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Biomechanics and medical innovation

Dr.Amaraporn Boonpratatong

Research

    • Assistive technology for elderly and disabled people

    • Inclusive designs for daily-life products

    • Wearable system for mobility and fall prediction

    • Biomechanical validations of inclusive designed environments and products

National Patents

    2017: A mechanism of Labour-saving Home Bed for Bed Ridden Patients Application No. 1701005607

    2016: A plantar Pressure Analysis System using Integrated Contact Pressure Sensing and Adjustable Insole Pad, Patent Application No. 1601002860

     2015: A Stair Climbing Wheelchair Mechanism, Patent Application No. 1401001088

Selected publications

[1] Instability Predicted by Instantaneous Dynamic Stability: A Preliminary Study on Periodic and Fall Recovery Motion. Boonpratatong A, Piyakamonnirun W, Viriyothai N, Sangthong K, 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2017), Kobe, Japan, 2017.

[2] Hip and Ankle Regulations that Reduce Defecation Time. Madaeng P, Wongbuangam S, Boonpratatong A, 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2017), Kobe, Japan, 2017.

[3] Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Efficiency on Different Slopes. Boonpratatong A, Pantong J, Kiattisaksophon S, Senavongse W, Waset International Journal of Biomedical and Biological Engineering Vol.3, No.5, p.381-384,2016.

[4] Individual Margins of Instantaneous Dynamic Stability: a Preliminary Study on Periodic and Roller Skating Motion. Boonpratatong A, et al., Proceeding of the 12th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering (BioMed), p.169-175, 2016.

[5] The Coefficient of Stiffness during Rising from Bed with Torsional Elastic Platform Assistance. Wannuthat M, Srisuwan T and Boonpratatong A.,Proceeding of the 14th International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, 2016.

[6] The Mechanical Advantage of Sit-to-stand Assisted by Elastic Rise-recline Chair. Chitrat C., Sueasakul K. and Boonpratatong A.,Proceeding of the 14th International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, 2016.

[7] The Effects of Tilt and Friction Coefficients on Manual Wheelchair Propulsion Efficiency. Viriyamatanont T., Chotsangsri S. and Boonpratatong A., Proceeding of the 14th International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, 2016.

[8] The Non-Linear Nature of Virtual Human Leg Property during Level Walking. Boonpratatong A, Ren L. Proceedings of 22nd Congress of International Society of Biomechanics, 2011.

Contributions

Session chairs

    • Mobility, 11th International Convention on Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology (i-CREATe 2017), Kobe, Japan, 2017

     • Biomechanics and Sensors Session, 12th IASTED International Conference on Biomedical Engineering, Innsbruck, Austria, 2016

    • Poster Session, the XIV International Symposium on 3D Analysis of Human Movement, Taipei, Taiwan, 2016

Committee

     • Lego Robot Mind-storm Workshops, Hochschule Neu-Ulm and Srinakharinwirot University, Faculty of Engineering, Srinakharinwirot University, 2014-2016

     • Faculty’s Image and Public Relation, Faculty of Engineering,Srinakharinwirot University, 2017

     • Curriculum Development of Concert Engineering (International) Program, Faculty of Engineering, Srinakharinwirot University, 2015

     • Curriculum Development of Petroleum Engineering (International) Program, Faculty of Engineering, Srinakharinwirot University, 2015

Scholarships, research funds and awards

     2017: Research gap fund, National Science and Technology Development Agency, Thailand

     2016: Best Presentation Award, 18th International Conference on Human Biomechanics, Germany

     2015: Research Fund on Fall Prediction and Prevention Projects, Thai Robotic Society, Thailand 

     2011: The Anglo-Thai Society Educational Awards for Excellence, the Anglo-Thai Society, UK

     2010: Central Research Scholarship Fund, Academic Trust Fund, University of London, UK

     2009: Imperial College Trust Travelling Fund, Imperial College London, UK

     2007: PhD Scholarship in Biomedical Engineering, Office of the Civil Service Commission, Thailand