Friend of Thai Science Award
Friend of Thai Science 2023
Congratulations to Associate Professor Vira Chankong
Electrical Engineering & Computer Science Case Western Reserve University
Association of Thai Professionals in America and Canada (ATPAC)
Dr. Vira Chankong has continuously supported and played a major role in the development of various projects in Thailand for over 30 years including the creation of the Center of Excellence for Thai University ecosystem. He also pushed for Thailand's engineering programs to receive the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET), making engineering education in Thailand accepted by the international system for the first time. In addition, as Director of the NSTDA Brain Drain Project, he spearheaded and took a sabbatical leave for one year to work in Thailand in order to recruit Thai experts in various fields to return and work in Thailand.