On June 5th 2017, faculty members at Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University welcomed Mr. Lei Wang from Liverpool John Moores University. Mr. Lei Wang is a PhD researcher from Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute, Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University. He will be an exchange researcher under supervision by Asst. Prof. Dr. Trakarn Prapaspongsa at Mahidol Eco-Efficient Engineering Research Lab (Mahidol EcoLab), Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University for 2 weeks. His research mobility is a part of a RESET project funded by the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
During his visit, he will collaborate with Assoc. Prof. Dr. Duangpun Singkarin and other PhD researchers at Healthcare Supply Chain Excellence Centre (LogHealth), Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University. His focus will relate to "Research on risk assessment methods for healthcare supply chain in hospital - An investigation of the efficiency of risk mitigation strategy in healthcare supply chain".
The "RESET - REliability and Safety Engineering and Technology for large maritime engineering systems" project (with total funding of €1,417,500 from EU) is collaborative research among 9 universities from 7 countries - Liverpool John Moores University (UK), Aalto University (Aalto-Korkeakoulusäätiö; Finland), Instituto Superior Tecnico, Universidade of Lisbon (Portugal), Leibniz University Hannover (Germany), University of Plymouth (UK), Mahidol University (Thailand), Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (National University of Malaysia; Malaysia), Universiti Teknologi Malaysia (Malaysia), and Wuhan University of Technology (China). The RESET project leader at Mahidol University is Asst. Prof. Dr. Wonsiri Punurai and the team members include Asst. Prof. Dr. Trakarn Prapaspongsa, Asst. Prof.Dr. Yasothorn Sapsathiarn, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Teraphan Ornthammarath from Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering. Under this project, there will be short- and long-term visits of professors and researchers from all partner universities in order to carry out research and organize seminars as well as international conferences from 2017 to 2021.