FACULTY

Title : Dr.
Name : Manukid Parnichkun
FoS : Mechatronics
Affiliation : Professor
Location :
Phone : (662) 524 5229
Fax :
Email : manukid[at]ait.ac.th

Educational Background

  1. [Ph.D.] in Precision Machinery Engineering. The University of Tokyo, Japan. 1996. Thesis Title: Cooperation of Multiple Robots by CDCSMA-CD Communication Method and GSGM Movement Model.
  2. [M.Eng.] in Precision Machinery Engineering. The University of Tokyo, Japan. 1993. Thesis Title: Cooperation of Autonomous Mobile Robots in Searching Unknown Environment and Making Map.
  3. [B.Eng.] (1st rank of the class of 80 students, Honors) in Mechanical Engineering. Chulalongkorn University, Thailand. 1991. Senior Project Title: Analysis of Strength of Car Body.
 

Research Interests

My research focuses in the area of robotics, control, and measurement. The research involves with design and development of hardware and software of mechatronics devices. New robot mechanism, novel control algorithm, and innovative measurement concept are investigated.

 

Teaching

AT74.02: Control Theory 
AT74.03: Sensing and Actuation 
AT74.05: AI and Neuro-Fuzzy Theory

 

Selected Publications

  1. M.H.Aziz, E.L.J. Bohez, Roongrat Pisuchpen, M. Parnichkun, “Petri Net model of repetitive push manufacturing with Polca to minimize value added WIP,” International Journal of Production Research, Taylor and Francis, (2014).
  2. Manukid Parnichkun. “Robotics Activities in Thailand at a Crossroad,” Journal of Robotics Society of Japan, Vol. 30, No. 10, pp 946 (2012).
  3. Md. Rokunuzzaman, Nitin Afzulpurkar, Manukid Parnichkun. “A Computer Vision Algorithm for Defect Detection and Sorting of Tomatoes,” International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Systems, International Science Press: Vol 3, No.2, pp 129-138 (2012).
  4. Md. Rokunuzzaman, Manukid Parnichkun, Nitin Afzulpurkar. “Automated Identification of Various Defects in Tomatores and It’s Sorting,” International Journal of Advanced Mechatronics and Robotics, International Science Press: Vol 4, No.2, pp 89-97 (2012).
  5. Thanana Nuchkrua and Manukid Parnichkun, “Identification and Optimal Control of Quadrotor,” Thammasat International Journal of Science and Technology, Vol. 17, No. 4, pp 36-53 (2012)
  6. Viroch Sukontanakarn and Manukid Parnichkun. “Hybrid NN Predictive based LQR Controller for Rotary Double Inverted Pendulum Systems, an Analytical Study,” International Journal of Automation and Control. Inderscience Enterprises Limited, Vol. 5, No. 4, pp.337-355 (2011).
  7. Yunyong Punsawad, Sittichai Aempedchr, Yodchanan Wongsawat, andManukid Parnichkun. “Weighted-Frequency Index for EEG-based Mental Fatigue Alarm System,” International Journal of Applied Biomedical Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 1, pp.36-41 (2011).
  8. Ravipudi Rao, B.K. Patel, and Manukid Parnichkun. “Industrial Robot Selection Using a Novel Decision Making Method Considering Objective and Subjective Preferences,” International Journal of Robotics and Autonomous Systems. Elsevier Vol. 59, Issue 6, pp.367-375 (2011) Impact Factor 1.361 (Citation: 8)
  9. Narong Aphiratsakun and Manukid Parnichkun. “Balancing Control of Leg Exoskeleton Using ZMP based Jacobian Compensation,” International Journal of Robotics and Automation.  Acta Press, Vol. 25, No. 4 (2010) Impact Factor 0.44 (Citation: 1)
  10. Trung Thanh Bui, Manukid Parnichkun and Chi Hieu Le. “Structure Specified H∞ Loop Shaping Control for Balancing of Bicycle Robots: A Particle Swarm Optimization Approach,” Journal of Systems and Control Engineering, Selected Papers from Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part I. Vol. 224, No. 2/2010 (2010) Impact Factor 0.322 (Citation: 4)
  11. Narong Aphiratsakun and Manukid Parnichkun. “Balancing Control of AIT Leg Exoskeleton Using ZMP based FLC,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.  Vol. 6, No. 4, pp. 319-328 (2009) Impact Factor 0.82 (Citation: 5)
  12. Viroch Sukontanakarn and Manukid Parnichkun. “Real-Time Optimal Control for Rotary Inverted Pendulum,” American Journal of Applied Sciences. Vol. 6 (6) pp.1106-1115 (2009) (Citation: 14)
  13. Somyot Kaitwanidvilai, Anuwat Jangwanitlert, and Manukid Parnichkun. “Structured Robust Loop Shaping Control for HIMAT System Using PSO,” IAENG Transactions on Engineering Technologies. Vol.1, pp. 23-34 (2008)
  14. Chirdpong Deelertpaiboon, Manukid Parnichkun, “Fusion of GPS, Compass, and Camera for Localization of an Intelligent Vehicle,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.  Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 315-326 (2008) Impact Factor 0.82  (Citations: 2)
  15. Ravipudi Rao and Manukid Parnichkun. “Flexible manufacturing system selection using a combinatorial mathematics based decision making method,” International Journal of Production Research. Taylor & Francis, ISSN 0020-7543 print / ISSN 1366-588X online (2008) Impact Factor 0.774 (Citation: 13)
  16. Bui Trung Thanh and Manukid Parnichkun. “Balancing Control of Bicyrobo by Particle Swarm Optimization-based Structure Specified Mixed H2/H∞ Control,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.  Vol. 5, No. 4, pp. 315-326 (2008) Impact Factor 0.82 (Citations: 14)
  17. Somyot Kaitwanidvilai and Manukid Parnichkun. “Design of Structured Controller Satisfying H¥ Loop Shaping Using Evolutionary Optimization: Application to a Pneumatic Robot Arm,” Engineering Letters. International Association of Engineers. Vol. 16, Issue 2, pp 193-201 (2008).
  18. Theerayuth Chatchanayuenyong and Manukid Parnichkun. “Time Optimal Hybrid Sliding Mode-PI Control for an Autonomous Underwater Robot,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.  Vol.5, No.1, March, (2008). Impact Factor 0.82 (Citations: 4)
  19. Chailerd Pichitpornchai and Manukid Parnichkun. “Research and Development of a Medical Tele-Analyzer for Tactile Sensation: A New Dimension of Telemedicine,” Korean Journal of Physiology and Pharmacology. Vol. 10, Supp/1, pp. 11-14 (2006).
  20. Sukon Puntunan and Manukid Parnichkun. “Online Self-Tuning Precompensation for a PID Heading Control of a Flying Robot,” International Journal of Advanced Robotic Systems.  Vol. 4, No. 3, pp 323-330 (2006). Impact Factor 0.82 (Citations: 8)
  21. Theerayuth Chatchanayuenyong and Manukid Parnichkun. “Neural Network Based-Time Optimal Sliding Mode Control for an Autonomous Underwater Robot,” International Journal of Mechatronics. Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon. Vol. 16, No 8, pp. 471-478 (2006) Impact Factor 1.434 (Citations: 19)
  22. Matthew N. Dailey and Manukid Parnichkun, “Landmark-based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping with Stereo Vision.” International Journal for Manufacturing Science & Technology. Advanced Manufacturing Solutions. Vol. 8, No. 2, pp. 17-22 (2006)
  23. Md. Rokunuzzaman, Md. Wahedul Islam, Manukid Parnichkun.  “A New Control Approach for Tomato Defect Sorting with Machine Vision System,” Journal of Engineering and Technology. Islamic University of Technology. Vol. 5 No. 2, pp. 31-42 (2006)
  24. Anan Suebsomran and Manukid Parnichkun. “Disturbance Observer-Based Hybrid Control of Displacement and Force in a Medical Tele-Analyzer,” International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems. ICASE and KIEE. Vol. 3, No. 1, pp. 70-78 (2005) (Citations: 4)
  25. Somyot Kaitwanidvilia and Manukid Parnichkun. “Force Control in a Pneumatic System Using Hybrid Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Model Reference Control,” International Journal of Mechatronics. Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon. Vol.15/1, pp. 23-41 (2005), (6th rank in the top 25 most downloaded article of the journal during Oct-Dec 2004), Impact Factor 1.434 (Citations: 22)
  26. Somyot Kaitwanidvilai and Manukid Parnichkun. “Genetic Algorithm based Fixed-Structure Robust H¥ Loop Shaping Control of a Pneumatic Servo System,” Journal of Robotics and Mechatronics. JSME. Vol. 16, No. 4, pp. 362-373 (2004)
  27. Chana Raksiri and Manukid Parnichkun. “Geometric and Force Errors Compensation in a 3-axis CNC Milling Machine,” International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture. Elsevier Science Ltd. Vol. 44/12-13, pp. 1283-1291 (2004) (3rd rank in the top 25 most downloaded article of the journal during Jul-Sep 2004), Impact Factor 1.576 (Citations: 51)
  28. Manukid Parnichkun and Charoen Ngaecharoenkul. “Kinematics Control of a Pneumatic System by Hybrid Fuzzy PID,” International Journal of Mechatronics. Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon. Vol.11, No.8, pp. 1001-1023 (2001), Impact Factor 1.434 (Citations: 42)
  29. Manukid Parnichkun and Viraphan Samadi. “Implementation of a Long Range LRF by Automatic Multi-Mode Measurement Scheme,” Journal of Circuits, Systems, and Computers (JCSC). World Scientific. Vol. 10, No.1&2, pp.113-135 (2000), Impact Factor 0.099
  30. Manukid Parnichkun and Prapot Airtan. “Pulse-Signaling Algorithm: A Non-Device-Based Robotics Control and Communication,” International Journal of Advanced Robotics. Robotics Society of Japan. Vol.13, No.5, pp.539-548 (1999), Impact Factor 0.737
  31. Manukid Parnichkun and Shigeo Ozono. “GSGM Movement Model for Cooperative Robots System,” International Journal of Mechatronics. Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon, Vol.8, No.8, pp. 905-925 (1998), Impact Factor 1.434 (Citations: 3)
  32. Manukid Parnichkun and Shigeo Ozono. “CDCSMA-CD Communication Method for Cooperative Robot Systems,” International Journal of Advanced Robotics. Robotics Society of Japan. Vol.11, No.7, pp. 669-694 (1998), Impact Factor 0.737 (Citations: 10)
 

Ongoing and Completed Projects

N/A
 

Awards and Honors

  1. Invited Speaker at the Third International Conference of Information and Communication Technology for Embedded Systems, ICICTES 2012, From Intelligent Vehicle to Bicycle Robots: Embedded System in Control Applications, Bangkok, Thailand, 2012.
  2. Champion Award, Mecha-Bike Team, BicyRobo Thailand Championship, 2012.
  3. Honor Award in Recognition of Contribution to Thai Robotics Society, the 2011 TRS Conference on Robotics and Industrial Technology (CRIT 2011), 2011.
  4. Excellent Creativity Award, Ex-Bike Team, BicyRobo Thailand Championship, 2010.
  5. Champion Award, Kuen-Chai Team, Thailand Intelligent Vehicle Challenge 2009.
  6. Excellent Creativity Award, Pak-Shee Team, Thailand Intelligent Vehicle Challenge, 2009.
  7. First Runner-Up Award, Little MEC Team, Thailand Intelligent Vehicle Challenge 2008.
  8. First Runner-Up Award, Aerotronix I Team, Thailand Intelligent Vehicle Challenge 2007.
  9. Best Paper Award, Preliminary Study and Design of an Exoskeleton, the 2007 TRS Conference on Robotics and Industrial Technology (CRIT 2007) , Nakorn Pathom, Thailand, 2007.
  10. Keynote Speaker at the 2007 TRS Conference on Robotics and Industrial Technology (CRIT 2007), Unmanned Car Technology and Performance Review: A Case Study from the Inaugural Thailand Intelligent Vehicle Challenge, Nakorn Pathom, Thailand, 2007.
  11. National Key Inventor honored by Krungthep Thurakij Newspaper, 1 January 2007.
  12. 3rd rank in the top 25 most downloaded article of the International Journal of Machine Tools & Manufacture. Elsevier Science Ltd. during Jul-Sep 2004, Geometric and Force Errors Compensation in a 3-axis CNC Milling Machine.
  13. 6th rank in the top 25 most downloaded article of the International Journal of Mechatronics. Elsevier Science Ltd., Pergamon during Oct-Dec 2004, Force Control in a Pneumatic System Using Hybrid Adaptive Neuro-Fuzzy Model Reference Control.
  14. Elected President, Thai Robotics Society, 2003-2004
  15. Invited Speaker at the 2004 International Conference on Control, Automation, and Systems (ICCAS 2004), Advanced Researches and Development in Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation in Thailand, Bangkok, Thailand, 2004.
 

Professional Affiliations

Member of the Committee of Thai Robotics Society.

 

Research Keywords

Robotics, Control, Measurement, Mechatronics