National Legislative Assembly joins in promoting ‘Khon Kaen as a Smart City’ and gets ready to station at Isan Science Park
Tue 8 Jan. 2019

January 8, 2019 – Khon Kaen Province led by Governor Dr. Somsak Jungtrakoon and Khon Kaen University led by Dr. Apirachai Wongsriworapon, Deputy Director of Isan Science Park for Activity Affairs and Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rawee Hanpachoen from Faculty of Architecture along with representatives of Khon Kaen’s private sector welcomed delegation from the State Administration Commission of the National Legislative Assembly, Governing Sub-Committee for National Administration who came in a study trip to visit Khon Kaen, the Smart City at the main office building of Isan Science Park.

         The delegation first listened to lectures on, “Connection between KKU Science Park and Smart city” by Dr. Apirachai Wongsriworapon, Deputy Director of Isan Science Park for Activity Affairs; “Smart Environment” by a representative from Khon Kaen University Library. This talk was on the development of environmental innovations, i.e., the Smart Trash bin and the Smart Parking System, the two systems that have been put to use on KKU campus. In the future, the two systems will be used in other areas. The last talk was on “Smart City” by Assoc. Prof. Dr. Rawee Hanpachoen from Faculty of Architecture.

           The delegation then visited “Khon Kaen Smart City” Room, which is situated on the 4th floor of the main office building of Isan Science Park. Implementation on the smart city is being carried out here. The State Administration Commission appreciated the strength and capacities of all sectors concerned in Khon Kaen that have put the great effort into such concrete development.

News/Photos: Nattakan Odthon