Name Dr. Bounheng SOUTHICHAK
Current position and field of Teaching

PhD,

Environmental Engineering and Management, Environmental and Social Impact Assessment (ESIA) 
Academic carrier Title Institution Time
Postdoctoral Degree, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Major: Ecological Service Engineering Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 2008 - 2010
Ph.D., Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 2008
Ph.D., Major: Civil and Environmental Engineering Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan 2005
BS., Major: Agriculture (Agro-Industry) Naresuan University, Phitsanulok, Thailand 2000
Lecturer National University of Laos, Department of Environmental Engineering 2011 - Present
Job in Private business

Environmental specialist

  • Nam Khan 3 Hydropower Project in Luang Prabang province.
  • Environmental specialist, Nam Hinboun Hydropower Project in Khammouane province
  • Nam Seung I-II Hydropower Project in Luang Prabang province.
2011
Project Manager Pak Beng Hydropower Project in Oudomxay and Bokeo provinces

2011

Project Coordinator Boten-Vientiane Railway Project. 2011
Environmental specialist Nam Beng Hydropower Project in Oudomxay province. 2010
Project Manager
  • the KAP End-line survey Project (Healthy Wetland for Healthy Women, Children and Men project) in Attapeu province, Health Unlimited (HU).
  • Sanakham Hydropower Project, Vientiane, and Xayabury provinces.
2010
Coordinator
  • Nam Ngiep I Hydropower Project, Borlikhamxay and Vientiane Province, for KANSAI of Japan.
  • Don Sahong Hydropower Project, Champasak Province, Laos.
  • Luang Prabang Hydropower Project, Luang Prabang Province, Laos.

2009-2010

Managing director The National Consulting Company, Vientiane, Laos. 2009
Environmental Scientist Environmental research and consultant company, Earth Systems Lao, Vientiane, Laos.

2001-2002

Assistant supervisor Ground water development, Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Project, Vientiane Province, Laos. 2000-2001
Research and Development projects of the last 5 years

1)  Research fund for constructed wetland technology, Global Center of Excellence (GCOE), Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology (MEXT) of Japan, (2009).
2)  Grand-in-aid for Scientific Research (No. 20.08074) from the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), Japan, (2008-2009).
3) International exchange grant (Participation in International Conference), Kurita Water and Environment Foundation, Japan, (2007). 
4)  Oversea dispatch grant, Tohoku Kaihatsu Memorial Foundation, Japan, (2006).
5)  Dispatch invitation commission grant, The Japanese Society for Water Environment, Japan. (2006).

Cooperation with Industry in the last 5 years

 

Patents and trademark rights  
Publications

[1] Bounheng Southichak, Kazunori Nakano, Munehiro Nomura, Noburo Chiba, Osamu Nishimura. Phragmites australis: A Novel Biosorbent for the Removal of Heavy Metals from Aqueous Solution. Water Research, 40, pp. 2295-2302, July, 2006.
[2] Bounheng Southichak, Kazunori Nakano, Munehiro Nomura, Nobuo Chiba, Osamu Nishimura. Differences in Adsorption Mechanism of Heavy Metal by Two Different Plant Biomasses: Reed and Brown Seaweed. Water Science and Technology, 54, 339-346, February 2009.
[3] Bounheng Southichak, Kazunori Nakano, Munehiro Nomura, Nobuo Chiba, Osamu Nishimura. Marine macroalga Sargassum horneri as biosorbent for heavy metal removal: roles of calcium in ion exchange mechanism. Water Science and Technology, 58, 697-704, December 2008.
[4] Bounheng Southichak, Kazunori Nakano, Munehiro Nomura, Noburo Chiba, Osamu Nishimura. Control parameters influencing the adsorption of heavy metals by protonated reed biomass. Japanese Journal of Water Treatment Biology, 43, pp. 159-167, January, 2007.

[5] Bounheng Southichak, Kazunori Nakano, Munehiro Nomura, Noburo Chiba, Osamu Nishimura. Pb(II) Biosorption on Reed Biosorbent Derived from Wetland: Effect of Pretreatment on Functional Groups. Water Science and Technology, 54, 10, pp. 133-141, December, 2006.

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