Prof. Pramote Dechaumphai, Ph.D.



1974     B.S. in Industrial Engineering
             Khon Kaen University, Thailand

1977     M.S. in Mechanical Engineering,
             Youngstown State University, USA

1982     Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering,
             Old Dominion University, USA

Professional Service/Employment

2017 – Present      Executive Board Advisor for Defense Technology, Science,
                              Technology and Innovation, Defense Technology Institute (DTI)

2012 – Present      Academic Editorial Board, Thailand Engineering Institute

2009 – Present      Executive Committee, Chulalongkorn University Press,
                              Chulalongkorn University

2002 – 2015          Deputy Executive Director, National Metal and Materials
                              Technology Center, National Science and Technology
                              Development Agency (NSTDA)

2000 – Present      Academic Editorial Board, Thammasat International Journal
                              of Science and Technology

2000 – 2012          President, Old Dominion University Alumni Association

1999 – Present      Editorial Board, Research & Development Journal, King
                              Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

1997 – Present      Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Faculty of
                               Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

1995 – Present      Computational Mechanics Advisory Board,
                               Engineering  Institute of Thailand

1993 – 2012           Committee, Mechanical Engineering Department,
                               Chulalongkorn University

1996 – 2000           Executive Committee for Research Grants and Inventions,
                               Chulalongkorn University

1992 – 1997           Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department,
                               Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University

1991 – 1992           Senior Aerospace Engineer, GS-14 Level, NASA Langley
                               Research Center, and Associate Professor, Mechanical
                               Engineering Department, Old Dominion University, Virginia,

1987 – 1991           Aerospace Engineer, GS-13 Level, NASA Langley Research
                               Center, and Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
                               Department, Old Dominion University, Virginia, U.S.A.

1985 – 1992           Adjunct Professor, George Washington University,
                               NASA Langley Research Center, Virginia, U.S.A.

1983 – 1986           Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department,
                               Old Dominion University, Virginia, U.S.A.

1978 – 1982           Research Assistant, Mechanical Engineering Department,
                               Old Dominion University, Virginia, U.S.A.

Major Area of Scientific Interest

Computational Methodology for Engineering Analysis and Design

Honor(s), Grants, Awards Received

2008                        National Identity Award in Science and Technology, Office of
                                the Prime Minister
2007                        Outstanding Technology Group Award, Foundation for the
                                Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage
                                of His Majesty the King
2007                        Senior Research Scholar Award, Thailand Research Fund
2007                        Innovation Award, National Research Council of Thailand
2006                        Navy Medal for Contribution on Science and Technology
                                Thai Navy
2004                        Senior Research Scholar Award, Thailand Research Fund
2003                        National Outstanding Professor Award in Science and
                                Technology, University Faculty Council of Thailand
2002                        National Award for Distinguished Researcher in Mathematics,
                                National Research Council of Thailand
2002                        Outstanding Alumni Achievement Award, Old Dominion
                                University, USA.
2001                        Senior Research Scholar Award, Thailand Research Fund
2000                        Outstanding University Professor Award for Teaching and
                                Research Performance, Chulalongkorn University
2000                        Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award, Chulalongkorn
2000                        Science and Technology Award, Toray Science Foundation
1995                        Award for Best Book in Engineering and Industrial Research
1993                        Outstanding Alumni Award, Khon Kaen University
1991                        NASA Superior Accomplishment Award
1990 – 1991            NASA Outstanding Performance Award
1981 – 1990            NASA Outstanding Performance Award
1989                        NASA Group Achievement Award
1989                        NASA Superior Accomplishment Award
1988 – 1989            NASA Outstanding Performance Award
1987 – 1988            NASA Outstanding Performance Award
1980                        The National Dean’s List Award of Merit for
                                Outstanding College Student in America
1978 – 1980            Old Dominion University Fellowship Award, U.S.A.