Asst. Prof. Dr. Tapany Patcharawit is currently Deputy Director of Center for International Affairs, Suranaree University of Technology (SUT), Thailand. Previously, she was Chair of the School of Metallurgical Engineering at SUT. Her current position is also Chair of Cooperative Education of the School. She received her Ph.D. in Metallurgy and Materials from the University of Birmingham, the United Kingdom. Her teaching and research have been in the field of metallurgical engineering, particularly on forming, testing, and recycling of metals and materials. For industrial engagement, she takes part as the consultant of “Recycling Technology Implementation Boost-up for Sustainably Renewable Resources towards the Development of Eco-Industrial Town Projects”, supported by the Department of Primary Industries and Mines, the Ministry of Industry, Thailand.