Starry Sky

Principal Investigator

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​Yong-Jai Park   박용재

Associate Professor

Department of Mechatronics Engineering, College of Engineering

Kangwon National University

 

#315, Engineering Building #6, 1, Gangwondaehakgil, Chuncheon,

Gangwon, 24341, Republic of Korea 

Tel: 82-33-250-6371,  E-mail: yjpark_at_kangwon.ac.kr

​​Education

2005.9 - 2013.2   Ph.D. in Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Seoul National University (Advisor: Prof. Kyu-Jin Cho)

1997.3 - 2004.2   B.S. in Mechanical and Aerospace Eng., Seoul National University

 

Experience

2018.9 - present   Associate Professor in Mechatronics Eng., Kangwon National University

2020.6 - 2022.2   Vice Head in LINC+

2018.9 - 2021.2     Assistant Professor in Mechatronics Eng., Kangwon National University

                           

2014.3 - 2018.8     Assistant Professor in Mechanical Eng., SunMoon University

2013.3 - 2014.2     Post Doc & Senior Researcher, Institute of Advanced Machines and Design, SNU

2013.3 - 2013.8     Part-time Lecturer in Mechatronics Eng., Kangwon National University

2005.5 - 2006.5    Assistant Researcher, Institute of Advanced Machines and Design, SNU

2003.12 - 2005.4   Staff, Planning Team in Semiconductor Division, Samsung Electronics 

 

Research Interest

  • Biologically Inspired Robotics

  • Soft Robotics

  • Soft Wearable Robots

  • Soft Gripper

  • Novel Mechanism Design

  • Variable Stiffness Mechanism

  • Shape Deposition Manufacturing

Awards and Honors

  • Best Conference Paper Award, Korean Society for Precision Engineering, October 2021

  • Best Conference Paper Award, Korean Society for Precision Engineering, November 2020

  • Young Engineer Award, The Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers, October 2018

  • Certificate of Excellent Course, SunMoon University, March 2017

  • The Best Teaching Award for Period the 1st Semester of 2016, SunMoon University, July 2016

  • The Best Teaching Award for Period the 1st Semester of 2014, SunMoon University, August 2014

  • International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing Most Cited Article Award, 2012 to 2013, IJPEM, September 2014

  • 2012 ASME Student Mechanism and Robot Design Competition: 3rd Prize, ASME(American Society of Mechanical Engineers), August 2012

  • SNU Venture Competition Grand Prize, Seoul Nation University(College of Engineering), December 2002

Activities

  • Korea Society for Precision Engineering, 한국정밀공학회 사업이사, 2022

  • The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, 대한기계학회 학술이사, 2021 - present

  • Korea Society for Precision Engineering, 한국정밀공학회 로봇제어자동화부문 이사, 2017 - present

  • Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers, 기획 및 학술분과 이사, 2021 - present

  • Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers, 프린터블일렉트로닉스 및 센서부문 이사, 2021 - present

  • Associate Editor for International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (IJPEM), 2018 - present

  • Associate Editor for ICRA 2019 - 2021

  • Local Arrangement Chair for 2019 IEEE International Conference on Soft Robotics (RoboSoft)

  • 한국로봇종합학술대회 조직위원, 2018, 2022

  • Member of 

    • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)

    • KSPE (Korea Society for Precision Engineering)

    • KRoS (Korea Robotics Society)

    • KSME (The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers)

    • KSMTE (The Korean Society of Manufacturing Technology Engineers)

    • KAIS (Korea Academia-Industrial Cooperation Society)

    • KSAE (The Korea Society of Automotive Engineers)