Pisak Chermprayong is currently a PhD student under supervision of Dr Mirko Kovac at Aerial Robotics Laboratory in the Department of Aeronautics. He joined the lab as a UROP student in summer 2014 before joining in as a PhD student in April 2015. He focuses on enabling technology for aerial manipulation, UAV navigation, control system, and multidisciplinary optimisation. As part of the team participated in UAE Drones for Good Award 2016, he has won the competition together with his teammates in a project addressing aerial construction and repair. He has supervised robotics projects for final year project (FYP) and group design project (GDP) students in the Department of Aeronautics.
After high school, he was awarded a Royal Thai Government Scholarship to study in the UK. He received his Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Imperial College London in 2014, specialising in control. He carried out his thesis addressing mechanical, electronic and controller design of a suspension test rig.