Dr. Puntita Tanwattana

ดร. ปัณฑิตา ตันวัฒนะ

Researcher, Professional Level

Professional Expertise/Research Interests:

-        Participatory planning
-        Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)
-        Climate adaptation and Disaster Resilience
-        Gaming Simulation
-        Urban Policy Planning 
-        Urban Environmental Planning
-        Sustainable city and community

Educations:

Doctor of Philosophy in Policy science, Graduate School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University, Kyoto, Japan
Master of Urban Environmental Planning and Development, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University
Bachelor of Urban Environmental Planning and Development, Faculty of Architecture and Planning, Thammasat University

Experiences:

Current position
Researcher                              Professional Level, Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand
Researcher                              Climate Risk and Resilience Research Cluster [CRR-RC], Environmental Research Institute
Instructor and Committee      Risk and Disaster management Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University
Executive Committee              Thai Network for Disaster Resilience [TNDR]
Researcher                              Human Security and Equity Research Unit [HuSE], Chulalongkorn University
Visiting researcher                  The Research Development and Institute of Regional Science, Ritsumeikan University
Editor                                      Applied Environmental Research
Subcommittee                         Academic support on Disaster Prevention and Mitigation and Climate Change Mitigation, 
                                                Department of Disaster Prevention & Mitigation (DDPM), Ministry of interior, Thailand 

Professional Activities:

Research (selected)

2023-2026     Towards achieving just transition in rural communities: Green growth while leaving no one behind? funded by the National Research Foundation of the Republic of Korea, grant number 200-20230039 [Main Researcher]
2021-2025     A Study on Enhancing Comprehensive Disaster Management Capacities through Sustainable Disaster Learning Attained by Disaster Culture Transformation funded by JSPS, collaborative research with Ritsumeikan University [Main Researcher]
2023              Climate and Disaster Adaptation through Social Innovation funded by Impactful research and innovation platform: sustainable environmental research platform, Chulalongkorn University [Main Researcher]
2023              Tourism Stakeholders Engagement and Adaptation Toward Low Carbon Tourism funded by Impactful research and innovation platform: sustainable environmental research platform, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]
2022-2023     Assessing the impact of drought on water quality and the community-based drought disaster risk management, funded by Thailand Science Research and Innovation Fund Chulalongkorn University [Main Researcher]
2021-2022     Research project entitle “Toward a Carbon Neutral Destination: Developing low-carbon based tourism for Sustainable Tourism in Nan Province” funded by Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation (PMUC) [Project leader]
2021-2022     Research project entitle “Climate change and disaster management: A study and Development of Community Based Disaster Risk Management Model” funded by Impactful Research & Innovation Platform: Sustainable Environment, Chulalongkorn University [Main Researcher]
2021-2022     Research project entitle “Integrated Water Management during Drought Crisis for Sustainable Development in Thailand: A study of Vulnerability and Adaptation of Community in Drought Risk Area” funded by Thailand Science research and Innovation Fund (TSRI) [Main Researcher]
2020-2021     Project entitle “Nan Safe Tourism” funded by Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation [Project leader]
2020              Research project entitle “Creating Nan City toward Sustainable Green Tourism” funded by Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation (PMUC) [Project director]
2020              Research project entitle “Waste is NOT waste through transformation - Enhancing Capabilities for Sustainable Waste Management System in Nan Municipality” by Ministry of Higher Education Science Research and Innovation (PMUC) [Project member]
2016-2020     Research project entitle “Haze Free Thailand: Land Use and Agricultural Supply-Chain Redesign Program to Reduce Haze” funded by the project of “Thailand Grand Challenge” of National Research Council of Thailand through Thailand Research University Network (RUN) [Project member]
2019              Research project entitle “Building Urban and Community Resilience through the process of Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM): A Case Study of Flood Disaster Risk Communities in Nan Town Municipality, Thailand” funded by “CU Community Engagement” Project of The Office of Strategy management and Budgeting, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]
2018             Research project entitle “Scale up of Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Process for Disaster Resilient City: Case Study of Disaster Risk Communities in Nan Province, Thailand” funded by “CU Community Engagement” Project of The Office of Strategy management and Budgeting, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]
2017             Research project entitle “Scale up and Leverage of Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM) Process: Case Study of Disaster Risk Communities in Nan Province, Thailand” funded by “CU Community Engagement” Project of The Office of Strategy management and Budgeting, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]
2016             Research project entitle “Redefinition of Asian Urban Theory through Practice of Policy Science” with Graduate School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University, funded by Asia Japan Institute Ritsumeikan (AJIR), Osaka, Japan 2016-2019 [Project member]
2016             Research project entitle “An Administrative Progress in Local Policy Implementation along the Change of National Policy”, The Scientific Research Grant by Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology in Japan: (KAKENHI C), No. 26512014 (Representative of the project, Asst. Prof. Dr. Kyomi Matsuoka, 2014-2016) [Project member]
2016             Research project entitle “Building Community Based Disaster Risk Management Process: Case Study of Disaster Risk Communities in Nan Province, Thailand” funded by One Functional-unit One Community (OFOC) Project of The Office of Strategy management and Budgeting, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader] 
2016             Research project entitle “A Survey of Haze Risk Area in Nan Province, Thailand” funded by Research Cluster on Climate Change and Disaster Management, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]  
2016             Research project entitle “Investigation of Traditional Knowledge and Practices for Adaptation to Extreme Weather events: Case Studies in Thailand” funded by Research Cluster on Climate Change and Disaster Management, Chulalongkorn University [Project member]
2015             Research project entitle “Building Local Community Awareness on Natural Disaster Preparedness: Case Study of Local Communities in Nan Province, Thailand” funded by One Functional-unit One Community (OFOC) Project of The Office of Strategy management and Budgeting, Chulalongkorn University [Project leader]
2015            Research project entitle “A study of Herbicide Contamination in Flood Risk Agricultural Area: A case Study of Agriculture Area in Nan Province” funded by Center of Excellence on Hazardous Substance Management [Project member] 
2015            Research project entitle “Adaptation and Preparedness for Natural Disaster prevention: a Study on Applying Gaming Simulation in Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)” funded by National Research Council of Thailand [Project leader]
2014            Research project entitle “Sustainable Integrated Water Resources Management around the Facilities Land Development of Chulalongkorn University at Kaengkhoi District, Saraburi Province” [Project member]
2014             Research project entitle “A Survey on Quality of Life and the Environment of an Electronic Waste Dismantling Community in Sue Yai Utit, Bangkok”. funded by the Ratchadaphiseksomphot Endowment Fund of Chulalongkorn University [Project member]
2014             Research project entitle “An Evaluation of Community Readiness for Self-management: Case of Climate Change Adaptation and Community Based Disaster Risk Management in Nan Province, Thailand”. funded by National Research University Project, Office of Higher Education Commission [Project leader]
2014             Research project entitle “Adaptation and Preparedness for Natural Disaster prevention: a Study on Applying Gaming Simulation in Community Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM)” Joint research between Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn University and Graduate School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University [Project leader]
2013             Research project entitle “Tourism Planning of Paknum sub-district municipality, Bangkla district, Chachoengsao province, Thailand [Main Researcher]

Academic Lectures:

[Selected]

2023                Advanced Theories in Sustainability at the School of Global Studies, Thammasat University [Guest lecture]
2023                Seminar in Urban Security & Resilience (2503626) Urban Strategies International Program, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University [Course coordinator and Main instructor]
2022               “Urban Resilience Module”, course of Seminar in Urban Strategies (2503620) Urban Strategies International Program, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University [Main instructor]
2022-Present    “Climate and Disaster Resilience (International Course)”, General Education of Chulalongkorn University [Course coordinator and instructor]  
2021-Present    “Climate Change Mitigation and Adaptation”, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University [Course coordinator and Main instructor]      
2020-Present    “Pollution Prevention and Control (International Course)”, General Education of Chulalongkorn University [Course coordinator]
2018-Present     Topic “Urban Environment” in Our Environment Course (in Thai), General Education of Chulalongkorn University  
2018                  Topic “Research of Community Risk and Management” (in Thai), in Interdisciplinary Research Methodology, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2018-Present     Topic “Policy and Planning for Disaster Management”, in Disaster Management course, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University     
2018-Present     Topic “Disaster Management in Urban Environment Planning”, in Disaster Management course, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2018-Present      Topic “Disaster Resilience: Urban and Community Contexts”, in Disaster Management course, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2018-Present      Topic “Community Based Disaster Risk Management/Reduction”, in Disaster Management course, Master of Risk and Disaster Management, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2018                   Topic “Community Participatory Disaster Management” (in Thai), Master of Arts Program in Human and Social Development, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2016-2017          Topic “Urban Disaster Risk Reduction” in Introduction of Urban and Regional Planning (in Thai), Bachelor of Engineering Program in Environmental Engineering by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University  
2016-2017          Topic “Urban Resilience” in Introduction of Urban and Regional Planning (in Thai), Bachelor of Engineering Program in Environmental Engineering by Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University  
2016                   Topic “Community Participatory Process on Urban Disaster Risk Management” in Environmental Planning and Management, Bachelor of Architecture Program in Urban Architecture, Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University  
2016-Present      Topic “Urban environment and management” in Sustainable Resource Management Course of Environment, Development and Sustainability Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University    
2016- Present      Topic “Understanding urban and community resilience and sustainable city” in Understanding Environment, Development and Sustainability Course of Environment, Development and Sustainability Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University 
2014                     Topic “Disaster and Risk Management” in Seminar class of Environment, Development and Sustainability Program, Graduate School, Chulalongkorn University   
2014-present        Topic “Smart City” in Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation (in Thai), General Education of Chulalongkorn University  
2013-present         Topic “Disaster” in Our Environment Course (in Thai), General Education of Chulalongkorn University   
2013-present         Topic “Urban Planning for Pollution Prevention” in Pollution Prevention Control (English Course), General Education of Chulalongkorn University  

Book/ article:

2023 Puntita Tanwattana and Edo Andriesse (2023) Worsening Droughts and Coping Challenges of Rural Households in Chachoengsao Province, Thailand. The Southeast Asian Review. KASEAS. Vol 33. No. 2, May 2023 DOI : 10.21652/kaseas.33.2.202305.115
2022 Xiaoxi Guo and Puntita Tanwattana. “Investigation and Analysis on Participation for Sustainable Development of Smart Residential Areas in Kunming ---- A Case Study of Jin Yuan Sponge Practice” 11th International Conference on Environmental Engineering, Science and Management, Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok, Thailand, May 12-13, 2022
2021 Nannapat Hanyuth, Juthasinee Thanyapraneedkul, Bundit Anurugsa and Puntita Tanwattana.Online Mapping for Landslide Disaster Preparedness in Bo Kluea Nuea District, Nan, Journal of Science and Technology RMUTSB, Vol. 1, 2021, P.46-59.
2020 Puntita Tanwattana, “Community Disaster Resilience”, (In Thai) Environmental Research Institute, Chulalongkorn, University, E-book, May 2020, shorturl.at/rtJP1
2016 Puntita Tanwattana, ‘Water Disaster Policies and the Society in Thailand’, Chapter 7 - Disaster and Public Administration: The Future from Disaster Prevention and Reduction, Koyosyobo, April 2016 [In Japanese]
2015 Puntita Tanwattana, “Gaming Simulation for Urban Flood Disaster: The New Language of Urban Design, what it could be” in The Urban Think-Tank Lecture Series 2015 1st Semester, Food Brain Lecture Series of Department of Urban and Regional Planning, Faculty of Architecture, Chulalongkorn University, pp. 81-91, ISBN: 978-616-407-118-6 [in Thai]   
2014 Puntita Tanwattana and Hiroshi Murayama, ‘Community Planning and the Policy Process for Regional Revitalization against Disaster: Thailand’s Readiness and the Japanese Experience’, Journal of Policy Science, The Policy Science Association of Ritsumeikan University, Vol. 21 No. 2, pp. 27-42, Feb. 2014  
2012 Puntita Tanwattana. "Differences between OTOP movement and Non-OTOP movement: Roles of local leaders for self-reliance and regional development in Thailand". Hiroshi Murayama ed., Significance of the regional one-product policy: How to use the OVOP/OTOP movements. Thammasat Printing House, pp. 53-74. The Policy Science Association of Ritsumeikan University, Japan. [ISBN NO. 978-974-466-653-6]
2012 Puntita Tanwattana and Warangkana Korkietpitak. “The Background to Understanding One Tambon One Product in Thailand”. Hiroshi Murayama ed., Significance of the regional one-product policy: How to use the OVOP/OTOP movements. Thammasat Printing House, pp. 137-163. The Policy Science Association of Ritsumeikan University, Japan. [ISBN NO. 978-974-466-653-6]
2011 Puntita Tanwattana, “Public Policy of Gross National Happiness (GNH): King initiative Policy in Bhutan” in Policy Case Reading & Writing Collected Papers, PP. 64-72, Graduate School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University, 2011
2011 Puntita Tanwattana, “Next Step of OVOP Movement in Oyama Town, Oita Prefecture, Japan: Solution for New Generation Movement” in Policy Case Reading & Writing Collected Papers, PP. 143-149, Graduate School of Policy Science, Ritsumeikan University, 2011
2011 Puntita Tanwattana “Role of Rural Community in Regional Development: Knowledge Based Activity in Community Organization, Rayong, Thailand” in “The New Paradigm Policy Development in Thailand ―What is conceived and how is it embodied in Rayong case? ―”, pp. 103-127, Edited by Hiroshi Murayama, Thailand, Thammasat Printing House, 2011
2011 Puntita Tanwattana “Innovative Development for the New Society in Rayong Province, Thailand” in “The New Paradigm Policy Development in Thailand ―What is conceived and how is it embodied in Rayong case? ―”, pp. 128-149, Edited by Hiroshi Murayama, Thailand, Thammasat Printing House, 2011

Publication:

Article Name Year
Toyoda Y., Tanwattana P., Extracting local disaster knowledge through gamification in a flood management model community in Thailand (2023), Progress in Disaster Science, 20 , 2023
Cavalleri S.A.E., Tanwattana P., Grunbuhel C.M., Systemizing a rural livelihood diversification framework for sustainable community-based agritourism: A participatory approach to ensure resilience (2022), Frontiers in Sustainable Food Systems, 6 , 2022
Tanwattana P., Systematizing Community-Based Disaster Risk Management (CBDRM): Case of urban flood-prone community in Thailand upstream area (2018), International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 28 , 798-812 2018
Tanwattana P., Toyoda Y., Contributions of gaming simulation in building community-based disaster risk management applying Japanese case to flood prone communities in Thailand upstream area (2018), International Journal of Disaster Risk Reduction, 27 , 199-213 2018
Andriesse E., Tanwattana P., Coping with the End of the Commodities Boom: Rubber Smallholders in Southern Thailand Oscillating Between Near-poverty and Middle-class Status (2018), Journal of Developing Societies, 34 , 77-102 2018
Damrongsiri S., Vassanadumrongdee S., Tanwattana P., Heavy metal contamination characteristic of soil in WEEE (waste electrical and electronic equipment) dismantling community: a case study of Bangkok, Thailand (2016), Environmental Science and Pollution Research, 23 , 17026-17034 2016
Tanwattana P., Chanpongsang S., Chaiyabutr N., Effects of exogenous bovine somatotropin on mammary function of late lactating crossbred Holstein cows (2003), Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences, 16 , 88-95 2003

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