Chinnapat Panwisawas | ชินพัฒน์ พันธ์วิศวาส
BSc (Chula) PhD (Bham) CEng FIMMM FInstP FIMechE 

Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Materials and Solid Mechanics
Queen Mary University of London
Email: c.panwisawas@qmul.ac.uk; c.panwisawas@gmail.com

Alma mater          Chulalongkorn University (BSc)
                                University of Birmingham (PhD)

Scientific career
Fields                       Metallurgy
                                 Additive Manufacturing

Institutions             University of Birmingham
                                University of Oxford
                                University of Leicester
                               Queen Mary University of London

Chinnapat Panwisawas 

+44 7551428989



Chinnapat Panwisawas FIMMM FInstP FIMechE is a metallurgist and engineer based at Queen Mary University of London. Panwisawas' research concentrates on advanced process science and engineering of investment casting laser fusion welding and powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing.







Early life and education

Panwisawas was born in Bangkok and received a Bachelor of Science in Physics in 2008 at Department of Physics, Chulalongkorn University.[1][2] He came to the United Kingdom in 2009 and completed a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) on the recrystallisation in single crystal superalloys[3] in 2013 at University of Birmingham. His PhD was supervised by Roger Reed.[4]

Career and research

After graduating from University of Birmingham, Panwisawas has joined the Centre for Advanced Simulation and Modelling (CASiM2) programme within Partnership for Research in Simulation of Manufacturing and Materials (PRISM2) research group as a Research Fellow at Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre,[5] University of Birmingham from June 2013 to May 2018. In June 2018, he has awarded EPSRC UKRI Innovation Fellowship[6] to conduct his project on additive manufacturability,[7] at University of Oxford and he became Senior Fellow and now an Academic Visitor at Department of Materials, University of Oxford.[8] During the period of 2020 to 2022, Panwisawas worked as an Associate Professor in Digital Manufacturing and Associate Director of NISCO UK Research Centre at School of Engineering, University of Leicester.[9]

In 2022, Panwisawas moved to London to take up a position as Senior lecturer (Associate professor) in Materials and Solid mechanics at Queen Mary University of London.[10] He is a Visiting Associate Professorship at Next Generation Tatara Co-Creation Centre (NEXTA) at Shimane University,[11] a MMRI Affiliated Professorship at Metallurgy and Materials Science Research Institute (MMRI), Chulalongkorn University, Visiting Associate Professor at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and a Visiting Academic Collaborator Status at Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Davis.

Panwisawas' research[12] focused on multi-scale materials modelling of liquid/solid reactions, particularly in casting,[13] fusion welding and additive manufacturing[14] of high performance alloys using an integrated computational material engineering (ICME) framework.[15] He is a computational materials scientist to use modelling and simulation to gain in-depth understanding of melt pool physics, formation of defects and microstructural phenomena during selective laser melting.[16] or laser-based powder-bed fusion additive manufacturing. His work is done in collaboration with Rolls-Royce, neutron facilities such as ISIS Neutron and Muon Source[17] and Oak Ridge National Laboratory, and X-rays synchrotron facility like Diamond Light Source, European Synchrotron Radiation Facility.


Public engagement

In 2018, Panwisawas was elected to the Executive Committee of the Anglo-Thai Society[18] and an Advisor to the Samaggi Samagom to help the Royal Thai Embassy, London,[19] and to promote academic relationships between Thailand and UK.[20][21] He is also a member of The Association of Thai Professionals in European Region (ATPER).[22] [23]His projects aim to support the advancement of quality teaching, learning,[24] and research through partnership with international countries.[25][26]


Awards and honours

Panwisawas was elected a Fellow of The Institute of Materials, Minerals and Mining (FIMMM) in 2019,[27] Fellow of The Institute of Physics (FInstP) in 2020,[28] Fellow of The Institution of Mechanical Engineers (FIMechE) in 2021, and chartered as Chartered Engineer (CEng) in 2016. He received Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Award (2009-2012),[29] and Anglo-Thai Society Education Award of Academic Excellence in Engineering (2012).[30]

External links


[1] Ungkitchanukit, Ahpisit (2009). "THEORETICAL HIGH-ENERGY PHYSICS AND COSMOLOGY GROUP" (https://www.geocities.ws/ahpisit/alumni.html). Department of Physics, Chulalongkorn University. Retrieved 2022-12-23.

[2] โครงการพัฒนาและส่งเสริมผู้มีความสามารถพิเศษทางวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี (2022). "แนะนำนักเรียนทุน" (http://dpst.ipst.ac.th/index.php/component/dpst/?controller=frontend&task=category&filter=center&id=0&start=2100). สถาบันส่งเสริมการสอนวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี (สสสวท.).

[3] Panwisawas, Chinnapat (2013). Modelling and prediction of recrystallisation in single crystal superalloys (http://etheses.bham.ac.uk/id/eprint/4085). PhD Thesis. University of Birmingham.

[4] Physics Tree. "The Academic Family Tree" (https://academictree.org/physics/tree.php?pid=891056). Retrieved 25 December 2022.

[5] School of Engineering and Materials Science, Queen Mary University of London. "Dr Chinnapat Panwisawas" (https://www.sems.qmul.ac.uk/staff/c.panwisawas). Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[6] EPSRC UKRI Innovation Fellowship. "EP/S000828/1 - From Industry 3.0 to Industry 4.0:Additive Manufacturability" (https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewGrant.aspx?GrantRef=EP/S000828/1).

[7] EPSRC, Grant on the web. "Dr C Panwisawas - Queen Mary University of London" (https://gow.epsrc.ukri.org/NGBOViewPerson.aspx?PersonId=-645966).

[8] Department of Materials, University of Oxford. "Chinnapat Panwisawas" (https://www.materials.ox.ac.uk/peoplepages/panwisawas.html). www.materials.ox.ac.uk. Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[9] School of Engineering, University of Leicester. "NISCO UK Research Centre - Projects" (https://le.ac.uk/nurc/projects). Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[10] Bhadeshia, Harry (15 July 2022). "John Wilcox, Thomas Sourmail, Chinnapat Panwisawas, Tomihoko Hojo" (https://www.phase-trans.msm.cam.ac.uk/2022/JW/index.html). University of Cambridge. Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[11] Next Generation Tatara Co-Creation Centre (NEXTA). "Member of NEXTA" (https://tatara.shimane-u.ac.jp/en/member/). tatara.shimane-u.ac.jp. Retrieved 25 December 2022.

[12] UK Research and Innovation. "Chinnapat Panwisawas" (https://gtr.ukri.org/person/BFDC03B5-8D5E-48D5-803C-83866709EB32). gtr.ukri.org. Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[13] The ISIS Neutron and Muon Source Science and Technology Facilities Council, Rutherford Appleton Laboratory (2017). "ISIS Neutron and Muon Source Annual Review 2017" (https://www.isis.stfc.ac.uk/Pages/ISIS_AR_2017_low_res.pdf) (PDF). ISIS Neutron and Muon Source. Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[14] Gordon Research Seminar on Physical Metallurgy (23 June 2017). "Gordon Research Seminar: Modern Processing Science in Physical Metallurgy" (https://www.grc.org/physicalmetallurgy-grs-conference/2017/). Gordon Research Conference (GRC). Retrieved 4 March 2023.

[15] Jackson, Beau (31 January 2019). "APPLYING INTEGRATED COMPUTATIONAL MATERIALS ENGINEERING TO ADDITIVE MANUFACTURING" (https://3dprintingindustry.com/news/applying-integrated-computational-materials-engineering-to-additive-manufacturing-148153/). 3dprintingindustry.com. Retrieved 23 December 2022.

[16] Panwisawas, Chinnapat; Tang, Yuanbo (Tony); Reed, Roger C. (11 May 2020). "Metal 3D printing as a disruptive technology for superalloys" (https://doi.org/10.1038/s41467-020-16188-7). Nature Communications. 11: 2327.

[17] Frost, Christopher; Appleby, Graham (1 December 2020). "Appendix D: Publications, Patents, Web Articles In ISIS Industrial Collaborative R&D (ICRD) Scheme Review 2020" (https://www.isis.stfc.ac.uk/Documents/20210610%20ICRD%20Review.pdf) (PDF). ISIS Neutron and Muon Source. Retrieved 30 December 2022.

[18] The Anglo Thai Society (ATS) (2019). "Meet the Executive Committee" (https://www.anglothaisociety.org/committee/). https://www.anglothaisociety.org/. 

[19] Office of Science and Technology, Royal Thai Embassy in Brussels (2017). "วารสารวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยี จากกรุงบรัสเซลล์" (https://www.stkc.go.th/sites/default/files/ebook/1518084749.pdf) (PDF). https://www.stkc.go.th/.

[20] SAMAGGI SAMAGOM (THE THAI ASSOCIATION IN THE U.K.) (February 2017). "โครงการการประชุมวิชาการ สามัคคีสมาคม ครั้งที่ ๙" (https://www.oeauk.net/home/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/%E0%B9%82%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%87%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%9B%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B0%E0%B8%8A%E0%B8%B8%E0%B8%A1%E0%B8%A7%E0%B8%B4%E0%B8%8A%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%81%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A3-%E0%B8%AA%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%A1%E0%B8%B1%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%B5%E0%B8%AA%E0%B8%A1%E0%B8%B2%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A1-%E0%B8%84%E0%B8%A3%E0%B8%B1%E0%B9%89%E0%B8%87%E0%B8%97%E0%B8%B5%E0%B9%88-%E0%B9%99.pdf) (PDF). https://www.oeauk.net/. Retrieved 4 March 2023. 

[21] สมาคมนักเรียนทุนรัฐบาลไทย (26 October 2021). "งานประชุมใหญ่[สามัญประ]^ 2564 สมาคมนักเรียนทุนรัฐบาลไทย" (https://dwr.go.th/uploads/file/news/2021/News-211111143210-xHT6.pdf) (PDF). The Association of the Thai Government Scholarship Students.

[22] The Association of Thai Professionals in European Region (ATPER). "ChinnapatPanwisawas" (https://atper.eu/members/drchinnapatpanwisawas/). atper.eu. Retrieved 25 December 2022.

[23] Kumpidet, Chiraphat (February 2019). "SACC-TSAC 2019" (https://www.tpiec.eu/news-2). https://www.tpiec.eu/. Retrieved 4 March 2023. 

[24] Chatinakrob, Thanapat (19 February 2019). "การบ6หารการ_ดการงาน'_ยaหLบCกbกษา/8UสนใจUจะเDยนป.เอก] – ถอดบทเDยนจากการLบcงการบรรยายในงาน SACC-TSAC Acedemic Conference 2019" (https://thanapatofficial.wordpress.com/2019/02/). Thanapat Chatinakrob, PhD: International law academician. Retrieved 4 March 2023.

[25] British Council. "Thai-UK World-class University Consortium" (https://www.britishcouncil.or.th/en/our-impact-stories-new/thai-uk-world-class-university-consortium-announcement-thai-universities). Retrieved 25 December 2022.

[26] UK Forum for Engineering Structural Integrity (FESI) (11 September 2020). "FESI Virtual Workshops" (https://www.fesi.org.uk/news/fesi-virtual-workshops/). www.fesi.org.uk.

[27] The Institute of Materials, Minerals & Mining (IOM3). "Fellow (FIMMM)" (https://www.iom3.org/membership/become-a-member/types-of-membership/fellow-fimmm.html). IOM3. Retrieved 4 March 2023.

[28] The Institute of Physics (IOP). "Fellow of The Institute of Physics (FInstP)" (https://membership.iop.org/).

[29] Johnson, Martha. "Dorothy Hodgkin Postgraduate Awards - Report" (https://www.readkong.com/page/dorothy-hodgkin-postgraduate-awards-8672171). Retrieved 4 March 2023.

[30] Anglo-Thai Society (ATS) (August 2012). "ATS Awards of Academic Excellence Winners2012" (https://piboonrungroj.files.wordpress.com/2012/10/ats-awards-winners-2012-amended.pdf) (PDF).

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Chinnapat Panwisawas

Dr Chinnapat Panwisawas

Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Materials and Solid Mechanics

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