Dr Sayan Unankard (อ.ดร. สายัณห์ อุ่นนันกาศ)

PhD (The University of Queensland, Australia),
MSc (Chiangmai University, Thailand),
BSc (Maejo University, Thailand)
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Email: sayan@gmaejo.mju.ac.th
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Information Technology Division,
Faculty of Science, Maejo University,
Sansai, Chiangmai 50290, THAILAND


Office: ห้อง 1105, อาคารเสาวรัจ นิตยวรรธนะ
Ph: (+66) 053-873903
Fax: (+66) 053-873900

Sayan is an lecturer in the Information Technology Division at Maejo University in Chiangmai, Thailand. He graduated in Computer Science from Maejo University, Chiangmai, Thailand (1996 - 1999). He obtained the MSc degree in Computer Science from Chiangmai University, Chiangmai, Thailand (2000 - 2003). He worked as a temporary lecturer in Computer Science Department at Maejo University (2003-2004). Then, he worked as a lecturer in the Information Technology Division at Maejo University (2004-2010). He obtained the PhD degree in the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering at the University of Queensland, Australia (2011-2015).

Sayan's major areas of research interests and expertise include : Social Networks Analysis, Data Mining and Database Systems.


Teaching courses


IT102 Programming Logic and Techniques (2017, 2018) IT311 Server Side Programming (2004-2010, 2015-2018) IT322 Software Testing (2018) IT214 Object Oriented Programming (2017) IT411 Mobile Programming (2016, 2017) IT212 Data Structure and Applications (2016-2017) IT341 Network Administrations (2017) IT215 Client Side Programming (2017) IT332 Database Programming (2004-2010, 2015) IT232 Database System (2004-2010, 2015) IT106 Multimedia Technology (2004-2010) IT211 Windows Programming (2004-2010) IT215 Web Programming I (2004-2008) IT321 System Analysis and Design (2004-2008) IT435 Data Warehouse (2006-2010) CS200 Introduction to Computer (2003) CS222 Pascal Programming (2003) CS341 File Processing (2003) CS342 Database System (2003)

Work Experience

  • General Co-Chairs. The 17th International Conference on Web-based Learning, 2018.
  • ICWL2017 Springer Panel. "Initiatives of e-learning in the era of big data: opportunities, challenges, and future directions". In 16th International Conference on Web-based Learning, Cape Town, South Africa, 20 - 22 September 2017.
  • Technical Program Committee. The 20th International Computer Science and Engineering Conference, 2016.
  • Visiting Professor. Research Talk on "Event Detection and Tracking on Social Networkds". School of Computing, Universiti Utara Malaysia, 14 - 16 September 2015.

Awards

  • Best Demo Award. Invariant Event Tracking on Social Networks. In Database Systems for Advanced Applications Conference, 2015.
  • The Best Use of Open Data Award. WikiQueensland- a big data fusion system, In the 2014 Premier's Awards for Open Data, Queensland, Australia, 2014. [ VDO ]
  • Microsoft StartUp Q Award. WikiQueensland- a big data fusion system, In the 2014 Premier's Awards for Open Data, Queensland, Australia, 2014.
  • Runner-up of the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, The University of Queensland. In Three Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, 2014.
  • Best Research Poster Awards - Joint First Prize. Sub-Event Detection and Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks, In the 2014 Australasia Database Conference PhD School in Big Data, 2014.
  • Best Student Paper Award. Location-based Emerging Event Detection in Social Networks. In Asia-Pacific Web Conference, 2013.
  • Champion Data mining track. On the Prediction of Re-tweeting Activities in Social Networks – A Report on WISE 2012 Challenge. In Web Information Systems Engineering Conference, 2012.

Publications

    2018

    Conference Publications:
  1. Sayan Unankard. Prediction of Re-tweeting Activities in Social Networks Based on Event Popularity and User Connectivity. In: Perner P. (eds) Machine Learning and Data Mining in Pattern Recognition. MLDM 2018. Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10935. Springer, Cham, pp. 357-368, 2018.

  2. 2016

    Conference Publications:
  3. Chirawan Ronran, Sayan Unankard, Wanvimol Nadee, Nongkran Khomwichai and Rangsit Sirirangsi. Thai Word Segmentation on Social Networks with Time Sensitivity. In Proceeding of Knowledge Management International Conference (KMICe), pp. 362-367, 2016.

  4. 2015

    Conference Publications:
  5. Sayan Unankard, Xue Li, and Guodong Long. Invariant Event Detection on Social Networks. In Proceeding of Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), Part II, pp. 517-521, 2015. [ Best Demo Award ]

  6. 2014

    Journal Publications:
  7. Sayan Unankard, Xue Li and Mohamed A. Sharaf. Emerging Event Detection in Social Networks with Location Sensitivity. In World Wide Web Journal (WWWJ), pp.1-26, 2014.

  8. Conference Publications:
  9. Sayan Unankard, Xue Li, Mohamed A. Sharaf, Jiang Zhong and Xueming Li. Predicting Elections from Social Networks based on Sub-Event Detection and Sentiment Analysis. . In Proceedings of Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE), Part II, pp. 1-16, 2014.
  10. Saeid Hosseini, Sayan Unankard, Xiaofang Zhou, Shazia Wasim Sadiq. Location Oriented Phrase Detection in Microblogs. . In Proceeding of Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), pp. 495-509, 2014.

  11. Posters:
  12. Sayan Unankard, Xue Li and Mohamed A. Sharaf. Sub-Event Detection and Sentiment Analysis in Social Networks. . In the 2014 Australasia Database Conference (ADC) PhD School in Big Data, The University of Queensland, Australia, 2014. [ Best Research Poster Awards ]

  13. 2013

    Conference Publications:
  14. Sayan Unankard, Xue Li and Mohamed A. Sharaf. Location-based Emerging Event Detection in Social Networks. In Proceedings of Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb), pp. 280-291, 2013. [ Best Student Paper Award ]

  15. 2012

    Conference Publications:
  16. Sayan Unankard, Ling Chen, Peng Li, Sen Wang, Zi Huang, Mohamed A. Sharaf, Xue Li. On the Prediction of Re-tweeting Activities in Social Networks – A Report on WISE 2012 Challenge. In Proceedings of Web Information Systems Engineering (WISE), pp. 744-754, 2012. [ Champion Data mining track ]
  17. Vinita Nahar, Sayan Unankard, Xue Li, and Chaoyi Pang. Sentiment Analysis for Effective Detection of Cyber Bullying. In Proceedings of Asia-Pacific Web Conference (APWeb), pp. 767-774, 2012.