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EFFICIENT URBAN RESEARCH CENTER (EURC)
I. Objective
The main objective of establishing the Efficient Urban Research Center (EURC) is to conduct research and development in the area of environment, efficient energy and urbanized infrastructure in collaboration with local government authorities (LGAs), government organizations, government enterprises, and researchers from other universities and/or research and development entities. 

II. Scope of Research
The center plans to conduct works under five main urban cities topics wihich are:
  • Integrated Solid Waste Management (ISWM)
  • Environmental pollution treatment and control
  • Materials for sustainable society
  • Sustainable energy
  • Urban city’s infrastructures

III. Members
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Taweep Chaisomphob 
(Center Head)
Advanced design methods of steel and composite structures, Shear lag behavior of thin-walled structures, Development of run-of-river hydropower projects, Public participation in infrastructure project development, Development or efficient composting system for solid waste treatment.
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Alice Sharp
Community based natural resource management, Environmental Impact Assessment, Pollution monitoring, Solid waste management.
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Sandhya Babel
Adsorption, Bio-hydrogen production, Phytoremediation, Solid and hazardous waste management, Wastewater treatment
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Pakorn Opaprakasit
Infrared spectroscopy, Electrospining, Lactide-based polyesters, Biocompatible/degradable polymers, Natural rubber, Biomedical materials, Biodiesel, Sensors
  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Thawatchai Onjun
Nuclear fission, Nuclear fusion, Neutron and radiation sources, Plasma technology and applications, Radiation Protection
 
IV. Contact
Assoc. Prof. Dr. Taweep Chaisomphob
Head, Efficient Urban Research Center (EURC)
Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT),
Thammasat University, Pathum Thani, 12121, Thailand
Tel: +66-2-986-9009~13, +66-2-564-3221~9 ext. 1907
Email: taweep@siit.tu.ac.th