About PMBC

 PHUKET MARINE BIOLOGICAL CENTER
DEPARTMENT OF MARINE AND COASTAL RESOURCES,
MINISTRY OF NATURAL RESOURCES AND ENVIRONMENT,
THAILAND

          Phuket Marine Biological Center (PMBC) was established on October 16, 1968 as a result of co-operation between the governments of Thailand and Denmark. Its objectives are to carry out research with regard to marine science and to promote training and education of students and scientists.The PMBC is divided into 7 subdivisions with the following staff:

Director
Kongkiat Kittiwattanawong, Ph.D. (Agriculture)

Administration and Library
Amara Chanarat (Secretarial Diploma) 
Thitima Pinmanee, B.Ed. (Library Science)

Marine and Coastal Resource Assessment and Productivity
Vararin Vongpanich, M.Sc. (Marine Science)
Jiraporn Charoenwattanaporn, Ph.D. (Ocean and Earth Sciences) 
Phaothep Cherderdsukjai, B.Sc. (Fisheries)

Marine Ecology
Nalinee Thongtham, Ph.D. (Biology)
Lalita Putchim, M.Sc. (Marine Science)
Werachart Pengchumrus, M.Sc. (Technology and environmental Management)

Oceanography and Environment
Varintha Vasinamekhin, M.Sc. (Fisheries Science)

Reference Collection
Charatsee Aungtonya, Ph.D. (Biology)

Marine Endangered Species
Hirun Kanghae, M.Sc. (Aquatic Science)
Patcharaporn Kaewmong, D.V.M. (Veterinary science)

Phuket Aquarium
Ratree Suksuwan, M.Sc. (Marine Science)
Surapong Banchongmanee, B.Sc. (Fisheries)