NAKHON RATCHASIMA – Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn, on behalf of His Majesty King Maha Vajiralongkorn Phra Vajiraklaochaoyuhua, conferred diplomas on graduates of Suranaree University of Technology for academic year 2018.
At 9:12 a.m. on Friday Nov 29, Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn proceeded to Suranaree University of Technology in Muang Nakhon Ratchasima district, Nakhon Ratchasima province, to present honorary certificates to three recipients and honorary pins to two beneficiaries of Suranaree University of Technology. The Princess then conferred diplomas on 3,628 graduates in doctoral, master’s and bachelor’s degree programs. The Princess also presented an honorary plaque to a graduate acknowledged for outstanding achievements.
Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindorn delivered a speech to the graduates, saying “Suranaree University of Technology is a learning institution and a reliable pillar of society. This is admirable because the university is aware of its role and is socially responsible. The university has also tried to perform to the best of its ability, setting an example to all the graduates. Everyone is part of society, and we all have social responsibilities, especially university graduates. They are thoughtful and highly capable. They must carry out more duties than others to drive the country forward. I ask the graduates of Suranaree University of Technology to know their duties and responsibilities and use their knowledge, ideas and potential to bring prosperity to themselves and their country because this is a social commitment and an important responsibility.”
At 11:58 a.m., Her Royal Highness Princess Sirindhorn proceeded to Surasammanakhan Building in Suranaree University of Technology to receive Assoc. Prof. Charnchai Thongsopha, an electronics engineering professor at the Faculty of Engineering at Suranaree University of Technology who made a presentation of an ionic air purifier to remove PM2.5 particles. The purifier has the air-purifying power of 500 trees. The cost of electricity to operate the purifier is only 1.50 baht per hour. It can be used to help people with respiratory diseases and to protect the environment.