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     Prof. Jae-Bok SONG

      Phone :  +82-2-3290-3363
      FAX     :  +82-2-3290-3757

      E-mail :  jbsong@korea.ac.kr


      Address :  School of Mechanical Engineering, Korea University
                       145 Anam-ro, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul, 12841, South Korea
       
 

Degrees
  • Ph.D. 

  Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Mechanical Eng.

   1986.09 ~ 1992.01

  • M.S.

   Seoul National University, Mechanical Design and Production Eng.

    1983.03 ~ 1985.02

  • B.S.

   Seoul National University, Mechanical Eng.

    1979.03 ~ 1983.02


Careers
  • Vice-President

   The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers

2016.01 ~ Present

  • Editor-in-Chief

   International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems

2011.01 ~ 2013.12

  • President

   Korea Robotics of Society

2014.01 ~ 2014.12

  • Vice-President

   Korea Robotics of Society

2011.01 ~ 2013.12

  • Director

   Center for Autonomous Intelligent Manipulator

2009.05 ~ Present

  • Editorial Board

   Intelligent Service Robotics 

2007.01 ~ 2015.12

  • Director

   Institute of Control, Automation, and Systems Engineers

2005.01 ~ 2013.12

  • Full Professor

   Korea University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

2002.03 ~ Present

  • Visiting Prof.

   Univ. of Washington, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

2000.09 ~ 2001.08

  • Associate Prof.

   Korea University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1997.03 ~ 2002.02

  • Assistant Prof.

   Korea University, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1993.03 ~ 1997.02

  • Research Associate

   MIT, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering

1992.02 ~ 1993.01


Teaching
  • Undergraduate courses           
    • Mechatronics
    • Automatic Control
  • Graduate courses
    • Advanced Robotics
    • Robot Control
 
Research Interests
  • Robotic Manipulators
    • Safe manipulators; Collision safety, Joint torque sensors
    • Counterbalance robot arms; Multi-DOF counterbalance mechanism
    • Variable stiffness actuators (VSA)
    • Robotic assembly
  •  Navigation
    • Mobile robot navigation; Mapping, Localization, SLAM for indoor/outdoor environments
    • Navigation for AGVs, hospital delivery robots
  • Haptics
    • Haptic devices with force and tactile feedback 
    • Interface of haptice devices to virtual environment
  • Motion Control
    • Control of DC/AC servo motor-driven systems
    • Development of control logic for motion control