Research Center and Institutes

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute

Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute Tel. Email: Background Liver fluke infestation and cholangiocarcinoma (CCA) remain one of the major health problems of populations in the northeast of Thailand, as well as the neighboring countries of Laos, Vietnam and Cambodia. In Thailand alone, over 6 million people harbor the liver fluke (Opisthorchis viverrini). Infection with this parasite is the major risk factor for developing CCA. Each year 20,000 people develop CCA in Thailand alone, most of whom come from the northeast of the country. Cholangiocarcinoma Research Institute (CARI) works under the Office of the President of Khon Kaen University to support national Cholangiocarcinoma…

Research Center in Back, Neck, Other Joint Pain and Human Performance (BNOJPH)

Research Center in Back, Neck, Other Joint Pain and Human Performance (BNOJPH) Tel. Email: Background Research Center in Back, Neck, Other Joint Pain and Human Performance (BNOJPH) has been built for research and development for solving wide range of problems of back, neck, joint pain, in human. Goal & Mission Director Email: Tel: Research Team Recent Publication Research Highlight Research Collaborations Research Gallery Post Views: 180

Research and Training Center for Enhancing Quality of Life of Working-Age People

  Research and Training Center for Enhancing Quality of Life of Working-Age People </h2 > Tel. Email: Background Khon Kaen University is one of the important tertiary educational institutions in the Northeast, Thailand. It is also a research university. Research development is one of the university’s missions with the aim to create, initiate and seek knowledge in each research field and use the research results to develop instruction, focusing on developing and promoting effective learning for lecturers, students and related personnel, developing services for the society, providing and promoting citizens with knowledge, good culture, developing environment  and creating a research…

The Centre for Research and Development of Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (CMDL)

  The Centre for Research and Development of Medical Diagnostic Laboratories (CMDL) </h2 > Tel. Email: Background The centre was developed from a consortium of research groups at the Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, Khon Kaen University aiming in research and development both basic and applied. The final goal is to produce self sustainable science and technology based upon local wisdom to solve local health problems with the emphasis on end product that could be widely used locally and internationally. Thailand relies tremendously on imports of medical diagnostic products. Since the economic crisis in 1997, the government has encouraged the…

Mekong Health Science Research Institute (MeHSRI)

Mekong Health Science Research Institute (MeHSRI) Tel. Email: Background Khon Kaen University was established in 1964 with the mission of conducting research in order to facilitate both the creation of basic knowledge the application of knowledge for the benefit of society and the nation, particularly in the northeast. This includes academic services, as well as art and cultural preservation. The results of these endeavors have been clear to the public including the academic community, on both a national and international level. Since 2002, Khon Kaen University has created 30 excellence research centers and 40 research groups, covering the fields of…

The Research Institute for Human High Performance and Health Promotion

The Research Institute for Human High Performance and Health Promotion Tel. Email: Background The Research Institute for Human High Performance and Health Promotion (HHP&HP) is focusing on the development of human performance in all three age groups, namely, childhood, working group and elderly as well as groups of people with special needs with an integrated form by using food, development of learning skills, analytical thinking, as well as the skills needed in the 21st century, exercise, use of behavior therapy and the use of alternative medicine in the form of systematic research (Figure 1).The healthy and high-performance human resources can,…

Network Center for Animal Breeding and Genomics Research (NCAB)

  Research and Development Network Center for Animal Breeding and Genomics (NCAB) </h2 > Tel. Email: Background Native chicken shows a great potential to utilize as community and commercial products. Two purebred of Thai Native Pradu Hang Dum (PD) and Chee (CH) were chosen to develop breeding programs in NCAB.  PD has been widely accepted by consumers in the North and Northeast of Thailand, due to their appearances and taste.  Another remarkable breed that was  developed by the center is KKU Chee Chicken with its high quality for Thai broiler industry. The appearance of KKU Chee Chicken is it has…

Tropical Feed Resource Research and Development Center (TROFREC)

  Tropical Feed Resource Research and Development Center (TROFREC) </h2 > Tel. Email: Background The establishment of the Tropical Feed Resource Center in the Faculty of Articulately , at Khon Kaen University is both a timely and appropriate development. Current A considerable component of Thai agriculture is based at a subsistence level. It will be necessary for this system to continue to evolve at a variety of levels of scale, including commercial agricultural systems producing products for sale. These systems should be sustainable with regards to having a reduced reliance on imports and increased reliance on locally produced feed resources….

Northeast Thailand Cane and Sugar Research Center (NECS)

  Northeast Thailand Cane and Sugar Research Center (NECS) </h2 > Tel. Email: Background Sugarcane research needs experienced and expert researchers as co-ordinators who work harmoniously with national network in order to determine the research directions and development of research questions to solve the problems of sugarcane and sugar production at regional and national levels. Northeast Thailand sugarcane research center has the experienced and expert researchers and network of government and private sectors. The center can play a central role in co-ordinating the participants for meeting and determining research questions and responsibility of all parties depending on expertise and knowledge….

Materials Chemistry Research Center (MCRC)

  Materials Chemistry Research Center (MCRC) </h2 > Tel. Email: Background The Materials Chemistry Research Center (MCRC) of Khon Kaen University was established in 2012 and is devoted to excellence in the chemistry of materials. This one of a kind research center brings together researchers specializing in the material synthesis, the modification and functionalization of materials and also their application in a vast cross section of industry. The center houses 29 academic researchers and 15 full-time research assistants. In addition, 6 Ph.D. and 29 M.Sc. students are conducting their studies under supervision of the center’s staff. The research of the…

Integrated Land and Water Resources Management Research and Development Center in Northeast Thailand

  Integrated Land and Water Resources Management Research and Development Center in Northeast Thailand </h2 > Tel. Email: Background The IWRM was established in 2006 as one of Khon Kaen University’s research centers of excellence. The IWRM conducts research on water resources management, drought, flooding, and water  and soil pollution. It is also developing a database of local wisdom on land and water resources management and training researchers in techniques of land and water resources management. Goal & Mission Director Email: Tel: Research Team Recent Publication Research Highlight Research Collaborations   Research Gallery Post Views: 139

Protein and Proteomics Center for Commercial and Industrial Purposes (ProCCI)

Protein and Proteomics Center for Commercial and Industrial Purposes (ProCCI) Tel. Email: Background The Protein and Proteomics Research Center for Commercial and Industrial Purposes (ProCCI), Faculty of Sciences, Khon Kaen University, is a government research center. The ProCCI have been found as the head research center of sciences and biotechnology for over 15 years with much collaboration, including department of Biochemistry, department of Microbiology, and faculty of Pharmaceutical sciences. The emphasized purposes of the ProCCI are to focus on the proteins and enzymes that possess the conspicuous biochemical properties, the obtained knowledge could be benefit in the agricultural and industrial…

Institute of Nanomaterials Research and Innovation for Energy (IN-RIE)

The Integrated Nanotechnology Research Center, Khon Kaen University was originated from a group of researchers from different disciplines having the same interest in conducting multidisciplinary research. The Faculty of Science taking the lead by gathering scientists with different expertise, the co-operation team work has now been expanded to include researchers from the Faculty of Pharmaceutical Science, the Faculty of Engineering, the Faculty of Dentistry, the Faculty of Associated Medical Sciences, the Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine. The center was officially established in March, 2006. The administration office is located in the Department of Physics, Faculty of…

Center for Alternative Energy Research and Development (AERD)

Center for Alternative Energy Research and Development (AERD) Tel. Email: Background An establishment of AERD Center in KKU aimed to conduct a renewable energy research and development with excellence in research and development, academic service consultation, taching and learning curriculum, also training and seminars on the power side The structure of the center consists of the following research groups. 1) Alternative energy research groups include research on biomass, solar energy, micro-hydro power, fuel cells, as well as the implementation of results. Research into national policies such as energy consumption policies in the country for higher efficiency. Energy consumption standards Or…

Agricultural Machinery and Postharvest Technology Research Center

Agricultural Machinery and Postharvest Technology Research Center Tel. Email: Background The Agricultural Machinery and Postharvest Technology Research Center was established in 2002 for such purposes. It has become one of the dedicated research centers that aim to conduct research to create new knowledge and technologies that can be applied for the economic and social developments of the country. The center has a vision to be one of the highest quality research centers among the ASEAN countries. The center has 3 missions: to conduct research in the field of agricultural machinery and postharvest technology that is highly required by the community;…

Applied Taxonomic Research Center

Applied Taxonomic Research Center Tel. Email: Background      The Applied Taxonomic Research Center (ATRC) was approved to be a specialized research center of Khon Kaen University (KKU) on 14 March 2002 and its administrative committee was appointed on 17 June 2002. The ATRC was initially established by a group of researchers specializing in biodiversity. At present (2015), there are 37 researchers affiliated with the Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Biochemistry and Microbiology in the Faculty of Science and Plant Pathology in the Faculty of Agriculture. There are 2 full-time assistant researchers in the center. In addition, 65 Ph.D. and 124 M.Sc. students…

Research Institute of Strategy and Coordination for Northeastern Development

Research Institute of Strategy and Coordination for Northeastern Development Tel. Email: Background Institute of Strategic Research and Coordination for Development of the Northeast Originally established as Northeastern Development Cooperation Office to create cooperation in personnel, ideas, practices, budgets, as well as database systems for the development of the Northeast. It also serves to coordinate cooperation and community needs. As well as the synergy of knowledge in project management from departments and organizations That operates a project under the royal initiative It is also a project management department to achieve overall integration, and the preparation of knowledge base on the deveoflopment…

Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN

  Institute for Research and Development in Teaching Profession for ASEAN </h2 > Tel. Email: Background Khonkaen University Prepare for the construction of an ASEAN Research and Professional Development Institute building. The ASEAN Institute for Teacher Research and Development was established to integrate the needs of teacher development in Thailand from all regions, linked to the direction And the needs of the ASEAN Economic Community For Thailand to be a leader and create a network of cooperation with various countries In the ASEAN Economic Community To increase the competitiveness of Thailand at the international level It is also considered another…

Research for Social Development Institute (RSDI)

Research for Social Development Institute (RSDI) Tel. Email: Background Khon Kaen University has established the “Social Development Research Institute” as an organization under the Office of the President under the supervision of the Vice President for Research and Academic Services. The roles of organization are “creating and integrating knowledge for solving community development and society problems in the northeast region and the country to form a public policy proposal” and perform other duties as assigned from October 1, 2016 according to the announcement of Khon Kaen University No. 981/2016 dated June 29, 2016. Goal & Mission Director Email: Tel: Research…

The Center for Research on Plurality in the Mekong Region (CERP)

The Center for Research on Plurality in the Mekong Region (CERP) Tel. Email: Background The Center for Research on Plurality in the Mekong Region (CERP) was established in 2003. At present (2009) the center is composed of 30 researchers affiliated with the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, and also with the Faculty of Architecture, and Faculty of Fine and Applied Arts. Each year there are several Ph.D. and M.Sc. students conducting research under the supervision of the Center’s staff. Mekong Region encompasses six countries: Cambodia, China, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Vietnam and Thailand. This region has been recognized for its…