Pongpan Suriyapat is a design and innovation specialist with a wealth of experience in the field. He earned his M.Sc. in Applied Information Technology with a Specialization in Art and Technology at Chalmers University of Technology in Göteborg, Sweden in 2007, and in 2019, he was awarded CAS Curating from Zurich University of the Arts (Zürcher Hochschule der Künste) in Switzerland.
Currently, he is a visiting lecturer at various universities in Thailand, including King Mongkut’s Institute of Technology Ladkrabang, Thammasat University, Rajamangala University, and Silpakorn University.
Throughout his career, Suriyapat has earned several awards for his work in design and innovation. In November 2016, he received the Red Dot Design Award for Communication Design in Collaboration with Dilussion Inc. in South Korea. In February 2016, he was awarded the MAAT (Media Agency Association of Thailand) Award for Best Use of Out of Home Media for his work on a campaign for Johnson and Johnson’s. In September 2013, he was named the 123RF Contest Winner for Amusing Insects, and in June 2005, he was an awardee of IT University Scholarship for the Exhibition in Interactive Art and installation: “Play, Enjoy”, which was exhibited at the Mok-A Museum: Gyeonggi-do in South Korea.
In addition to his award-winning work, Suriyapat has also completed a number of national and international projects. Some of his notable projects include the Kinetic Art Installation AIS Flagship Store at Central Westgate in Bangkok (2017), Happy Farming Agriculture Exhibition at the National Science Museum in Bangkok (2017), and Anti-Drug Exhibition at the National Science Museum in Bangkok (2017). His international projects include the Interactive Way-finding / Personas Tracking for Raiffeisenbank in St. Gallen, Switzerland (2017), Christmas Campaign, Interactive game with Kinect / Personas Tracking for Westside Shopping Center in Bern, Switzerland (2016), and Kinetic Art Installation (Split Flap Display x 144 Modules) JTBC at Digital Media City in Seoul, South Korea (2015).