Associate Professor Dr Veeris Ammarapala, the 1st batch alumnus of the Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), has been appointed as the Governor of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT).
Dr Veeris Ammarapala graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology, Thammasat University, and obtained a master’s degree in Operations Research from Columbia University, USA, and Doctoral Degree in Industrial and Systems Engineering from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, USA.
His area of expertise includes Decision Support Systems, Risk Management, Production and Logistics Management and Maintenance Management.
The Cabinet approved the appointment of Mr Veeris Ammarapala as the new governor of the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) which took effect from April 20, 2021.
“To meet the industrial estate’s operators’ demands on a variety of disruptive technology, I will apply the principles of the Internets of Things or IoT, such as, different types of 5G/Sensors Technology and Big Data Management with Artificial Intelligence (AI) to allow IEAT and such operators to examine the operations of plants and those of IEAT in a comprehensive, accurate and efficient manner,” says Dr Veeris Ammarapala.
Dr Veeris is committed to establishing the foundation for IEAT for an agile organization by focusing on building a strength-based organization as well as a strong relationship with business alliances to enhance the professionalism in establishing the regional industrial estates and generate acceptance from stakeholders in all sectors.