1 Jul 2015. Visiting academics from Naresuan University, Thailand
The Centre for Informatics and Applied Optimisation hosted three visitors from the Faculty of Science, Naresuan University, Thailand for a ceremony of handing them a signed copy of the Memorandum of Understanding between the two universities which formalises arrangements for research collaboration and exchange of research students between the two universities. CIAO researchers have been working with Naresuan University for several years and had two Naresuan University PhD students visit Ballarat in 2014.
Professor Somyot Plubtieng, Dean of the Faculty of Science, Professor Manoj Siripitukdet, Head of the Department of Mathematics, and Professor Rabian Wangkeeree, Director of the Centre of Excellence in Mathematics travelled to Federation University Australia, Mt Helen to discuss research collaboration and accept the signed agreement from the Faculty of Science and Technology Executive Dean, Professor Mark Sandeman and CIAO Director A/Professor Alex Kruger. Naresuan University PhD Student Thidaporn Seangwattana was also visiting CIAO at that time.
The visitors enjoyed a tour of the FOST brewery in the science and engineering precinct in Y Building following the ceremony and were impressed by the facility.