Success Stories Archive

SIU Alumni’s Enrollment Accepted by University of Oxford

Congratulations to  Ms. Natchaya Kijmongkolchai, or Pin Pin as she is better known to her friends. Pin Pin, who graduated from SIU in 2014, will soon be swapping the “land of smiles” for Oxford, the “city of dreaming spires”, where she will read for a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. The University of Oxford is the oldest in the English-speaking world and consistently ranks in the top five global academic instituitions. It is therefore a great honor for …

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SoIT Faculty Received the Best paper Award in ICPAD2013

Dr. Sivadon Chaisiri received the best paper award from the 19th IEEE International Conference on Parallel and Distributed Systems (ICPADS 2013), held in Seoul during December 15-18, 2013. The paper title “Utilizing Human Intelligence in a Crowsourcing Marketplace for Big Data Processing” was presented in the Scalable Computing for Big Data Analytics Workshop.

 

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SoIT Alumni won the Samsung Smart TV Application Contest

Mr. Nopachat Kalayanapan and Mr. Watchara Sriswasdi, SoIT alumni, recently won the the Samsung Smart TV Application Contest under the best application development category named Kuisinet. Their prize  was a 46″ Samsung Smart TV worth 80,000 baht.

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SoIT faculty won a 2012 research award from National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)

Research Associate Professor Dr. Prinya Tantaswadi of School of Information Technology recently received a research award on the research topic: “Iterative Detector and Error Correction Code Design for High-Density Hard Drive Systems” from National Research Council of Thailand.

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First runner-up of the Young Thai Science Ambassador Award 2008

A team of two Computer Science students from SIU: Mr. Kumpol Sricharoen and Mr. Pahuton Sriwichai participated in the Young Thai Science Ambassador Award 2008 — Climate Change Challenge, which was a project of the National Science Museum, the British Council, Thailand, True Vision Co., Ltd. and the Royal Science Society of Thailand under the patronage of his Majesty the King. The team submitted a project about global warming entitled “Save Energy, Save the World”, and passed the regional round, the …

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SoIT Students Win National Prize

Watcharanon Tientarasith and Lukwadee Champachaiyasri, 3rd year students from the School of Information Technology, qualified for the final round in a national competition, the Samart Innovation Awards, hosted by the Ministry of Science and Technology. They won for their promotional sales and innovative services application on mobile phones using cloud computing. The project is supervised by Dr. Aekavute Sujarae and Mr. Krissada Maleewong. The competition was supported by the National Science and Technology Development Agency. The winners received a …

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Top Three Internship Project Awards 2008 and 2009: IBM SD

During Summer 2008, two of SIU’s Computer Science students, Ms. Kornschnok Dittawit and Ms. Nuttaporn Somboonsook, were selected as representatives to make final project presentations on 30th May 2008 during their summer internship at IBM Solutions Delivery Co, Ltd. (IBMSD). Kornschnok’s and Nuttaporn’s project teams were two of the three teams to be selected. Later in Summer 2009, Mr. Sereerattapol Kamwang, a Computer Science student, also joined IBMSD for his internship. His internship project was also selected as one of …

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Best Student Project Award: Asian Semantic Web School 2008

From Dec 8-12, 2008, Ms. Photchanan Ratanajaipan, a PhD student in the School of Technology, attended the Asian Semantic Web School in Bangkok. Her group won the best student project award under the topic “GiftMe”, which applied an ontology to a gift recommendation web site. The Asian Semantic Web School aims to teach its attendees how to apply semantic technologies in their own projects and environments. There were 40 PhD students and young researchers attending the school.

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Best Student Project Award: Asian Semantic Web School 2007

Ms. Rachanee Ungrangsi, a PhD student in the School of Technology, won the best student project award from the Asian Semantic Web School 2007, held as part of the International Semantic Web Conference 2007, in Busan, Korea.

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Dissertation Award 2003: National Research Council of Thailand

Dr. Chutiporn Anutariya, CS Program lecturer, won a dissertation award from the National Research Council of Thailand for the year 2003.

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IT Students Won Five Awards from “Open House for Young Talents 2011” National Software Contest

Congratulations to students and faculty members from the School of Information Technology on their achievement of winning five awards from the Open House for Young Talents 2011 National Software Contest organized by Thailand’s Software Industry Promotion Agency (SIPA) in partnership with Intel, Lenovo and major mobile development firms. The contest provides a platform for undergraduate students from around the country to present their senior projects in the areas of Digital Media, Mobile Computing, Enterprise Software Systems and Embedded Systems, which are …

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Five Bayer Young Environmental Envoys

From over 100 entrants Bayer Thai selects five Envoys for the 2008 study trip. Mr. Pahuton Sriwichai from the CS Program, SIU, was among five best envoys selected for the Bayer Young Environmental Envoy Program. They will represent the country by participating in an environmental study trip to Germany during November 2 – 7, 2008.

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Award Winning: Samart Innovation Awards 2007

A team of SIU Computer Science students – Ms. Kornschnok Dittawit, Mr. Adiwit Sirichoti, and Mr. Nopachat Kalayanapan, supervised by Mrs. Photchanan Ratanajaipan, a Computer Science lecturer –  won the Bronze Award with a prize of 30,000 baht for a competition on mobile phone software under the Entertainment Application category. The team entered the final round with 31 other teams. “Forage the Cowardly Fish” is a software application for mobile phones, following Java’s MIDP 2.0 specification and developed in Java …

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SIU Members Certified as IT Professionals in 2007

Ms.Rachanee Ungrangsi, a CS Instructor, and Ms.Pawadee Keratichewanum, a CS Alumni, have successfully passed the Information Technology Engineering Examination (ITEE) in the Fundamental Information Technology Professional (FE) Category. The certificates were presented by Dr.Saksit Treedech, Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology, on February 19, 2007. ITEE was established as a national examination administerd by the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry Japan in 1969 and it has expanded to 11 Asian countries. The examination in Thailand is …

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Nokia N-Gage University Game Design & Challenge 2005

An SIU Computer Club team named “ABSOLUTE”, consisting of Mr. Namphet Sattayarak, Mr. Pachra Lekdee and Mr. Adiwit Sirichoti was selected to compete in the Nokia N-Gage University Game Design & Challenge on the topic “Multi Player Gaming”. ABSOLUTE has developed a game called “|Healthy|” (absolute healthy) which aims to encourage people to eat healthy food and avoid alcohol. The contest was organized by Nokia (Thailand) Co.,Ltd. and How Come Entertainment Co., Ltd. at Dhurakij Pundit University on September 3, …

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SIU Students in Software Design Contest 2005

On June 16, 2005 four Computer Club members formed a team named “SMILE” and entered the Microsoft Imagine Cup 2005 Thailand, a software design contest on the topic “Imagine a world where technology dissolves the boundaries between us”. The SMILE team, which consisted of Mr. Chvavong Binhasun, Mr. Suphasis Sutthithamrongsawat, Ms. Pawadee Keratichewanun, and Mr. Nitisak Anurakarchakool, was one of the twelve final round qualifiers. In this competition, there were 111 teams from 23 leading Thai universities. They have developed …

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BREW^(TM) Champion Award 2005

Miss Rachanee Ungrangsi, Instructor, School of Information and Communication Technology received the BREW^(TM) Champion Award at a special ceremony at the Ministry of Science and Technology on June 6, 2005. The awards were presented by Mr.Saksit Treedech, Deputy Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Science and Technology.

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DTAC & Nokia i-award 2004

A team from SIU computer club, consisiting of Mr.Naresh Shahi, Mr.Muhummad Farhan Sohail, Ms.Nitika Bhardwaj, and Ms. Linh Thuy Nguyen, have developed a mobile application named “Auto-Manager” for tracking car mileage and service. The SIU team was one of the 36 first round qualifiers in DTAC & Nokia i-award 2004.

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