EVENT speakers


inaugural Keynote speaker

Dr. Krasae Chanawongse

Dr. Krasae Chanawongse is the embodiment of personal dedication and devotion to the vision of achieving a resilient and self-reliant society for people in Asia and the Pacific region. He was awarded the 1973 Magsaysay Award for community leadership. He has been elected five times as a Member of Parliament.

His vision and Mission as president:

 VISION: Krirk University is historic and well- known in English education. The reputation of Krirk University has always been very notable. After taking over as university president, Prof. Dr. Krasae Chanawongse has been committed to taking the university forward. “The Institute of Leadership Development at Krirk University was founded for advocating leadership in all areas,” said Prof. Dr. Krasae Chanawongse.

MISSION: “I think education is crucial to development and the network between university and Thailand is responsible for building up cooperation among countries, in areas including education, economy, art, culture and environment. This is my belief and I am dedicated to the fulfillment of our mission.”

mESSAGE from PUP President

Dr.  Manuel M. Muhi

Dr. Manuel M. Muhi as 13th President of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines.  Dr. Muhi, a licensed civil engineer, professional engineering manager and registered ASEAN engineer, is a proud alumnus of the university. He has since served the Sintang Paaralan in various capacities: as Chairperson of the Department of Civil Engineering, as Dean of the College of Engineering, and then as Vice President for Research, Extension, Planning and Development. During his stint as VPAA, he concurrently served as Executive Vice President.

A re-engineered polytechnic education, President Muhi summarized his goals for the University in a 10-pillar agenda that empower academic and administrative leaders, promoting lifelong learning opportunities, creating a productive environment through the provision of state-of-the-art facilities, and enhancement of the university's learning management system. 

On the quality education curriculum, President Muhi mentioned the monthly simulation in the preparation for accreditation. He acknowledged the hard work and perseverance of employees, staff, and faculty members in preparing documents and research that symbolize the dedication of the University to achieve quality education for society. 

Keynote speaker 2

Dr. Chris Haywood

He is a Reader in Critical Masculinity Studies. He has been Director of Research, Director of Teaching and Learning and Director of Postgraduate Studies. He is interested in exploring how different conceptual deployments of masculinity shape what we know and are able to know about gender and sexuality. His previous work has included examining different dating practices, including speed dating, online dating, holiday romance, anonymous sex and mobile romance. Alongside this, his research interests include cultural analyses of schooling and education, with an emphasis on the interplay between gender, generation and 'Race' /ethnicity. His current research explores the hidden world of sex clubs. Traditionally called swingers’ clubs, it is estimated that each year in the UK, over a million men and women visit these clubs for anonymous sex. His book, “Sex Club: Recreational Sex, Fantasies and Cultures of Desire” (2022, Palgrave), explores sex club cultures through themes such as power and erotic hierarchies, hypersexualized black bodies, ‘sexually insatiable women’, queer heterosexualities, trans desires, and spaces of non-consent in dangerous, high-risk spaces.

Keynote speaker 3

Dr. Elmer G. De Jose

He is currently the Dean of the Graduate School of Polytechnic University of the Philippines. Prior to his current position, he serves as the Director of San Pedro Campus, Director of Intellectual Property Management Office, Chief of the Intellectual and Commercialization Office, and Chief, Graduate School Research, Development, and Production Office. His disciples focus on Health Psychology, Applied Psychology, and Sport Psychology while being an expert on Psychological Assessment, Psychological Testing, and Personality Assessment.

webinar speaker 1

Dr. Surabhi Singh 

She is a distinguished academician with over 22 years of experience, including 8 years in corporate roles and 14.6 years in education. Her research projects include studies on the impact of neuromarketing in online retailing and digital marketing tools for skill enhancement programs. Dr. Singh has been actively involved in guiding MBA students, PhD scholars, and international students in Europe. Her extensive work includes mentorship roles, joint research guidance, and various editorial board assignments and association memberships. She has also played a significant role as a speaker, chair, and resource person in numerous sessions and conferences. Dr. Singh’s rich professional background includes roles at esteemed institutions like GLBIMR, IMS Ghaziabad, and Jaipuria School of Business, where she has contributed significantly to the field of marketing.

webinar speaker 2

Engr. Nastaran Reza Nazar Zadeh, Ph.D. ECE

She is a passionate and dedicated authority in the fields of mechatronics, robotics, and automation. Her illustrious journey includes contributions to the Mechatronics and Robotics Society of the Philippines (MRSP), where she served as the Vice President of Robotics from 2019 to 2022. Presently, she holds the esteemed position of National President. Notably, Nastaran is at the forefront of shaping competency standards for robotics through a collaborative initiative with TESDA and the Korean Association of Robotics (KAR), fostering a joint study between ASEAN-Korea nations.

Her proficiency in robotics is evident through her role as the President of PROBOT Corp, where she has pioneered innovative solutions for a wide range of industrial and educational applications. Her engagement with academia spans over eight years, during which she has imparted her knowledge in electronic and computer engineering programs at esteemed institutions.

webinar speaker 3

Engr. Orlean G. Dela Cruz

As part of the organizing committee, I am delighted to inform and invite everyone to the ICHESMET 2023. I believe that the organizing committee have chosen a virtual venue that guarantees a successful technical conference with different tracks among different area of discipline and specialization. Definitely, we will be having an exciting program in the virtual conference that will allow members to accelerate research and extend our network, share expertise and jointly explore current and future research directions for a resilient and sustainable global community in the midst of pandemic. Looking forward to seeing you all and stake each other’s minds in this virtual conference.