Poom Kumam

King Mongkut's University of Technology ThonburiThailand

Associate Professor Dr. Poom Kumam received his Ph.D. degree in Mathematics from department of Mathematics Faculty of Science, Naresuan University. He is the Associate Dean for Research and Networking, Faculty of Science, King Mongkut\'s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) and a Head of KMUTT-Fixed Point Theory and Application Research Group at KMUTT and also the leading of Theoretical and Computational Science (TaCS) Center and director of Computational and Applied Science for Smart Innovation Research Cluster (CLASSIC). His current research interests include Nonlinear Functional Analysis and Optimization, Economic Game, Convex Optimization Algorithms, Fixed Point Theory and Applications in both pure science and applied science. He won two of the most important awards for mathematicians. The first one is the TRF-CHE-Scopus Young Researcher Award in 2010 that is the award given by the corporation from three organizations: Thailand Research Fund (TRF), the Commission of Higher Education (CHE), and Elsevier Publisher (Scopus). The second award was in 2012 when he received the TWAS Prize for Young Scientist in Thailand, which is given by the Academy of Sciences for the Developing World TWAS (UNESCO) together with the National Research Council of Thailand. He earned a Fellowship Award for Outstanding Contribution to Mathematics and Distinguished Young Scientist Award of the Year in CONIAPS 2014 by the International Academy of Physical Science (IAPS.), Allahabad, India and obtained Thailand Frontier Author Award 2015 for outstanding researcher who has published works and has often been used as a reference or evaluation criteria of the database Web of Science. In 2016 Dr. Poom Kumam has been awarded 2016 Thailand Frontier Researcher Awards on Innovation Forum: Discovery, Protection, Commercialization By Intellectual Property & Science, Thomson Reuters.

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