DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, KMITL


Dr.Chisaphat Supunyachotsakul (ชิสาพัชร์ สุปัญญาโชติสกุล)
Lecturer

Email: s.chisaphat@gmail.com or Chisaphat.su@kmitl.ac.th


EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Civil Engineering, Geomatics Area, Purdue University of Applied Sciences, West Lafayette, IN., (USA) 2016
Dissertation: Geometric Accuracy Evaluation of Mobile Terrestrial LIDAR Surveys with
Supporting Algorithms (supported by Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT))
MSE. in Civil Engineering, Geomatics Area, Purdue University of Applied Sciences, West Lafayette, IN., (USA) 2012
Thesis: Feasibility of the New Indiana Coordinate Reference System (INCRS)
(supported by Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT))
M.Sc. in Photogrammetry and Geoinformatics, Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, (Germany) 2007
Thesis: Progressive Sampling and On-The-Fly Modeling with Terrestrial Laser Scanner on Construction Site
(partially supported by Geomatics and Engineering Division of the Trimble Company, Hampshire, England)
B.Eng. in Survey Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, (Thailand) 2005


AREA OF INTERESTS:

Hardware:
All surveying instruments (e.g. Total Station, GPS receiver, laser scanner (static and mobile platform))

Software:
  • Photogrammetry software (e.g. Erdas Imagine)
  • GIS software (e.g. Arc family of ESRI, Geomedia, ENVI)
  • LIDAR Data manipulation software (e.g. Leica Cyclone, Bentley, TopoDOT)
  • GPS Data management software
Programming languages:
MATLAB, C, C++, Java, SQL, XML-based languages, HTML


RESEARCH FOCUS:


TEACHING COURSES:

Bachelor courses:
  • Surveying
  • Route Survey
  • Surveying Camp
  • Photogrammetry
Master courses:
  • NA
Doctoral courses:
  • NA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Research Experience
- Contracted Consultant, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (NASA GSFC), Greenbelt, MD 06/2015 – 08/2015
Worked with NASA DEVELOP National Program at NASA GSFC, Greenbelt, MD
Project: Monitoring Risk and Extent of Drought for Enhanced Decision Making and Resource Allocation in the Kingdom of Thailand
- Research Assistant, Joint Transportation Research Program: Purdue University – Indiana Department of Transportation (INDOT)
Project: Laser Mobile Mapping Standards and Applications in Transportation (LMMSAT) 01/2013 – 06/2015
Project: Feasibility of the New Indiana Coordinate Reference System (INCRS) 01/2011 – 06/2012
- Research Assistant, Chulalongkorn University, Department of Highway and Canadian Summer 2005, 2008
International Development Agency (CIDA) and GPR-Laser Map.
Project: LIDAR Demonstration

Training and Internship
- Training, Inpho GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany, 12/2005 – 01/2006
Training Topic: DTM and LIDAR data processing for Topographic Mapping and 3D Modeling.
- Training, Intergraph SG&I Deutschland GmbH, Stuttgart, Germany. 10/2005
Training Topic: Location based analysis with GIS and the use of GIS in infrastructure network planning.
- Internship, GIS and Photogrammetry Division, Summer 2004
United Communication Industry PLC (UCOM), Bangkok, Thailand
Produce thematic map of watershed areas in different regions of Thailand for Ministry of Natural Resources and Environment,Bangkok, Thailand.

Teaching Experience
- Teaching Assistant, Graduate Course – Multi Hyperspectral Remote Sensing Fall 2016
Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
- Teaching: Graduate Course – Imaging Applications in Engineering, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
Teach a section of this course focusing on mobile laser scanning technology. Spring 2016
- Teaching Assistant, Graduate Course: Geostatistics and Surface Modeling Module,
University exchange program between Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, 01/2007– 04/2007
Stuttgart Germany and Singapore Polytechnic, Singapore.
Stuttgart University of Applied Sciences, Stuttgart, Germany. 08/2006 – 04/2007


HONOR AND PRIZE:

- 2016 Robert E. Altenhofen Memorial Scholarship 05/2016
(This award is presented by the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing (ASPRS))
- Roland S. Corning II Memorial Fellowship 08/2015 –05/2016
(Civil Engineering – Geomatics Area, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN)
- Royal Thai Government Scholarship 06/2009 –05/2015
- “The Best Survey Engineering Senior Project Award” in the Undergraduate and Graduate Academic 03/2005
Conference for the Year 2004, faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.


BOOKS:

NA


PUBLICATIONS:

Papers in International Journals

  1. Accuracy Assessment of Mobile Laser Scanning Data and (In revision stage)
    Automatic Sphere Target Detection in Terrestrial Mobile Mapping System Surveys
    Summited to PE&RS
  2. L1-norm Minimization for Diverse Parameter Selections (In final preparation stage)
    To be submitted to ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering
  3. Closed - form Formulae Mapping of Small Area, Minimizing Distortions and (In preparing process)
    Commensurate with High Accuracy 3D Surveys
    Intends to submit to ASCE Journal of Surveying Engineering
  4. Technical report of project “Monitoring Risk and Extent of Drought for Enhanced Decision Making and 08/2015
    Resource Allocation in the Kingdom of Thailand”, DEVELOP National NASA Program.
  5. Series of research reports of project “Laser Mobile Mapping Standards and Applications in Transportation”
    consists of a 1-page Executive Summary, three Semi-Annual and the Final Reports (97 pages). 07/2013-11/2015
  6. Series of research reports of project “Feasibility of the New Indiana Coordinate Reference System (INCRS)”
    consists of a 1-page Executive Summary, three Semi-Annual and the Final Reports (127 pages). 06/2011-08/2012
International Conference Proceedings
  1. Presented Topic: Accuracy Evaluation of Mobile Laser Scanning 09/24/2016
    In ASPRS Western Great Lakes Region Meeting at Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
  2. Presented Topic: Monitoring Risk and Extent of Drought for Enhanced Decision Making and Resource Allocation in the Kingdom of Thailand
    At NASA Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, MD 08/05/2015
    At NASA Headquarters, Washington D.C. 07/30/2015
  3. Presented Topic: Accuracy Assessment of Mobile Laser Scanning Data 07/28/2015
    At Transportation Research Board (TRB) Meeting - Geospatial Data Acquisition Technologies in Design and Construction, Indianapolis, IN.
  4. Series of presentations of the results from research project “Laser Mobile Mapping Standards and Applications in Transportation (LMMSAT)” at Indiana Department of Transportation, Indianapolis. consists of a 1st Semi-Annual (05/2013), 2nd Semi-Annual (06/2014), and 3rd presentation (01/2015).
  5. Series of presentations of the results from research project “Feasibility of the New Indiana Coordinate Reference System (INCRS)” at Indiana Department of Transportation, Indianapolis. consists of a First Semi-Annual (07/2011), Second Semi-Annual (02/2012) and the Final presentation (08/2012)
  6. Supunyachotsakul Chisaphat and Boudewijn H.W. van Gelder: 3D Surveying in a 1D+2D World, 02/2012
    Michigan Society of Professional Surveyors 71st Annual Meeting, Ypsilanti, Michigan.
  7. Present scientific work “Progressive Sampling and On-The-Fly Modeling with 05/2008
    Terrestrial Laser Scanner on Construction Site (Master Thesis)” in a scientific work meeting of Max Planck Institute of Optics and Imaging, at Erlangen, Germany.