Professor Dr. Santi Maensiri
Professor Santi Maensiri obtained his D.Phil. (Materials Science) from the University of Oxford, UK, and is currently Vice Rector for Academic Affairs and Internationalisation at Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand. He has published extensively in the areas related to physics materials and nanomaterials. Prior to his current position, he was appointed SUT’s Head of School of Physics and later the Dean of Institute of Science. Also at SUT, he is the Director of Centre of Excellence in Advanced Functional Materials. At the national level, he is presently serving as Executive Board Member of National Metal and Materials Technology Center (MTEC) and the President of the Materials Research Society of Thailand. For his research strength, he has received numerous awards, such as the Outstanding Research Award in Physical Science and Mathematics from The National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT) for two consecutive years (2012 and 2013), the 2013 TRF Senior Research Scholar from the The Thailand Research Fund, and National Outstanding Researcher Award: Physical Science and Mathematics (Physics) also from NRCT, to name a few.