Professor CHO Kyu Jin
Professor CHO Kyu Jin (Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering) became the first Korean to be awarded the RAS Early Career Award (Academic) by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS). The RAS stated that Professor Cho was awarded for"fundamental contributions to soft robotics and biologically inspired robot design". The award was given at the International Conference on Robotics and Automation held in Hong Kong on June 4. The RAS is a sub-organization of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers with 12,000 members worldwide. It has been awarding the Early Career Award since the year 1999 to young scholars who have shown significant research achievements in robotics.
- IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS): http://www.ieee-ras.org/
- Professor CHO Kyu Jin's lab: http://biorobotics.snu.ac.kr/
- SNU Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering: http://mae.snu.ac.kr/eng/
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