1. PPC, Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok Chamchuri 10 Building (For Life Science, Chemistry & Materials)
2. SIIT, Thammasat University, Pathumthani Rangsit Campus, SIIT Main Building (For ICT and Electrical/Electronic,Civil Engineering and Architecture)
|Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology
Thammasat University - Rangsit Campus, Pathum Thani 12121, Thailand.
Tel +66 (0) 2986 9009, 2986 9101
Fax +66(0) 2986 9112-3
The Rangsit Center of Thammasat University (TU) is located at Km. 41 on Paholyothin Road (northbound). The campus can be conveniently reached by car via a multi-lane divided superhighway (Paholyothin), the Chaengwattana-Bangsai Expressway, and both outer East-Ring and West-Ring Highways. It can also be reached by buses No. 29, 39, and 510 (both air-conditioned and non air-conditioned). The nearest train station, the Thammasat Station, is near the northwest corner of the Rangsit Campus. SIIT has two five-story buildings and a four-story building located at the Rangsit Campus. The first building is the main building with an area of almost 20,677 m2, housing offices and classrooms. The first floor and a section of the second floor are occupied by the Library and Information Services Center, with an excellent collection of up-to-date textbooks, magazines, and journals. SIIT's academic programs and faculty members' offices, as well as the Computer Center and administrative divisions, are located on the second, third, and a section of the fourth floors. Classrooms of various sizes are on the third, fourth, and fifth floors of the building.
The second SIIT building, adjacent to the first one, is a five-story advanced laboratory building with a total area of about 3,000 m2. It was dedicated by Keidanren and FTI to SIIT on October 6, 1998. The Advanced Laboratory Building houses laboratories for conducting senior projects of fourth-year students, research work of graduate students, and research projects of faculty members. The third SIIT building, Edutivity, is a four-story building which is adjacent to the second one, with a total area of about 1,500 m2. This building houses a student activities center and the office of the Building and Ground Division on the first floor, classrooms of various sizes on the second, third, and fourth floors, and the Construction and Maintenance Technology Research Center (CONTEC) on the third floor.
The SIIT Computer Center is located on the third floor of the main SIIT building. The center is equipped with personal computers in four separate rooms, two of which are used mainly for instruction on programming, mathematical problem solving, engineering graphics design, and professional report preparation, while the other rooms are used by students for general computing purposes. Up-to-date software packages are installed via servers on the local area network, allowing students to become proficient with their applications. The local area network system supports both academic and administrative chores which include the library's computer-based services, e-learning/instruction, finance, and the internal mailing system for faculty members and staff. There are a number of servers for academic purposes in various programs. The local area network is connected to the Internet via the Thammasat-Rangsit fiber optic backbone. Students, faculty members, and staff are provided with an individual e-mail address and service. Wireless Internet (Wi-Fi) can be accessible from any area of the SIIT buildings. A VPN service by which students can access SIIT's online system from their homes is also available.
The Library and Information Services Center is located on the first and second floors of the main building. The Library has an excellent collection of textbooks (in science and engineering), conference proceedings, reports, technical magazines, and journals. Electronic access to several international databases is provided. The Library also has a computerized search system to assist students in locating their information sources.