AIT alumnus Thamarak La-Ongnual has been appointed Rector of Ubon Ratchathani Rajabhat University. He received the Royal Command on 18 March 2017.
Associate Professor Mr. Thamarak graduated with a Master’s in
Agriculture and Food Engineering in 1994 from AIT’s School of
Environment, Resources and Development (SERD). He was a recipient of
the Royal Thai Government (RTG) scholarship at AIT.
A native of Lampang Province, Thailand, he received his
Bachelor’s Degree from Maejo University in 1987. He started his
teaching career at Ubon Ratchathani Teacher’s College (former name of
UBRU) in 1989 where he worked in several academic positions as former
Vice President, former Dean of Faculty of Agriculture, and former
Director of Students Affairs Office.
Currently, two Rectors of Thai Universities are AIT alumni. Dr.
Kittichai Triratanasirichai, who is the President of Khon Kaen
University, graduated with a Master’s in Agricultural Engineering from
AIT in 1984.
More details are available at the website of the university http://www.ubru.ac.th/index.php