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Dr. Wutthigrai  Boonsuk

Dr. Wutthigrai Boonsuk

Assistant Professor

Office: 3134 - Klehm Hall
Phone: 217-581-5772
Email: wboonsuk@eiu.edu

Frequently Taught Courses

AET 4943 – Manufacturing Management
AET 4803 – Plant Layout and Material Handling
AET 4753 – Lean Manufacturing
AET 1263 – Material Technology


Ph.D., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, 2009
M.S., Human Computer Interaction, Iowa State University, 2011
M.S., Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Iowa State University, 2005
Graduate Certificate in Geographic Information System, Iowa State University, 2011


CAD/CAM, Rapid Prototyping, manufacturing systems, User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) design, virtual reality, and Geographic Information System (GIS)

Selected Publications

West, R., Bailey, K., Tiernan, B., Boonsuk, W., & Gilbert, S. (2012). The Temporal Dynamics of Medial and Lateral Frontal Neural Activity Related to Adaptive Cognitive Control. Neuropsychologia, 50(14), 3450-3460.

Boonsuk, W., Frank M. C. (2009). Automated fixture design for a rapid machining process. Rapid Prototyping Journal, 15(2), 111-125 (Received Highly Commended paper Award for Excellence, 2010).

Selected Conference Presentations

Boonsuk, W., & Harding, C. (2014). Possibility space for GIS suitability analysis. Proceeding of SPIE-IS&T Electronic Imaging: Visualization and Data Analysis, 9017R. doi:10.1117/12.2040165.

Boonsuk, W. (2013). Rapid Prototyping: Concept, Technology, and Applications. EIU Technology & Science Symposium: Revolutions in Science and Technology Paradigms, Charleston, IL.

Boonsuk, W., Gilbert, S., & Kelly, J. W. (2012). The Impact of Three Interfaces for 360-Degree Video on Spatial Cognition. Proceedings of the 2012 Annual Conference on Human Factors in Computing Systems, Austin, TX.

Gilbert, S., Boonsuk, W., & Kelly, J. W. (2012). Virtual displays for 360-degree video. Proceedings of 2012 Imaging Science & Technology (IS&T) and SPIE Electronic Imaging 8291, 82911L.

Boonsuk, W., Gilbert, S., & Kelly, J. W. (2011). Usability Study for 360-Degree View Interfaces. Emerging Technologies Conference, Ames, IA.

Boonsuk, W., & Gilbert, S. (2010). Surveillance Interface for Virtual Training. ASME World Conference on Innovative Virtual Reality (WINVR), Ames, IA.

Boonsuk, W. (2010). Automated Separation of Bone Joints for Medical Image Reconstruction. Graduate Seminar Series, Department of Industrial Engineering, Iowa State University, Ames, IA.

Boonsuk, W., & Frank M. C. (2008). An Algorithm for Registering Medical Images for Biomedical Manufacturing. Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and Exposition, Vancouver, BC.

Boonsuk, W., Busch, S. V., Peters, F., & Jackman, J. (2007). Surface Characterization Mapping and Analysis. Proceedings of the Steel Founders’ Society of America - Technical and Operating Conference, Chicago, IL.

Boonsuk, W., & Frank M. C. (2005). The Use of Sacrificial Support Structures in a Rapid Machining Process. Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE) Annual Conference and Exposition, Atlanta, GA.

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