Thailand National Science Festival
Bangkok, Thailand, November 2015

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KMUTT International Research Advisory Panel (IRAP)
Millennium Hilton Bangkok Hotel

King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi is a leading university of technology in Thailand and Southeast Asia.  The International Research Advisory Panel is designed to enhance the quality, intact and intentional visibility of KMUTT’s research and scholarship.

As part of the visit to Bangkok, a COACh workshop was presented by Geri Richmond and Supapan Seraphin.

Communicating Science



Visits to Thailand January 5-10, 2015 


Video conference with students with the American Corner Mahasarakham
Topic: Science and Technology Developments Geared Toward Saving the Environment

Visitation at Kasetsart University faculty and students; Participation in a special program highlighting the new ASEAN Fellows Program sponsored by USAID

Mentoring event for Microsoft Imagine Cup Thailand student technology competition

Meetings with:

Charge d’Affaires W. Patrick Murphy and Acting Deputy Chief of Mission Kristina Kvien
Students from the US-Thai Science Student Exchange program
Ministry of Public Health, CDC
Leadership and women scientists at the Armed Forces Research Institute of Medical Sciences. Tour of research facilities.
Ministry of Foreign Affairs (MFA) including the Director General of MFA Department of American and South Pacific Affairs and Ministry of Science and Technology Officials
Michael Yates, Mission Director for USAID Regional Development Mission for Asia (RDMA) and leaders in this Bangkok office
Meeting with Sakarindr Bhumiratana, President of King Mongkut’s University of Technology, Thonburi

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Chiang Mai:

Presentation for Thai, Loas and Cambodian science students at the Chiang Mai University (CMU) Science and Technology Park on “Women in Science and Technology”

Presentation for science students from Chiang Mai University and high schools students under CMU’s Satit Demonstration School—”Science Classroom Program” supported by Ministry of Science in committing local youth in science and research career. Topic: “Life as a Scientist”

Visitation at the laboratories of CMU’s Energy Research and Development Institute

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Project: Career Building Workshop for Women in Science and Engineering in Bangkok, January 6-7, 2014

A series of COACh Career Workshops were held for women scientists in Bangkok.  The workshops were held at MTEC and were sponsored by MTEC and Loreal-Bangkok.  The workshops were given by Prof. Geri Richmond (Oregon), Prof. Supapan Seraphin (Univ. of Arizona) and Prof. Laura Greene (Univ. of Illinois)

January 6-7, 2014
Workshop Materials:

* Effective Leadership Skills
* The Art of Effective Negotiation
* Selling your Science: The Art of Effective Proposal Writing
* Publishing Research Results in Peer Reviewed Journals

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Project: PEER Science Participants’ Conference, Bangkok, October 2, 2013

COACh has partnered with the USAID PEER program to help participants in their program to be more successful in their research partnerships and research.  COACh Proposal Writing Workshop was held at the PEER Science Participants Forum held September 30-October 4, 2013.

Proposal Writing Workshop Presentation 
Attendees at PEER Science Participants Conference

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Sponsored by USAID and NSF

Project: Scientific Networking Workshops for Women Scientists in the areas of Energy, Hydrology and Health

Planning meeting held in June 2013 at Chulalongkorn University in Bangkok.


Attendees at planning meeting held at Kasetsart University in June 2013.

iCOACh Project Leaders:
Prof. Geri Richmond,
University of Oregon
Prof. Supapan Seraphin
University of Arizona
Prof. Laura H. Greene
University of Illinios

Sponsored and organized by COACh, MTEC NSTDA, L’Oreal (Thailand) Co., Ltd.