On June 12th 2017, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and Healthcare Supply Chain Excellence Centre (LogHealth), Department of Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University organised Sustainability, Healthcare Supply Chain and Logistics Management Seminar. Asst. Prof. Dr. Jackrit Suthakorn, Dean of Faculty of Engineering, and Dr. Wasaporn Tchapeeraparnich, Head of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, gave welcome and closing remarks. This seminar aims to present the outstanding research of professors and graduate students of Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, and Department of Industrial Engineering, and also the research of PhD student from Liverpool Logistics, Offshore and Marine (LOOM) Research Institute, Department of Maritime and Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University. A part of research in the seminar is from a RESET project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
The research presentations include “EcoCompass – the Guiding Tool for Sustainability” by Asst. Prof. Dr. Trakarn Prapaspongsa, “Life Cycle Assessment of Major Agricultural Crops and Human Toxicity Impacts from the Use of Agricultural Chemicals in Thailand” by Ms. Pattaramart Makmoon, “National Drug Database for Healthcare Supply Chain” by Assoc. Prof. Duangpun Singkarin, “Sustainable Maritime Transport Systems” by Mrs. Orawan Mokkhavas, “Enterprise Software for Healthcare Logistics” by Ms. Nipapan Ananpalawat, and “Research on Risk Assessment Method for Healthcare Supply Chain in Hospital – An investigation of Efficiency of Risk Mitigation Strategy in Healthcare Supply Chain” by Mr. Lei Wang.
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 organise seminars as well as international conferences from 2017 to 2021.