DEPARTMENT OF CIVIL ENGINEERING, KMITL


Dr.Uma Seeboonruang (อุมา สีบุญเรือง)
Associate Professor

Email: uma.se@kmitl.ac.th
Tel.:(+66) 2329-8334


EDUCATION:

Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Davis, USA.
Concentration: Groundwater flow and subsurface reactive contaminant transport modeling.
Thesis Topic: Characterizing the combined effects of subsurface chemical and physical heterogeneities by combining Lagrangean transport and the exposure-time concept
Advisor: Prof. Dr.Timothy R. Ginn
M.Eng. in Civil and Environmental Engineering, Lehigh University, USA.
Concentration: Water and wastewater physical, chemical and biological treatments
Thesis Topic: The effects of organic colloids on the transport of hydrophobic organic compounds
Advisor: Prof. Dr.Weixian Zhang
B.Eng. in Construction Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL), Thailand.


AREA OF INTERESTS:


RESEARCH FOCUS:


TEACHING COURSES:

Bachelor courses:
  • Advanced Mathematics for Civil Engineering
  • Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering
  • Ground Water Development
  • Hydraulics Laboratory
Master courses:
  • Research Methodology
  • Groundwater Hydrology
  • Analytical and Numerical Methods for Civil Engineering
  • Open Channel Flow
  • Groundwater Flow Modeling
  • Water Quality Modeling
  • Subsurface Solute Transport and Modeling
  • Soil and Water Chemistry
Doctoral courses:
  • Open Channel Flow

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCES:

- ผู้ช่วยคณบดี กำกับดูแลงานวิเทศและองค์กรสัมพันธ์, งานการเงินและบัญชี คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตรร์ สถาบันเทคโนโลยีพระจอมเกล้าเจ้าคุณทหารลาดกระบัง (พ.ศ.2558 - ปัจจุบัน)
- 2539 - ปัจจุบัน: Faculty member in Civil Engineering Department at King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology, Ladkrabang, Bangkok, Thailand.
- 2546 - ปัจจุบัน: Faculty member in Civil Engineering Department at Ramkhamhang University, Bangkok, Thailand. Undergraduate Courses: Water Supply and Sanitary Engineering
- 2555 - ปัจจุบัน: Advisory committee of the Water Resource Engineering Subcommittee in the Engineering Institute of Thailand under HM the King's Patronage (EIT)
- 2550 - 2554 Secretariat of the Water Resource Engineering Subcommittee in the Engineering Institute of Thailand under HM the King's Patronage (EIT)
- 2552 Scientific Committee, the International Groundwater Conference – Thailand.
- 2549 - 2552 Editorial Board, the Engineering Institute of Thailand
- 2548 Committee member of the 3rd Asia Pacific Association of Hydrology and Water Resources Conference (APHW)
- 2547 Committee member of the Thai Green Label Scheme, Office of Secretariat, Thailand Environment Institute.
- 2547 Vice-Secretariat of the 10th Annual National Convention on Civil Engineering.
- เม.ย. - พ.ค.2547 Research Assistant at Kyushu-Tokai University, Japan, working on groundwater and unsaturated flow modeling of artificial recharge into Pichit Province aquifers, Thailand.
- 2546 - 2547 Thesis Committee member on the project “Groundwater Modeling at Klong Praya Bunlue, Pranakhon Si Ayuthaya Province”, Department of Mining Engineering, Chulalongkorn Univerisity.
- พ.ค 2546 Postdoctorate at University of California-Davis, USA, working on modeling and isotopic analysis to assess artificial recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County, CA. supported by Water Resource Center (WRC) CA. in collaboration with the US Geology Survey (USGS).
- 2545 Reviewer of Journal of Hydrology Engineering, American Society of Civil Engineering
- 2544 - 2545 Research Assistant at University of California-Davis, USA, working on modeling and isotopic analysis to assess artificial recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County, CA. supported by Water Resource Center (WRC) CA. in collaboration with the US Geology Survey (USGS).
- 2544 - 2545 Teaching Assistant at University of California-Davis, USA, in a Hydraulic Experimental Class (ECI 141L).
- 2541 - 2544 Research Assistant at University of California-Davis, USA, working on modeling of bacterial transport. The project was supported by the Department of Energy (DOE), USA.

งานบริการทางวิชาการ
- คณะกรรมการพัฒนาหลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตร์บัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา (หลักสูตรปรับปรุง 2554)
- อาจารย์ที่ปรึกษาโครงงานพิเศษ หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตร์บัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- คณะกรรมการสอบโครงงานพิเศษ หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตร์บัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- คณะกรรมการพัฒนาหลักสูตร ระดับบัณฑิตศึกษา หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา (หลักสูตรปรับปรุง พ.ศ. 2554)
- อาจารย์ที่ปรึกษาวิทยานิพนธ์ประจำหลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- กรรมการสอบวิทยานิพนธ์ นักศึกษาระดับปริญญาโท หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- คณะกรรมการบริหารหลักสูตรระดับบัณฑิตศึกษา คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- คณะกรรมการบริหารหลักสูตรระดับบัณฑิตศึกษา คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรดุษฎีบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา
- คณะกรรมการร่างหลักสูตรระดับดุษฎีบัณฑิตสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา (หลักสูตรใหม่ 2552)
- อาจารย์บัณฑิตประจำ คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์ หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรดุษฎีบัณฑิต
- กรรมการสอบวิชาสัมมนา ระดับบัณฑิตศึกษา หลักสูตรวิศวกรรมศาสตรมหาบัณฑิต สาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์
- คณะทำงานประกันคุณภาพการศึกษาตามองค์ประกอบ 9 องค์ประกอบ คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์
- คณะกรรมการประกันคุณภาพการศึกษา ประจำปีการศึกษา 2554
- คณะอนุกรรมการประกันคุณภาพการศึกษา ระดับสาขาวิชา ประจำปีการศึกษา 2554 คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์
- คณะกรรมการกลั่นกรองและติดตามผลโครงการวิจัยเงินงบประมาณแผ่นดิน คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์
- คณะกรรมการกลั่นกรองและติดตามผลโครงการวิจัยเงินงบประมาณเงินรายได้ คณะวิศวกรรมศาสตร์
- เลขานุการสาขาวิชาวิศวกรรมโยธา (ปี พ.ศ. 2550 ถึง ปัจจุบัน)


HONOR AND PRIZE:

- Awarded by the American-Thai Student Exchange Program to study in the United States for 1 year.
- A recipient of the Royal Thai Government scholarship for the Master and Ph.D. programs.
- Research Assistantship supported under the project “The influence of heterogeneity and growth on microbial transport in saturated porous medium,” Natural and Accelerated Bioremediation Research, Office of Science, U.S. Department of Energy
- Research Assistantship supported the Water Resource Center in collaboration with the US Geology Survey.
- Postgraduate fellowship supported the Water Resource Center in collaboration with the US Geology Survey.
- Fellowship under the Academic Exchange Program between the King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang and the Kyushu-Tokai University for the project “The impact of Recharge System on Groundwater Level and Flood Mitigation; A Case Study in Pichit Province”.


BOOKS:


PUBLICATIONS:

Projects

  1. [2012] การศึกษาการเปลี่ยนแปลงระดับน้ำบาดาลในพื้นที่วิกฤตการณ์ น้ำบาดาล
  2. [2010] การบริหารจัดการแหล่งน้ำเพื่อการอุปโภคสำหรับเกาะหลีเป๊ะ จ.สตูล
Papers in International Journals:
  1. Seeboonruang U., 2014, "An empirical decomposition of deep groundwater time series and possible link to climate variability", Global NEST Journal,16.
  2. Seeboonruang U., 2014, "Physico-chemical characterization of saline subsurface system near small endorheic ponds in Thailand", Environ Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007,s12665-014-3052-9.
  3. Sirikaew U., Seeboonruang U., 2013, "Assessment of Social Impacts of a Reservoir on a Saline Soil Area in Northeast Thailand", Advanced Materials Research,622-623.
  4. Seeboonruang U., 2012, "Relationship between groundwater properties and soil salinity at the Lower Nam Kam River Basin in Thailand", Environ Earth Sci. DOI 10.1007,s12665-012-2012-5.
  5. Seeboonruang U., T.R. Ginn, 2006, "Upscaling Heterogeneity in Aquifer Reactivity via Exposure-time Concept: Forward Model", J CONTAM HYDROL.
  6. Seeboonruang U., Sirikaew U., 2004, "Chemical Evolution in Porewater of Acid Sulphate Soil in a Nakhon Nayok Test Field, Thailand", International Symposium on Lowland Technology 2004, Rama Gardens Hotel.
  7. Ginn T.R., E.M. Murphy, A. Chilakapati, U. Seeboonruang, 2001, "Stochastic-Convective Transport with Nonlinear Reaction and Mixing: Application to Intermediate-Scale Experiments in Aerobic Biodegradation in Saturated Porous Media", J CONTAM HYDROL.
  8. Seeboonruang U., 0000, "A Statistical Assessment of the Impact of Land Uses on Surface Water Quality Indexes”, Journal of Environmental Management", Journal of Environmental Management.
Papers in National Journals:
  1. Seeboonruang U., Ichikawa T, 2550, "The Effect of Acid Sulphuric Soil Restraint by Groundwater Control in Nakhon Nayok Province, Thailand", SOILS AND FOUNDATIONS.
International Conference Proceedings:
  1. Sirikaew U., Seeboonruang U., 2012, "Assessment of Social Impacts of a Reservoir on a Saline Soil Area in Northeast Thailand", Proceedings of ICEES 2012 : International Conference on Environmental and Earth Sciences,,.
  2. Seeboonruang U., 2012, "Impacts of Reservoir on Groundwater Level and Quality in a Saline Area, Nakhon Panom Province, Thailand", Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Asia Agriculture and Animal (ICAAA 2012),,.
  3. Seeboonruang U., 2011, "AN ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPACT OF LAND USES ON SURFACE WATER QUALITY INDEXES USING A STATISTICAL METHOD", The 1st EIT International Conference on Water Resources Engineering 2011, Petchaburi,,.
  4. Seeboonruang U., 2011, "Investigation of Geochemical Conditions in the Mottled Saline Area in the Lower Nam Kam Basin, Thailand", Proceedings of the International Conference on Geology, Geotechnology and Mineral Resources of INDOCHINA,,.
  5. Seeboonruang U., 2010, "An Assessment of Saline Soil Effects on Land Use Activities: A Case Study in Nakhon Panom Province", International Conference on Environmental Science and Technology, Penang,,.
  6. Seeboonruang U., Giao P.H., 2010, "A Review on Petroleum Hydrocarbon Subsurface Contamination and A Guideline toward Thailand Situation", The International Symposium Hanoi Geoengineering 2010, Hanoi,,.
  7. Seeboonruang U., 2010, "AN INVESTIGATION ON SHALLOW GROUNDWATER CONDITION IN A SALINE AREA IN NAKHON PANOM PROVINCE", The 3rd ASEAN Environmental Engineering Conference,,.
  8. Seeboonruang U., 2010, "An Investigation on Soil Chemical Composition and Shallow Groundwater Condition in a Saline Area in Nakhon Panom Province", Thailand” the 2010 AGU Fall Meeting, California,,.
  9. Sarmpradit W., Seeboonruang U., 2009, "An Application of Stochastic-Geostatistic Approach to Groundwater Potential Exploration in the Southern Part of Thailand", An International Perspective on Environmental and Water Resources,,.
  10. Seeboonruang U., 2009, "The Relationship between Shallow Groundwater Properties and Surface Soil Salinity: A Case Study at the Lower Namkam River Basin in Nakhon Panom Province", International Groundwater Symposium (IGS-TH 2009): “Efficient Groundwater Resources Management,,.
  11. Seeboonruang U., 2009, "The Study on Physical and Chemical Properties of Shallow Ground Water In Lower Nam Kam River Basin Areas in Nakhon Phanom Province", The 2nd Conference on Water Resource Management and Technology,,.
  12. Seeboonruang U., 2008, "An Assessment of Groundwater Vulnerability to Contamination and Estimation of Potential Areas Contributing Risk and Hazard in the Lower Chao Phraya Basin", International Groundwater Conference on Groundwater Dynamics and Global Change,,.
  13. Seeboonruang U., 2008, "An Impact Assessment of Land Uses on Groundwater and Surface Water Qualities", Regional Conference on Environmental Engineering,,.
  14. Seeboonruang U., 2007, "The Study on Efficiency of a Spreading-Basin Artificial Recharge System Using Floodwater in Phichit Province", 12th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  15. Chatachote P., Suntudwattana S., Jirapinthu V., and Seeboonruang U., 2006, "A Study of Surface Water Quality in Nakhon Nayok Province", The 5th National Environmental Conference, Bangkok,,.
  16. Seeboonruang U., Sirikaew U., and Srisook B, 2006, "Investigation and Exploration for Groundwater Availability: A case study in Ban Bangwan and Tamnung", 3rd APHW Conference, Bangkok,,.
  17. Cheunsukjit P., Seeboonruang U.,, 2005, "Chemical Evolution in Porewater of Acid Sulphate Soil in a Nakhon Nayok Test Field, Thailand", 10th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  18. Seeboonruang U., Woolfenden L., Ginn T.R., 2004, "Groundwater Flow and Geochemistry Modeling and Geochemistry Analysis to Assess Artificial Recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County", Internal Meeting at Groundwater Research Center, Faculty of Technology, Khon Khan University,,.
  19. Seeboonruang U., Green C.T., Ginn T.R., 2002, "Quantifying the Combined Effects of Chemical and Physical Heterogeneities by Combining Lagrangean Transport and the Exposure-time Concept: Inverse and Forward Solutions", 2002 AGU Fall Meeting,,.
  20. Woolfenden L., Seeboonruang U., Ginn T.R., 2002, "Modeling and Isotopic Analysis to Assess Artificial Recharge in the Rialto-Colton Basin, San Bernardino County", 2002 Denver Annual Meeting, the Geological Society of America,,.
  21. Seeboonruang U., Ginn T.R., 2001, "Quantifying the Effects of Chemical Heterogeneity by Combining Lagrangean Transport and Exposure-time Concept", 2001 AGU Fall Meeting,,.
  22. Seeboonruang U. Watanabe N., Ginn T.R., Young T.M, 2000, "Exposure-Time Dependent Reactions: Preliminary Applications in Geochemical Heterogeneity and in Age-Dependent Organic Matter Desorption", Abstract in AGU Fall Meeting,,.
National Conference Proceedings:
  1. Seeboonruang U., 2553, "Soil and Water Resources Management Schemes for Saline Soil Area in the Lower Nam Kam Basin, Nakhon Panom", The 9th National Convention on Environment,,.
  2. Sarmpradit W., Seeboonruang U., 2551, "An Application of Stochastic-Geostatistic Approach to Groundwater Potential Exploration in the Southern Part of Thailand", 13th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  3. Tounalom A., Seeboonruang U., 2551, "A Study on Potential Areas for Artificial Recharge by Spreading Basin in the Upper Central Plain of Thailand", 13th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  4. Ninrat N, Seeboonruang U., 2551, "A Study on Impact on Water Quality from Land Uses in Nakorn Nayok Province", 13th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  5. Wattanasak S., Seeboonruang U., 2551, "A Study on Relationship between Shallow Soil Salinity and Other Factors in Amphoe Thatpanom , Renunakorn and Nakae Nakhonpanom Province", 13th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  6. Ninrat N, Seeboonruang U., 2550, "A Study in Quality of Surface Water in Nakornnayok Province", 12th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  7. Wattanasak S., Seeboonruang U., 2550, "A Study on Shallow Soil Properties and Salinity in Amphoe Thatpanom and Renunakorn Nakhonpanom Province", 12th National Convention on Civil Engineering,,.
  8. Seeboonruang U., Chuenchooklin S., Mekpruksawong P., 2547, "Feasibility Study for Artificial Recharge at a Field in the Northern Part of Thailand", The 1st KMITL International Conference in Integration of Science and Technology for Sustainable Development,,.
  9. Seeboonruang U., Chuenchooklin S., Mekpruksawong P., 2547, "Preliminary Study on a Spreading Basin for Artificial Recharge and Water Quality in Phichit Province", The 14th Asian Agricultural Symposium,,.