On March 9, 2022, Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Khon Kaen University together with 9 private companies to jointly discuss research topic, Guidelines for supporting research grants and interview with candidates for the Industrial Post-doctorate Development for Agriculture, Food, Energy and Bio-materials for Future phase II
On 26 and 28 January 2022, Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangjinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Khon Kaen University Meeting with the industry to discuss research issues research funding and interviews with scholarship applicants to select researchers for Industrial Post-doctorate Development for Agriculture, Food, Energy and Bio-materials for Future phase II
On Thursday, January 20, 2022, from 8.30 – 16.30, Regional Research Network: Northeastern Region, together with the National Research Office (NRCT) organized an academic conference on “Laboratory Safety Standards. (Northeastern Region)” with Dr. Wiparat Deeong, Director of the National Research Office (NRCT) as the chairman of the opening ceremony and with Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangchinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Sueksa welcomed with a network of researchers from various universities, 50 people attended the event at the Orchid Ballroom, 2nd floor, Pullman Khon Kaen Raja Orchid Hotel.
January 14, 2022 – Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University presided over the first meeting of 2022 for the university administration towards excellence – Thailand Quality Class (TQC). Participants included the University administrators, the members of the Excellence University Committee, Director of the Office of the President and Director of the Education Quality Development Division. The meeting was held online by Zoom Program. The agendum to be discussed was the institutional internal quality assessment.
Thursday January 13, 2021 at 13:30 – 14.10 p.m. – The Innovation and Enterprise Section by the Center for Technology and Innovation Administration of Khon Kaen University held an MOU signing ceremony to solve lumpy skin disease in the Northeast between Khon Kaen University and Livestock Department. Signing on Khon Kaen part were Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University; Prof. Bundit Tengcharoensakul, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine; and Assoc. Prof. Darunee Chotisayangkoon, Ph.D., Dean of the Faculty of Agriculture. For the Livestock Department, signing representatives included Dr. Bunyakrit Pinprasong, D.V.M., representing the Director of the Department; Mr. Wiwat Chaicha-um, Director of Livestock Development and Promotion Division; Dr. Weerapong Tanapongtham, D.V.M., an expert in human-animal contagious disease control (rabies). This MOU signing ceremony was done by Zoom Meeting program.
December 28, 2021 – The Internal EdPEx Education Performance Evaluation for Institutions of 2020 made a conclusion of the evaluation performed of Khon Kaen University. Prof. Snguansin Rattanalert, M.D., a senior professor of the Medical Institute, Mae Fa Luang University, Chiangrai, presided over the conclusion reporting event with his team including: Asst. Prof. Panasan Kohsuwan, Ph.D., a member of the Sub-Committee for National Quality Awards and an evaluator for the National Quality Awards; the General Manager of GI Holding Co. Ltd.; Assoc. Prof. Karanrat Sunthornpan, M.D., Assistant to the President for Quality Development of Prince of Songkhla University; Assoc. Prof. Wanida Kaen-akat, Ph.D., a professor of the Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University; Assoc. Prof. Kiattichai Phugsri, Ph.D., Assistant to the Dean for Planning and Quality Development, Faculty of Medicine, Khon Kaen University. Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Panthongviriyakul, M.D., President of Khon Kaen University joined with other administrators to listen to the 2020 EdPEx Evaluation results.
On December 24, 2021, Khon Kaen University by Research and Graduate Studies Department and Research Administration Division Organized an award ceremony for Outstanding Researcher and Honorable Researcher of the Year 2020, honored by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chanchai Phanthongwiriyakul Rector of Khon Kaen University Presided over the ceremony, along with Prof. Dr. Monchai Duangjinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies, Prof. Phimphaw Maleewong, Assistant to the Rector for Research and Graduate Studies. Khon Kaen University administrators, researchers and distinguished guests at the Rachawadee Resort and Hotel
On December 18, 2021, Research and Graduate Studies Department The team was led by Prof. Monchai Duangjinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. and Asst. Prof. Chanon Lapjit, an expert on cannabis and hemp strain improvement and development, and his team visited Indoor greenhouses and gave academic advice on aeroponics cannabis cultivation systems for medical benefits. to the One O One Cannabis Community Enterprise Network and Oriental Plantation Co., Ltd., which is one of 23 networks of academic cooperation on cannabis cultivation for medical benefits with Khon Kaen University. To prepare for both safety measures and production standards, and in particular the push to obtain permission to produce (cultivate) cannabis from the Food and Drug Administration, as well as to support career building. and generate more concrete income for community enterprises
Khon Kaen University in collaboration with the Thai Buffalo Conservation and Development Association Ban Chiang National Museum and Livestock, Udon Thani Province to prove the DNA of cow bones, ancient buffalo, over 3000 years old.
On December 8, 2021, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies Khon Kaen University Prof. Monchai Duangjinda and the team were invited to a meeting with Udon Thani Provincial Livestock Office by the head of the Livestock Promotion and Development Group, Mr. Suphawat Srichet, Thai Buffalo Conservation and Development Association and Ban Chiang National Museum by Director of Ban Chiang National Museum, Ms. Kanokwalai Suriyatham, Mayor of Ban Chiang Sub-district, Major Sumeth Khamphiman, and livestock officials, Udon Thani Province, more than 20 people. The objective was to discuss the preparation of a project for DNA testing of cattle-buffalo skeletons at the Ban Chiang National Museum, where the bones of such large animals resemble cattle-buffaloes that were excavated in Ban Chiang Sub-district. which is the source of ancient civilizations of the world at the depth of 3000 years.
Khon Kaen University Apply the knowledge that is available in planning the sample collection to analyze the species and record the origins of animal species in ancient labor by scientific data. Archaeological data, it is important information to confirm the credibility of the ancient history of laboring animals. The information obtained from this cooperation is very useful for archeological research in the Ban Chiang sub-district area. However, the research department and graduates plan to request permission to enter the area. and plans to collect samples from the excavated bones in the next step.
Research and graduate studies joined hands with Malee Group to develop a beverage product with CBD extracts from hemp.
On December 7, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at the Research and Graduate Studies Department meeting room, Mis. Sumana Kerdkhanmark, Executive Vice President, CEO Office of Malee Group Public Company Limited, along with the company’s R&D team met with Prof. Monchai Duanjinda, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies. Acting Director of the KKU Cannabis Institute via online meetings about the introduction of CBD extracts from hemp, which is the result of a research team of Khon Kaen University. To develop UHT and pasteurized fruit juice beverage products under the brand “Malee” (Branded Business). This is a great opportunity for Khon Kaen University to bring the knowledge and results obtained from the cannabis research team of the KKU Cannabis Institute into business expansion developing products to the world market in the future, believed that the products from this joint development will create added value and developed to community enterprises adding value to leaves and CBD extracts for farmers entrepreneurs have more billion baht. In the future, the company is interested in cooperating to develop Hemp Seed Oil (milk from hemp seeds) with Khon Kaen University as well, which will be discussed again in the next phase.