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Adun Samathi

PhD student

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Contact Information

Steinmann-Institut für Geologie, Mineralogie und Paläontologie
Bereich Paläontologie,
Universität Bonn
Nussallee 8
D-53115 Bonn

Telefon: +49 (0)176-75150150
E-Mail: asamathi[at]gmail.com
Web page: https://satorsaurus.wordpress.com

 

Research interests

 

  • Taxonomy, paleobiogeography, and evolution of theropods, with focus on non-maniraptoran tetanurans.
  • Evolution of basal rhynchosaurs.
  • Evolution and diversity of basal ichthyopterygian.
  • Archaeozoology, ecology, biodiversity, museum study, and comparative anatomy in general. 

Education & experiences


2014-Present PhD student, PhD Thesis: Theropod Dinosaurs from Thailand: Phylogeny, Evolution, and Paleobiogeography. Supervisor: Prof Dr P. Martin Sander


2011-2014 M.Sc. in Evolution, Ecology, and Systematics, LMU, Munich, Germany.

Master Thesis: Osteology and Phylogenetic Position of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria; Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand. Supervisor: Dr Richard J. Butler

Individual Research Training1: Anatomy of a new basal rhynchosaur skull from the Middle Triassic of South Africa. Supervisor: Dr Richard J. Butler

Individual Research Training2: Comparative Histology and Fine Structure of Bivalve Mantle Edges. Supervisor: PD Dr Martin Heß

2004-2008 B.Sc. major in Biology (Honor), Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.

Bachelor Project: Additional preserved vertebrae of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria; Theropoda) from the Type Locality (original in English). Advisors: Assoc Prof Dr Sompoad Srikosamatara and Dr Varavudh Suteethorn.

2009 Volunteer, Animal skeleton preparation and restoration, Zoological Museum, Department of Biology, Faculty of Science, Kasetsart University, Bangkok, Thailand.

2007-2008 Volunteer in Fossil preparation at Sirindhorn Museum and Phu Kum Khao Dinosaur research center, Kalasin Province, Thailand.

2006 Summer course in Marine Ecology, Marine Biological Institute, Phuket Province, Thailand.

2006 Trained in capturing, marking, and measuring of birds at Lam Pak Bia research center, Samut Sakhon, Thailand. Supervisor: Prof Philip D. Round

2005 Trained in Plant Tissue culture, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University, Salaya campus.

Publication

Butler, R. J., Ezcurra, M. D., Montefeltro, F. C., Samathi, A., and Sobral, G. (2014) A new species of basal rhynchosaur (Diapsida: Archosauromorpha) from the early Middle Triassic of South Africa, and the early evolution of Rhynchosauria. Zoological Journal of the Linnean Society.

Conferences

Samathi, A. 2016. Theropod dinosaurs from Thailand and Southeast Asia: a review with newly found specimens. Young Natural History Scientists Meeting 2016 Paris (poster)

Samathi, A., Butler, R. J., & Chanthasit, P. 2015. A Revision of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous of Thailand. 2nd International Symposium on Asian Dinosaurs 2015 Bangkok (talk)

Samathi, A. & Chanthasit, P. 2015. New Megaraptoran (Dinosauria: Theropoda) from the Early Cretaceous Sao Khua Formation of Thailand. 2nd International Symposium on Asian Dinosaurs 2015 Bangkok (poster)

Samathi, A. 2015. New information on dorsal vertebrae of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria, Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand. 13th Annual Meeting of the European Association of Vertebrate Palaeontologists 2015 Opole (poster)

Samathi, A. 2015. Additional information on the dorsal vertebrae of Siamotyrannus isanensis, a theropod from the Sao Khua Formation (Early Cretaceous) of Thailand. Treffen des Arbeitskreises Wirbeltierpaläontologie der Paläontologischen Gesellschaft 2015 Ahrensburg (talk)

Samathi, A., Butler, R. J., & Chanthasit, P. 2013. Osteology and Phylogenetic Position of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria; Theropoda) from the Lower Cretaceous of Thailand. Evolution, Ecology and Systematics Conference 2013 Munich (talk)

Samathi, A. & Butler, R. J. 2012. A new genus and species of basal rhynchosaur from South Africa. Evolution, Ecology and Systematics Conference 2012 Munich. (poster)

Samathi, A., Srikosamatra, S., & Suteethorn, V. 2008. Additional Preserved Vertebrae of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria; Theropoda) From the Type Locality. 9th Science Exhibition, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University 2008 Bangkok (talk in Thai)

Grant & award

2009-2017 Full-time Scholarship to study abroad, Royal Thai Government Ministry of Science and Technology, Kingdom of Thailand.

2008 Outstanding Presentation, 9th Science Exhibition, Faculty of Science, Mahidol University on the Topic of “Additional Preserved Vertebrae of Siamotyrannus isanensis (Dinosauria; Theropoda) from the Type Locality”.

 

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