Dr. Sangdao Wongsai, Ph.D.

Date of Birth : February 18th, 1980
Contact:
Faculty of Technology and Environment
Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus
80 Vichitsongkram Road, Kathu, Phuket 83120 Thailand
Tel: +66-76-247-6479 Fax: +66-76-248-206 Email: sangdao.w@phuket.psu.ac.th
Professional Preparation
Ph.D. 2006-2010
M.Eng. 2001-2003
B.Eng. 1997-2000
Macquarie University, NSW, Australia (International Macquarie University Research Scholarship)
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand
King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand
Applied Statistics
Chemical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Research Interests
Data analysis and statistics on multidiscipline research including GIS and remote sensing data, energy crops, land use and land cover change, land use policy, community based tourism management, socio-economic research
Appointments
2010-present:   Lecturer, Faculty of Technology and Environment, Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus
2003-2005:  Research member, Systems Biology and Bioinformatics Research Centre, a joint organization between King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi and National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand
Book Chapter
  • Ranganathan S., Wongsai S. and Nevalainen K. M. H. 2006 Comparative Genomic Analysis of Glycosylation Pathways in Yeast, Plants and Higher Eukaryotes. Applied Mycology and Biotechnology, Bioinformatics. Vol. 6, page 227-249 Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.
  • Refereed International Journal Publication
  • Lueangthuwapranit, C., Sampantarak, U. and Wongsai, S. 2011. Distribution and abundance of phytoplankton: influence of salinity and turbidity gradients in the Na Thap river, Songkhla province, Thailand. Journal of Coastal Research. 27(3), 585-594.
  • Refereed National Journal Publication
  • Ratchaniphont A., Keson J., Wongsai S., Kokkaew E., Wongsai N., Senrit D. and Onthong S. 2016. Land-use change in the Andaman Triangle provinces, Thailand. Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS Association of Thailand. 17(1), pp. (Inpress)

  • Keson, J., and Wongsai, S. 2013. Land-use change in the Andaman Triangle provinces, Thailand. Journal of Remote Sensing and GIS Association of Thailand. 14(2), 58-66.
  • Refereed International Conference Proceedings
  • Kokkaew E., Keson J., Ratchaniphont A., Wongsai S. and Wongsai N. 2016. Web application for GIS-based tourism data integration of Phuket province, Thailand. Geoinfotech 2016, February 3-5, 2016, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Ratchaniphont A., Wongsai S. and Keson J. 2015. Trend of carbon dioxide emission from oil palm plantation in Krabi, Thailand. The 3rd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanic – towards a big picture, July 7-9, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

  • Keson J., Wongsai S. and Ratchaniphont A. 2015. The impact of renewable energy policy-driven land use change in Krabi province, Thailand. The 3rd International Symposium on Energy Challenges and Mechanic – towards a big picture, July 7-9, 2015, Aberdeen, Scotland, United Kingdom.

  • Keson J., Ratchaniphont A., Wongsai S. and Wongsai N. 2015. Policy assessment of potential biodiesel feedstock supply in Thailand. The 2015 International Conference on Alternative Energy in Developing Countries and Emerging Economics, May 28-29, 2015, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Ratchaniphont A., Wongsai S. and Keson J. 2015. The challenges in achieving biodiesel target of renewable energy policy in Thailand. ICERE 2015 International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy, May 21-22, 2015, Vienna, Austria.

  • Keson J. and Wongsai S. 2013. Oil palm expansion in Amphoe Lam Thap, Krabi province, Thailand. The 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference 2012, January 10-12, 2013, Phuket, Thailand.

  • Khongsang A. and Wongsai S. 2013. Phytoplankgon indicators in the Ban Thai reservoir, Phuket province, Thailand. The 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference 2012, January 10-12, 2013, Phuket, Thailand.

  • Onthong S. and Wongsai S. 2013. No buildings on lands over 80 meters above sea level? – a case study of Kamala, Phuket. The 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference 2012, January 10-12, 2013, Phuket, Thailand.

  • Payakka N. and Wongsai S. 2013. Historical land use and land cover changes, 1989-2011, in Phuket, Thailand. The 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference 2012, January 10-12, 2013, Phuket, Thailand.

  • Senrit D. and Wongsai S. 2013. Land use change after Tsunami, Cherng Talay Sub-district, Phuket, Thailand. The 1st Annual PSU Phuket International Conference 2012, January 10-12, 2013, Phuket, Thailand.

  • Buaphun P. and Wongsai S. 2012. Land use change and the Town Planning Policy of Phuket. The 33rd Asian conference on remote sensing, November 26-30, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

  • Keson J. and Wongsai S. 2012. Is oil palm agriculture expansion really restricted to pre-exising cropland? The 33rd Asian conference on remote sensing, November 26-30, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

  • Khongsang A. Wongsai S. and Butrat P. 2012. Correlations between phytoplankton distributions and land use/land cover in Phuket reserviors. The 33rd Asian conference on remote sensing, November 26-30, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

  • Onthong S. and Wongsai S. Urban change monitoring and land use policy. The 33rd Asian conference on remote sensing, November 26-30, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

  • Senrit D. and Wongsai S. 2012. Application of remote sensing for monitoring land cover and land use change in Phang-nga province, Thailand. The 33rd Asian conference on remote sensing, November 26-30, 2012, Pattaya, Thailand.

  • Wongsai S. and Luo K. 2008. Long-term temporal and spatial patterns of phytoplankton in Australian reservoirs. the Joint Meeting of 4th World Conference of the IASC and 6th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, December 5-8, 2008, Yokohama Japan.

  • Wongsai S. and Luo K. 2008. Principal component analysis for spatial and temporal distribution of phytoplankton composition. Applied Statistics 2008 International Conference, September 21-24, 2008, Bled Slovenia.

  • Wongsai S. and Luo K. 2008. Temporal distribution of phytoplankton community in a shallow reservoir. Australian Statistical Conference, June 27 – July 3, 2008, Melbourne Australia.

  • Wongsai S. and Luo K. 2007. Understanding environmental factors associated with cyanobacterial bloom. The Third IASTED International Conference on Environmental Modeling and Simulation, August 20-22, 2007, Hawaii USA.
  • Refereed National Conference Proceedings
  • Wongchoo N., Suwan P., and Pijaidee S. and Wongsai S. 2015. GIS integration of a series of government land-use policies and regulations: A case study of Patong Municipality, Kathu district, Phuket province. The 8th Thai Students Symposium on Geography and Geo-informatics, December 25-26, 2015, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Setkhaw. T., Petchmak. W., Tepyos. A. and Wongsai. S. 2014. Remote Sensing Application for Land Use Classification and Para Rubber Age Determination in Lumthup district, Krabi, Thailand. The 7th Thai Students Symposium on Geography and Geo-informatics, December 25-26, 2014, Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand.

  • Senrit D. and Wongsai S. 2013. Assessment of land use with the Town Planning Policy in Cherng Talay sub-district, Thalang district, Phuket province, Thailand. The 1st Conference on Geoinformatics for Graduate Students and Young Researchers: “1st GI-GRAD,” June 19-21, 2013, Suranaree University of Technology, Nakorn-Ratchasima province, Thailand.

  • Payakka N. and Wongsai S. 2012. Effect of land-use change on deforestation in Phuket. The 9th KU_KPS Conference, December 6-7, 2012, Kasetsart University, Nakhon-Pathom province, Thailand.
  • Teaching Experience:
    Prince of Songkla University, Phuket Campus, Phuket, Thailand
  • Environmental Research Methodology
  • Geoinformatics Research Methodology
  • Statistics for Engineering
  • Statistical methods

  • Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia
  • Introductory Statistics (Teaching Assistant/ University tutor)
  • Research Methodology (Teaching Assistant/ University tutor)
  • Other
  • An invited chairperson for a section of dimensional reduction at the Joint Meeting of 4th World Conference of the IASC and 6th Conference of the Asian Regional Section of the IASC on Computational Statistics & Data Analysis, December 5-8, 2008, Yokohama Japan