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Two Chulalongkorn University Professors Receive Funds From the 23rd TTSF

On March 10, 2017, the Thailand Toray Science Foundation (TTSF) organized the 23rd Science and Technology Award and Research Grant, presented by Gen. Surayud Chulanont, Privy Councilor presided in the Grand Ballroom at the Okura Prestige Bangkok with 2 of Chulalongkorn University’s professors also received funds in this ceremony.

The Thailand Toray Science Foundation (TTSF) is funded by the Toray Industries, Inc. Japan with the aim for supporting the progress of science and technology in Thailand. In each year, the TTSF gives out research funds and awards for different projects in the aspect of environmental science such as engineering, chemistry, agriculture and physics.

Chulalongkorn University received funds for 2 fields which are the field of agriculture and biology by Asst. Prof. Dr. Kuakarun Krusong from the Department of Chemistry, Faculty of Science under the research title “Production of starch that resist digestion by enzymes in the digestive system for using as healthy food products” and the field of engineering by Asst. Prof. Dr. Chanyaphan Virulsri from the Depart of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering under the research topic “Design and construction of strong hydraulic prosthetic knees for the disabled.”