Thanet Praneenararat

knack

Current Position
1st Year Ph.D. Student
Takagi Laboratory
Department of Computational Biology
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences
the University of Tokyo, JAPAN
Date of Birth
3 Sep 1984
Email
thanet A-T cb.k.u-tokyo.ac.jp,
knacky A-T gmail.com
 

Education

2007 – 2009 Department of Computational Biology,
Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, The University of Tokyo, Japan (Graduated: September, 2009)
 
  • Master of Science (GPAX: 4.00/4.00)      
  • Thesis Title: Effective Multi-Scale Graph Navigation System Powered by Fast and Biologically Meaningful Hierarchical Clustering
2003 – 2006 Computer Science Major,
Department of Mathematics,
Faculty of Sciences, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand (Graduated: March, 2007)
 
  • B.Sc. in CS (1st Class Honors, Gold Medal, GPAX: 4.00/4.00)      
  • Relevant Courseworks: Algorithms, Data Structures, Software Engineering, Databases, Computer Systems, Networks, Programming Language
2000 – 2002 Assumption College, Thailand (Graduated: March, 2003)
 
  • Certificate of Upper Secondary School, GPAX: 3.92/4.00
1997 – 1999     Assumption College, Thailand (Graduated: March, 2000)
 
  • Certificate of Secondary School, GPAX: 3.90/4.00
1991 – 1996   Assumption College Primary Section, Thailand (Graduated: March, 1997)
  • Certificate of Primary School, GPAX: 4.00/4.00

Honor and Award

Gold Medalist of Computer Science Major (the highest-ranking undergraduate), 2007
Excellent Science Student Award, Professor Dr. Tab Nilanidhi Foundation:
  • for graduates in science nationwide, 2007
  • for freshmen in science nationwide, 2004
Highest GPAX Award:
  • for Science students, Chulalongkorn University, 2005
  • for Computer Science students, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, 2005
  • for Computer Science students, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, 2003 – 2006
Outstanding Activist Award (President of Thai Classical Music Club), 2005
  • In this year, Thai Classical Music Club and its project are awarded as outstanding club and project of academic year 2005.
Thailand National Olympiad in Informatics
  • Bronze medalist, 2002
  • Gold medalist, 2001
Chemistry Quiz of Saint Gabriel’s College Academic Tournament (SGAT), first-place winner, 2002
Young Scientist Competition in Engineering Project (YSC.EN 2002), finalist, February, 2002
Programming contest
  • First runner-up (school team) (Department of Computer Science, Thammasat University), 2002
  • First runner-up (school team) (Assumption University) , 2001
  • Second runner-up (individual) (Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang) , 2000
Champion of Computer Literacy Contest, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, 2000-2001

Scholarship

Monbukagakusho scholarship, Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, 2007 – 2011
Siam Cement Group (SCG) scholarship, 2007
Junior Science Talent Project (JSTP) scholarship, National Science and Technology Development Agency (NSTDA), 2006
  • Supporting university education and research
Thailand Advanced Institute of Science and Technology’s (THAIST) Pilot Project scholarship, 2006
  • Supporting undergraduate research thesis
Science Olympiad scholarship, Faculty of Science, Chulalongkorn University, 2003-2006

Research Interest

Bioinformatics & Computational Biology
Information Visualization
Network Biology
Text & Data Mining
Machine Learning

Publications

T. Praneenararat, V.Suppakitpaisarn, et al., Striped Grid Files: An Alternative for High-Dimensional Indexing, Proceeding of the 4th International Joint Conference on Computer Science and Software Engineering: JCSSE2007, Khon Kaen, Thailand (pdf)
T. Praneenararat, S. Tongsima, J. Chongstitvatana, Construction of Thalassemia Gene Network from Public Genomics Databases, NSTDA Annual Conference 2007 (pdf)

Posters

Thanet Praneenararat, Wataru Iwasaki, and Toshihisa Takagi. Effective Multi-Scale Graph Navigation System Powered by Fast and Biologically Meaningful Hierarchical Clustering, The 20th International Conference on Genome Informatics (GIW), Yokohama, Japan (2009)

Science Project

Construction of Thalassemia Genetic Network from Public Genomics Databases (Undergraduate Thesis), 2006
  • Advisors: Dr. Sissades Tongsima, Dr. Jaruloj Chongstitvatana
  • Funded by Junior Science Talent Project (JSTP) and Thailand Advanced Institute of Science and Technology’s (THAIST) Pilot Project
Human SNPs Browser powered by SVG, 2005
  • Advisor: Dr. Sissades Tongsima
  • Funded by Junior Science Talent Project (JSTP)
The Study of Heat Conduction by using computer, 2001
  • Advisor: Dr. Weerachai Siripunwaraporn
  • Funded by Junior Science Talent Project (JSTP) and YSC.EN 2002

Certificate & Training

Java Ambassador Program, Certificate of Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP) for J2SE 1.4, in June-July 2005
National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC, NSTDA)
  • Certified Information Technology Associate Java Programming, October 2003
  • Certified Information Technology Associate C Programming, October 2002
Thailand National Olympiad in Informatics Camp
  • 2nd camp, March 2003
  • 1st camp, October 2002
  • 1st camp, October 2001

Activities

International Steering Committee, Asian Young Researchers Conference on Computational and Omics Biology 2010 (AYRCOB 2010)
  • Mar 2010, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
  • http://websystem.csie.ncku.edu.tw/ayrc/index.htm
Thai Classical Music Club of Chulalongkorn University
  • President, 2005
  • Head of  IT Section, 2004
Faculty of Science Student Club, Chulalongkorn University
  • Vice president: Human Resource Section, 2005
  • Vice president: Academic Section, 2004
Assumption College Mathematics Olympiad (ACMO) Club, president, 2002
Assumption College Computer Club, president, 2001-2002
Thai Classical Music Club of Assumption College, president, 2000-2002
4th Annual ACMO Mathematics Competition, director, 2002
Assumption College Computer Competition (A3C), director, 2001

Computer Skills

Programming Languages:
  • Fluent: Java, C, C++, Python, Perl
  • Normal: Pascal, C#, R, Matlab, XML, Visual Basic, LaTeX
Web Programming: HTML, JavaScript, PHP, ASP, ASP.NET
Databases: MS Access, MySQL
Operating Systems: Windows, DOS, Linux, Unix, Mac OS X
Application Programs: Visual Studio .NET, Eclipse, Netbeans, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe PageMaker, Microsoft Office, Macromedia Dreamweaver, SPSS, EditPlus, Mathcad, Keynote, Lyx

Language Skills

Thai (Native)
English
  • TOEIC (Test Month: March 2007) 870/990
    • Reading 445
    • Listening 425
  • CU-TEP (Test Date: 21 Nov 2004) 77/120 (558 TOEFL equated score)
    • Listening 21/30
    • Reading 36/60
    • Writing 20/30
Japanese
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level 1 (Test Date: 7 Dec 2008) 334/400
    • Writing-Vocabulary 86/100
    • Listening 70/100
    • Reading-Grammar 178/200
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level 2 (Test Date: 2 Dec 2007) 280/400
    • Writing-Vocabulary 88/100
    • Listening 63/100
    • Reading-Grammar 129/200
  • Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level 4 (Test Date: 3 Dec 2006) 374/400
    • Writing-Vocabulary 96/100
    • Listening 82/100
    • Reading-Grammar 196/200
  • Japanese Nationwide Kanji Examination Level 7 (Test Date: 10 Jun 2007) 160/200
Chinese (a little)

 

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