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Dr. Avirut Puttiwongrak

Assistant Professor
Geotechnical and Earth Resources Engineering
  • Kyoto University / Ph.D. in Environment and Resource System Engineering (Research – Base)
    October 2010 – July 2013, Kyoto/JAPAN
  • Asian Institute of Technology / M.Eng. in Geosystem Exploration and Petroleum Geoengineering (GPA 3.94/4.00 – Prize)
    August 2007 – May 2009, Pathumthani/THAILAND
    Thesis topic: Interpretation of Seismic Data Using Open Source Environment (OpendTect)
  • King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok / B.Eng. in Civil Engineering (GPA 3.64/4.00 – First Class Honor)
    May 2003 – March 2007, Bangkok/THAILAND
    Project topic: Determination of Chloride Content in Concrete using Non- Destructive Test
  • King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok / Cert. in Pre-Civil Engineering (GPA 3.25/4.00)
    May 2000 – March 2003, Bangkok/THAILAND
  • Rajavinit Mathayom School / Cert. of Secondary School (GPA 3.82/4.00)
    May 1997 – March 2000, Bangkok/THAILAND

His research interests includes geophysical, geotechnical, and geomechanical techniques in exploration of surface and subsurface, and integrated knowledge for contributing to the development of energy, environment, and infrastructure.

  • Puttiwongrak, A., Syukaratun, N., Chaiyasart, C., Giao, P. H., Sakanann, V., Suteerasak, T., and Hashimoto, K. (2022). A 3D Empirical Model of Standard Compaction Curve for Thailand Shales: Porosity in Function of Burial Depth and Geological Time. Open Geosciences , in press.
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Ratha, M., Sakanann, V., Sam Ol, K., Suteerasak, T., and Nontapot, T. (2022). Groundwater Modeling for Natural Recharge Estimation in Phuket Island, Thailand. Burapha Science Journal , 27(1), 316-333..
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Ratha, M., Sakanann, V., Hashimoto, K.., and Suteerasak, T. (2021). Application of Geoelectrical Survey and Time-lapse Resistivity with Groundwater Data in Delineating Groundwater Potential Map: A Case Study from Phuket Island, Thailand. Sustainability , 14(1), 397, 1-17.
  • Tran, T.N.H., Puttiwongrak, A., Pongsopha, P., Intarabut, D., Jamsawang, P. and Sukontasukkul, P. (2021). Microparticle Filtration Ability of Pervious Concrete Mixed with Recycled Synthetic Fibers. Construction and Building Materials , 270, 1-13.
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Giao, P.H., and Sakanann, V. (2020). An Easily Used Mathematical Model of Porosity Change with Depth and Geologic Time in Deep Shale Compaction. International Journal of GEOMATE , 19(73), 108-115.
  • Tesfaldet, Y.T, Puttiwongrak, A. and Arpornthip, T. (2020). Spatial and temporal variation of groundwater recharge in shallow aquifers in Thepkasattri of Phuket, Thailand. Journal of Groundwater Science and Engineering , 8(1), 10-19.
  • Sakanann, V., Puttiwongrak, A., Suteerasak, T. and Koedsin, W. (2020). Delineation of Seawater Intrusion Using Geo-Electrical Survey in a Coastal Aquifer of Kamala Beach, Phuket, Thailand. Water . 12(2), 1-15.
  • Puttiwongrak, A. and Htwe, N.N. (2019). Application of Electrical Resistivity Imaging and Slope Modeling to the Investigation of the Sliding Geometry of Landslides in Phuket. Geotechnical Engineering . 50(4), 89-95.
  • Tesfaldelt, Y.T. and Puttiwongrak, A. (2019). Seasonal Groundwater Recharge Characterization using Time-Lapse Electrical Resistivity Tomography in Thepkasattri Watershed on Phuket Island, Thailand. Hydrology . 6(2), 36, 1-15.
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Sakanann, V., Rattanakom, R. and Ruamkaew, S. (2019). Preliminary Assessment of Seawater Intrusion in Phuket Island using Groundwater Data Analysis and GIS Techniques, Engineering Journal of Research and Development , 30(4), 75-88.
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Suteerasak, T., Mai, K.P., Hashimoto, K., Gonzalez, J.C., Rattanakom, R., and Prueksakorn, K. (2019). Application of multi-monitoring methods to investigate the contamination levels and dispersion of Pb and Zn from tin mining in coastal sediments at Saphan Hin, Phuket, Thailand. Journal of Cleaner Production 218, 108-117.
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Sam Ol, K. and Sakanann, V.. (2018). Groundwater Recharge Estimation in Kathu, Phuket using Groundwater Simulation. Geotechnical Engineering . 49(3), 4-10.
  • Puttiwongrak, A. (2017). Rock Deformation Caused by Different Fluid injection for CO2 Sequestration Technique. The Journal of King Monkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok , 27(3), 481-491. (in Thai).
  • Puttiwongrak, A., Honda, H., Matsuoka, T. and Yamada, Y. (2013). Compaction Curve with Consideration of Time and Temperature Effects for Mudstones. Geotechnical Engineering , 44(1), 34-39.
  • Hydrotech Research Institute-National Taiwan University/ The outstanding performance in a summer training course for slope land disaster reduction 2015
    August 2015, Taipei/TAIWAN
  • Japanese Government / Monbukagakusho Scholarship to pursue a Ph.D. program at Kyoto University, Japan
    October 2010, Kyoto/JAPAN
  • Asian Institute of Technology / The Deeswasmongkol prize in recognition of the most outstanding academic performance in the field of Geotechnical and Geoenvironmental Engineering, School of Engineering and Technology
    May 2009, Pathumthani/THAILAND
  • Thai Government / Royal Thai Government Scholarship (RTG) to pursue Master program at Asian Institute of Technology (AIT)
    August 2007, Pathumthani/THAILAND
  • Siam Cement Public Company Limited (SCG) / SCG Talent Scholarship
    January 2007, Bangkok/THAILAND
  • King Mongkut’s University of Technology North Bangkok / The outstanding academic performance
    June 2006, Bangkok/THAILAND
  • Rajavinit Mathayom School / The outstanding academic performance
    August 2000, Bangkok/THAILAND
  • Rajavinit Mathayom School / The outstanding academic performance
    January 2000, Bangkok/THAILAND

  • Engineering Institute of Thailand (EIT) / Member
  • Council of Engineers of Thailand (COE) / Member
  • Engineering Geology of SouthEast Asian Geotechnical Society / Member
  • Integrated Research and Disaster Risk / Young Scientist Member
  • International Society for Digital Earth / Member