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Faculty : School of Manufacturing Systems and Mechanical Engineering (MSME)
Name : Dr. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (Professor)
Position : Professor
E - Mail : thanan@siit.tu.ac.th
Phone Rangsit : +66-2-986-9009, +66-2-986-9101, +66-2-564-3226
Phone Bangkadi :
Phone Extension : 2204
 
Education
  • B.Eng. in Mechanical Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
  • M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Ohio, USA
  • Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, The University of Akron, Ohio, USA
Academic Awards
  • Very Good Research Award 2006, Thammasat University.
  • Thailand's Young Scientist Award 2002, Foundation for the Promotion of Science and Technology under the Patronage of His Majesty the King, Thailand.
  • The Award-Winning Book of Thammasat University, Dynamic Systems and Control, 2002.
Research Areas
  • Process control and modeling
  • Robotics
  • Expert control systems
  • Neural networks and fuzzy logics
  • System identification
  • Numerical simulation and optimization
Research Interests

    Mechatronics in Application-oriented Control

    The primary research interests cover mechatronics in application-oriented control for practical implementation in process modelling and control, as well as design and optimization. The current topics include intelligent control of pneumatic artificial muscles, remote measurement systems, and novel techniques for computational intelligence in system and control engineering, etc.

Theses Supervised

Master Thesis Supervised

2008: Kanchana Crishan Wickramatunge. Modelling and Control of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Actuator.
2011: Manish Kumar Das. A Study of Remote Data Acquisition System in Scenario of Wind Measurement.

Doctoral Thesis Supervised

2004: Surat Atthajarriyakul. Adaptive Fuzzy Control of Optimal Air Conditions with Efficient Energy Usage.

Professional Activities
  • A academic committee in Mechanical Engineering at Royal Institute
  • A member of Thai Academy of Science and Technology Foundation
 
Work Experiences
  • 1996-Present: SIIT
  • 1993-1996: Teaching and Research Assistant,The University of Akron, Ohio,USA.
List of Publications
  1. Kanchana Crishan Wickramatunge and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Empirical modeling of dynamic behaviors of pneumatic artificial muscle actuators, ISA Transactions, Vol. 52, No. 6, November 2013, pp. 825-834.
  2. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Adaptive PID control of DC-link voltage via DC/DC buck-boost converter, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 18, No. 2, April-June 2013, pp. 42-53.
  3. Das, Manish Kumar and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2012). A low cost remote data acquisition system based on internet and microcontroller for wind measurement, Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 19, No. 3, pp.161-173.
  4. Thanana Nuchkrua; Thananchai Leephakpreeda; and Tatdanai Mekarporn (2013). Development of robot hand with pneumatic artificial muscle for rehabilitation application. In Proceedings of the 7th IEEE International Conference on Nano/Molecular Medicine and Engineering (IEEE-Nanomed 2013) [CD-ROM], 10-13 November 2013, Phuket, Thailand, pp. 55-58.
  5. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Fuzzy self-tuning PID control of hydrogen-driven pneumatic artificial muscle actuator, Journal of Bionic Engineering, Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2013), pp. 329-340.
  6. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Fuzzy adaptive PID control for servo actuation of pneumatic artificial muscle actuated by hydrogen based metal hydride. In Proceedings of the 7th World Congress on Biomimetics, Artificial Muscles and Nano-Bio (BAMN 2013), 26-30 August 2013, Jeju, South Korea, 5 p.
  7. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Control of hydrogen based metal hydride reactor coupled with thermoelectric module via neuro-fuzzy adaptive PID control. In Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Efficiency, Cost, Optimization, Simulation and Environmental Impact of Energy Systems (ECOS 2013) [CD-ROM], 16-19 July 2013, Guangxi, China, 11 p.
  8. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Control of metal hydride reactor coupled with thermoelectric module via fuzzy adaptive PID controller. In Proceedings of 2013 IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics (AIM 2013) [CD-ROM], 9-12 July 2013, Wollongong, Australia, pp. 411-416.
  9. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2013). Adaptive PID control of DC-link stabilization of DC/DC converter in photovoltaic systems. In Proceedings of the 2013 International Conference on Alternative Energy in Developing Countries and Emerging Economies (2013 AEDCEE) [CD-ROM], 30-31 May 2013, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 298-301.
  10. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leekphakpreeda (2013). Neuro-fuzzy adaptive PID control of thermoelectric module for metal hydride reactor, Defect and Diffusion Forum, Vols. 334-335 (2013), pp. 182-187.
  11. T. Leephakpreeda (2012). Experimental determination of thermoelectric-module parameters and modeling for cooling/heating control design, Experimental Techniques, Vol. 36, No. 6, November/December 2012, pp. 13-20.
  12. Thanana Nuchkrua and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2012). Neuro-fuzzy adaptive PID control of thermoelectric module for metal hydride reactor. In Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Diffusion in Solids and Liquids (DSL2012), 25-29 June 2012, Istanbul, Turkey, p. 42.
  13. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2012). Application of thermoelectric modules on heat flow detection, ISA Transactions, Vol. 51, No. 2, March 2012, pp. 345-350.
  14. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2012). Mathematical modeling of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle actuation via hydrogen driving metal hydride-LaNi5, Journal of Bionic Engineering, Vol. 9, No. 1, March 2012, pp. 110-118.
  15. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2012). Implementation of adaptive indoor comfort temperature control via embedded system for air-conditioning unit, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 1, January 2012, pp. 259-268.
  16. Das, Manish Kumar s and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2011). A low cost remote data acquisition system based on PIC32 microcontrollers, In Proceedings of the 2011 International Conference on Computer and Computational Intelligence (ICCCI 2011), 2-3 December 2011, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 593-597.
  17. Das, Manish Kumar, Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2011). A Review Study on Trends to Wind Energy in a Global and Thailand Context, Suranaree Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 18, No.1, pp. 1-13.
  18. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2011). Fuzzy logic based PWM control and neural controlled-variable estimation of pneumatic artificial muscle actuators, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 38, No. 6, June 2011, pp. 7837-7850.
  19. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2010). Study of conversion efficiency of tube-type solar thermal collectors, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 15, No. 2, April-June 2010, pp. 10-16.
  20. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2010). Application of dc servomotor on airflow measurement, Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement, and Control, Vol. 132, No. 2, March 2010, 7 p.
  21. Wickramatunge, Kanchana Crishan and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2010). Study on Mechanical Behaviors of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle, International Journal of Engineering Science, Vol. 48, No. 2, February 2010, pp. 188-198.
  22. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2009). Novel Method to Weigh Medical Capsules in Continuous Process, Measurement, Vol. 42, No. 7, August 2009, pp. 1053-1058.
  23. Thananchai Leephakpreeda and Kanchana Crishan Wickramatunge (2009). Pneumatic artificial muscle actuation and modelling. In “IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies Volume 3: Special Edition of the International Multiconference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2009” edited by Sio-long Ao, et. al.; New York: American Institute of Physics, 1st Edition, 2009, pp. 282-296.
  24. Wickramatunge, Kanchana Crishan and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2009). Empirical Modeling of Pneumatic Artificial Muscle. In Proceedings of the International MultiConference of Engineers and Computer Scientists 2009 (IMECS 2009) [CD-ROM], 18-20 March 2009, Kowloon, Hong Kong. pp. 1726-1730.
  25. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2008). Grey Prediction on Indoor Comfort Temperature for HVAC Systems, Expert Systems with Applications, Vol. 34, No. 4, pp. 2284-2289.
  26. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2008). Experimental Studies on Flow Characteristics of Peristaltic Pump, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 13, No. 4, pp. 54-61.
  27. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2008). Model-Based Analysis for Experimental Parameter Identification of Micro DC Motor, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 13, No. 1, pp. 38-46.
  28. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2007). Car-Parking Guidance with Fuzzy Knowledge-Based Decision Making, Building and Environment, Vol. 42, No. 2, pp. 803-809.
  29. Iddhi Thamsuriya and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2007). Parameter Identification of Micro DC Motor with xPC Target /Simulink. In Proceedings of the PSU-UNS International Conference on Engineering and Environment (ICEE-2007) [CD-ROM], 10-11 May 2007, Phuket, Thailand. Paper No. ICEE2007038, 4 p.
  30. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2006). A Fuzzy Linguistic Interpretation of the Golden Section, Fuzzy Sets and Systems, Vol. 157, No.17, pp. 2412-2415.
  31. Surat Atthajariyakul, Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2006). Fluidized Bed Paddy Drying in Optimal Conditions via Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Control, Journal of Food Engineering, Vol. 75, No. 1, pp. 104-114.
  32. Surat Atthajariyakul, Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2005). Real-time Determination of Optimal Indoor-air Condition for Thermal Comfort, Air Quality and Efficient Energy Usage, Fuel and Energy Abstracts, Vol. 46, No. 1, pp. 51.
  33. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2005). Adaptive Occupancy-based Lighting Control via Grey Prediction, Building and Environment, Vol. 40, No. 7, pp. 881-886.
  34. Surat Atthajariyakul, Thananhchai Leephakpreeda (2005). Neural Computing Thermal Comfort Index for HVAC Systems, Energy Conversion and Management, Vol. 46, No. 15-16, pp. 2553-2565.
  35. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2004). Pneumatics and Hydraulics: Systems & Control, Thammasat University Press, Pathum Thani, Thailand. 134 p.
  36. Surat Atthajariyakul and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2004). Optimal condition control for fluidized bed paddy drying by adaptive fuzzy logic control. In Proceedings of the 15th International Symposium on Transport Phenomena, 9-13 May 2004, Bangkok, Thailand. pp. 426-430.
  37. Surat Atthajariyakul and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2004). Real-time determination of optimal indoor-air condition for thermal comfort, air quality and efficient energy usage, Energy and Buildings, Vol. 36, No. 7, p. 720-733.
  38. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2004). Dynamic control of crystallinity in polymer film casting process, Songklanakarin Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 26, No. 3, pp. 385-391.
  39. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2003). Flow-sensorless control valve: neural computing approach, Flow Measurement and Instrumentation, Vol. 14, No. 6, pp. 261-266.
  40. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2002). Novel determination of differential-equation solutions: universal approxi-mation method, Journal of Computational and Applied Mathematics, Vol. 146, No. 2, pp. 443-457.
  41. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2002). Sensorless DC motor drive via optimal observer-based servo control, Optimal Control Applications and Methods, Vol. 23, No. 5, pp. 289-301.
  42. Thananchai Leephakpreeda (invited paper) (2002). Measurement of airflow via servo DC motor, Journal of Scientific Research Chulalongkorn University: Section T, Vol. 1, No. 3, pp. 451-460. (in Thai)
  43. Surat Atthajariyakul and Thananchai Leephakpreeda (2002). Real-time determination of optimal indoor-air condition for thermal comfort, air quality and efficient energy usage. In Proceedings of 8th International Conference on Air Distribution in Rooms, 8-11 September 2002, Copenhagen, Denmark. pp. 425-428.
  44. Leephakpreeda, T. (2001). Mathematical modeling of solidification of semi-crystalline polymers under quiescent non-isothermal crystallization: Determination of crystallite's size, ScienceAsia: Journal of the Science Society of Thailand, Vol. 27, pp. 127-132.
  45. Leephakpreeda, T. (2001). Resolving scaling problem of wide-range data in neural network training with fuzzy linguistic model, Advances in Engineering Software, Vol. 32, pp. 641-646.
  46. Leephakpreeda, T.,S. Limpichotipong, and C. Netramai (2001). Genetic reinforcement learning with updating table of Q-value function: Obstacle avoidance robot, ScienceAsia: Journal of the Science Society of Thailand, Vol. 27, No. 2, pp. 177-183.
  47. Leephakpreeda, T., R. Thitipatanapong, T. Grittiyachot, and V. Yungchareon (2001). Occupancy-based control of indoor air ventilation: A theoretical and experimental study, ScienceAsia: Journal of the Science Society of Thailand, Vol. 27, No.4, pp. 279-284.
  48. Leephakpreeda,T. (2001). Quantitative relation of crystallinity and crystallites size to mechanical properties of semi-crystalline polymers: Application to HDPE, Research & Development Journal of The Engineering Institute of Thailand, Vol. 12, No. 2, pp. 7-14.
  49. Leephakpreeda, T. (2000). Justification of Material Selections with Fuzzy Quantifiers and OWA Operators, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 5, No. 2, pp. 43-47.
  50. Leephakpreeda, T. (2000). Quiescent Crystallization Kinetics: Embedded Artificial Neural Model, Journal of Polymer Science: Part B: Polymer Physics, 2000, Vol. 38, pp. 309-318.
  51. Leephakpreeda,T. (1999). Adaptive Fuzzy Logic Controller with Sensitivity Learning Rules, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 13-17.
  52. Leephakpreeda,T. (1999). H∞ Stability Robustness of Fuzzy Control Systems, Automatica, Vol. 38, No. 8, pp. 1467-1470.
  53. Leephakpreeda,T. (1998). Optimal Stabilization of a Set Linear Time-invariant Systems by Lyapunov Equations, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 49-54.
  54. Leephakpreeda,T. (1998). Solving Differential Equations with Artificial Neural Networks, Proceedings of the 12th National Academic Seminar on Mechanical Engineering, Bangkok, Vol. 2, pp. 166-168.
  55. Leephakpreeda,T. (1997). Adaptive H∞ Control of Robot Manipulator, ASEAN Journal on Science & Technology for Development, Vol. 14, No. 2, pp. 51-60.
  56. Leephakpreeda,T. and Batur, C. (1997). A Design Sensitivity Analysis for Crystallinity Control, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No. 2, pp. 18-23.
  57. Leephakpreeda,T. and Batur, C. (1997). Distributed Crystallinity Control During Cast Film Extrusion, International Polymer Processing, Vol. VII, No. 4, pp. 373-377.
  58. Leephakpreeda,T. and Batur, C. (1997) Modelling of Local Crystallinity in Polymer Extrusion Process, Research and Development Journal of The Engineering Institute of Thailand, Vol. 7, No. 2, pp. 76-81.
  59. Leephakpreeda,T. and Batur, C. (1997). Stability Analysis of a Fuzzy Control System, Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 2, No.1, pp.1-5.
  60. Leephakpreeda,T. and Batur,C. (1997). Stability Analysis of a Fuzzy Logic Control System, Inauguration of Institute’s New Name Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology Commemorative Publication, pp. 146-148.
  61. Leephakpreeda,T. and Rungroekrit, S. (1997). Optimization of Flexible Manufacturing Cells under Uncertainty, Proceedings of the 1997 Annual Conference of the Engineering Institute of Thailand under H.M. the Kings Patronage, Bangkok, 20-23 November 1997.
  62. Batur, C. and Leephakpreeda,T. (1996). Control of Crystallinity in Polymer Extrusion Processes, 13th IFAC World Congress, Vol. M, pp. 169-175.
  63. Batur, C. and Leephakpreeda,T. (1996). Crystallinity Control During Sheet Extrusion, ASME WAM, MD- Vol. 74, pp. 147-149.
  64. Batur, C. and Leephakpreeda,T.(1996). Optimization of Crystallinity Distribution in Sheet Extrusion, Journal of Inverse Problems in Engineering, Vol. 4, pp. 153-176.
  65. Batur, C. and Leephakpreeda,T. (1994). Stability of Fuzzy Control Systems, IEEE International Conference on Neural Networks, Part 4, pp. 2605-2610.
  66. Leephakpreeda, T. and Batur, C. (1994). Stability of a Class of Fuzzy Controllers, ASME Winter Annual Meeting, Dynamic Systems and Controls, DSC-Vol. 55-1, ISBN 0-7918-1414-9, pp. 399-417.

Thailand Patents

  • ธนัญชัย ลีภักดิ์ปรีดา (2552). เครื่องเทียบหาน้ำหนักแคปซูลด้วยระบบลมดูด, Patent No. 25286.
  • ธนัญชัย ลีภักดิ์ปรีดา (2550). อุปกรณ์วัดความเร็วและทิศทางของลมโดยใช้เซอร์โวมอเตอร์กระแสตรง, Patent No. 22118.
  • ธนัญชัย ลีภักดิ์ปรีดา (2550). ระบบควบคุมเซอร์โวมอเตอร์กระแสตรงที่ไม่ใช้ตัววัดความเร็ว, Patent No. 21467.
 
 
 
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