On May 29th 2017, Asst. Prof. Dr. Monpilai Narasingha, TGGS Dean and Asst. Prof. Dr. Chaiyod Pirak, Assistant Dean for Industrial Collaborations participated in the meeting of the German-Thai Railway Partnership (GTRP) Working Group which was held at the Greman Embassy Bangkok. The meeting was co-chaired by H.E. Mr. Peter Prügel, the German Ambassador to Thailand and Mr. Arkhom Termpittayapaisith, the Minister of Transportation.
GTRP focuses on the development of the cooperation in the field of railways and mobility between Thailand and Germany and a Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between both parties was signed in November 2016.
Within GTRP, TGGS has been assigned a coordinator position for the sub-working group "Research and Development" where it focuses on the education and technology transfer aspect of the railway technologies.