2016 at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, Mahidol University in which 6 participants from Nagasaki University joined the program.

18 February 2016

Welcoming Representative from University of Regina, Canada


On February 18, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, welcomed Dr.Raphael Idem from University of Regina, Canada. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the research cooperation between the faculty and Clean Energy Technologies Research Institute (CETRI), University of Regina, Canada. The discussion took place at Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

15 February 2016

International Training Program


On February 15, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered an opening remark at the International Training Program on “Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment for Sustainability” cooperated by Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies and the Department of Housing and Urban Planning, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR. The training program, in which 5 participants from Department of Housing and Urban Planning, Ministry of Public Works and Transport, Lao PDR also attended, was organized at Conference Room, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies, between 15 - 27 February 2016 with the aim to introduce the guideline and knowledge on Waste Management and Wastewater Treatment as well as to build further relations and connections with other environmental management network. The training program link >> http://www.en.mahidol.ac.th/thai/news/wm.html

08 February 2016

Graduate Studies under the Graduate Programs Relationship-Building Visit Project


On February 8, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, together with the faculty executives and lecturers, welcomed a visit from Associate Professor Patcharee Lertrit, MD, PhD, Dean of Faculty of Graduate Studies, along with the group of the executives, lecturers and staff under the project “Graduate Programs Relationship-Building Visit” aiming to build relationships among Graduate Studies, Faculties, Institutions, Centers in 2016 at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

02 February 2016

Invention Award Reception from the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)


On February 2, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, congratulated Lecturer Dr. Narin Boontanon on the reception of the Invention Award – Good Level for The Wind Turbine Reversing Blades presented by Deputy Prime Minister ACM Prachin Chantong in the event“Innovation and Technology Exposition 2016 (IPITEx.2016) under the Thailand Inventors Day, at Bangkok International Trade and Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangna. The exhibition was held between 2 -6 February 2016 by the National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT).

01 February 2016

A Visit from Institute for Population and Social Research


On February 1, 2016, Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot, Deputy Dean for International Relations and International Standards, together with the faculty staff, welcomed a visit from the group of lecturers and staff from Institute for Population and Social Research coming to observe the faculty Green Office program administration at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room (1103), Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

28 January 2016

The Opening and Orientation of the Environmental Governance for Executive Officer Certificate Program, Batch 4


On January 28, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Sura Pattanakiat, Deputy Dean for Research Administration, Academic Services and Information Technology and Associate Professor Charlie Navanugraha, Dean’s Advisory Committee Member along with faculty staff attended the opening and orientation of the Environmental Governance for Executive Officer Certificate Program, Batch 4, at Aree Samphan Room, 3rd floor, Department of Environmental Quality Promotion, Bangkok and Krungsri River Hotel, Phra Nakhon Si Ayutthaya with an opening speech and a keynote address on United in Action and Spirit to Stop Global Warming: Issues from the COP 21 Meeting by General Surasak Kanchanarat, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment, a briefing of the conference by Miss Araya Nuntapotidej, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Minister of Natural Resources and Environment and a welcome speech by Miss Pavinee Punnakanta, Director General, Department of Environment Quality Promotion. The event was held between 28 - 30 January 2016. Additionally, this Environmental Governance for Executive Officer Certificate Program, Batch 4 was organized jointly by Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies and the Department of Environment Quality Promotion.

26 January 2016

Energy Management Inspection and Evaluation Committee of Mahidol University


On January 26, 2016, Lecturer Dr. Gunn Panprayun, together with the staff faculty, welcomed the Energy Management Inspection and Evaluation Committee of Mahidol University at Thepanom Muangman Meeting Room, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

21 January 2016

Campus Road Show on Eco University Strategic Steering


On January 21, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Kampanad Bhaktikul, Dean, delivered a welcome address to the project working group for The Campus Road Show on Eco University Strategic Steering organized by Division of Physical and Environment under the supervision and direction of Associate Professor Kitikorn Charmondusit, Vice President for Environment and Sustainable Development in cooperation with all the university divisions in all campuses. The road show was aimed to create exchange of opinions and encourage cooperation for the strategic steering among Mahidol University Administrative Board, faculty executives, lecturers, staff and student representatives. The event was held at Professor Emeritus Pongpit Piyapong Conference Room, 2nd floor, Budhanatala Environmental Building, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

18 January 2016

National Research Council of Thailand Press Conference for NRCT Research Awards


On January 18, 2016, Lecturer Dr. Narin Boontanon attended the National Research Council of Thailand Press Conference for NRCT Research Awards: 2015 Thesis Award, 2016 Invention Award and the Thailand Inventors Day 2016 exhibition arrangement in which Lecturer Dr. Narin Boontanon also received the NRCT Innovation Award (Good Level) for The Wind Turbine Reversing Blades at Marshal Sarit Thanarat Conference Room, NRCT Building 1. The event was organized by National Research Council of Thailand in which Lecturer Dr. Narin Boontanon would be presented the award by Deputy Prime Minister ACM Prachin Chantong, at Bangkok International Trade & Exhibition Centre (BITEC), Bangna. Photographer: Mr. Ratchapol Chuenarom.

15 January 2016

Welcoming Academic Visitors from University Teknologi Malaysia


On January 15, 2016, Associate Professor Sayam Aroonsrimorakot, Deputy Dean for International Relations and International Standards, Associate Professor Dr. Chumlong Arunlertaree, Acting Deputy Dean and Assistant Professor Dr. Sittipong Dilokwanich, Chairman of the International Relations Strategic Steering Committee along with the faculty members and staff, welcomed the academic visitors from University Teknologi, Malaysia who came to observe the faculty research activity and lecturing at Nart Tantaviroon Conference Room, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies.

11 January 2016

CEREMONY of the KYOTO UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP OFFICE in MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY


On January 11, 2016, Lecturer Dr. Narin Boontanon attended the seminar entitled “The OPENING CEREMONY of The KYOTO UNIVERSITY PARTNERSHIP OFFICE in MAHIDOL UNIVERSITY” held by the Master of Engineering Program in Environmental and Water Resources Engineering (International Program) and the Department of Civil and Environmental, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University. The event marked the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with an aim to create academic cooperation and exchange in the environmental engineering field between the Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University and Graduate School of Global Environment Studies, Kyoto University. Additionally, an education exhibition was arranged by the 2 faculties at Administration Building, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University.

08 January 2016

Thailand Children’s Day Activity


On January 8, 2016, Faculty of Environment and Resource Studies together with its Student Association organized the 2016 Thailand Children’s Day activities at Ban Khlong Mahasawat School (Tangtrongchit 17), Puttamonton District, Nakhon Pathom Province. This is a small school that offers curricular from Kindergarten to Grade 6 with a total of 81 students enrolled and 32 preschool pupils in the child care center.

04 January 2016

The 8th Anniversary of the Establishment of the Golden Jubilee Medical Center


On January 04, 2016, Associate Professor Dr. Chumlong Arunlertaree, Acting Deputy Dean, presented a bouquet of flowers to Clinical Professor Pornchai Mulpruek, M.D., Director of Golden Jubilee Medical Center, celebrating the 8th-headning-to-the-9th anniversary of the establishment, at G Floor Meeting Room, Golden Jubilee Medical Center, Mahidol University.


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