DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, KMITL


Dr.Ronnachai Tiyarattanachai (รณชัย ติยะรัตนาชัย)
Assistant Professor

Email: ronnachai.ti@kmitl.ac.th or rtiyarattanachai@gmail.com
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/rtiyarattanachai/ Tel.:(+66) 2329-8334


EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology, Newark, NJ, (USA)
(Specialized : Environmental Policy Concentration)
M.S. in Environmental Management, Chulalongkorn University, (Thailand)
(Joint program with New Jersey Institute of Technology)
B.Eng. in Environmental Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, (Thailand)


AREA OF INTERESTS:


RESEARCH FOCUS:


TEACHING COURSES:

Bachelor courses:
  • Environmental Policy for Green Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Life and Environment
  • Calculus 1
  • Mathematics and its Contemporary Applications
Master courses:
  • Environmental Management
Doctoral courses:
  • NA

PROFESSIONAL REGISTRATIONS:

- Licensed Environmental Engineer, Council of Engineers, Thailand


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

Vice President for Planning (January 2019 – Present)
King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand
Acting Associate Dean (January 2014 – February 2015, December 2017 – Present)
International College, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand
Assistant Professor (October 2010 – Present)
International College, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Bangkok, Thailand
Assistant Dean (October 2011 – November 2013)
International College, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand
Environmental Expert (Jan 2017 – Present)
TransConsult Co., Ltd. Conduct Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) report including environmental impact assessments, field samplings, and public hearings.
Part-Time Lecturer (May 2012 – Oct 2012)
Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Bangkok, Thailand
• Environmental Management: Environmental systems. Dynamic approach and system analysis. Criteria for environmental system management. Environmental aspect analysis: resources, sinks and pathways of soil, water and air environment. Principles of management system, basic concepts and practice. Guidelines and preventive measures based on technocentric and ecocentric approach; Tools for environmental management and its benefit.
Part-Time Lecturer (January 2011 – Present)
Mahidol University International College, Mahidol University (MU), Nakhon Pathom, Thailand
• Intensive Mathematics: Techniques of graphing, lines, parabolas, systems of linear equations, systems of nonlinear equations, exponential functions, logarithmic functions, and matrices.
• Fundamental Mathematics: Algebra and calculus with applications to business and economics; limits and continuity; derivatives and integral of functions of one real variable; partial derivatives; applied maxima and mimima; linear algebra equations; matrics, operations on matrices, and matrix algebra.
• Mathematics and Its Contemporary Applications: Review of algebra, logarithmic and exponential functions, matrix algebra, differential calculus, integral calculus
Consultant (March 2010 – September 2010)
Environmental Resources Management, Inc., Bangkok, Thailand
• Project Manager: Waste Management Facility – Conduct Environmental, Social, and Health Impact Assessment (ESHIA) study for a non-hazardous and hazardous waste management facility in Chonburi, Thailand
• Project Manager: Long Son Petrochemical Co., Ltd. (LSP) – Provide advisory services to ensure compliance with International Finance Corporation (IFC) Performance Standards on Social and Environmental Sustainability for LSP’s petrochemical complex to be located in Vietnam.
Environmental Engineer (August 2005 – February 2010)
The Louis Berger Group, Inc., Morristown, New Jersey
• Soil and groundwater remediation; remedial action cost estimation; investigation and mitigation of soil vapor intrusion; river remediation; and hazardous waste management
• Key representative projects include:
     o Lower Passaic River Source Control Dredge Plan (SCDP), New Jersey – Investigation and remediation of dioxin contaminated sediments
     o New Jersey Meadowlands Xanadu Redevelopment Project, New Jersey – Investigation and remediation of PCB contamination in soil
     o Ellis Property Superfund Site, New Jersey - Investigation and remediation of chlorinated solvents (e.g., PCE and TCE) in soil and groundwater
     o Derelco Site, New Jersey - Vapor intrusion investigation and remediation of chlorinated solvents in soil and groundwater. Cleveland Industrial Center Site, New Jersey – Vapor intrusion investigation and remediation of chlorinated solvent contamination in soil and groundwater
     o Eric’s Main Street Mobil / BP Service Station, New Jersey – Remediation of volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in soil and groundwater
     o Anacostia Watershed Restoration Project, Washington, DC and Maryland - Survey drainage areas and existing BMPs throughout District of Columbia and Price George and Montgomery Counties, MD.
Environmental Expert (2019)
• Conduct Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) reports for the EEC Masterplan of Chachoengsao, Chonburi, and Rayong provinces, Office of Transport and Traffic Policy and Planning. Responsible tasks include primary and secondary data collection; public participation; and environmental and social impact assessment.
• Conduct noise impact reduction assessment for a site impacted by railway, Chachoengsao, The State Railway of Thailand. Responsible tasks include design sampling plan and assess noise impact and reduction.
• Conduct environmental aspect review for Bangsue Grand Stration Development Project, The State Railway of Thailand. Responsible tasks include environmental aspect review and public participation.
Environmental Expert (2018)
• Conduct Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) reports for the Suratthani Truck Terminal Project, S Project of the Department of Land Transport, Ministry of Transport. Responsible tasks include primary and secondary data collection; public participation; and environmental and social impact assessment.
Environmental Expert (2017)
• Conduct environmental aspect review for the Bus Terminal National Master Plan, Ministry of Transport, Thailand. Responsible tasks include environmental aspect review and public participation.
• Conduct Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) reports for the Songkhla Transportation Center, Songkhla Provincial Administrative Organization, Thailand. Responsible tasks include primary and secondary data collection; public participation; and environmental and social impact assessment.
Environmental Expert (2016)
• Conduct environmental aspect review for the Regional Truck Terminal Project of the Department of Land Transport, Ministry of Transport, Thailand per the Public Private Partnership Act of 2013. Responsible tasks include environmental aspect review and public participation.
• Conduct Initial Environmental Examination (IEE) reports for the Detailed Design phase of the Regional Truck Terminal project for the Department of Land Transport, Ministry of Transport, Thailand. Responsible tasks include primary and secondary data collection; public participation; and environmental and social impact assessment.
Environmental Expert (2015)
• Conduct environmental checklist for The Feasibility Study and Management of Regional Truck Terminals for the Department of Land Transport, Ministry of Transport, Thailand
Speaker (November 2014 – December 2015)
• Preparation for Alternative Energy Projects training for the Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives (BAAC)


TRAINING AND SPECIAL COURSES:

• June, 2009: US Green Building Council (USGBC), Green Building Basics and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED)
• October, 2005: RACER Parametric Cost Estimating Software for Environmental Cleanup Projects, Earth Tech.
• August, 2005: 40-hr OSHA HAZWOPER (29 CFR 1910.120 (e))
• June, 2000: 5th Clean Technology Training conducted by Department of Industrial Works (DIW), Thailand


HONOR AND PRIZE:

• KMITL International College Grant (2018), research project entitled “Perspectives of Public Companies in Thailand towards SDGs”
• KMITL International College Grant (2017), research project entitled “Environmental Performance and Business Competitiveness of DJSI-Indexed Refineries in AEC”
• KMITL International College Grant (2017), research project entitled “Relationship between Sustainability and Stock Performance of Listed Companies in Thailand”
• KMITL International College Grant (2016), research project entitled “Carbon Tax System for Vehicles Used in Logistic Activities in Thailand”
• KMITL International College Grant (2016), research project entitled “Smart Bicycle Fleet Management System for Green University”
• KMITL International College Grant (2014), research project entitled “Green Campus: a concept of sustainability for higher educational institutions in Thailand – A comparative case study on Green- and Non-Green-Campus universities in Thailand”
• KMITL International College Grant (2012), research project entitled “Reverse Vending Machine for Municipal Waste Management in Thailand”
• KMITL International College Grant (2011), research project entitled “Current and Future Situation of Site Remediation Work in Thailand: A Survey with Related Government Agencies”
• Congressional Certificate honoring work on sustainable energy practices as part of a research grant through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's P3 (People, Prosperity, and the Planet) student design competition. Washington, DC. May 2006.
• The Louis Berger Mid-Atlantic Environmental Engineering Division Employee of the Quarter Award for the Period of Oct 2006 – Dec 2006.
• The Louis Berger International Scholar Award (2004-2006), Sponsorship for tuition and fees
• Research assistantship (2003-2004), Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science, New Jersey Institute of Technology. research project entitled “Beach Nourishment in Delaware Bay to Restore and Maintain Habitat for Horseshoe Crab Spawning and Shorebird Foraging”
• Tuition remission (2000-2002), Sponsorship for Master’s program in Environmental Management (International Program) by the National Research Center for Environmental and Hazardous Waste Management


BOOKS:

NA


PUBLICATIONS:

Papers in Journals

  1. Tiyarattanachai, R. and Hollmann, N. (2016) Green Campus initiative and its impacts on quality of life of stakeholders in Green and Non-Green Campus universities. SpringerPlus, 5(1), pp. 1-17.
  2. Tiyarattanachai, R., Kongsawatvoragul, I., and Anantavrasilp, I. (2015) Reverse Vending Machine and Its Impacts on Quantity and Quality of Recycled PET Bottles in Thailand. KMITL Science and Technology Journal, 15(1), pp. 24-33.
  3. Jackson, N. L., Smith, D. R., Tiyarattanachai, R. and Nordstrom, K. F. (2007). Use of a small beach nourishment project to enhance habitat suitability for horseshoe crabs. Geomorphology. (89), pp. 172-185.
  4. Tiyarattanachai, R., Kanatharana, P., and Hsieh, H. (2004). Treatment of trichloroethylene contaminated wastewater using Fenton’s reagent. Malaysian Journal of Science. (23), pp. 169-177.
Conference Proceedings
  1. Jungthawan, S., Suharitdamrong, V., and Tiyarattanachai, R. Applying systems approach: the case study of tertiary education institutions in Thailand. 2019 IEEE 6th International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Applications.
  2. Tiyarattanachai, R. and Chhang, R. Perspectives of Thai Listed Companies on the United States’ Sustainable Development Goals. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 265 (2019) 012011.
  3. Tuna, N. and Tiyarattanachai, R. Consumer perspectives on premium price of ecologically friendly product: a case study of ophthalmic lens in Thailand. IOP Conf. Series: Earth and Environmental Science 265 (2019) 012013.
  4. Chhang, R. and Tiyarattanachai, R. The impact of greenhouse gas emissions on financial performance of Thai listed Companies for sustainable investment. Proc. Of the 14th International Asian Urbanization Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, January 11-13, 2018.
  5. Mathias, M. G. and Tiyarattanachai, R. Analysis of stock market performance of Thai companies practicing sustainability management. Proc. Of the 14th International Asian Urbanization Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, January 11-13, 2018.
  6. Lim, K. and Tiyarattanachai, R. Relationship between environmental performance and business performance of oil refinery in AEC+6 countries. Book of Extended Abstract of the 10th Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering 2017, Ha Noi, Vietnam, 30 October – 1 November, ISBN: 978-604-95-0308-5, p. 42-44.
  7. Chhang, R. and Tiyarattanachai, R. Relationship between environmental performance and financial performance of Thai listed companies for sustainable investment. Book of Extended Abstract of the 10th Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering 2017, Ha Noi, Vietnam, 30 October – 1 November, 2017, ISBN: 978-604-95-0308-5, p. 36-38.
  8. Vuthy, S., Tiyarattanachai, R., and Prabnasak, J. Carbon pricing system for vehicles used in freight transport. Proc. Of the 7th Conference on Operations and Supply Chain Management, Phuket, Thailand, December 18-21, 2016, p. 429-440.
  9. Tiyarattanachai, R., Han, T., and Anantavrasilp, I. Quality management of municipal solid waste at material recovery facilities. Proc. of the 2nd AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Energy Engineering (RCEneE), Bangkok, Thailand, November 13-14, 2014, p. 31.
  10. Jirasit, N., Tiyarattanachai, R., and Hollmann, N. Comparison of quality of life among stakeholders in green and non-green campus universities. Proc. of the 2nd AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Energy Engineering (RCEneE), Bangkok, Thailand, November 13-14, 2014, p. 30.
  11. Bhu-anantanondh, T., Tiyarattanachai, R., and Hollmann, N. Environmental performance benchmarking of refineries in ASEAN Economic Community. Proc. of the 6th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference (AEEC), Bangkok, Thailand, November 21-22, 2013, p. E-8.
  12. Tiyarattanachai, R. and Watts, D. J. (2011). Institutional controls in the views of state regulators and licensed site professionals. Proc. of the 4th ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference, Yogyakarta, Indonesia, November 22-23, 2011.
  13. Tiyarattanachai, R. and Watts, D. J. (2011). Institutional controls and brownfield redevelopment. Proc. of the 3rd AUN/SEED-Net Regional Conference on Global Environment, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, February 21-22, 2011, p.22.
  14. Tiyarattanachai, R. and Watts, D. J. (2011). Institutional controls and sustainable remediation. Proc. of the 10th EEAT National Environmental Conference, March 23-25, 2011, pp. 151-152.
  15. Tiyarattanachai, R., Kanatharana, P., and Hsieh, H. (2003). Treatment of trichloroethylene contaminated wastewater using Fenton’s reagent. Proc. of International Conf. on Environmental Management and Technology, Malaysian University Consortium for Environment and Development – Industry and Urban Areas (MUCED – I&UA), Putrajaya, Malaysia, August 4-6, 2003, p. 20.