Dr. Numpon Mahayotsanun is currently conducting research and teaching at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Khon Kaen University, Thailand. His research interests are in the fields of design and manufacturing, metal forming, and tribology. He utilizes the fundamental and advanced understanding of materials, surface interactions, and process conditions in order to control and optimize manufacturing processes. His research experiences involve lightweight materials, machine design, sensor design, forming processes, finite element analysis, and robotics. Dr. Mahayotsanun has been active in carrying out collaborative research projects with domestic and international manufacturing industries in order to enhance the capability of manufacturing companies. He is the co-founder of the Thai Tribology Association (TTA) and Association of Tribologists and Lubrication Engineers (ATLE) Thailand that promote, develop, and transfer Tri-bology technology to the Thai manufacturing industry. Dr. Mahayotsanun is a co-leader of 24 Hours of Innovation, Thailand and has been using science of creativity in building an innovation ecosystem in Thailand.