Kanit is a first year PhD Student at the University of Washington’s Computer Science & Engineering Department, where he is an active member in the Interactive Data Lab and the Design-Use-Build group. He is advised by Prof. Jeffrey Heer.

His research interests are broadly in Human-Computer Interaction, Information Visualization and User Interface Software and Technology. His research focus is on designing and building interactive systems for data analysis and data presentation.

Kanit was a recipient of Fulbright Scholarship and MS in Management Science & Engineering from Stanford University, where he worked with Scott Klemmer. He also holds a B.Eng with First Honor and Gold Medal in Computer Engineering from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand. Formerly, Kanit worked at Tableau Software with Jock Mackinlay and at Google’s HCI group with Elin Pedersen.

Besides work, Kanit loves soccer, movies, books, photography, and writing. He blogs both in English and Thai.

Please feel free to look at his former projects.

Email: kanitw [at] gmail.com
Twitter: @kanitw

Research Projects

Venture Lab

The world's first project-based Massive Online Education Platform.


User Interface for Improving Users' Calm by Respiratory Regulation.

Award Winning Projects


Face Detection and Recognition add-ons for Linux's F-Spot.

Plasma-Z : Soccer-Robot

Multi-agent robotic systems that plays soccer in the International Robocup.

Vidview–Mobile Video View

Enabling Mobile Youtube Experience before iPhone-era.

Other Computer Science Projects


Visualizing Peer Review for Instructors in Massive Online Courses

Kinetic Math

Teaching maths to children via kinesthetic, visual and engaging game.

Habit Buddy

Goal-setting Behavioral Change Mobile Application Prototype.


Make homework fun by challenging your friend.

Design Projects

Kitch-It: Brand Campaign

A social brand campaign for a hybrid internet startup on Stanford Campus.

CUPhoto Memorial DVD

Chulalongkorn-Thammasat Annual Soccer Game Memorial DVD.

EIC Logo Design

Logo Design for Chulalongkorn University's Engineering Innovator Club.

Perj: Translation Jelly

Packaging Design for Doraemon’s Translation Jelly.

Together We Smile

T-Shirt Design for Smiley Home, a recreational group.

Memories in a School Bag

Assumption College 120th Class Memorial Book.