Name : Mr. Chalermporn Pongtheerawan
Nationality : Thai
Age : 58 years old
(teaching science subject in Suratpittaya School)
Mr.Chalermporn Pongtheerawan believes that the best learning environment does not have to be in classrooms, but effective learning is achieved when the learners become curious, begin asking questions and finally begin discovering solutions to those questions by themselves. He has been a Physic teacher with over 30 years of experience. Mr.Chalermporn has received numerous awards for his excellence in teaching science subject, which he has generously disseminated his approaches through Teacher TV. His most outstanding achievements are guiding his students to conduct extraordinary science projects. A minor planet was named after three of his students in honour of their achievement on a science project competition at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, U.S.A.