Date: September 30, 2009
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PNC Professor Earns International Best Paper Award
Westville – Dr. Tantatape Brahmasrene, professor of Business in the Purdue University North Central College of Business, recently received a 2009 Best Paper Award from the International Management Development Association.
The paper was presented at the 18th World Business Congress of the International Management Development Association in Tbilisi , Georgia . The conference was hosted jointly by International Black Sea University in partnership with Ministry of Economic Development of Georgia.
Brahmasrene coauthored “The Relationship Between Investment and Savings in Indonesia , the Philippines and Thailand ” with Dr. Komain Jiranyakul of the National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand.
At PNC, Brahmasrene has taught courses in finance, international business and economics. He is a 2001
J. William Fulbright Senior Scholar, a 2003 Fulbright Senior Specialist ( Thailand ) and a 2007 Fulbright Senior Specialist at the Ryskulov Kazakh Economic University in Kazakhstan .
He was awarded a 2007 Distinguished Research Award from the Academy of Economics and Economic Education; the 2004 George C. Roberts Outstanding Paper Award from the Indiana Academy of the Social Sciences; the Outstanding Educator Award from the Academy of Educational Leadership; the 2001 and 2003 Distinguished Research Award from Academy of Studies in International Business; a Sasakawa Fellowship from the Nippon Foundation; the Foundation for Economic Education Scholarship; Prochnow Educational Foundation Scholarship and the PNC Outstanding Teacher Award 1997-1998. He was a guest editor of “Managerial Finance” special issues in 2003 and 2004. Locally, he authors the publication, “Econtrends.”
He has written articles that have been featured and published nationally and internationally.
He holds a B.S. from Kasetsart University , a M.S. from Indiana State University , and a M.A. and Ph.D. from University of Cincinnati . He also earned the designation of Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Consultant.