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Keehoon Kim

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Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, POSTECH

E-mail: khk(at)postech.ac.kr

Faculty

Keehon Kim

    

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Professor
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, POSTECH

khk@postech.ac.kr

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (2006)
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (2001)
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Pohang University of Science and Technology (1999)

Associate Professor, Pohang University of Science and Tehnology (2019 – Present)
Principal Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (2015 – 2019)
Associate Professor, University of Science and Technology (2014 – 2019)
Assistant Professor, University of Science and Technology (2010 – 2014)
Senior Research Scientist, Korea Institute of Science and Technology (2009 – 2015)
Postdoc, Northwestern University (2006 – 2009)
Visiting Scholar, Case Western Reserve University (2003 – 2004)

Professional service

Served as a committee member for international conference, including:

– 2011 IEEE International Conference on Mechatronics and Automation (ICMA), Program Committee
– 2012 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Associate Editor
– 2012 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Local Chair
– 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Associate Editor
– 2013 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Financial Chair
– 2013 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Associate Editor
– 2013 International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Local Chair
– 2014 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2014 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Associate Editor
– 2014 International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI), Finance Chair
– 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2015 Workshop of IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Co-Organizer
– 2015 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2016 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2016 Journal of Korea Robotics Society, Editor.
– 2016-2018 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society, Technical Committee, Telerobotics, Co-Chair
– 2017 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Exhibition Chair
– 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2017 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2017 International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence (URAI)
– 2017 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2018 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2018 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Exhibition Chair
– 2019 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Tutorial Chair
– 2018 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2019 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2019 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Editor
– 2020 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2020 IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), Session Chair
– 2021 IEEE Transactions on Haptics – the World Haptics Conference 2021, Guest Editor
– 2021 Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference (KROC), Program Chair
– 2021 Intelligent Service Robotics, Editor
– 2022 IEEE international Conferences on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Associate Editor
– 2022 IEEE Transactions on Haptics – Haptics Symposium 2022, Guest Editor
– 2023 International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots 2022 (UR 2022), Program Chair

Honors and Awards

Aug. 1999

– Diploma of Honors for 7 semesters
– Honor Graduation with Magna Cum Laude

Dec. 2005

Grand Prize Winner of 11th POSCO Thesis Competition by POSCO “Development of a Haptic Interface for O2 Lance Manipulator in Electric Furnace.” (Award: $7,000 & Japan- China Observation Tour)

Nov. 2013

Commendation awarded by Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning
* 미래창조과학부 장관 표창

Dec. 2013

Unsung Hero Award, Korea Institute of Science and Technology

Oct. 2014

2014 Top 10 Mechanic Technology of the Year Award, The Korean Federation of Mechanical Engineering Societies
* 올해의 10 대 기계기술, 한국기계기술총연합회

Nov. 2014

KIST Outstanding Research Award
* 이달의 KIST 인 상, KIST

Dec. 2014

Assistive Robot Technology (ART) Award, Korean Robotics Society
* 학보 ART 상, 한국로봇학회

Feb. 2015

Commendation awarded by Chairman of National Research Council of Science and Technology
* 국가과학기술연구회 이사장상

Nov. 2015

Bronze Medal, 2016 Korea Invention Promotion Association
* 대한민국지식재산대전 동상, 한국발명진흥회

Mar. 2016

KIST Excellent Development Team Award
* KIST 우수개발팀상, KIST

July. 2016

2016 National R&D Excellence Award, Minister of Science, ICT and Future Planning
* 2016 년 국가연구개발 우수성과 100 선, 미래창조과학부

Dec. 2016

2016 Young Robotic Scientist Award, Korean Robotics Society
* 2016 년 젊은로봇공학자상, 한국로봇학회

Dec. 2017

2025 Top 100 technologies and leaders, the National Academy of Engineering of Korea
* 2025 대한민국을 이끌 100 대 기술과 주역, 한국공학한림원

Dec. 2018

Platinum Winner, 2018 Spark Design Awards

Dec. 2019

Finalist, 2019 IDEA, International Design Excellence Awards

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