Assistant Professor

Director
Mahidol Consulting and Design Service Program of Civil and Environmental Engineering (MAHIDOL CEEDS)

Program Committee Member
Master of Engineering in Civil Engineering
(International Program)

Department of Civil Engineering
Faculty of Engineering
Mahidol University
25/25 Puttamonthon 4 Road
Salaya, Putthamonthon
Nakornpathom 73170
THAILAND
Tel: (+66) 02-889-2138 ext. 6391
Fax: (+66) 02-889-2138 ext. 6388

Email: wonsiri.pun@mahidol.ac.th; egwpr@mahidol.ac.th


Education



Mahidol University, Nakornpathom, Thailand (1998)

B.Eng., Civil Engineering.

New Jersey Institute of Technology, New Jersey, USA (2000)

M.S., Civil Engineering (Structural Engineering)

Georgia Institute of Technology, Georgia ,USA (2006)

Ph.D., Civil and Environmental Engineering (Major: Structural, Mechanics and Materials, Minor: Geotechnical Engineering)

University Executive Development Program - Office of the Higher Education Commission, Thammasart University (2010)

 

Fields of Specialty

Quantitative non-destructive and non-invasive methods of civil engineering materials; wave propagation in solids, emphasizing on developing techniques for the generation and detection of ultrasonic waves; signal processing techniques applied to nondestructive evaluation; development of sensors for condition and health monitoring of structural components; mechanical testing for materials used in geotechnical and transportation engineering.

 

Ongoing Projects

 

* Prediction of Asbestos Cement Water Pipe Ageing using Monte Carlo Simulation

* Horizontal shear connectors for precast RC wall panels used in residential buildings

* Ductility study of FRP Composites Strengthening of Concrete Columns

 

 

 

Refereed Articles

 

 

Conference Proceedings

 

  • Punurai, W., Nantayatron,W., Pholdee,N. "Study on integrated computer aided design method for series of steel roof truss based on genetic algorithm",In: Yazdani S, Singh A, editors. New developments in structural engineering and construction -7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference (ISEC-7), Honolulu, Hawaii, USA; June 18 - 23, 2013.
  • Hsu ,C.-T.T., Munoz, P.R., Punurai, S., Majdi, Y.,Punurai, W. "Behavior of composite beams with cold-formed steel joists and concrete slab",In: LaBoube RA, Yu WW, editors. Proceedings of 21st international specialty conference on cold-formed steel structures, St. Louis, MO; October 2425, 2012. pp. 33953.
  • Punurai, W., Chanpheng,T., Sookjit,T. "Monitoring vibration-based structural health using nonlinear approach",In: Felix W, editors. Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security, San Diego, CA, USA; March 7-10. Vol. 7983, 2011.pp.79832S1-5.
  • Hsu, C.T., Punurai, W."Tension and compression strengthening of RC members by CFRP composite fabrics", In: Sen R, Seracino R, Shield C, Gold W, editors. Proceedings of the 10th International Symposium on FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-10, ACI SP-275, April 2-4 , Tampa, FL, USA. 2011. pp.1221-40.
  • Hsu ,C.-T.T., Punurai, W. "Combined Tension and Compression Strengthenings of RC Beams by CFRP Composite Fabrics ", 13th International Congress and Exhibition on Extending the Life of Bridges, Concrete + Composites, Buildings, Masonry + Civil (Structural Faults + Repair-2010), Edinburgh, Scotland; June 15-17, 2010. 15 pages.
  • Punurai, W., Tongpool, W., Saardwong ,W. "An extended nonlinear-based method for optimum cutting pattern generation of membrane structures ",In Lu JWZ, Leung AYT, Iu V, Mok KM, editors. Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Computational Mechanics in conjunction with the 12th International Conference on the Enhancement and Promotion of Computational Methods in Engineering and Science, American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, AIP Conference Proceedings, 1233(1), 2010. pp.970-975.
  • Punurai, W., Chen, J., Hsu ,C.-T.T. "RC Slender columns strengthened by CFRP composite fabrics subjected to biaxial bending and axial compression ", In Oehlers DJ, Griffith MC, Seracino R, editors. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-9, July 13-15 , Sydney, Australia, 2009. pp.32.
  • Punurai, W., Punurai, S., Chen, J., Hsu ,C.-T.T. "Stress-strain behaviour of concrete cylinders confined with CFRP composite fabrics ", In Oehlers DJ, Griffith MC, Seracino R, editors. Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-9, July 13-15 , Sydney, Australia, 2009. pp.32.
  • Punurai, W., Jaksukam, K. "The development of sensor network for structural health monitoring using CANopen protocol ", In Yang YB, Leu LJ, Chen CS, Su PC, editors. Proceedings Eleventh East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-11), November 19-21, Taipei, Taiwan, 2008.
  • Punurai, W., Jacobs, L. J., Kurtis, K., Jarzynski, J. " Characterization of Entrained Air Voids Using Scattered Ultrasound", In: Thomson DO, Chimenti DE, editors. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, AIP Conference Proceedings, 820(1),2006. pp.1335-1342.
  • Punurai, W., Jacobs, L. J., Kurtis, K., Jarzynski, J. " Characterization of the Microstructure of Cement-Based Materials Using Ultrasonic Attenuation", In: Thomson DO, Chimenti DE, editors. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, AIP Conference Proceedings, 760(1),2005. pp.1431-1438.
  • Punurai, W., Jacobs, L.J. "Ultrasonic Methodology to Characterize the State of Cure",In: Thomson DO, Chimenti DE, editors. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, AIP Conference Proceedings, 657(1),2003. pp. 1119-1125.
  • Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, W., Zhang, Z. C. "In: SP211-05 Flexural and Shear Strengthenings of RC Beams Using Carbon Fiber Reinforced Polymer Laminates",In: Mohsen A. Issa and Y. L. Mo, editors. SP-211, Large-Scale Structural Testing, American Concrete Institute, SP-211,2003. pp. 89-114.
  • Luangviliai, K., Punurai, W., Jacobs, L.J. " Guided wave technique to characterize repaired concrete", In: Thomson DO, Chimenti DE, editors. Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation. American Institute of Physics, Melville, NY, AIP Conference Proceedings, 615(1),2002. pp.1220-1226.
  • Lee, I. S., Punurai, W., Hsu, C.-T. T. " Complete Stress-Strain Behavior of High Performance Fly Ash Concrete",In: A.W. Smyth, editor. EM2002. Proceedings of 15th ASCE Engineering Mechanics Conference, Columbia University, June 2-5, New York City, New York, USA, 2002.

 

Books

 

Punurai, W., Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, S. (2006), "Structural Engineering-Laboratory and Experiments", First Edition, NJIT Press, Newark, New Jersey, USA, 73 pages. (Copyrights Registration No. TX 7-080-629, USA, July 30, 2009)

Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, W., (2006), " Mechanics of Materials-Laboratory and Experiments", Third Edition, NJIT Press, Newark, New Jersey, USA, 74 pages.

 

Computer Programs

 

Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, W., Punurai, S. (2004), "Biaxially loaded RC columns strengthened by CFRP", Copyrights Registration No. TXu 1-637-863, USA, June 18, 2008)

 

Previous Projects

 

* Vibration-based Structural Health Monitoring using Nonlinear Parameter

* Applications of wavelet transformation in the nondestructive test of cement-based materials

* Identification of dynamic properties of engineering structures from vibration measurement

* Risk monitoring for buildings and civil engineering structures using wireless sensor network

* Flexural Behaviors of Concrete Beams Repaired and Strengthened with Near Surface Mounted Prestressing Rods

* Use of CFRP strips and Fabrics in Hot and Humid Environment (NJIT Collaborative Research Project, Prof. C.T. Thomas Hsu)

* Laem Chabang International Port (International Terminal) Inspection

* Testing energy efficiency of pumping system through pump refurbishment and epoxy coating - Henkel

* Full Scale Load Testing BPEX Project, Maptaphut Rayong - DaeWoo Tech (Thailand) and SKC

* Development of testing equipment and procedure for the use of construction adhesive - Henkel

* Durability assessment of microsilica concrete - Elkem Materials (Welcome Mr. Per Fidjestol, August25th)

* The Development of Health Monitoring System for Civil Structures using Sensoring Network Technology (Thai Young Professionals Initiative Research Fund - Mahidol University)

* Potential Use of Sugar-Ash in Concrete Block ( IRPUS - Thailand Research Fund) =>Paper in Thai

* Development of Bentonite-Polymer Slurry Shields for Wet Process Bored Pile ( IRPUS - Thailand Research Fund + Thai Nippon Chemical Industry Co.,LTD. Collaborative Research Project) =>Paper in Thai

* Tensioned Fabric Structures Design (Rocket Products International Co.,Ltd. Collaborative Project)

* Tensioned Fabric Structures Design (Teo Hong Silom Co., Ltd. Collaborative Project)

 

Courses Taught

 

Undergraduate Level Courses - Bachelor degree in Civil Engineering at Mahidol University

EGCE 203 Strength of Materials

EGCE 491 Advanced mathematical methods for civil engineering applications

 

Graduate Level Courses - Master Degree in Civil Engineering (International) at Mahidol University

EGCE 503: Destructive and Nondestructive Testing

EGCE 532: Finite Element Method for Civil Engineering

Invited Lectures/Presentations/Scientific Collaboration

 

New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), USA, April 2012 (Invited).

Centro de Investigacion en Matematicas (CIMAT), Mexico, May-June 2010 (Invited).

Faculty of Graduate Studies and School of Civil Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand, Feb 2008 (Invited).

Regional Network Office for Urban Safety, Asian Institute of Technology, Pathumthani, Thailand, Feb 2007 (Invited).

 

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