Keynote Speaker
Kanchana Kanchanasut
Professor and Director of Internet Education and Research Laboratory
Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand


Kanchana is the Director of the Internet Education and Research Laboratory at the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Thailand, where she is also a Professor in Computer Science at the AIT's School of Engineering and Technology (SET). She received her PhD from the University of Melbourne and her BSc from the University of Queensland, Australia.

Professor Kanchana was among the Thai Internet pioneers who brought the idea of electronic mail and the Internet to Thailand in the late '80s. She has since maintained her interests in the Internet through her research works with current interests in challenged and emergency networks, digital media communication and tele-education. She is currently a board member of the Asia Future Internet (AsiaFI) and is actively involved in the Internet infrastructure human resource development projects for the Asia-Pacific region.

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