KKU Engineering students win an award from NTT Digital Innovation Challenge 2023

November 11, 2023 – Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, sent 6 teams of the students to the NTT Digital Innovation Challenge 2023 competition event. The KKU teams had to compete with 62 teams from other institutions all over Thailand. Three supervisors: Assoc. Prof. Chatchai Khunbua, Ph.D., Dr. Panawit Hanpinitsak, and Dr. Norawit Tanmit, led the student teams to the event, where the 52 hurtz Team, with the members: Mr. Patranai Khamtrai, Mr. Pornpot Jetpipatpong, and Mr. Supachai Sutthiprapa won the third prize. The event took place at NTT (Thailand) Limited Company, Column Tower, Bangkok.

Assoc. Prof. Chatchai Khunbua, Ph.D., a lecturer of the Department of Computer Engineering, Khon Kaen University, explained that the present technologies are rapidly changing, bringing with them competition in development of knowledge, competency and new devices for the industrial sector. The roles of these devices also increase in our daily life. As a result, classroom instruction is not enough to enable students to step ahead in time with the changes. In order to add to their developmental competency and understanding of problems, it is necessary to incorporate more knowledge for students from various resources that also are increasing in number. Encouraging students to join such activities is another channel enabling students to learn about new arising technologies that are truly applied in industries. Students will be able to acquire new knowledge and know how to cooperate with private enterprises for more experiences that they can use in their future occupation.


News: Jarunee Nuanboonma


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