About RTEC


Rubber Technology Research Centre (RTEC) was established by Mahidol University attached to the Faculty of Science on 1 December 2012, to be an international centre of excellence in rubber science and technology.

Vision

To be a leading rubber research and service centre in Thailand.

Mission

  1. Research and development to produce applicable rubber knowledge, technology and innovation.
  2. Develop extertise in rubber science and technology.
  3. Transfer knowledge and technology to industry in order to support development of the rubber industry.

Targets

  1. Enhance technological capability of the Thai rubber product manufacturing industry, especially the SMEs, so that they can compete internationally.
  2. To be an international centre of excellence in rubber science and technology.

RTEC Culture

R - Responsibility   Work responsibly. Self responsibility.
T - Teamwork   Work together. Support one another.
E - Expertise   Work to develop expertise.
C - Creativity   Work creatively. Aim to do good and useful work.

Operation Units

RTEC consists of 10 operation units which work together in order to achieve the mission targets.
  1. Research and Innovation Unit
  2. Rubber Analysis and Testing Unit
  3. Tyre Testing and Development Unit
  4. Education and Training Unit
  5. Professional Qualification Standards for Rubber Products Assessment Unit
  6. Rubber Information Unit
  7. Plan and Policy Unit
  8. General Administration Unit
  9. Public Relations Unit
  10. Laboratory Management Unit

Personnel

1. Head of RTEC

   Dr. Chakrit Sirisinha

2. RTEC Advisory

   Dr. Krisda Suchiva

3. Research and Innovation Unit

3.1 Researcher
  1. Dr. Adun Nimpaiboon
  2. Dr. Chakrit Sirisinha
  3. Dr. Krisda Suchiva
  4. Dr. Manuchet Nillawong
  5. Dr. Ratana Chanthateyanonth
  6. Dr. Sombat Thanawan

3.2 Research Assistants

  1. Ms. Kattareen Boonchuay
  2. Mr. Nobnikan Wongsapsakul
  3. Ms. Titikarn Chatchinchou
  4. Mr. Panithan Thummawiset

4. Rubber Analysis and Testing Unit

  1. Ms. Khwanjai Anujarawat (Head)
  2. Ms. Atcharaporn Kahom
  3. Ms. Jiraporn Pekkrasung
  4. Ms. Rapheepan Thummawat
  5. Mr. Supat Charoensilp

5. Tyre Testing and Development Unit

  1. Mr. Tusanai Boonkerdrattanasakull (Head)
  2. Mr. Kijmongkol Phaopongklai
  3. Mr. Sira Meesaringkarn

6. Education and Training Unit

  1. Ms. Tippawan Kowitteerawut (Head)
  2. Ms. Ubon Poumpon

7. Professional Qualification Standards for Rubber Products Assessment Unit

  1. Dr. Sombat Thanawan (Head)
  2. Dr. Krisda Suchiva
  3. Ms. Tippawan Kowitteerawut
  4. Ms. Ubon Poumpon

8. Rubber Information Unit

  1. Ms. Daranee Charoensuk (Head)
  2. Ms. Chinarat Larpphoonthana-anan

9. Plan and Policy Unit

  1. Dr. Krisda Suchiva (Head)
  2. Ms. Nittranant Saingam

10. General Administration Unit

  1. Mrs. Mallika Krasaesin (Head)
  2. Ms. Pornpimol Morakul

11. Public Relations Unit

  1. Ms. Ubon Poumpon (Head)

12. Laboratory Management Unit

  1. Dr. Krisda Suchiva (Head)
  2. Dr. Chakrit Sirisinha
  3. Ms. Tippawan Kowitteerawut
  4. Mr. Tusanai Boonkerdrattanasakull