The Thai Heat Treating Association (THAT) was initiated By the collaboration of the heat treating industrials and the academics in Thailand. The association’s founding meeting was organized in May 2016 to prepare the charter, the association objectives, and the association’s activities. In the early of 2018, the Thai Heat Treating Association (THAT) has been successfully establishad. The founders of association are Association Professor Somnuk Watanasriyakul, Assistant Professor Dr.Usanee Kitkamthorn, Assistant Professor Dr.Rattana Borrisutthekul and Dr.Panya Buahombure. The first association committee members are the cooperative of the academics and the companies.
Aims of the association
1.To promote and enhance the knowledge and career development to the personnel in the heat-treating and surface engineering industrials.
2.To collet and disseminate information about metal heat treatment processes and surface engineering for academics and industrials.
3.To provide expert advices on all aspects of metals heat treatment and surface engineering.
4.To support and accomplish the research the research and development projects regarding metals heat treatment and surface engineering.
5.To represent the heat treating and surface engineering industrials Thailand in connection with the organizations, administrations and the government in Thailand.
6.To undertake representative of the heat treating and surface engineering industrials in connection with the organizations, administrations and any related activities outside Thailand