Priyakorn leads ESIC LAB: Edutainment & Social Interaction Computing Research Group, Department of Computer Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand. She works as a “Creative Technologist” who explores and designs how creative computing can enable new forms of Interactivity and Physical Computing between digital media and human beings, in particular how Engineering meets Arts. Focusing on “Social Interaction and Engagement”, she deploys the embedded system, digital media technologies and interactive software for art event, museum, exhibition, stage performance and dramatization, using the digital technologies and hardware-software co-design in the form of electronic signals, basic circuit, sensors, micro-controllers and Human Computer Interaction. She graduated from Department of Statistics and Computer Engineering, Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. Afterward, she worked as System Engineer for event management company, later collaboratively worked as a visiting researcher with “Future of Learning” group, the Media LAB, MIT to create the playful and tangible technology for Kids, then continued her research in Information and Communication System at Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany. She got a Doctorate degree in Computer Engineering, focused on Digital Media in Education and Social Computing Technologies from Faculty of Computer and Mathematics, University of Bremen, Germany.
Lectures in UMAA framework
Creative Technologies: Transformation of ideas during project execution in urban space, multimedia performances and installations
Imaginative Computing: Fusion of Engineering and Arts
Main topics of interest/research
Design Interactive Arts with Engineering Knowledge for Urban Space
Pervasive Computing and Ambient Intelligences for Urban Future
Voice your idea and creativity via urban media art project! In this digital world, the amazing public space can be transformed to the urban voice channel. Through Interactive Technologies, it can promote social engagement and empower urban population to reflect their idea and thought via any form of media art.