Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University welcomed Dr. Jun Ren from Department of Maritime and Mechancial Engineering, Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Liverpool John Moores University in the UK. From 11 to 15 June 2018, Dr. Jun Ren was Visiting Professor at Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Mahidol University. The visit is a part of a project entitled “REliability and Safety Engineering and Technology for large maritime engineering systems (RESET)” funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme.
The RESET project with total funding of €1,417,500 from the European Union (EU), encompasses the collaborative research of a group of 9 universities from 7 countries in Europe and Asia – 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 the 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.