Prabhas Chongstitvatana

Prabhas Chongstitvatana

Prabhas Chongstitvatana is a professor in the department of computer engineering, Chulalongkorn University. He earned B.Eng. in Electrical Engineering from Kasetsart University, Thailand in 1980 and Ph.D. from the department of artificial intelligence, Edinburgh University, U.K. in 1992. His research involves robotics, evolutionary computation, computer architecture, bioinformatics.  He is a lifetime member of Thailand Engineering Institute, senior member of Thai Academy of Science and Technology, senior adviser of Thai Robotics Society, founding member of Thai Embedded System Association and IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.  He was the president of ECTI Association of Thailand 2012-2013.  He has been awarded "National Distinguished Researcher" by National Research Council of Thailand in 2009.  His current interest is in building Quantum computer.

office:  Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Eng. Build 4, Floor 18, room 12, tel 02-2186982.
email :  prabhas at chula dot ac dot th
follow his twitter: @prabhas_c

Public Talk

previous talk ( 2001 -- 2013)

Commencement  (short speech)  for senior students at Department of Computer Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, 13 May 2016 (in Thai)
Quantum Computing: an introduction, invited talk at Naresuan University, seminar in Quantum encryption, 21 March 2016. (powerpoint with soundtrack, big 60Mbytes)
Internet of Everything, invited talk at Cloud Technology and Big Data Conference, 22-23 Jan 2016, Bangkok.
Current issues in Quantum computing, talk to grad. students, Chulalongkorn University, 4 Jan 2016.
Internet of Things: Connected World,  invited talk at Exxon Applications Conference, Bangkok, 9th October, 2015.
Digital Civilization: Future of Digital Society, invited talk at Regional ACM-ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest, Kasetsart University, Sriracha campus, 13 September 2015
Internet of Things: 50 Billions devices jam, talk to Industrial Liaison Program, Faculty of Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, 24 July 2015.
Turn Research into Product, talk to graduate students seminar, Department of Computer Engineering, Kasetsart university, 19 November 2014.
Golden Age of Algorithms,  keynote speech, in ACM ICPC International Collegiate Programming Contest, Kasetsart univeristy, Sriracha, Thailand, 21 September 2014.
Applied Evolutionary Optimization, keynote speaker, in the conference ECTI-CARD 2014, Chiangmai, Thailand, 21 May 2014.
Writing for publications, invited talk at Burapa university, with Chiranut Sangiamsak (KKU), in writing workshop, 24 April 2014.
How to write a good research paper,  invited talk at Nakorn Pathom Rajabhat university, in writing workshop (supported by ECTI association) with Chiranut Sangiamsak (KKU), 31 March 2014.
How to find a good research topic,  talk at King Monkut University of Technology North Bangkok, 23 March 2014
Technology for Aging Society,  round-table discussion on "Thai aging society scenario",  at Mahidol university, Salaya, 16 January 2014.

Old teaching

Undergraduate teaching

2110101  Introduction of Programming: Python  NEW
Exploring Engineering World 2016: Technology NEW
2110253  Computer Electronics and Interfacing  2015
2110316 Programming Languages Principles 2015
2110221 Computer Engineering Essential 2013: Algorithm
Embedded Systems 2013
Artificial Intelligence 2012

Graduate teaching

2110793 Advanced topic in digital systems 2016 NEW
2110714 Digital Systems 2015
2110682 Embeded and Real Time System
Introduction to BME (Informatics) 2014
Introduction to Bioinformatics (for BME) 2013
2110742  Evolutionary Computation 2012
PhD seminar in IT for Chulalongkorn Business School


Research grants and awards

I am currently active in the field of Evolutionary Computation, Robot Learning, Bioinformatics and Quantum computing.  My research activities are associated with Intelligent System Laboratory (ISL), and closely tie with ISL2, in the department of computer engineering, Faculty of engineering, Chulalongkorn University. ISL  has ties with University of Tokyo, Japan and the school of informatics, Edinburgh University, Scotland.


COIN: Coincidence Algorithm for combinatorial optimisation

Mini SQL Where clause parser  NEW
4B processor, a simple processor that can be implemented with basic elements
CPU 1001  simulator on the web
Rz compiler and S2 sim on the web
Natural Graphic Processing Unit
S2 Chip simulator
RZ language (work in progress)
Som-language  (som v5.1)  64-bit vm
R1 concurrent system  (1994-1995)
Self generating compiler  (under construction)
Threaded Language


My e-book "Program For Fun"
IOI  Computer Olympic
RZ kit compiler page
Support my new book "The essence of computer system engineering"
My Propeller Page
IEEE Extreme 4.0  programming contest  (2010) top 25 result
IEEE CPU simulator contest  2010
Hardware Synthesis and Verification   (local access only)

Publication List

relevant statistics

My former graduate students (and their theses)

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