Suranaree University of Technology

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Suranaree University of Technology (SUT)
มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีสุรนารี
MottoUpright, Civilized, Clean and Economical
TypePublic (national), research university
Established27 July 1990
RectorDr Weerapong Pairsuwan
Administrative staff
1,097 (2013)[1]
Students13,734 (2015)[2]
Undergraduates12,086
Postgraduates1,033
615
Location,
14°52′23″N 102°01′25″E / 14.872917°N 102.0237°E / 14.872917; 102.0237Coordinates: 14°52′23″N 102°01′25″E / 14.872917°N 102.0237°E / 14.872917; 102.0237
CampusSingle Campus
TreeRadermachera ignea (Kurz) Steenis (Peep Thong)
ColoursOrange and gold         
AffiliationsCivil Aviation Training Center
Websitewww.sut.ac.th

The Suranaree University of Technology (Thai: มหาวิทยาลัยเทคโนโลยีสุรนารี, (SUT) is in Nakhon Ratchasima Province, Thailand. The university was established on 27 July 1990, becoming fully operational in 1993.

It is named after Thao Suranari, the local heroine of Nakhon Ratchasima. It is one of nine National Research Universities of Thailand.

The university has a trimester system, consisting of 13 weeks for each trimester.

The university houses the Synchrotron Light Research Institute (SLRI), formerly the National Synchrotron Research Center (NSRC) that enables advanced research on physics, materials science, and related areas.

Background[edit]

Thao Suranari Statue

The university was founded as a result of the government's desire to provide more higher education opportunities in provincial areas. Suranaree was built on 1,120 hectares in the Huay Ban Yang Reservoir area, Mueang Nakhon Ratchasima District, Nakhon Ratchasima Province. King Bhumibol Adulyadej signed the Suranaree University of Technology Founding Bill on 27 July 1990, now considered its founding day.[3]

Innovation and success[edit]

Ranking
National Ranking
Webometrics 10 (2012)[4] 6 (2016)[5]
Times 2 (2015)[6]
Nature Publishing Index 2 (2015)[7]
Nature Index 3 (2015)[8]
URAP 10 (2014-2015)[9]
Global
Webometrics 845 (2012)[4] 822 (2016)[5]
Times

(World University Ranking)

601-800 (2015)[6] 601-800

(2016) 161-170 (Asia, 2016)[10]

Top Universities 251-300 (2016)[11]
Times

BRICS & Emerging Economics

159 (2016)[12]
Greenmetric 52 (2015)[13]
  • "The top quality public university" — from the second round of the external quality assessment, higher education level, by the Office for National Education Standards and Quality Assessment (ONESQA), 2008.
  • "An outstanding research university" — Thai University Ranking by the Office Higher Education Commission (OHEC), 2006.
  • "Graduates with the highest employment rate" — Office of Higher Education Commission (OHEC), 2010.

Partner Institution[edit]

Malaysia[edit]

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Suranaree University of Technology Annual Report 2013". Suranaree University of Technology. 2013. Archived from the original on June 18, 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  2. ^ "Student planning" (pdf). Suranaree University of Technology. 2015. Retrieved October 18, 2015.
  3. ^ "SUT Background". Suranaree University of Technology. Retrieved 10 May 2018.
  4. ^ a b Webometrics: Thailand, Retrieved 12 April 2012
  5. ^ a b "University | Ranking Web of Universities". www.webometrics.info. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  6. ^ a b World University Rankings 2015-16, Retrieved 18 October 2015
  7. ^ Nature Publishing Index Thailand, Retrieved 18 October 2015
  8. ^ Nature Index Thailand, Retrieved 18 October 2015
  9. ^ info@urapcenter.org, All: URAP Lab. [www.urapcenter.org]; e-mail:. "URAP - University Ranking by Academic Performance". www.urapcenter.org. Retrieved 2016-06-14.CS1 maint: extra punctuation (link)
  10. ^ "Suranaree University of Technology". Times Higher Education (THE). Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  11. ^ "Suranaree University of Technology". Top Universities. 2015-07-16. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  12. ^ "Suranaree University of Technology". Times Higher Education (THE). 2015-09-08. Retrieved 2016-06-14.
  13. ^ "UI Greenmetric Overall Ranking 2015". Retrieved 2016-06-14.