On the 11th of April 2018 Mr. Ritzmond Loa, a Ph.D. candidate at Thammasat University, underwent a dissertation proposal examination with Prof. Emeritus Dr. Nonglak Wiratchai as the chair of the committee, and Prof. Dr. Pranom Othaganont, dissertation advisor, and Asst. Prof. Dr. Grabriel Culbert, co-advisor from the University of Illinois at Chicago, USA via the WebEx online system.