Asst. Prof. Dr. Jatuporn Thongsri’s profile


Office Location: The 55-Year Chalermprakiat Building, Room 406
Phone: 02-329-8264 Ext. 2183
Education: B.Sc. (Physics) Khonkaen University, M.Sc. (Physics) Chulalongkorn University, D.Sc. (Physics) Chulalongkorn University
Professional Experience:
Awards and honors:

Research Interest:

  • Finite Element Analysis
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Computer Simulation
  • Numerical Method for Applied Mechanics


  1. Humidity and temperature behavior in VENA chamber using FEM, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2013.
  2. Parametric study of head stack assembly (HSA) vibration characteristics, Funded by KMITL, NSTDA and Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2013.
  3. Numerical simulation of particle trajectory inside automation, Funded by AMI, 2013.
  4. Effect of environment on airflow simulation in hard disk drive, Funded by KMITL, 2013.
  5. Airflow simulation for Reflow, ULRT and ATAAP machines using FEM, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2014.
  6. VENA behavior study based on hard disk drive environment test using FEM, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2014.
  7. Study of vibration characteristics of a Thai traditional brass gong, Funded by AMI, 2014.
  8. Numerical investigation of airflow behavior inside a DSTAR clean room, Funded by DPST, 2014.
  9. Study of airflow characteristics inside a computer case and its application for reducing particle contamination using CFD, Funded by Cal-Comp Electro (Thai) Pub. Co. Ltd., 2014.
  10. Thermal study on a printed circuit board (PCB) applicable to hard disk drive, Cal-Comp Electro (Thai) Pub. Co. Ltd., 2014.
  11. An experiment and simulation study of airflow and temperature distribution in Seagate Teparuk’s Cleanroom, Funded by Research and Researcher for Industry (RRI), 2015.
  12. Finite element analysis of micro-gripper for handing slider of hard disk drive, Funded by Research and Researcher for Industry (RRI), 2015.
  13. Simulation, validation and evaluation of cleaning process in ultrasonic cleaning tank, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2016.
  14. Investigation of heat transfer in reflow tip using finite element method, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2017.
  15. Simulation of ultrasonic cleaning for head gimbal assembly cleaning process, Funded by AMI, 2017.
    siung the CFD and simple experiment to find a solution of particle contamination in an HDD production line, Funded by AMI, 2017.
  16. CFD analysis of airflow through aircraft antennas, Funded by AVIA Satcom Co. Ltd., 2017.
  17. Training of computer simulation and technology transfer of computer aided engineering, Funded by Seagate Technology (Thailand) Ltd, 2017.
  18. Design and development of particle suction tool for cleaning HDD components, Funded by Research and Researcher for Industry (RRI), 2017.
  19. Evaluation and improvement of air ventilation system inside low cost automation (LCA) line to Reduce Particle Contamination, Funded by Research and Researcher for Industry (RRI), 2017.
  20. Aerodynamic simulation of compressor blade to determine the optimum design for solving a fracture problem, Funded by EGAT, 2018.
  21. 3D simulation of aerodynamics of light aircraft SAAB 340B, Funded by AVIA Satcom Co. Ltd., 2017.

International Publications

  1. J. Thongsri, Comparison of k-e Turbulence models for predicting airflow in 3.5-inch dual platter hard disk drive, in Proc. International Conference on Engineering Applied Science and Technology, Bangkok, Thailand, pp. 1-5, 2013
  2. J. Thongsri, V. Pongkom, A simulation of the number of particle trapped by circulating filter of a hard disk drive and their trajectories, Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol, 548-549, pp. 953-957, 2014
  3. J. Thongsri, W. Suksawaeng, Numerical investigation of airflow behavior inside environmental chamber, Advanced Materials Research Vol. 931-932, pp 1048-1052, 2014.
  4. J. Thongsri, V. Pongkom, Simulated trajectories of particles and the number of particles trapped by the virculating filter in a hard disk drive, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 931-932, pp 1058-1062, 2014
  5. J. Thongsri, A. Kaokom, Successful simulation of airflow in the microenvironment of an assembly automation machine and its implication, Advanced Materials Research, vol. 931-932, pp 1063-1067, 2014.
  6. J. Thongsri, Effect of grain size on effective permittivity of ferroelectric films based on effective medium theory, Applied Mechanics and Materials, vol. 619, pp. 188-192, 2014.
  7. J. Thongsri, M. Pimsarn, Optimum airflow to reduce particle contamination inside welding automation machine of hard disk drive production line, International Journal Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, vol. 16, no.3, pp 509-515, 2015. IF=1.502
  8. V. Puengkhom, J. Thongsri, M. Pimsarn, On finite element modeling aspect of HDD’s head stack assembly vibration analysis, in Proc. The 5th TSME International Conference on Mechanical Engineering, Chiang Mai, Thailand, AMM055, 2014.
  9. J. Thongsri, Numerical investigation of airflow inside an environmental chamber for HGA mechanical
    test and a dcheme for improving the flow, International Journal Advanced and Applied Science, vol.2. no. 12. pp 51-56. 2015.
  10. J. Thongsri, M. Pimsarn, W. Tangsopha, Using CFD to find the best placement of HDD production machinery for major renovation of factory clean room, KKU Engineering Journal, vol 43(2), pp, 250-253. 2016.
  11. W. Tangsopha, J. Thongsri, W. Bussayaporn, Ultrasonic cleaning and ways to improve the efficiency. in Proc. 5th International Electrical Conference (IEECON2017), 8-10 May, Pattaya, Thiland, pp. 121-124, 2017.
  12. J. Thongsri, A Successful CFD-Based Solution to a Water Condensation Problem in a Hard Disk Drive Factory, IEEE Access, Vol. 5, No. 1, pp. 10795-10804, 2017. IF=3.224.
  13. P. Boonkaew and J. Thongsri, Effect of clamp structure on the compressive force behavior based on finite element method, in proc. 32nd International Technical Conference on Circuit/System, Computer and Communications (ITC, CSCC), 2-5 July, Busan, Republic of Korea, pp. 361-364, 2017
  14. A. Khaokom and J. Thongsri, Feasibility study for installing machine in production line to avoid particle contamination based on CFD simulation, IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, vol. 241, 012011, 2017.
  15. A. Khaokom, J. Thongsri, P. Kaewkhaw, A CFD Investigation of airflow in a hard disk drive production line to detect the cause(s) of contamination and its mitigation, in Proc. The 3rd International Conference on Engineering Technology and Social Science (ICETSS2017), 7-8 August, Bangkok, Thailand, 2017
  16. J. Thongsri, A problem of particulate contamination in an automated assembly machine successfully solved by CFD and simple experiments, Mathematical Problems in Engineering, vol. 2017, Article ID 6859852, pages 1-9, 2017, IF= 0.802.
  17. P. Boonkaew, J. Thongsri, The optimum design of micro gripper for lifetime improvement based on fatigue analysis and six sigma analysis, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, vol. 17, no. 20, pp. 10233-10241, 2017
  18. J. Naosungnoen and J. Thongsri, Simulation of airflow in a cleanroom to solve contamination problem in an HDD production line, International Journal of Mechanical Engineering and Robotics Research, vol. 7, no. 1, pp. 41-45, 2018
  19. J. Naosungnoen and J. Thongsri, Airflow and temperature simulation in a big cleanroom to reduce contamination in an HDD manufacturing factory, in Proc. The 9th International Conference on Mechatronics and Manufacturing (ICMM2018), 27-29 January, Phuket, Thailand, 2018
  20. T. Worapol, K. Thummanoon, K. Kittinan, N. Somphop and J. Thongsri, Improved design of ultrasonic cleaning tank using Harmonic Reponse Analysis in ANSYS, in Proc. The 4th International Conference on Environment and Renewable Energy (ICERE2018), 25-27 February, Da Nang, Vietnam, 2018.

National Publications

  1. J. Thongsri, Airflow simulation inside automation machine using computational fluid dynamics and its application for reducing particle contamination, Ladkrabang Engineering Journal, vol.31 no. 1, pp. 1-6, 2014.
  2. J. Thongsri, A. Khaokhom, W. Susuganjana, Numerical investigation of using airflow inside automation machine to reduce particle contamination for HDD manufacturing process, Ladkrabang Engineering Journal, vol.3, no.3, pp. 13-18, 2014.