Department of Mechanical Engineering
Phone: 66-2-218-6639 Fax: 66-2-252-2889
Ph.D. University of Washington, Seattle, USA, Mechanical Engineering, June 2000, Major: Dynamics and Vibration.
M.S. The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia, Mechanical Engineering, May 1996, Major: Vibration and Control.
B.Eng. Chulalongkorn University, Thailand, Mechanical Engineering, May 1991.
10/05 - present Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
Major research areas include dynamics and vibration of micro spindle systems, Vibro-acoustics of hard disk drives spindles, Finite Element Method (FEM) for vibration analysis, Damping in vibratory systems and passive vibration control, Vibration Analysis for Product Design and Development.
Responsible for teaching undergraduate and graduated courses in: 212 Dynamics, 433 Introduction to Mechanical Vibration, 615 Mechanical Vibration, 602 Measurement and Instrumentation, 617 Advanced Dynamics.
10/02 - 10/05: Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
10/00 - 10/02: Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand.
7-9/00: Visiting Scholar, Western Digital Corporation, San Jose, CA.
MASTER THESIS ADVICED
SENIOR PROJECTS ADVICED
1. Reduction of Acoustic Noise in Nidec's FDB Spindle Motors: 08/05-08/08, Research Funds from Nidec Electronics (Thailand) Co., Ltd.
2. Vibration Analysis of Micro Bearing-Spindle Systems with Distributed Dynamic Forces in Journal Bearings: 01/04-present, New Researcher Funds (June 05 - May 07), TRF: 480,000 Baht.
3. Cushioning design for shock isolation in shipping packages: 10/02-02/03, ME New Researcher Funds: 30,000 Baht.
4. Vibration Analysis for Product Design and Development: 02-04, Vibration equipments granted by ME funded research.
5. Parametric study of FDB spindle motors for HDD: 1/01-10/03, Chulalongkorn New Researcher Funds: 200,000 Baht.
6. Operational vibration test of performance in FDB spindle motors for computer hard disk drives: 07-09/00, On-sited research at Western Digital Corporation, San Jose, CA.