Boonserm
Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
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+66 (0)2-470-9391
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Research Interests:
  • Bio-inspired Artificial Intelligence
  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Neuroimaging and Neuroinformatics
  • Educational Neuroscience

Education

  • 2009 Doctor of Philosophy in Computer Science University College London (UCL), United Kingdom
  • 2002 Master of Engineering in Mechatronics Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand
  • 1999 Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Engineering (First class honour), King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand

Honors and Awards

  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for First Prize for “Robot System for Assisting in Autism Therapy” in the 21st National Software Contest: NSC2019 organized by National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC) on March 15, 2019
  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for First runner-up award for “BLISS Robot and Games for Development of Children with Autism” in the 12th IT Princess Award Competition organized by Foundation for Research in Information Technology on November 5, 2018
  • First runner-up award for “BLISS: an assisting robot for autistic children with AI” in the AI and Robotics Innovation Contest 2018, AIROBIC2018, organized by Artificial Intelligence Association of Thailand on August 18, 2018
  • Second runner-up award for the innovation “Assisting Robot for Autism Therapy” in the i-MEDBOT Innovation Contest 2018 organized by Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) on August 4, 2018
  • Best paper award in The 10th National Conference on Persons with Disabilities, July 9, 2018
  • Mentor of BotTherapist Team awarded for Special Prize “Education on the Cloud” from UNICEF in Microsoft Imagine Cup Thailand 2018 organized by Microsoft on March 3, 2018
  • Advisor of Maniac Team awarded for Second runner-up prize for Mobile Enterprise d-Government Awards (MEGA) 2017 organized by Electronic Government Agency (EGA) on December 1, 2017
  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for Second runner-up prize for ITCi Award on “Innovation for Home of the Elderly” organized by Industry Transformation Center (ITC) on September 15, 2017
  • First prize on HealthTech4Good Pitching supported by Thai Health Promotion Foundation on February 8, 2017
  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for Third runner-up prize for NRCT young inventor 2017 on February 6, 2017
  • Second runner-up award for the innovation “Mobile Robot for Autism Therapy” in the i-MEDBOT Innovation Contest 2016 organized by Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) on September 10, 2016
  • First prize on the KMUTT Creative Innovation Award for the Disabled on August 25, 2016
  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for Gold Award and Ergonomic Award in Technology Category in Student Innovation Challenge (World) 2016 organized with the International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe), Bangkok, Thailand, July 25-28, 2016
  • Best Paper Award from “Treatments of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders using a Spherical Robot with Facial Expressions” in International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications, Okinawa, Japan, July 10-13, 2016
  • Advisor of BotTherapist Team awarded for Frist Prize in KMUTT “hatch Startup Bootcamp” on April 28, 2016 in Startup Thailand 2016.
  • KMUTT’s Young Star Researcher Award 2015
  • First runner-up award for the idea “Swarm Robots for Autism” in the contest “i, MedBot 2014” BRING LIFE, BRIGHTEN THE WORLD organized by Thailand Center of Excellence for Life Sciences (TCELS) in September 2014
  • Hitachi Research Fellowship awarded for conducting six-month research at Kyushu University in 2012
  • JSPS’s Exchange Program for East Asian Young Researchers for research collaboration establishment at Shibaura Institute of Technology, Japan, in September 2011
  • Best paper award from "The Design of Modular Web-Based Collaboration" in International Conference on Security-enriched Urban Computing and Smart Grid, Daejeon, Korea, September 15-17, 2010
  • Royal Thai government scholarship awarded for PhD study
  • Overseas Research Students Award Scheme, UK, awarded for PhD study
  • Siemens AG scholarship awarded for studying at AIT and one-year exchange studying at Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
  • First prize in the Software Development Contest organized by the National Electronics and Computer Technology Center (NECTEC), Thailand, 1998
  • Award for Student with best academic performance in Computer Engineering, KMUTT, in 1996, 1997, 1998 and 1999

Publications

Journal Articles
  • Thanate Angsuwatanakul*, Jamie O’Reilly, Kajornvut Ounjai, Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, Keiji Iramina, “Multiscale Entropy as a New Feature for EEG and NIRS Analysis,” Entropy, vol. 22, no. 2, p. 189, Feb. 2020. (doi: 10.3390/e22020189).
  • S. Attawibulkul, N. Sornsuwonrangsee, W. Jutharee and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Using Storytelling Robot for Supporting Autistic Children in Theory of Mind,” International Journal of Bioscience, Biochemistry and Bioinformatics vol. 9, no. 2, pp. 100-108, 2019. (doi:10.17706/ijbbb.2019.9.2.100-108)
  • T. Phukhachee, S. Maneewongvatana, T. Angsuwatanakul, K. Iramina, and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Investigating the Effect of Intrinsic Motivation on Alpha Desynchronization Using Sample Entropy,” Entropy, vol. 21, no. 3, p. 237, Mar. 2019. (doi: 10.3390/e21030237).
  • J. Thaiprasit, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, D. Waraho-Zhmayev, S. Cheevadhanarak, and A. Meechai, “iDoRNA: An Interacting Domain-based Tool for Designing RNA-RNA Interaction Systems,” Entropy, vol. 18, no. 3, p. 83, Mar. 2016. (doi:10.3390/e18030083)
  • R. Keerativittatayut, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, J. Laothamatas, O. Tritanon and W. Sungkarat, “Dynamic Causal Model of FMRI Images for Early Detection in People at Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease,” International Journal of Applied Biomedical Engineering, Vol. 7, No. 4, pp. 29-39, 2014. (link)
  • S. Lertampaiporn, C. Thammarongtham, C. Nukoolkit, B. Kaewkamnerdpong and M. Ruengjitchatchawalya. “Identification of non-coding RNAs with a new composite feature in the Hybrid Random Forest Ensemble algorithm,” Nucleic Acids Research, Vol. 42 No. 11, e93, 2014. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gku325)
  • T. Prasartvit, A. Banharnsakun, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, and T. Achalakul, “Reducing Bioinformatics Data Dimension with ABC-kNN,” Neurocomputing, Vol 116, pp. 367-381, September 2013. (doi: 10.1016/j.neucom.2012.01.045)
  • S. Lertampaiporn, C. Thammarongtham, C. Nukoolkit, B. Kaewkamnerdpong and M. Ruengjitchatchawalya. “Heterogeneous ensemble approach with discriminative features and modified-SMOTEbagging for pre-miRNA classification,” Nucleic Acids Research, Vol.41 No.1, e21, 2013. (doi: 10.1093/nar/gks878)
  • P. Intapong, S. Settapat, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, and T. Achalakul, "Modular Web-Based Collaboration Platform," The International Journal of Advanced Science and Technology, Vol.22, pp. 37-48, September, 2010.
  • B. Thipakorn and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, "Thai Phoneme Segmentation using Discrete Wavelet Transform," International Journal of Smart Engineering System Design, vol. 5, no. 4 pp. 389-399, 2003.
Book Chapters
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong, P. Boonrong, S. Trihirun and T. Achalakul, “Modeling Nanorobot Control Using Swarm Intelligence for Blood Vessel Repair: A Rigid-Tube Model,” in Adaptation and Hybridization in Computational Intelligence. Vol. 18, I. Fizter and I. Fizter, Jr., Eds.: Springer International Publishing, pp. 205-236, 2015.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong and P. J. Bentley, "Modelling Nanorobot Control Using Swarm Intelligence: A Pilot Study," in Innovations in Swarm Intelligence. vol. 248, C. Lim, L. Jain, and S. Dehuri, Eds.: Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, pp. 175-214, 2009.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong, P. J. Bentley, and N. Bhalla, "Programming nanotechnology: Learning from nature," Advances in Computers, vol. 71, pp. 1-37, 2007.
Conference Proceedings
  • Chayapol Chaiyanan and Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, “A Study on Implicit Learning EEG using Sample Entropy to Further Development for ADHD Therapy,” in The 12th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, November 19-22, 2019.
  • Tustanah Phukhachee, Suthathip Maneewongvatana and Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, “Analyzing Motivational Components of Visual Cognitive Stimulus,” in The 12th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Ubon Ratchathani, Thailand, November 19-22, 2019.
  • Wisanu Jutharee, Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, Jumpol Polvichai and Thavida Maneewarn, “Using Bacteria Foraging Optimization in Gesture Reconfiguration from Joint Failure for Semi-Humanoid Robot,” in Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2019), pp.781-785, Jeju, Korea, October 15-18, 2019
  • Penpitcha Wanglavan, Wisanu Jutharee, Thavida Maneewarn, and Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, “The Development of Attention Detection Model from Child Behavior for Robot-Assisted Autism Therapy,” in Proceedings of The 19th International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2019), pp.775-780, Jeju, Korea, October 15-18, 2019
  • Sujirat Attawibulkul, Napasara Asawalertsak, Purimprath Suwawong, Pimpitcha Wattanapongsakul, Wisanu Jutharee, and Boonserm Kaewkamnerdpong, “Using a Daily Routine Game on the BLISS Robot for Supporting Personal-Social Development in Children with Autism and Other Special Needs,” in Proceedings of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers Annual Conference 2019, pp.695-700, Hiroshima, Japan, September 10-13, 2019
  • S. Attawibulkul, Y. Miyanaga and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Noisy Speech Training in MFCC-based Speech Recognition with Noise Suppression Toward Robot Assisted Autism therapy,” in The 10th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Sapporo, Japan, August 31-September 2, 2017.
  • Y. Ochi, T. Laksanasopin, K. Thanasuan and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Neurofeedback Game for Attention Training in Adults,” in The 10th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Sapporo, Japan, August 31-September 2, 2017.
  • C. Chaiyanan, T. Angsuwatanakul, K. Iramina and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Response Time Analysis on Implicit Learning Induced by Cognitive Tasks Toward Developing ADHD Treatment,” in The 10th Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Sapporo, Japan, August 31-September 2, 2017.
  • T. Phukhachee, S. Maneewongvatana, T. Angsuwatanakul, K. Iramina and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Measuring Brain Activation by Using Baseline-Normalized Event-Related Spectral Perturbation in Working Memory Task,” in The 39th Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC’17), pp. 4379-4382, Jeju Island, Korea, July 11-15, 2017.
  • S. Santatiwongchai, W. Jutharee, K. Ounjai and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “BLISS: Using Robot in Learning Intervention to Promote Social Skills for Autism Therapy,” in The 10th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering & Assistive Technology (i-CREATe), Bangkok, Thailand, July 25-28, 2016.
  • S. Ratanasanya, A. Leekphai, T. Kitisook, B. Kaewkamnerdpong and J. Polvichai, “Treatments of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders using a Spherical Robot with Facial Expressions,” in The 31st International Technical Conference on Circuits/Systems, Computers and Communications, pp. 395 – 398, Okinawa, Japan, July 10-13, 2016.
  • B. Keawkamnerdpong,  “A Framework for Human Learning Ability Study using Simultaneous EEG/fNIRS and Portable EEG for Learning and Teaching Development,” in The 3rd International KES Conference on Smart Education and E-Learning, pp.155-165, Tenerife, Spain, June 15-17, 2016. (link)
  • J. Thaiprasit, B. Keawkamnerdpong, P. Chatphakawan, N. Ruangkae, P. Yamsin, N. Leelachuthipong and A. Meechai,  “Designing of Interacting RNAs using Artificial Bee Colony (ABC) Algorithm,” in The Eighth Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Pattaya, Thailand, November 25-27, 2015.
  • T. Angsuwatanakul, K. Iramina and B. Keawkamnerdpong, “Brain Complexity Analysis of Functional Near Infrared Spectroscopy for Working Memory Study,” in The Eighth Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Pattaya, Thailand, November 25-27, 2015.
  • K. Ounjai, C. Pichitpornchai and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Improving Parameter Estimation in Dynamic Causal Modeling with Artificial Bee Colony Optimization,” in International Conference on Informatics, Electronics & Vision, pp.1-6, Kitakyushu, Japan, June 15­-18, 2015.
  • J. Thaiprasit, B. Keawkamnerdpong, D. Waraho, S. Cheevadhanarak and A. Meechai,  “Domain-based design platform of interacting RNAs: A promising tool in synthetic biology,” in The Seventh Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Fukuoka, Japan, November 26-28, 2014.
  • T. Angsuwatanakul, K. Iramina and B. Keawkamnerdpong, “Multi-Scale Sample Entropy as a Feature for Working Memory Study,” in The Seventh Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Fukuoka, Japan, November 26-28, 2014.
  • S. Trihirun, T. Achalakul and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Modeling Nanorobot Control for Blood Vessel Repair: A Non-Newtonian Blood Model,” in The Sixth Biomedical Engineering International Conference (BMEiCON), pp.1-5, Krabi, Thailand, October 23-25, 2013.
  • K. Ounjai and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Growing Art: The Evolutionary Art Tools,” in Advances in Information Technology Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol.344, pp. 126-136, Bangkok, Thailand, December 6-7, 2012.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Problem-Based Learning Approach for Bio-inspired Artificial Intelligence: A Case Study,” in Proceedings of International Consortium for Educational Development, pp. 327-330, Bangkok, Thailand, July 23-25, 2012.
  • P. Boonrong and B. Kaewkamnerdpong, “Canonical PSO based Nanorobot Control for Blood Vessel Repair,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 58, pp.511-516, October, 2011.
  • R. Keerativittatayut, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, J. Laothamatas, and W. Sungkarat, “Mirror Neuron System Study on Elderly Using Dynamic Causal Modeling fMRI Analysis,” World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology 58, pp. 522-526, October, 2011.
  • T. Nantapat, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, T. Achalakul and B. Sirinaovakul, “Best-so-far ABC based Nanorobot Swarm,” in International Conference on Intelligent Human-Machine Systems and Cybernetics, Vol. 1, pp.226-229, Hangzhou, China, August 26-27, 2011.
  • T. Prasartvit, B. Kaewkamnerdpong and T. Achalakul, "Dimensional Reduction based on Artificial Bee Colony for Classification Problems," in International Conference on Intelligent Computing, ICIC 2011, Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics 6840, pp. 168-175, Zhengzhou, China, August 11-14, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, 2011.
  • P. Intapong, S. Settapat, B. Kaewkamnerdpong, and T. Achalakul, "The Design of Modular Web-Based Collaboration," in The First International Conference on Security-enriched Urban Computing and Smart Grid, pp 24-33, Daejeon, Korea, September 15-17, 2010.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong and P. J. Bentley, "Perceptive Particle Swarm Optimisation: An Investigation," in IEEE Swarm Intelligence Symposium, pp. 175-182, 2005.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong and P. J. Bentley, "Computer Science Research for Nanotechnology: and Opportunities," in The Fifth International Conference on Intelligent Processing and Manufacturing of Materials, 2005.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong and P. J. Bentley, "Perceptive Particle Swarm Optimisation," in The Seventh International Conference on Adaptive and Natural Computing Algorithms, 2004.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong and B. Thipakorn, "Thai Phoneme Segmentation Using Discrete Wavelet Transform," in The Smart Engineering System Design: Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Evolutionary Programming and Complex Systems (ANNIE), pp. 923-928, 2000.
  • B. Kaewkamnerdpong, C. Chaisukkosol, O. Chanpen, and J. Polvichai, "Solving the Simple Task of a Four-legged Robot Using Genetic Programming," in The First Asian Symposium in Automation and Robotics (ASIAR), Bangkok, 1999.
National Journal
  • ชดาพิมพ์ เผ่าสวัสดิ์, บุญเสริม แก้วกำเหนิดพงษ์, ศิริพรรณ แสนลัง, ทิพวัน ค่ายสงคราม, ชัด ยุงสันเที๊ยะ, “ผลการพัฒนาทางการรับรู้ทางภาษาและระดับความสนใจในเด็กออทิสติกด้วยโปรแกรมการบำบัดที่มีหุ่นยนต์เป็นผู้ช่วยบำบัด,” วารสารราชานุกูล 32(2):1-16, 2560.
National Conference Proceedings
  • ณัฏฐณิชา ศรสุวรรณรังสี, สุจิรัชย์ อัฏฐะวิบูลย์กุล, วิษณุ จูธารี, ทิชากร บุญศรี, บุญเสริม แก้วกำเหนิดพงษ์, “การศึกษานำร่องการใช้นิทานอิเล็กทรอนิกส์ที่ใช้ร่วมกับหุ่นยนต์เพื่อส่งเสริมพัฒนาการเด็กออทิสติก,” เอกสารงานสัมมนาวิชาการระดับชาติด้านคนพิการ ครั้งที่ 10, หน้า 292-306, 9 กรกฎาคม 2561, กรุงเทพฯ.
Patents
  • Invention patent for “Automatic mobile robot for facilitating activities to improve child development” filed in Thailand on March 21, 2016 (Reference no. 1601001595);  WIPO published the PCT application under International Publication Number WO2017/164825A2 on September 28, 2017.
  • Design patent of a robot (Thailand) No. 69268 awarded on April 5, 2019
  • Design patent of a robot (Thailand) No. 71634 awarded on September 20, 2019
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