Speaker: CHAN CHAMNAN UM, PhD C.
Come to share this experience and I hope you can acquire this passport to go places you want to see for yourself!Biography:
After graduating from highschool in Phnom Penh, Chanchamnan Um (Nan) then went to Turkey to pursuit his Master of Science Education at Middle East Technical University from 2004 to 2010. He also got a minor degree in biology at the same university above. While studying in Turkey he got accommodation scholarship from ZIS, PASAID organization and Turkish priminster. During his education in Turkey, he also applied and was selected to participate in a student exchange program between (Turkey and USA)- Work and Travel program. Over the summer of year 2007 and 2008, he managed to both travel and experience USA while studying in Turkey. In 2010 after, he graduated with his master degree and minor degree, he returned to Cambodia to work at a univeristy as a senior public relation officer and technical assistant to facilitate the early stage of founding the Univ. In the same year, he won US’ embassy Fulbright scholarship as a principle candidate to pursuit his master degree of art at SUNY Buffalo in USA. After he completed his master degree at SUNY Buffalo, continue to work on his project with Dr. Sherry Chemler, synthesis of anti-malarial compound, as a Ph.D student at the same institute. He is expected to graduate from the program in 2017 and expect to obtain a research position as a post-doc at an institute or any agencies in USA for OPT which lasts about 2 to 3 years.
No:18/20 St. 592 Khan Toulkork, PP