Supavadee Aramvith started her IEEE journey as a graduate student member in 1995 when she studied at the University of Washington, Seattle, USA. It is now her 25th year as IEEE senior member. Over a decade, she has successfully spearheaded and delivered highly impactful member engagement global and regional initiatives in various IEEE global boards & committees and has gained strong expertise and experience in managing global and regional IEEE programs. She has served as Region 10 executive committee member for 8 years. She has led Region 10 Educational Activities (2011-2014, 2016), Region 10 WIE (2015), and Region 10 Section and Chapter Committee (2019-2020). She was a candidate for 2021-2022 Region 10 Director-Elect.
At the global level, she has served as IEEE Educational Activities Board (EAB) member (2015, 2018-2021), where she chaired Pre-University Educational Coordination Committee (2018-2019) and currently chairs Section Education Outreach Committee. In technical activities, she serves as Consumer Technology Society Board of Governors member (2019-2021) and Vice-President (Education) of Product Safety Engineering Society (2021-2023). On the IEEE Board of Directors committee, she serves as Communication Chair, Humanitarian Activities Committee (2019-2021), New Initiatives Committee member (2019-2022), and Nominations & Appointments Committee member (2021-2022). On the Award Board Committee, she serves as a member of the publicity & presentation committee (2020-2021), who oversee IEEE VIC Summit and Honors ceremony and IEEE medal for Environment and Safety Technologies Committee member (2019-2021).
She is an active member of IEEE Thailand Section serving as the membership development chair, Signal Processing Society Thailand Chapter chair, Thailand Section WIE AG chair, and faculty advisor for HKN Mu Theta Chapter. She possesses strong experience in board governance. Through her significant and continuous contributions, she has received the 2019 MGA Leadership award for her outstanding leadership and contributions in delivering joint MGA and EAB educational activities that significantly benefits members in the IEEE Asia Pacific region.
Dr. Supavadee Aramvith is currently an Associate Professor at the Electrical Engineering Department, Chulalongkorn University. She oversees International Affairs and International Collaboration as deputy head of department and leads the Multimedia Analytics and Processing Research Unit. Her research specialization is in video coding and processing, specifically error resilience for wireless video transmission, video analytics for surveillance applications, and embedded computer vision systems. She has successfully advised 11 Ph.D., 27 Master’s, and 36 Bachelor’s degree graduates. Her research on image super-resolution recently won a gold medal award from Innovation Week Africa (IWA 2020) and a silver medal award from the 48th International Exhibition of Inventions Geneva 2021. She receives Honors recognition from Chulalongkorn University in 2019-2020.
On a personal side, the volunteer journey with IEEE has strong alignment with her passion to serve communities including the under-represented one, and with IEEE’s mission of fostering technological advancement to benefit humanity.