Alumni Awesomeness: Seed-Net Alumni’s Project Selected for SATREPS

Congratulations to Prof. SATO Yasuhiko (Waseda University) and Dr. Tidarut Jirawattanasomkul (Kasetsart University), our alumni of Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) program, for their successful research project proposal with Science and Technology Research Partnership for Sustainable Development (SATREPS). The proposal, entitled “The Project for Development of Integrated Infrastructure Maintenance Technology considering Natural Disaster Risk” under the research area of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, has been selected as one of the 12 awarded projects in SATREPS for Japanese fiscal [...]

Characteristics of alteration and mineralization of gold and copper deposit at Angdong Bor prospect, Banteay Meanchey province, NW Cambodia

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Geological and Geo-Resource Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. BUN KIM NGUN Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Tetsuya NAKANISHI Japanese University: Kyushu University Year: 2016

Development of Upgrading Systems for Structural Performances of Existing Concrete Bridges in Thailand

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Tidarut Jirawattanasomkul Sending University: Kasetsart University (KU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yasuhiko SATO Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016 Abstract: This research aims to implement the innovative and upgrade schemes in Department of Highway (DOH)™s bridges using the Image Measurement System (IMS) and 3D FEM together with strengthening by FRPs. Throughout Thailand, a national highway network together with one thousand bridges consists of 12 key routes of [...]

High efficiency and environmetal friendly technique for refinering of Chalcopyrite Ores from Northern Vietnam

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Chemical Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. MAI THANH TUNG Sending University: Hanoi University of Science and Technology (HUST) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Naoki HIROYOSHI Japanese University: Hokkaido University Year: 2016 Abstract: In the last 5 years, Vietnamese economy grows very fast with a massive investments from Japanese companies, particularly in fields of automobile, electronics and machinery such as MITSUBISHI Heavy Industries, TOSHIBA, TOYOTA ect. With the enormous increase of production quantity and quality [...]

Characteristics of alteration and mineralization of gold-copper-molybdenum deposit at Oyadao South, Ratanakiri province, Cambodia

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Energy Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Long Bun Sending University: Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Hideaki OHGAKI Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2016 Abstract: The research topic is the first trial to clarify the relationship between Solar Home Systems (SHS); Building Integrated Photovoltaic (BIPV) and economical gain for individuals by considering the technical constraints of the grid that could then lead to the establishment of an effective FIT policy. [...]

Realization of the sustainable measures for reducing in emission and fuel consumption and the proposal for a Ho Chi Minh City driving cycle for motorcycles

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Energy Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. HUYNH THANH CONG Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Akihiko AZETSU Japanese University: Tokai University Year: 2016 Abstract: Motorcycles are not only the major mean of transport but also the main source of air pollution in the biggest cities in Vietnam. Nowadays, the high levels of air pollution are one of the most important problems that characterized the [...]

Development of Hybrid System for Aramid Fiber Reinforced Concrete Exposed to Marine Environment

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Civil Engineering Principal Investigator: Dr. Ganchai Tanapornraweekit Sending University: Thammasat University (TU) Japanese Co-Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Dr. Kohei NAGAI Japanese University: The University of Tokyo Year: 2016 Abstract: This research project aims to develop a new type of fiber reinforced concrete in order to use in structures exposed to marine environment where the steel corrosion in concrete mainly deteriorates the service life of structures. Aramid fibers which are non-corroded material are mixed with [...]

Slow Release Organic Fertilizer from Chicken Manure

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Chemical Engineering Principal Investigator: Assoc. Prof. Chandra Wahyu Purnomo Sending University: Universitas Gadjah Mada (UGM) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Kiyohiko NAKASAKI , Prof. Dr. Hirofumi HINODE Japanese University: Tokyo Institute of Technology Year: 2016 Abstract: This study aims to design a proper on site processing technology of the chicken manure into organic fertilizer, the waste will become a valuable side product that can increase the industry™s revenue while removing the pollution problem. The [...]

Landslide disaster in the Greater Mekong Sub-region Area: Landslide Mechanism and An Application of Landslide Early Warning System (LEWS) in Lam Dong Province, Southern Vietnam

Program: Collaborative Research with Industry (CRI) Field: Natural Disaster Principal Investigator: Dr. BUI TRONG VINH Sending University: Ho Chi Minh City University of Technology (HCMUT) Japanese Co-Investigator: Prof. Dr. Junji KIYONO Japanese University: Kyoto University Year: 2016 Abstract: Landslide disasters have occurred and caused many houses collapsed and cracked. Residents living there have to evacuate to temporary areas supported by local government. In order to reduce damages of assets and costs of lives, mechanism of landslide hazard need to be [...]