‘Thammasat’ wins Super AI Engineer award

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Artificial Intelligence Association of Thailand (AIAT) in collaboration with the National Electronics and Computer Center, Academic Institutes of Artificial Intelligence Network, University Network and over 60 private sector organizations presented “Gold Medal Award” to outstanding talent participating in the Super AI Engineer program to Mr. Isada Sukprapha, a Master’s degree student from the Artificial Intelligence and Internet of Things (AI&IoT-TAIST Tokyo Tech) Program, Sirindhorn International Institute of Technology (SIIT), Thammasat University and “Silver Medal Award” to Ms. Romrawin Chumpoo, a Master’s degree student from the Engineering and Technology Program, SIIT, TU as well.

For the award winners, it is required that they pass the program assessment and join to work with leading private companies in Thailand in which the company’s evaluation after the program participants have applied their knowledge of AI to help develop or solve the obstacles of the company’s business is regarded as the main scoring.

Mr. Isada revealed that the Super AI Engineer program is open to those who are interested in developing AI skills. There will be classes and assessments and is divided into three levels. This means that if the participants meet the required score, they will be evaluated in order to progress to the next level. By passing to the second level, the participanting companies in Thailand will be providing participants with different real world business problems faced by them. Participants will be divided into groups to use AI to help solve problems of each week. When passing to the third level, those who participate in the program will be able to sign up to join the real work with companies they are interested in and comply to their keen abilities, such as data analysis, image processing, etc.

Ms. Romrawin said that she had just discovered the passion of coding during her study in chemical engineering. There was one coding subject within the course in which she found enjoyable and admired. This provided her the opportunity to participate in this program and as well had a chance to study all subjects in relevant to artificial intelligence that would normally be taught by subject.

For the first season of Super AI Engineer program in 2020, there were more than 2,059 applicants, having those who passed the post-training proficiency assessment as; 8 gold medalists, 19 silver medalists and 45 bronze medalists.