Quantum Technology Foundation (Thailand)

QTFT is an independent information and knowledge provider. We partner with top-tier STEM professionals, media and business leaders to tackle industry biggest challenges, to bring positive change to the society and to prepare them for the age of quantum technologies.


Our Purpose

To build an innovative and sustainable society driven by quantum technologies.


Our vision

To be one of the biggest quantum ecosystems in SEA.


Our missions

To help the society, corporates and public sectors transform themselves to prepare for the incoming quantum technologies.


The Team


Jirawat Tangpanitanon, PhD

Chief Executive Officer & Co-founder

Jirawat received  M.Sc. in Physics from University of Cambridge and Ph.D. in Physics from National University of Singapore. He received Quantum Innovation Prize from Google in 2018. He has 6 years of experience in quantum computing and simulation.


Pakorn Leesakul

Chief Operating Officer & Co-founder

Pakorn has 12 years of experience in Enterprise IT, Business Transformation, Innovation. He is the CEO of Finema.co with expertise in decentralized identity platform. He focuses on helping the business to transform into the digital era.


Thiparat Chotibut, PhD

Head of Global Business Development & Co-founder

Thiparat received his M.A. and Ph.D. in theoretical physics from Harvard University. He has 10 years of experience in machine learning and statistical physics. He played a lead guitar in the first album of a famous Thai rock band "Cocktail" in 2002.


Areeya Chantasri, PhD

Head of QTFT Academy & Co-founder

Areeya received her B.Sc. in Physics from Mahidol University and Ph.D. in Physics from Griffith University. She has 10 years of experience in quantum control. She was awarded Australia Endeavour Scholarships and Fellowships in 2014.


Poompong Chaiwongkhot, PhD

Head of Quantum-Secured Cryptography & Co-founder

Poompong received Ph.D. in Physics from Institute for Quantum Computing, Canada. He has 5 years of experience in quantum cryptography, as well as security verification of practical quantum cryptography systems.


Nuttawut Kongsuwan, PhD

Research Fellow

Nuttawut received a Ph.D. in physics from Imperial College London. He was awarded the President’s PhD scholarships from Imperial College London. He has 5 years of experience nano-plasmonics and quantum physics.

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Thaned Pruttivarasin, PhD

Research Fellow

Thaned received her Ph.D. in Physics from University of California where he worked on trapped-ion experiments. He has published several research papers in top-tier journals including Nature and Nature Physics.


Krittin Phornsiricharoenphat

Data Engineer

Krittin has 5 years of experience in Big Data and software architecture. He was a team leader in building infrastructure of National Biobank of Thailand.

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Naruemon Pratanwanich, PhD


Naruemon received her Ph.D. in Computer Science from University of Cambridge. She has more than 10 years of experience in machine learning. She has also worked with pioneering institutions like GSK, EBML-EBI, Sanger, Biogen and Takeda.


Pantita Palittapongarnpim, PhD


Pantita received her Ph.D. in Physics from University of Warwick. She has 7 years of experience in quantum computing and optimization.


Jiramate Changklom, PhD


Jiramate received his PhD in Engineering from Imperial College London. He is specialised in water supply network and numerical modelling.


Sammotic Switchyan


Sammotic received M. Sc. in Cosmology from University of Warwick. He has 5 years of experience in analytical solutions and graphic design.


Toonyawat Angkhanawin


Toonyawat received his B.Sc. in Physics from Peking University. He is now doing PhD on quantum optics at Durham University. He runs a quantum community among young Thai scholars.