Assistant Professor Dr Veena Phunpeng
Assistant Professor. Dr. Veena Phunpeng is the Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering at Suranaree University of Technology (SUT). She currently holds the position of Deputy Director for Center for International Affairs. She received the Royal Thai Government Scholarship to pursue her Ph.D. in Aeronautical Engineering from Imperial College London, UK in 2010. She received Master’s degree and Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Suranaree University of Technology, Thailand. She is an expert in engineering numerical analysis on a structure of materials. Her significant contribution lies mainly on non-local theory in microstructural analysis of composite materials using finite element method. She has been working in the electro-mechanical properties of materials and apply renewable energy for Unmanned Arial Vehicle (UAV). Her research interests include nano-composite materials, material simulation, smart materials and alternative energy. One of her research projects had been funded by National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA-Thailand). She received the Best Paper Award from the International Virtual Conference on Science and Technology 2020 and Best Presentation from the IIAE International Conference on Industrial Application Engineering 2017. She also holds a License to work on Mechanical Engineering authorized by the Council of Engineers, Thailand. Last few year, she received a scholarship from Suranaree University of Technology to pursue her Private Pilot License (PPL).