Alumni

Beibei Han

Education

2011-2015

Ph.D. Microelectronics

Nanyang technological University (NTU) & Institute of Microelectronics (IME), Nanyang, Singapore.

Dissertation title: MEMS Force and Elasticity Sensors for Minimally Invasive Surgery

Advisor: Prof. Yong-Jin Yoon

2009-2010

Visiting researcher, cognitive robotics and surgical simulation.

Korea Institue of Science and Technology (KIST), Seoul, Republic of Korea.

2006-2008

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea.

Dissertation title: Injection Method of Physical Damping to Haptic Interfaces for Improving System Stability

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2002-2006

B.S. Electronic Science and Technology.

Shandong University, Weihai, China.

Research Interests

  • MEMS sensors and resonators
  • High Grade Inertial Measurement Unit (IMU)
  • Self-sustained machinery health monitoring
  • Wearable vital signs monitoring device
  • Robotics and Haptics

Contacts

Email

hanbeibei717@gmail.com

Ildar Farkhatdinov

Dr. Ildar Farkhatdinov is lecturer in Robotics at the School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) and an Honorary Lecturer at the Department of Bioengineering of Imperial College London. Current topic of research is human balance control and its implementation for lower limb exoskeletons

Education

2008-2013

Ph.D.

Robotics University Pierre and Marie Curie, Paris, France.

2006-2008

M.Sc. Mechanical Engineering

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea.

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2002-2006

B.Sc. Automation and Control

State University of Technology (STANKIN), Moscow, Russia.

Research Interests

  • Haptics
  • Teleoperation
  • Human sensory-motor system
  • Design and control of robotic systems

Contacts

Email:

i.farkhatdinov@qmul.ac.uk

Nguyen Ba Hai

Education

2008-2010

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: A Study on Intuitive Interface for the Teleoperation of Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2006-2008

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: A Study on the Realistic Haptic Feedback of Steer-by-Wire Systems Based on a Direct CurrentMeasurement Method.

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2001-2006

B.S. Automotive Engineering

Hochiminh University of Technical Education, Hochiminh, Vietnam

Dissertation title: A Study on Intuitive Interface for the Teleoperation of Wheeled and Tracked Vehicles

Advisor: Prof. Do Van Dung

Professional Employment

Hochiminh University of Technical Education, Vice-Director of teacher training and high-tech workforce development.

Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • IoT Applications
  • Digital Sustainable Systems

Contacts

Email:bahai@hcmute.edu.vn

Curriculum Vitae

Quang Ha Van

Education

Graduation year: 2013
Degree: M.S., Mechanical Engineering
Current Position: PhD Student at Interactive Graphics and Simulation Group, University of Innsbruck

Research Interests:

  • Robotics
  • Teleoperation & Haptic feedback
  • Programming & Software development
  • Automotive

Email: quang.hut@gmail.com

Boris Gromov

Boris Gromov is a PhD student at Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA). His current research focuses on intuitive human-robot interaction techniques using pointing gestures.

Education

2015-present

Ph.D.

Dalle Molle Institute for Artificial Intelligence (IDSIA), Lugano, Switzerland

2011-2013

Visiting Researcher, BioRobotics Lab.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

2005-2007

M.S., Automation and Control.

Moscow State Technological University "Stankin", Moscow, Russia

2001-2005

B.Eng, Automation and Control.

Moscow State Technological University "Stankin", Moscow, Russia

Research Interests

  • Human-Robot Interaction
  • Pointing Gestures
  • Novel Localization Techniques
  • Teleoperation
  • Human Perception
  • Wearable Electronics
  • Machine Learning

Contacts

Email:
boris@idsia.ch

Dmitry Popov

Dr. Dmitry Popov is currently a Technology Development Fellow at Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering with the focus on commercialization of robotics technology in consumer space for athletic training, injury prevention, and every day assistance.

Education

2017-2019

Master of Liberal Arts, Management

Harvard University Extension School, Massachusetts, US

2011-2014
Ph.D Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: Twisted String actuators: Mathematical Model, Characteristics and Implementation

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu and Prof. Igor Gaponov

2009-2011
M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: Development of an Exoskeleton-Type Glove for Human Hand Rehabilitation

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu and Prof. Seong Joo Choi

2009-2011
M.S. Robotics and Mechatronics.

Moscow State Technical University (STANKIN), Moscow, Russia

2007-2009
B.S. Foreign Languages.

Moscow State Technical University (STANKIN), Moscow, Russia

2005-2009
B.S. Robotics and Mechatronics.

Moscow State Technical University (STANKIN), Moscow, Russia

Research Interests

  • Robotics for Training and Injury Prevention in Sports
  • Novel Actuators for Robotics
  • Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Robotics

Contact

dpopov@g.harvard.edu
Curriculum Vitae

JaeSeok Kim

Dr. Jaeseok Kim (M) is a post-doc at the BioRobotics Institute of the Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna. He received the Ph.D. in BioRobotics from Scuola Superiore Sant’Anna in 2018 and received his Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Korea University of Technology and Education in 2013. He has participated in the EU Robot-Era, IP Project, and CENTAURO Regional Project - iSort.

Education

2014-2018
Ph.D Biorobotics.

Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna, Pisa, Italy

2011-2014
M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2004-2011
B.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

Research Interests

  • Manipulation
  • Reinforcement learning
  • Deep neural networks
  • Bio-inspired robotics

Contact

j.kim@santannapisa.it

Aghil Jafari

Dr. Aghil Jafari is lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Mechatronics at the Mechanical Engineering Department at UWE.

Education

2016-2017

PostDoc

Bristol Robotics Laboratory at University of the West of England (UWE Bristol), Bristol, United Kingdom

2015-2016

PostDoc

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

2012-2015

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title:  Input-to-State Stable Approach for Haptic Interface and Teleoperation Systems

Advisor:  Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu 

 

2009-2011

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Amirkabir University of Technology (Tehran Polytechnic),  Tehran, Iran 

Dissertation title:  Design, Simulation and Implementation of a Hybrid Controller for Cartesian Robot

Advisor:  S. M. Rezaei

Co-advisors:  S. Shiri and A. Talebi 

Research Interests

  • Stability
  • Haptics
  • Teleoperation

E-mail: 
jafari_aghil@kut.ac.kr

Harsimran Singh

Dr. Harsimran Singh is a visiting scientist at DLR's Robotics and Mechatronics center, Munich.

Education

2014 - 2017

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: Successive Stiffness Increment and Successive Force Augment Approach for Enhancing the Performance of Haptic and Teleoperation Systems

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2010 - 2012

M.S. Robotics

The University of the West of England, Bristol, UK

Dissertation title: PreyBot: Design of a prey for the Whiskered Robot

Advisors: Dr. Alexander Lenz and Dr. Martin Pearson

2005 - 2009

B.Tech. Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Sikkim, India

Research Interests

  • Haptics and Teleoperation
  • Tactile Displays
  • Twisting String Actuators
  • Control Systems

E-mail: harsimran.singh@dlr.de

Jeon-Jin Kang

Education

 

2011-2013

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Dissertation title: A Study on Physical Damping Injection Method to Haptic Interfaces

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

 

 

Research Interests

  • Autonomous Vehicle
  • Control
  • Haptics

E-mail: dolpals@kut.ac.kr

 

Seung-Jun Lee

Education

2008-2014

B.S. Mechanical Engineering. 

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea 

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

Research Interests

  • Autonomous Vehicle
  • Exoskeleton

E-mail: kor9431@koreatech.ac.kr

Muhammad Nabeel

M Nabeel is currently working as the founder and CEO of EDVON Robotics.

Education

2013-2015

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2009-2012

B.E. Electronics Engineering. 

NED University of Engineering and Technology,  Karachi, Pakistan

Dissertation Title: Designing and Implementation of EFI System for 70cc Engine

Advisor:  Dr. Abdul Haseeb

Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • Educational Robots
  • Haptics and Teleoperation

E-mail: 
nabeel9172@gmail.com

Curriculum Vitae

Naveed Ahmed Usmani

Naveed Ahmed Usmani is working as Robotics Software Engineer at Blue Ocean Robotics in Denmark building autonomous disinfection and cleaning robots. His focus domains are perception and sensor fusion for safe and optimal navigation.

Education

2009-2013

B.E. Electronics Engineering. 

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan 

Dissertation Title: Phased Array Antenna for Synthetic Aperture Radar

Advisor:  Pakistan Space And Upper Atmosphere Research Commission and Organization(SUPARCO)

Research Interests

  • Teleoperation
  • Collaborative/cooperative Robotics

E-mail: naveedhd@koreatech.ac.kr

Tae-Hwan Kim

Education

2007-2013

B.S. Electronics Engineering. 

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea 

Advisor:  Prof. Dong-Wook Shin 

Research Interests

  • Autonomous Vehicle
  • Teleoperation

E-mail: antoine4375@gmail.co.kr

Haitham El-Hussieny

Dr. Haitham El-Hussieny is a Senior Research Fellow in Soft Robotics at University of Salford in Manchester, England. He is also an Assistant Professor of Robotics Engineering at the Faculty of Engineering (Shoubra), Benha University in Egypt (currently on-leave). His research interests include soft robots, teleoperation, human-robot interaction, and applied intelligence.

Education

2013-2016

Ph.D. Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering.

Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology (E-JUST), Alexandria, Egypt

Dissertation Title: Development of a Cognitive Human-Robot InteractionSystem for Dexterous Teleoperation.

Advisor: Prof. Samy F.M. Assal

2011-2013

M.Sc. Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering.

Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology (E-JUST), Alexandria, Egypt

Dissertation title: Improving Robots Exploration by Heuristic Backtrackingin Sensor-based Techniques.

Advisor: Dr. M. Abdullatif

2002-2007

B.Sc. Electronics and Communications Engineering.

Egypt-Japan University for Science and Technology (E-JUST),Alexandria, Egypt

Dissertation title: Development of a Motorized Wheelchair for Handicapped Persons.

Advisor: Dr. Ashraf Hafez

Research Interests

• Human-Robot Interaction.
• Robotic Grasping and Manipulation.
• Eye Gaze Control.
• Continuum and Flexible Robots.
• Embedded Systems Design.
• Automation and Control.

Zain Mehdi

Zain is currently working as a robotics and system integration Engineer at Techfloor (https://techfloor.co.kr). Mostly dealing with cobots and autonomous mobile robots in Semiconductor Industry.

Education

2016-2018

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of technology and Education, Cheonan, South Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan-Ryu

2010-2014

B.S. Mechatronics and Control Engineering.

University of Engineering and Technology, Lahore, Pakistan

Dissertation title: BatPrac – Device for Analyzing and Improving Batting Techniques and Stroke Play

Advisor: Dr Ali Raza

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Mobile Robot Navigation
  • Teleoperation & Haptics

Contacts

 

Muhammad Usman

M Usman is currently a robot control engineer at ninebell korea, working in semiconductor manufacturing process automation. Current topic of research is to develop autonomous robot arms for silicon wafers handling.

Education

2016-2018

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2011-2015

B.E. Electrical Engineering.

National University of Science & Technology (NUST), Islamabad, Pakistan

Dissertation title: Active Intelligent EMG-based Ankle-Foot Prosthesis Design to Improve Walking Metabolic Cost for Transtibial Amputations

Advisors: Dr. Hamood Ur Rehman, Dr. Yasar Ayaz, Dr. Shoab A. Khan

Research Interests

  • Biomechatronics (Exoskeletons & Prosthesis)
  • Actuator Design
  • Control Systems

Contacts

 

Simeon Nedelchev

Education

2017-2018

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Igor Gaponov

2009-2016

B.E. Robotics and Mechatronics.

Moscow State Technological University “Stankin”, Russian Federation 

Dissertation title: Development and Research of Dynamic Model for Robot-Manipulator. 

Advisor: Viktor Ignatiev

 

 

Research Interests

  • Modeling and Control of Dynamic Systems
  • Analytical Mechanics
  • System identification

 

Contacts

 

 

Dong-Hwi Lee

Education

2017-2019

M.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

2013-2017

B.S. Mechanical Engineering.

Korea University of Technology and Education (KOREATECH), Cheonan, Republic of Korea

Advisor: Prof. Jee-Hwan Ryu

Research Interests

  • Robotics
  • Exoskeleton
  • Control Theory

Contacts