|CV Komsan Suriya Updated October 2014|
Curriculum Vitae of Assoc. Prof. Dr. Komsan Suriya
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Updated on 12 October 2014
Dr. Komsan Suriya is an associate professor in economics. He serves Chiang Mai University as director of Social Research Institute. He also runs telecommunications economics research center at the Faculty of Economics. He got a scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for his doctoral study in Germany. He studied at ZEF in Bonn, Gottingen and Kiel. He got Ph.D. from Faculty of Economic Sciences, University of Goettingen in 2011.
His research projects sponsored by the National Broadcasting and Telecommunications Commission includes the preparation of ICT industry in Thailand for the impact of ASEAN Economic Community, the evaluatuin of impacts of mobile broadband, and the development of key performance indicators in telecommunication industry. He also served as a consultant to Thai Airways International Public Co., Ltd. to assess the impact of low cost airlines and suggest the competitive strategy for the company.
Center for Development Research (ZEF) in Bonn funded him to study the community-based tourism development in Thailand. OEAD Austria financially supported him to work on Artificial Neural Networks at University of Innsbruck. The Thai government also funded him in several development initiatives such as souvenir development, handicraft tourism and logistics for SMEs.
In Thailand, he was one of the pioneers in tourism logistics, handicraft tourism, experimental economics and the application of artificial intelligence in economics. He was awarded the best researcher under 40 years old of Chiang Mai University in 2007.
He was an editor of several books such as Uncertainty Analysis in Econometrics with Applications, and Econometrics of Risk published by Springer Verlag in Heidelberg, Germany. Currently, he is the editor-in-chief of The Empirical Econometrics and Quantitative Economics Letters (EEQEL), a guest editor of International Journal of Intelligent Technologies and Applied Statistics (IJITAS) and a section editor of Business and Economic Horizons (BEH).
He has publicly distributed his research experience and the knowledge on quantitative techniques through e-learning materials on his website, www.tourismlogistics.com since 2008.
Up to January 2015, he has published 62 academic works with 114 citations recognized by Google Scholar.