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Prof. Hyun MYUNG (明鉉)

 

  • Associate Professor: 2012.9 ~ (Tenured)
  • Assistant Professor: 2008.3 ~ 2012.8

  • Educational Background
    • Doctoral degree (Ph.D.): KAIST, 1994.3 ~ 1998.9, Electrical Engineering (Subject: Intelligent Automatic Control)
    • Master degree : KAIST, 1992.3 ~ 1994.2, Electrical Engineering
    • Bachelor degree: KAIST, 1988.3 ~ 1992.2, Electrical Engineering

  • Employment History
    • Visiting Scholar, University of California, Davis (2016.2.~2017.2)
    • Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (2003.7.1~2008.2): Principal Researcher, Robot Navigation Group, Micro Systems Lab., http://www.sait.sec.co.kr
    • Emersys Corp. (2002.2.1~2003.6.30): CTO and Director of Digital Contents Research Lab. http://www.emersys.co.kr
    • ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute) (1998.9.1~2002.1.31): Senior Researcher, Virtual Reality R&D Center, http://www.etri.re.kr

  • Email: hmyung at kaist
  • Awards
    • Included in Marquis Who's Who in the World 2017 (Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award), 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012 (30th Pearl Anniversary Edition)
    • Included in TOP 100 Engineers 20152013, IBC (Int'l Biographical Center, Cambridge, England)
    • IROS Academic Award, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems), Oct. 18, 2016.
    • Selected as KAIST's Top 10 research accomplishments of 2015, Mar. 2016.
    • The Best Paper Award, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems) Annual Conference, March 2016.
    • Awarded Yonam Overseas Visiting Scholar Fellowship, LG Yonam Foundation, June 2015.
    • The Best Poster Award, URAI (Int'l Conf. Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence) 2015, KINTEX (Oct. 2015)
    • The Best Presentation Award, ICCAS (Int'l Conf. Control, Automation, and Systems) 2015, Busan (Oct. 2015)
    • IJCAS (Int’l Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems) Academic Activity Award (Dec. 15, 2014)
    • The Best Paper Award, Journal of KROS (Korea Robotics Society) (Dec. 5, 2014)
    • The Best Paper Award, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems) Daejeon Chungcheong Section Annual Conference, Korea (Nov. 19, 2014)
    • Selected as the Exemplary Achievements of 2013 that put Each College in the Spotlight, KAIST, Apr. 2014
    • Best Paper Award from KIPO (Korea Intellectual Property Office), Oct. 2013
    • Best Paper Award, 2013 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Annual Conference, May 2013
    • KAIST Technology Innovation Award, Dec. 2012
    • 2012 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Academic Activity Award, Oct. 2012
    • The Best Paper Prize, 2012 KROC (Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference)
    • Best Paper Prize, 2012 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter Annual Conference 
    • Best Paper Prize, 2012 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Annual Conference
    • Best Paper Prize, 2010 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter Annual Conference 
    • Best Paper Prize, 2010 ICROS (Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems) Annual Conference 
    • 無限探究 Award, 2007, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Project leader of vision-based robot navigation algorithm
    • Break-through Award, 2007, Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology, Project leader of vision-based robot navigation algorithm
    • Bronze prize for the Samsung Tech. Conference (2005.11)
    • Scholarship from Korea Research Foundation (1998. 1 ~ 1998.12)
    • Scholarship from Samsung HumanTech Thesis Prize (1996. 2 ~ 1998. 9)
    • Bronze prize for the 2nd Samsung HumanTech Thesis Prize (1996. 2)
    • Graduate First in EE&CS School of KAIST: KAIST chairman of board of directors prize, Summa Cum laude (1992.02)
    • Jeonil Scholarship (Gwangju Science High School, Gwangju, Korea, 1987)
    • Encouragement award for Nation-wide Math Olympiad competition (1986)

  • Professional Activities
    • Associate Editor, Int’l Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems (IJCAS), 2014 - Present
    • Member of Editorial Board, Int’l Journal of ARR (Advances in Robotics Research), 2012 - Present
    • Member of Editorial Board, KROS (Korea Robotics Society), 2011 - Present
    • Guest Editor, Special Issue on Robotics and Automation for Civil Infrastructure, SSS (Smart Structures and Systems), 2013 - May 2014
    • Guest Editor, Focused Section on Mechatronics for Sustainable and Resilient Civil Infrastructure, IEEE-ASME Trans. Mechatronics, 2012 - Dec. 2013
    • Senior Member, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), May 2015 - Present
    • Member, IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers), Mar. 2008 - Apr. 2015
    • Senior Member, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems), Oct. 2014 - Present
    • Member of Board of Directors, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems), 2014 - Present
    • Member of Board of Directors, KRSA (Korea Robot Soccer Association), 2012 - Present
    • Member of Board of Directors, KROS (Korea Robotics Society), 2012 - Present
    • Member of Board of Directors, ICROS (Institute for Control, Robotics, and Systems) Daejeon-Chungchung Section, 2008 – Present

    • Invited Talk (Int'l)
      • "Structural and Environmental Monitoring using Robotics," Invited talk at Dept. Civil and Environmental Engineering, UC San Diego, USA, Jan. 4, 2017.
      • "Recent Advances in Urban Robotics," Invited talk at NASA Ames Research Center, San Jose, USA, June. 15, 2016.
      • "Recent Advances in Urban Robotics," Invited talk at Dept. BAE (Biological and Agriculture Engineering), UC Davis, USA, Apr. 11, 2016.
      • "Robotics in Civil Engineering,” Invited talk at APSS (Asia-Pacific Summer School) on Smart Structures and Systems, NTU, Taiwan, Aug. 4, 2014.
      • "Robot Navigation and Monitoring Technologies for U-City,” Keynote Lecture at RiTA (Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications) Conference, Denver, US, Dec. 20, 2013.
      • "Recent Advances in Urban Robotics,” Invited talk at NUS (National Univ. of Singapore), Singapore, Nov. 19, 2013.
      • "Trends and Recent Advances in Urban Robotics,” The Eighth KAIST-Tongji Symposium on Civil Engineering, KAIST, Korea, July 29, 2013. (Keynote Speech)
      • “Recent Advances in Urban Robotics,” Asia-Pacific Student Summer School on Smart Structures Technology, KAIST, Korea, July 25, 2013.
      • “Recent Advances in Urban Robotics,” The Seventh Tongji Univ.-KAIST Symposium on Civil Engineering, Shanghai, China, July 23, 2012.
      • “Introduction to Urban Robotics Lab,” The Fifth Tongji Univ.-KAIST Symposium on Civil Engineering, Shanghai, China, January 19, 2010.
      • “Soft Computing-based Active Control,” The KAIST-Tongji Univ. Summer School, KAIST, Korea, July. 22, 2009.
      • “Robotics for Civil Engineering,” The Third KAIST-Tongji Univ. Symposium on Civil Engineering, Shanghai, China, January 13, 2009.
      • “Toward Intelligent Home & Civil Robot,” Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA, August 18, 2008.
      • “Active Structural Control - Intelligent Control,” Asia-Pacific Student Summer School on Smart Structures Technology, KAIST, Korea, Aug. 1, 2008.
      • Chung-Bang Yun, Hyung-Jo Jung, Hyun Myung, “R&D and Application Activities in Korea,” The Fifth International Workshop on Structural Control and Monitoring, Dalian, China, June 4-8 2008.

    • Invited Talk (Domestic)
      • “Intelligent Disaster Management Using Robots,” Invited talk at Public Safety and Security Academy, Ministry of Public Safety and Security (국민안전처), Sejong, Mar. 7, 2017. 
      • “Future City and Robots,” Invited talk at Midam Scholarship Foundation (미담장학회), KAIST ICC Campus, Daejeon, July 27, 2015. 
      • “Robotics for fusion of Civil-IT,” Invited talk at Science Academy, KSA (Kwangju Science Academy) for the Gifted (광주과학고 과학영재학교), Gwangju, May 21, 2015. 
      • “Hybrid Directional Drilling and Underground Localization Technology,” Invited lecture, Workshop on Polar Extreme Engineering, Korea Polar Research Institute (극지연구소), Incheon, June 19, 2015. 
      • “Recent Advances in Urban Robotics and Navigation Technologies,” Invited lecture, Dept. Electrical Engineering, Korea Univ. (고려대학교), Seoul, Dec. 16, 2014. 
      • “Recent Advances in Urban Robotics and Robot Navigation Technologies,” Invited lecture, Dept. Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University (서울대학교), Dec. 5, 2014. 
      • “Swarm Marine Robots for Efficient Marine Works,” Invited talk, MOU ceremony with NIA (National Information Society Agency, Ministry of Science, ICT, and Future Planning), Seoul, May 28, 2014. 
      • “Urban Robotics,” Invited talk, KPF (KAIST Presidential Fellowship) student meeting, KAIST, Apr. 4, 2014. 
      • “Advances in Marine Robotics,” Invited talk, KCG (Korea Costal Guard) Research Institute, Cheonan, Feb. 14, 2014. 
      • "Dynamic Model and HILS development for Verification of Dynamic Positioning System of Ocean Plant," Kahn, Co., Geojae, Jan. 27 - Mar. 31, 2014.
      • “Core Technologies of Urban Robotics,” Invited talk at 4th Future Spatial Information Forum, Yonsei Univ., Nov. 28, 2013.
      • “Robots in the future city,” Invited talk at World Vision Dream School, Daejeon EXPO Science Park, Oct. 26, 2013.
      • “Robot Navigation Technology for U-City,” Invited talk at Yonsei Univ., Apr. 20, 2013. 
      • “Marine Robotics and Its Application to Jellyfish Removal”, KCG (Korea Costal Guard) Research Institute, Incheon, Nov. 16, 2012. 
      • “Introduction to Marine Robotics and Jellyfish Removal Robot - JEROS”, NFRDI (Nat’l Fisheries R&D Institute), Busan, Sep. 12, 2012. 
      • “Introduction to Jellyfish Removal Robot”, Korea Western Power, Co. Ltd., Gunsan, Sep. 4, 2012. 
      • “Robots in the future city,” Invited talk as a Science and Technology Ambassador, Daejeon Dunwon Elementary School, June 5, 2012. 
      • “Precision Navigation Technology,” KRRI (Korea Railroad Research Institute), Sept. 7, 2011. 
      • “Introduction to USV/UUV Navigation Technology,” PIRO (Pohang Institute of Intelligent Robotics), Pohang, Korea, Aug. 30, 2011. 
      • “Introduction to Robot Navigation and Localization Technology,” ETRI, Daejeon, Korea, Aug. 22, 2011. 
      • “A Review on Optimization Techniques,” Samsung Electronics, Yongin, Korea, Feb. 22, 2011. 
      • “Recent Studies on USV/UUV Navigation,” ONR (Office of Naval Research) Global, UK, KAIST, Korea, Jan. 28, 2011. 
      • “Autonomous Navigation for ASV/AUV,” Invited Talk, Samsung Thales Co., Gumi, Korea, Jan. 27, 2011. 
      • “Introduction to Robot Navigation Technology,” Intelligent Robot Seminar Series hosted by Daejeon Technopark, Chungnam Univ., Korea, Aug. 21, 2009. 
      • “R&D Status of Civil Robots,” Invited Lecture of Future Civil Engineering Committee, KSCE (Korean Society of Civil Engineers), Seoul, Korea, Nov. 25, 2008.