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NARIT at the Siam Physics Congress 2012(SPC2012)

Fundamental Physics, Applied Physics, Engineering and Industrial Physics and Physics Education are key sectors of the Congress  held on 9-12 May at the Krung Sri River Hotel in the Province of Ayudhya, the former capital of Thailand. Three researchers from NARIT, Dr. Watcharawut Krittinathum, Dr. Uthane Sawangwit and Dr. Puja Irawathi, also presented their research work on the subjects of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Cosmology.

 

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NARIT Director joined KASI-NARIT Cooperation Meeeting in Korea

8-9 May 2012

 

NARIT director, Professor Boonrucksar Soonthornthum, and NARIT senior researcher, Dr. Suparerk Aukrawittyapan, participated in a meeting, ?KASI-NARIT Cooperation Meeting? held May 8 in Daejon, Republic of Korea. For the segment focused on research and development, Prof. Soonthornthum reported research results and progress to a panel that synthesized recent research collaboration between NARIT & KASI.

 

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NARIT Executive Board visits TNAO

27 May 2012

 

NARIT Executive Board, on its monthly meeting at NARIT Headquarters in Chiang Mai on 27 May 2012, made a study trip to TNAO, NARIT main observatory on Mount Inthanon. The group, led by the Chairman of the Board, Professor Dr. Pairuch Thatchayapongse, was greeted upon arrival by Associate Professor Boonrucksa Soonthornthum, NARIT Director, and Dr. Saran Poshyachinda, NARIT Vice Director.

 

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SEAAN Working Group Meeting on Optical Astronomy Research Collaboration

29 April - 2 May 2012

 

During 29 April - 2 May 2012, the National Astronomical Research Institute of Thailand organized an important meeting for SEAAN working group on optical astronomy research collaboration  which brought together most of the member organizations with which the Institute is currently collaborating, namely, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines and Thailand with Dr. Chow-Choong Ngeow from Taiwan as a special guest. One of the main purposes of the meeting was to explore various areas of potential research collaboration nationally and internationally and to begin to identify some priorities for future research.

 

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Postdoctoral researcher from Kyoto University gives special seminar at NARIT

27 March 2012

 

Dr. Suraphong Yuma, a postdoctoral researcher from Department of Astronomy, Graduate School of Science, Kyoto University, Japan, was invited to spend a short time (26-28 March) with NARIT under a stopover astronomer programme during his vacation in Thailand, his home country. On the second day of his stay, Dr. Yuma gave a special seminar on a structural study of star-forming galaxies at the violent epoch selected based on B-z and z-K color diagram as sBzK galaxies, which is the subject of his current field of research.

 

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