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

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, U.S.A.

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,


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

2007                        Innovation Award, National Research Council of

2006                        Navy Medal for Contribution on Science and
                                Technology Thai Navy.

2004                        Senior Research Scholar Award, Thailand Research

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

2000                        Outstanding University Professor Award for Teaching
                                and Research Performance, Chulalongkorn University.

2000                        Outstanding Engineering Faculty Award,
                                Chulalongkorn University.

2000                        Science and Technology Award, Toray Science

1995                        Award for Best Book in Engineering and Industrial

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.