Assoc.Prof.Dr.Wonsiri Punurai


Assoc.Prof.Dr.Wonsiri Punurai

Assoc.Prof.Dr.Wonsiri Punurai
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Tel : 02 - 889 - 2138 Then 6391


  • Ph.D. (Civil Engineering)  
    Georgia Institute of Tehnology, USA: 2549 (2006)
  • M.Eng. (Civil Engineering)
    New Jersey Institute of Tehnology, USA: 2543(2000)
  • B.Eng (Civil Engineering)
    Mahidol university, Thailand: 2541 (1998)


Professional Specialization and Research Interests

  • Strengthening of RC structural elements by FRP composite fabrics
  • Nondestructive evaluation and structural health monitoring
  • Computation mechanics and optimization

Taught Classes

  • Mathematics Engineering II
  • Structural Analysis I
  • Construction Material Laboratory



  1. Punurai W, Azad MS, Pholdee N, Bureerat S, Sinsabvarodom C. A novel hybridized metaheuristic technique in enhancing the diagnosis of cross-sectional dent damaged offshore platform members. Comput Intell 2019. (article in press)
  2. Bhardwaj U, Teixeira AP, Guedes Soares C, Azad MS, Punurai W, Asavadorndeja P. Reliability assessment of thick high strength pipelines with corrosion defects. Int J Press Vessels Pip 2019;177.
  3. Azad MS, Punurai W, Sinsabvarodom C, Asavadorndeja P. Effects of redundancy in bracing systems on the fragility curve development of steel jacket offshore platform. Eng J 2019;23(1):123-133.
  4.  Punurai W, Kroehong W, Saptamongkol A, Chindaprasirt P. Mechanical properties, microstructure and drying shrinkage of hybrid fly ash-basalt fiber geopolymer paste. Constr Build Mater 2018; 186:62-70.
  5. Punurai W, Davis P. Prediction of asbestos cement water pipe aging and pipe prioritization using Monte Carlo simulation. Eng J 2017;21(2):1-13.
  6. Dinh TD, Rezaei A, Punurai W, De Laet L, Mollaert M, Van Hemelrijck D, et al. A shape optimization approach to integrated design and nonlinear analysis of tensioned fabric membrane structures with boundary cables. Int J Solids Struct 2016; 83:114-125.
  7. Hsu CTT, Punurai S, Punurai W, Majdi Y. New composite beams having cold-formed steel joists and concrete slab. Eng Struct 2014;71:187-200.
  8. Punurai, W, Hsu, CTT, Punurai S, Chen J. Biaxially loaded RC slender columns strengthened by CFRP composite fabrics. Eng Struct 2013; 46:311-332.
  9.  Punurai W, Tongpool W, Héctor Morales J. Implementation of genetic algorithm for optimum cutting pattern generation of wrinkle free finishing membrane structures. Finite Elem Anal Des 2012;58:84-90.
  10. Punurai S, Punurai W, Hsu C-T. A very early strength concrete for highway construction. J Test Eval 2007;35(6):609-617.
  11. Punurai W, Jarzynski J, Qu J, Kurtis KE, Jacobs LJ. Characterization of dissipation losses in cement paste with diffuse ultrasound. Mech Res Commun 2007;34(3):289-294.
  12. Punurai W, Jarzynski J, Qu J, Kim J-, Jacobs LJ, Kurtis KE. Characterization of multi-scale porosity in cement paste by advanced ultrasonic techniques. Cem Concr Res 2007;37(1):38- 46.
  13. Punurai W, Jarzynski J, Qu J, Kurtis KE, Jacobs LJ. Characterization of entrained air voids in cement paste with scattered ultrasound. NDT E Int 2006;39(6):514- 524.
  14. Hsu C-T, Punurai W, Jia Y, Bian H. Direct shear behavior of carbon fiber-reinforced polymer laminates and concrete. J Test Eval  006;34(3):158-166.
  15. Hsu C-T, Punurai W, Bian H, Jia Y. Flexural strengthening of reinforced concrete beams using carbon fibre reinforced polymer strips. Mag Concr Res 2003;55(3):279-288.
  16. Luangvilai K, Punurai W, Jacobs LJ. Guided lamb wave propagation in composite plate/concrete component. J Eng Mech 2002;128(12):1337-1341.

International Conference

  1. Azad, M.S., Punurai, W., Sinsabvarodom, C. & Asavadorndeja, P. (2019) The fatigue assessment of offshore monopile structure considering corrosion. In: Carlos Guedes Soares, Joško Parunov.(eds) Trends in the Analysis and Design of Marine Structures – Proceedings of
    the 7th International Conference on Marine Structures, MARSTRUCT 2019, pp. 188-194.
  2. Regenhardt TE., Azad M.S., Punurai W., Beer M. (2019) A Novel Application of System Survival Signature in Reliability Assessment of Offshore Structures. In: Vasant P., Zelinka I., Weber GW. (eds) Intelligent Computing & Optimization. ICO 2018. Advances in Intelligent
    Systems and Computing, vol 866. Springer, Cham.
  3. Punurai, W., Azad M.S., Pholdee N., Sinsabvarodom C. " Adaptive meta-heuristic to predict dent depth damage in the fixed offshore structures "In: Haugen S, Barros A, Gulijk, CV, Kongsvik T,Vinnem J, editors. Proceedings of ESREL 2018 Safety and Reliability – Safe
    Societies in a Changing World, June 17-21, 2018, Trondheim, Norway, London: CRC Press. 2018, pp.1143-1150.
  4. Punurai W, Nantayatron W, Pholdee N. Study on integrated computer aided design method for series of steel roof truss based on genetic algorithm. ISEC 2013 – 7th International Structural Engineering and Construction Conference: New Developments in Structural
    Engineering and Construction 2013, pp.315-320. 10.3850/978-981-07-5354-2_St-120-364
  5. Hsu CTT, Munoz PR, Punurai S, Majdi Y, Punurai W. Behavior of composite beams with cold-formed steel joists and concrete slab, 21st International Specialty Conference on Cold-Formed Steel Structures – Recent Research and Developments in Cold-Formed Steel Design and
    Construction 2012, pp. 339-353.
  6. Hsu CTT, Punurai W. Tension and compression strengthening of RC members by CFRP composite fabrics. American Concrete Institute, ACI Special Publication 2011, vol. 2, No. 275 SP, pp.1221-1240.
  7. Punurai W, Chanpheng T, Sookjit T. Monitoring vibration-based structural health using nonlinear approach. Proc. SPIE 7983, Nondestructive Characterization for Composite Materials, Aerospace Engineering, Civil Infrastructure, and Homeland Security. 2011, 7983: pp. 79832.–5.
  8. Punurai W, Tongpool W, Saardwong W. An extended nonlinear-based method for optimum cutting pattern generation of membrane structures. AIP Conference proceedings 2010, vol. 1233, part 1, pp.970-975.
  9. Punurai W, Chen J, Hsu CTT. RC slender columns strengthened by CFRP composite fabrics subjected to biaxial bending and axial compression. In Oehlers DJ, Griffith MC, Seracino R, editors, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on FRP Reinforcement for Concrete
    Structures, FRPRCS-9, 13-15 July, Sydney, Australia, 2009. p. 97.
  10. Punurai W, Punurai S, Chen J, Hsu CTT. Stress-strain behavior of concrete cylinders confined with CFRP composite fabrics. In Oehlers DJ, Griffith MC, Seracino R, editors, Proceedings of the 9th International Symposium on FRP Reinforcement for Concrete Structures, FRPRCS-9,
    13-15 July, Sydney, Australia, 2009. p. 32.
  11. Punurai W, Jaksukam K. The development of sensor network for structural health monitoring using CANopen protocol. In Yang YB, Leu LJ, Chen CS, Su PC, editors. Proceedings of the 11th East Asia-Pacific Conference on Structural Engineering and Construction (EASEC-11); 2008;
    November 19-21, Taipei, Taiwan.


  1. Punurai, W., Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, S. Structural engineering-laboratory and experiments”, 1st ed.New Jersey. USA :NJIT Press; 2006. (Copyrights Registration No. TX 7-080-629, USA, July 30, 2009)
  2. Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, W., “Mechanics of Materials-Laboratory and Experiments”, Third Edition. New Jersey, USA : NJIT Press; 2006.


Other Publications

  1. Hsu, C.-T. T., Punurai, W., Punurai, S. Biaxially loaded RC columns strengthened by CFRP; 2004. (Copyrights Registration No. TXu 1-637-863, USA, June 18, 2008)