DR. WORAJIT SETTHAPUN
Asian Development Institute
Dr. Worajit Setthapun currently holds a Director position at the Asian Development Institute for Community Economy and Technology (adiCET), Chiang Mai Rajabhat University. Her role is to manage the institute’s 3 missions which are Academic Programs, R&D and Training in Renewable Energy and Green Technology, and Green Business Incubation. She also develops and manages the Chiang Mai World Green City (CWGC) which is the model city for renewable energy application and sustainable development. The CWGC aims to be the center for appropriate technology research, testing and deployment. In addition, she guides research direction for adiCET’s graduate students and research staff. Dr. Setthapun research interests focused on Renewable Energy, DC Microgrid, Green Technology/Product, and Community Technology Transfer & Application.
Dr. Setthapun received her Bachelor Degree in Chemical Engineering from King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi, Thailand. Then, she was awarded the Fulbright Open Competition Scholarship for her Master Degree and completed her PhD in Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. In addition, she was the Postdoctoral Appointee at Argonne National Laboratory in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Department.