Dr Tassaneewan Laksanasopin
Dr.Laksanasopin is a Deputy Director of Hatch, a student incubator at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi. She received Ph.D. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, USA in 2015, M.S. degree in Biomedical Engineering from Columbia University, USA in 2010, and B.Sc. degree in physics (First Class Honors) from Prince of Songkla University, Thailand. Despite her background in Biomedical Engineering, she is passionate about entrepreneurship education. She initiated new courses and activities to promote and develop entrepreneurial skills in students. With her experiences in scientific research and her commitment in improving the outcomes, she is actively examining the effect of learning approaches on student developments and assisting in the technology commercialization and spin-offs from university’s technologies. She specializes in microfluidics (hard plastic, PDMS), point-of-care diagnostics, assay development (ELISA, PCR, cell-based), field testing and implementation of new healthcare technologies (pre-clinical trial), and healthcare IoT (Internet of Things). She received the Outstanding Dissertation Award from the National Research Council of Thailand and KMUTT’s Young Researcher Award 2018 in IoT Platform for Point-of-Care Monitoring.