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Thavorn Vajrabhaya

botanist , educator

Thavorn Vajrabhaya, Thai botanist, educator. Recipient Orchid Tissue Culture award Royal Horticultural Society Thailand, 1974, Honor award for development tissue culture techniques in orchids, Agricultural Science Society Thailand, Outstanding Scientist award Foundation for Promotion of Science and Technology, Thailand, 1989.

Background

Vajrabhaya, Thavorn was born on April 2, 1934 in Bangkok, Thailand. Son of Sahas and Choey (Tan) Vajrabhaya.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Cornell University, 1955, Doctor of Philosophy., 1960.

Career

Member faculty Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1960-1994, professor botany, 1973-1994, professor emeritus, since 1995, vice rector planning and development, 1978-1985, dean Graduate School, 1986-1994.

Works

  • Author articles in field.

Membership

Member faculty Chulalongkorn University, Bangkok, 1960-1994, professor botany, 1973-1994, professor emeritus, since 1995, vice rector planning and development, 1978-1985, dean Graduate School, 1986-1994. Member International Association Plant Tissue Culture (national correspondent), Photograph Society Thailand (life), Sigma Xi, Phi Alpha Xi.

Connections

Married Montakan Hanutsaha, April 2, 1967. Children: Vajrapat, Twitee.

father:
Sahas Vajrabhaya

mother:
Choey (Tan) Vajrabhaya

spouse:
Montakan Hanutsaha

children:
Vajrapat Vajrabhaya

Twitee Vajrabhaya