Assoc.Prof. Dr.Somsak Choomchuay (Ph.D. DIC)

  • Background -- Read the interested wonderful history, distictive among its own kind. 
  • Past Years experiences -- Experiences detailed from the very first day of his working life 'till now 
  • Current Activities -- The concerns of the academic life style are elaborated, so far 
  • Author, Editor and Committee  works -- Datail of some lazy works 
  • Publications and Conference papers -- A number of research papers dated back to 1992. (free download)
  • Contact address -- Contact him, if you are really fond of him. Otherwise, better not. 
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    Academic Background

    Dr. Somsak Choomchuay was born on July 01, 1959 in Phatthalung province. During 1976-1977 he studied in the Phatthalung Boy School (High school) and obtained a certificate in science scheme. In 1978 he attended an Engineering course at KMITL, major in electronics, and graduated with B.Eng. in 1982. From 1984-1986, he continued his study in electrical engineering and obtained the degree of M.Eng. Worked in ERC for few years (1986-1990), he then obtained a scholarship and started his Ph.D. course at Imperial College, U. of London in late 1990. In 1994 he finished his Ph.D. (Electrical Engineering) and returned to KMITL in the early of March 1994.

    Past Years Experiences

    1982-1984 Project Manager/Editor, Electronics World Group (A company that publishes a number of magazines including electronics & computers)

    1987-1990 - Researcher, Electronic Research Centre, Faulty of Engineering, KMITL.

    - The main research topics concerned Bipolar Transistors and ICs fabrication, MOS ICs design & Fabrication.
    - About 6 papers were presented at EECON, 2 reports were published in Ladkrabang Engineering Journal, 1 papers was present at IEEE international conference (1989).

    1992-1993 - Ph.D. candidate and researcher of information engineering section, dept of EE., Imperial College, University of London, U.K.
    - The research topics concerned the new algorithm for time domain block code decoding, systolic array and computer arithmetic hardware implementation.
    - A number of papers and research report has been published (see also publications).
    1994--  Became a lecturer, department of Electronics Faculty of Engineering, KMITL.

    1995-2001 Served KMITL as a vice dean (Academic Affairs) of the School of Graduate Studies (SGRS)

    1996
    Feb 20 - Mar 31 (41 days) A research exchange scientist in JSPS scheme, TIT Japan, Main work were done on error control code for FTCS (Fault Tolerant Computer System).
    May 2- May 31 (30 days) Obtained and Advance training course at the Institute of Microelectronics Center (IMEC), Belgium.

    1997  June 25, Promoted to be an Assistant Professor

    1998 September, 20 - October 24, Joined TUAS program, with Curtin and UWA, Western Australia.

    1999
    Mar 20 - Sept 16, (178 days) JICA Third Country Expert (TCE) and KMITL Project coordinator post, dutied in Lao PDR
    Oct 23, 1999 - Apr 16, 2000 (177 days) JICA Third Country Expert (TCE) and KMITL Project coordinator post, dutied in Lao PDR

    2000
    Sept. 2000 - Sept. 2002 Served KMITL as a Vice Director of ReCCIT (Administrative Affairs)
    September 2000, Promoted to be an Associate  Professor
    Nov 29, 2000 - May 26, 2001 (179 days) JICA Third Country Expert (TCE) and KMITL Project coordinator post, dutied in Lao PDR

    2001  July 23 - Sept 23, (63 days) JICA Third Country Expert (TCE) and KMITL Project coordinator post, dutied in Lao PDR

    2002-2003  Activities

    1. Two courses, namely, "Fundamental Electronics" and "Digital Signal Processing", are being conducted. Attendance are under graduate students of the faculty of engineering.
    2. A course, "Selected Topics in DSP", is delivered to post graduate students of the faculty of engineering (first semester).
    3. A course, "Introduction to Coding Theory", is delivered to post graduate students of the faculty of engineering (second semester).
    4. Research topics concerning DSP are being conducted. These are data compression and error correction, BER improvement and speech recognition.
    5. Research topics on Block codes, Convolutional codes and Cryptography are conducted, 
    See details and

    Author, Editor, Conf. Committee  Experiences

    1982-1984 Project Manager/Editor, Electronics World Group (A company that publishes a number of magazines including electronics & computers)
    1995-1999 A chief editor of the "Ladkrabang Engineering Journal"
    1995-1999 member of the editorial board of the "Ladkrabang Information Journal"
    1996-2002 member of the editorial board of the "Journal of King Mongkut's Institute of Technology"
    1988 -2002 Editor, "ReCCIT News", ReCCIT Newsletter, KMITL
    1988 -2002 Web Author, Web master, ReCCIT website "www.kmitl.ac.th/~reccit ",
    1988 -2002 Web Author, Web master, MDRD, ReCCIT website "www.kmitl.ac.th/~mdrd ",
    1998 Special Session Chair, APCCAS-1998, International Conference
    1999  Final Chair, ISPACS-99,  International Conference
    1999, 2001 Editor, "ReCCIT Annual Report", ReCCIT, KMITL
    2001 Editor, "ReCCIT Technical  Report", ReCCIT, KMITL
    2001 Secretary, ISCIT-2001,  International Conference
    2001 Editor, Booklet, "Tripartite Cooperation Program NUOL-JICA-KMITL"
    2001  Author, Textbook, "Basic Digital Signal Processing
    2002 Co-author, Textbook, "Electronic Engineering I"
    2002 Publicity Chair,  ISCIT-2002,  International Conference
    2002-2003 Web Author, Web master, ERC website "www.kmitl.ac.th/~aerc/english",
    2002-2004 Secretariat, ISCIT Steering Committee

    Published and conference papers

    See Publications

    Contact Address

    Assoc.Prof. Dr.Somsak Choomchuay
    Department of electronics
    Faculty of Engineering
    King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang
    Bangkok 10520
    Tel: 66-2-3298344-5 Ext.114
    Fax: 66-2-3298346
    E-mail: kchsomsa@kmitl.ac.th   skcxch@ieee.org   somsak.choomchuay@gmail.com

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