Metal Forming, Micro-Manufacturing, Tribology
Khon Kaen University
123 Moo 16 Mittapap Rd., Nai-Muang, Muang District, Khon Kaen 40002,Thailand.
Dr. Mahayotsanun is currently doing research and teaching at Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. His research interests are in the fields of tribology in manufacturing, surface engineering, metal forming, and micro-manufacturing. He utilizes the fundamental and advanced understandings of materials, surface interactions, and process conditions in order to control and optimize manufactured parts and processes. His research experiences involve machine design, sensor design, forming processes, finite element analysis, microstructure technology, composite materials, and robotics. Dr. Mahayotsanun has been active in carrying out collaborative research projects with domestic and international manufacturing industry and national research institutes in order to enhance the capability of manufacturing companies. He is the co-founder of Thai Tribology Association (TTA) that promotes, develops, innovates and transfers research and development in advanced Tribology technology to Thai manufacturing industry through collaborations with top-rated experts and research institutes. In addition, Dr. Mahayotsanun is the co-founder of Creative Lab Center (CLC) that develops high quality local products and transfer creative design and development knowledge to the local communities. Currently, he is the chair of Thai Young Scientists Academy (TYSA) and a member of Global Young Academy (GYA) due to his active role in driving research activities domestically and internationally. Dr. Mahayotsanun has also been facilitating innovation workshops by using the Creative Problem Solving (CPS) process and involved with building an entrepreneurship, startup and innovation ecosystem in Thailand.