2019-06

Prof. Cho is featured in "서울대사람들(SNU People)"  [Video][Article]

2019-05

Dr. Jongwoo Kim has moved to Centre for Image Guided Innovation and Therapeutic Intervention, University of Toronto, Congratulations!

2019-04

RoboSoft 2019 has successfully ended. Thanks for coming! [The Dong-A Ilbo][Dong-A Science]

2019-04

Mun-Hyeok Chang, Su-Hwan Chae, Young-June Park received "The 1st Place for Terrestrial Race" in Robosoft 2019 Competition Award. Congratulations! 

2019-03

Dr. Joonyoung Lee has moved to Samsung Electronics. Congratulations!

2019-03

Prof. Cho delivered a plenary talk at HRI.

2019-03

The paper, JumpRoACH: A Trajectory-Adjustable Integrated Jumping–Crawling Robot, has been published at T-Mech. 

2019-02

Joon-Young Lee/Jae-Min Eom and Jong-Woo Kim received two Bronze Awards from the 25th Samsung Human Tech Paper Award. Congratulations! 

2019-02

Congratulations on your graduation! (Ph. D. Joonmyeong Choi, Brian Byunghyun Kang, Jong-Woo Kim, Jun-Young Lee / M.S. Jong-Hoo Park, So-Jeong Im, Jae-Hwan Kim / B.S. Young-June Park)

2019-02

Dr. Daeyoung Lee has moved to Harvard SEAS Microrobotics Lab. / Wyss Institute as a Postdoctoral Fellow.

2019-01

Our paper "Eyes are faster than hands" has been published in Science Robotics.

[ChosunBiz], [YTN Science][Eureka alert][Youtube]

2019-01

We have collaborated with Hankook Tire to create a tranformable wheel for their commercial.

2018-11

Dr. Minki Sin has moved to KIMM. Congratulations!

2018-11

Our work on Foldable arm has received the Top 10 Mechanical Engineering Technology of the Year (10대 기계기술) from Korean Federation of Mechanical Engineering Societies(한국기계기술단체총연합회). more information

2018-10

Prof. Cho delivered a keynote talk at IROS.

2018-10

Dr. Hyunki In has moved to KIST. Congratulations!

2018-09

Dr. Yong-Jai Park moved to Kangwon National University Department of Mechatronics Engineering. Congratulations! 

2018-06

Prof. Cho delivered a Plenary Talk at 28th World Congress on Biosensors

2018-04

Mun-Hyeok Chang, Su-Hwan Chae, Hye Ju Yoo received "The 2st Place for Terrestrial Race" in Robosoft 2018 Competition Award. Congratulations! 

2018-03

Our paper on origami inspired foldable robotic arm has been published in Science Robotics as a Cover Paper.

2017-07

Best Poster award, "Bio-inspired design of a double-sided crawling robot", 2017 Living Machines [More information]

2017-07

Useok Jeong received a silvere medal from 23th Samsung Humantech Paper Award with the paper, "Tension Control of a Bowden-Cable Actuation System with Embedded Bending Sensing", Congratulations!

2017-06

Woongbae Kim Jae-Kyeong Kim won 3rd Place at Soft Material Robot Challenge, 2017 ICRA

 

2017-04

Prof. Cho received the industrial technology of the month award, (이달의 산업기술상, 산업통상자원부 장관상, 신기술 부문) from the minister of industry and commerce. 

2017-03

Dr. Je-sung Koh has moved to Ajou University as a Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering after finishing his Post Doc at Harvard Wyss Institute. Congratulations!

2017-02

Prof. Cho delivered a Commencement speech at the graduation ceremony of Seoul National University.

2017-02

Dae-Young Lee and Sa-Reum Kim received a bronzed medal from 23th Samsung Humantech Paper Award with the paper, "Design of Variable Diameter Wheel based on Soft Origami Structure", Congratulations!

2016-10

Sang-Hun Kim received the Best Presentation Award in ICCAS(International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems) 2016.

2016-05

Our work is on IEEE SPECTRUM : Video Friday – Soft Robot Challenge,…

2016-04

Our robot SNUMAX became first place winner of RoboSoft Grand Challenge! The challenge was held in Livorno, Italy by RoBoSoft CA. 23 teams from 12 organizations and 9 countries competed to become a winner. Great work and congraturations!

2016-03

Our work is on Science News for Students : New devices coming to assist the disabled

2016-03

2016-02

Brian Byunghyun Kang received a Bronze Award from the 22nd Samsung Human Tech Paper Award. Congratulations! 

2015-11

Prof. Cho received ART(Assistive Robot Technology) Award from Korea Robotics Society in URAI(International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence) 2015.

2015-07

Our paper "Jumping on water: Surface tension–dominated jumping of water striders and robotic insects" has been published in Science

[Science Magazine], [Science News], [KBS News], [BBC], [New York Times] 

2015-07

Seung-Won Kim and Jun-Young Lee received ISGMA 2015 Award.

2014-11

Prof. Cho and Prof. Ahn received the IJPEM Most Cited Article Award.  

2014-08

The paper "Self-Folding Origami using Torsion Shape Memory Alloy Wire Actuators", by Je-Sung Koh, Sa-Reum Kim and Kyu-Jin Cho won the Compliant Mechanism Award-Application- at the ASME 2014 IDETC/CIE 39th Mechanisms and Robotics Conference, in Buffalo, USA. Congratulations! More information

2014-07

We held "CBMS Colloquium  on Biomimetic Mechanical Systems". Special thanks to Prof. Paolo Dario, Prof. Ronald S. Fearing, Prof. Mark R. Cutkosky, Prof. Jong-Won Kim, and Prof. Frank C. Park for great talks. More information

2014-06

Our work is featured in IEEE Spectrum "Robots Get Flexible and Torqued Up With Origami Wheels"

2014-06

Prof. Kyu-Jin Cho received an Early Career Award from IEEE Robotics & Automation Society for fundamental contributions to soft robotics and biologically inspired robot design. Great work :)

2014-06

The paper entitled "A passive, origami-inspired, continuously variable transmission" is a finalist for Best Paper Award at the 2014 IEEE international conference on robotics and automation (ICRA). Congrats!

2014-05

The paper entitled "Design of Anisotropic Tube Pattern for Elimination of Snapping Phenomenon in Continuum Tube Robot" won the Best Paper Award at the 2014 Korean society of precision engineering (KSPE) conference, fall. Great job, Dae-Young and co-authors!

2013-12

Our work "A warm technique that made 'a paralytic singer' sing again ('온몸 마비 歌手'도 노래하게 한 따뜻한 기술)" is reported in the media. [The Chosun Ilbo]

2013-11

Prof. Cho was given the Paik-Am Paper Award by Korean Society for Precision Engineering (KdSPE).

2013-11

The video entitled "Meso-scale Robot Assembly Using Shape Memory Polymer Rivet Fastener" received the Best video award at 2013 IEEE/RSJ international conference on intelligent robots and systems (IROS). Congrats to Ji-Suk and co-authors!!

2013-05

학부 우수 논문상, "로봇을 위한 평면 제조공정 기반의 복합재료를 사용한 종이접기 구조제작", 한국로봇종합학술대회

2013-02

Gwangpil Jung received a bronzed medal from 19th Samsung Humantech Paper Award with the paper, "Under-actuated adaptive gripper using flexural buckling", Congratulations!

2013-01

Best poster award 1st prize, "Biologically Inspired Adaptive Gripper using Flexural Buckling", ISNIT(International Symposium on Nature-Inspired Technology)

2012-12

최우수상, "장애인을 위한 장갑형 펜홀더"

캐치상, "장애인 샤워 보조기구",  함께하는 기술발표회

2012-11

Best poster award, "Evaluation of the antagonistic tendon driven system for SNU Exo-glove", 2012 9th URAI

2012-10

"SNU Exo-glove의 부족 구동 메커니즘의 해석 및 평가", 2012 한국 정밀공학회 춘계학술대회

2012-09

"Penholder for disabled people", International Co-Creative Design Competition

2012-08

Yongjae Park and Taemyung Huh received the 3rd place award with, "Adjustable stiffness structure mechanism using an exoskeleton", at the 2012 ASME Student mechanism and design competition, IDETC, Chicago

2012-08

Best Poster award, "Development of an energy efficient light weight gripper inspired by the flytrap", 2012 ISGMA

2012-08

Gwanpil Jung received 4th Place award with , "Under-actuated Passive and Adaptive Gripper using Flexure Buckling", at the 2012 ASME Student mechanism and design competition, IDETC, Chicago, US.

2012-05

Best poster paper award, "손마비 환자의 일상생활 보조를 위한 SNU Exo-glove의 개발", 2012 대한의용생체공학회 춘계학술대회

2011-05

Best poster paper award, "A feasibility study for the development of surgical assistance device with shared control system", 2011 대한의용생체공학회 춘계학술대회

2011-05

Best poster paper award, "Shared control을 통한 수술 보조용 로봇 개발에 관한 기초 연구", 2011 대한의용생체공학회 춘계학술대회

2011-02

First place winner, "                                          ", QoLT 산업기술 지원센터 주관 노약자/장애인을 위한 보조기기 공모전

2010-11

Best paper award, "Jumping device with shape memory alloys(SMA) actuators and antaonistic mechanism", 2010 한국정밀공학회 춘계학술대회

2010-00

Most Cited Articles Award, "Review of manufacturing processes for soft biomimetic robots", 2010 International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing (IJPEM)

2010-09

Best Student Paper Award, "Towards a Bio-mimetic Flytrap Robot Based on a smap-Through Mechanism", International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics

2008-09

Prof. Cho was appointed professor of department of mechanical and aerospace engineering at Seoul National University.