Prapun Suksompong, Ph.D. Asst. Prof. Dr.Prapun Suksompong (ผศ.ดร.ประพันธ์ สุขสมปอง) is currently the Chairperson of Electrical Engineering Program (and Chairperson of Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC) Curriculum) at Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University, Thailand. In 1997, he received the King's Scholarship to study in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering (ECE) at Cornell university. He topped the Cornell ECE class of 2002, with the highest GPA among all engineering students. He then received the Cornell's fellowship for his graduate study. Prapun joined Prof. Toby Berger's group in 2003 and got his Ph.D. in 2008.

Right after his graduation, he started his teaching career at SIIT. His research interest is in the areas of communication theory, information theory, probability theory, and theoretical neuroscience. In 2012, he (along with two other faculty members in the Wireless Communication Research Group) received the 2011 SIIT Research Award. In 2014, he received the 2013 Outstanding Young Researcher Award (รางวัลนักวิจัยรุ่นใหม่ดีเด่นระดับคณะ ประเภทอาจารย์) from Thammasat University.

Ajarn Prapun always highly values the teaching aspect of his career and his life. Many of his notes are available on his personal websites. In 2006, he received the Teaching Assistant of the Year Award from members of the Cornell IEEE Student Branch "for exemplary teaching in ECE". In 2010, 2014, and 2018, he also received the Best Teaching Awards from SIIT.

For more information, here is his CV. (Download pdf version.)


2009 Best Teaching AwardPrapun in SIIT Lab2013 Best Teaching Award2013 Outstanding Young Researcher AwardBest Teaching Award

Current Research Projects

  1. Some of Dr.Prapun research topics are summarized in this poster which was displayed at the SIIT 20th anniversary exhibition during June 25-29, 2012.
  2. การวิเคราะห์ความสามารถในการส่งข้อมูลของเส้นประสาท (Capacity Analysis of Biological Neurons)
  3. การวิเคราะห์และพัฒนาระบบเครือข่ายไร้สายโดยใช้เทคนิคการส่งและรับข้อมูลแบบหลายผู้ใช้ (Analysis and Improvement of Wireless Local Area Network with Multiuser Transmission Technique)
  4. PAPR Reduction for OFDM system

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