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Assoc Prof Dr. Somporn Chantara | Air Pollution ย  | Best Researcher Award.

Chiang Mai University, Thailand

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๐Ÿ‘จโ€๐ŸŽ“ Bio Summary:

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somporn Chantara is a dedicated researcher and educator at Chiang Mai University, Thailand. He holds positions in the Chemistry Department and the Environmental Science Research Center, showcasing his commitment to environmental sciences. With expertise in environmental chemistry and air quality, Dr. Chantara has made significant contributions to understanding atmospheric aerosols and air pollution.

๐ŸŽ“ Education:

Dr. Chantara earned his B.S. in Chemistry from Chiang Mai University in 1992. He continued his studies with an M.S. in Environmental Risk Assessment for Tropical Ecosystems from the same institution in 1994. He then pursued his doctoral studies abroad, completing a Dr. rer. nat. in Biogeography from Trier University, Germany, in 2000.

๐Ÿ” Research Focus:

Dr. Chantara’s research focuses on environmental chemistry, air pollution, air quality monitoring, atmospheric chemistry, and aerosol composition. He has been involved in various projects and collaborations aimed at understanding and mitigating the impacts of air pollution.

๐Ÿ† Honors & Awards:

Throughout his career, Dr. Chantara has received several honors and awards for his contributions to environmental science. These accolades highlight his dedication to advancing knowledge in his field.

Professional Experience: ๐Ÿ’ผ

Dr. Chantara has held various leadership roles at Chiang Mai University, including Chair of the Academic Center for Air Pollution and Head of the Environmental Science Research Center. His administrative experience reflects his commitment to fostering research and academic excellence.

๐Ÿ“š Top Noted Publications :

PM10-bound polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons in Chiang Mai (Thailand): Seasonal variations, source identification, health risk assessment and their relationship to air-mass movement
Authors: W. Wiriya, T. Prapamontol, S. Chantara
Published in: Atmospheric Research, 2013
Impact Factor: 3.759
Citations: 119

Projected climate change over Southeast Asia simulated using a WRF regional climate model
Authors: C. Chotamonsak, E.P. Salathรฉ Jr, J. Kreasuwan, S. Chantara, …
Published in: Atmospheric Science Letters, 2011
Impact Factor: 3.058
Citations: 118

Concentrations of urinary pesticide metabolites in small-scale farmers in Chiang Mai Province, Thailand
Authors: P. Panuwet, T. Prapamontol, S. Chantara, P. Thavornyuthikarn, …
Published in: Science of the total environment, 2008
Impact Factor: 7.963
Citations: 116

Urinary pesticide metabolites in school students from northern Thailand
Authors: P. Panuwet, T. Prapamontol, S. Chantara, D.B. Barr
Published in: International journal of hygiene and environmental health, 2009
Impact Factor: 4.375
Citations: 115

Seasonal variation, risk assessment and source estimation of PM10 and PM10-bound PAHs in the ambient air of Chiang Mai and Lamphun, Thailand
Authors: P. Pengchai, S. Chantara, K. Sopajaree, S. Wangkarn, U. Tengcharoenkul, …
Published in: Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, 2009
Impact Factor: 2.228
Citations: 112

Author Metrics ๐Ÿ“Š :ย 

As of April 2024, Dr. Chantara has an H-index of 28 in the Scopus database, indicating the impact and influence of his research in the field of environmental science.

๐Ÿ“… Research Timeline:

Dr. Chantara’s research journey spans several decades, starting from his early education in chemistry to his current position as an esteemed researcher and educator. Throughout this timeline, he has consistently contributed to advancing knowledge in environmental chemistry and air quality.

Assoc Prof Dr Somporn Chantara | Air Pollution | Best Researcher Award |

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