KMUTT Alumni

Distinguished Alumni

Each year, KMUTT has produced qualified graduates for the society. All of them have brought honor and reputation to the University or their community, and have made significant contributions of time by their personal accomplishment, professional achievement, or humanitarian service. Recognize our distinguished alumni or if you know of anyone who is deserving of being a distinguished alumnus, please inform us.

1977 List

Prof. Dr. Somchai Wongwises

Mechanical Engineering

“Apply knowledge to work and always acquire new knowledge.”

Educational Background

  • Bachelor of Engineering (with honors) in Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi.  Study in 1977 (B.E. 2520).
  • Dr.-Ing. (Mechanical Engineering, Hannover, Germany, 1994 (B.E. 2537)

Working Experiences

  • Professor, Level 11, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi

Achievements and Rewards

  • TRF Senior Research Scholar in Engineering, 2003, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
  • National Distinguished Researcher Award in Engineering and Research Industry, 2004, Office of the
    National Research Council of Thailand (NRCT)
  • TRF Senior Research Scholar in Engineering, 2006, the Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
  • Outstanding Scientist Award, 2006, The Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under
    the Patronage of His Majesty the King
  • Outstanding TRF Research Output, 2006
  • The Dushdi Mala in Engineering, 2008
  • National Outstanding Professor in Science and Technology, the Council of University Faculty Senate of
    Thailand, 2009
  • Outstanding Professor in Academic and Research Performance in the 48 th Anniversary of King
    Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, 2009
  • Outstanding Research Professor, 2010, The Thailand Research Fund (TRF)
  • Outstanding Alumni of Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), 2011
  • National Outstanding Person in Science and Technology, Office of the Prime Minister, 2011
  • NSTDA Research Chair Grant, 2013 , The National Science and Technology Development Agency
    (NSTDA)
  • Outstanding TRF Research Output, 2014
  • Thailand Frontier Author Award, 2015 (Thomson Reuter),
  • Outstanding Alumni of King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, 2015
  • NSTDA Research Chair Grant , 2019, The National Science and Technology Development Agency
    (NSTDA)
  • The National Fatherhood Award, 2019
  • Highly Cited Researcher, 2017, 2018, 2019 (Clarivate Analytics)

Notion and Impression of KMUTT

“KMUTT is an institute that teaches me to have profound academic knowledge including practicing in order to have applicable skills.  We have to adapt our knowledge to work and always acquire new knowledge because Science and Technology are continuously advanced.”

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Main contact

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Phone: +66 2470-8094, +66 2470-8112
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