Cherprang Areekul was born on 2 May 1996. She is a member of the first generation of a Thai idol group named BNK48, a sister group of AKB48, the famous idol group from Japan. She is also serving as the first captain of the band.
Besides being part of BNK48, Thailand’s top rising pop acts, she is still an undergraduate student, studying toward the Bachelor of Science degree in Chemistry at Mahidol University International College, Thailand. .
- Date of birth
- 2 May 1996
- 160 cm.
- White color, Tofu
- Blood Type
As part of her graduation requirement, she joined a research team and co-authored a paper titled ‘the Blue Bottle Experiment’. The paper was published in the Royal Society Open Science, a journal by the Royal Society - the world’s renown scientific institution. (T. Limpanuparb, C. Areekul, P Montriwa, and U. Rajchakit, J. Chem. Educ., 2017, 94 (6), pp 730–737 DOI: 10.1021/acs.jchemed.6b00844)
The paper is available at : http://rsos.royalsocietypublishing.org/content/4/11/170708
She was later on interviewed by the Royal Society with regard to her research topic and her role in the entertainment world.
The interview can be found here : https://blogs.royalsociety.org/publishing/musical-notes-and-chemistry/
So welcome to the world of Cherprang, a scientist who becomes an idol once stepping outside the lab.