Who We Are

Prof. Hyung-Soon Park

E-mail : hyungspark@kaist.ac.kr

Tel : +82-42-350-3038

Fax : 042-350-5038

  • Research Interest

Rehabilitating tools for upper and lower limbs, Robotic devices for therapeutic, assistive, and assessment, Soft exoskeleton, Brain imaging and brain machine interface, Virtual-reality systems for rehabilitation, Orthopedic biomechanics

  • Education
    • B.S. Precision Engineering & Mechatronics, KAIST
    • M.S. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
    • Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST(2004)
  • Professional Experience
    • Jan 2004~ Mar 2009: Research Associate/Research Scientist, Rehabilitation Institutes of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    • Oct 2005~ Mar 2009: Director of Engineering, Rehabtek LLC, Wilmette, IL
    • Apr 2009~ June 2013: Staff Scientist, Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    • Research Assistant Professor at Northwestern University, Chicago, IL
  •  Honors and Awards
    • 1994 Summa Cum Laude, KAIST Department of Mechanical Engineering, Daejeon, South Korea
    • 2005 NSF (National Science Foundation) ICRA -05 Award,
    • 2006 IEEE International conference on Robotics and Automation, Barcelona, Spain
    • 2007 NSF (National Science Foundation) STTR/SBIR Phase I, Grant Number 0539841
    • 2008 US Department of Education, NIDRR, SBIR Grant Number H133S070060
    • 2008 NSF STTR/SBIR Phase II, Grant Number 0750515
    • 2008 US Department of Education, NIDRR, Distinguished Fellowship, Grant Number H133F080021
    • 2008 US Department of Education, NIDRR, SBIR Phase II Grant Number H133S080076


Postdoctoral Researchers:

Sungjin Bae

E-mail: sonjin1128@gmail.com

Education:
2011 B.S Department of Robotics Engineering, Ritsumeikan University, JAPAN
2013 M.S Department of Mechanical Science and Bioengineering, Osaka University, JAPAN
2020 PhD Department of Robotics Engineering, Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology, KOREA

Divij Bhatia

E-mail: divijbhatia@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2009 B.S Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Mumbai University, India
2011 M.S Electrical Engineering, Penn State University, USA
2018 PhD Mechanical Engineering, Kyung Hee University, South Korea

Ph.D. Course Students :

Kyoungsoub Lee

E-mail: lks0872@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2015 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2017 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Sihwan Heo

E-mail: hershey@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2016 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2018 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Buyoun Cho

E-mail: cho19920922@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2015 B.S Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang Univ.
2018 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Yusung Kim

E-mail: fjfrom92@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2016 B.S Mechanical Engineering, POSTECH
2019 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Hangil Lee

E-mail: leehangil@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2017 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2019 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Seonghyeon Jo

E-mail: sh.jo@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2017 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2019 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Chanbeom Park

E-mail: pcb3454@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2018 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2020 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Geondo Lee

E-mail: gorden2002@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2018 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2020 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Sungyun Cho

E-mail: cho0410@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2018 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2020 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

YeChan Lee

E-mail: neo9se@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2019 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2021 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Minki Kim

E-mail: 1minki6@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2020 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

M.S. Course Students:

Huimin Su

E-mail: suhuimin@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2020 B.S Mechanical Engineering, NWPU

Youngjun Kim

E-mail: dskson@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2017 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

이진섭

E-mail: bbben123500@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2021 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Hyeokjun Kwon

E-mail: hj990713@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2021 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Chae Seongok

E-mail: polaris9327@kaist.ac.kr

Education:
2018 B.S Astronomy, Department of Sports and Leisure Studies, Yonsei University
2020 M.S Physical Education, Yonsei University

Seungmin Ye

E-mail: yesmin@kaist.ac.kr

Education
2022 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Sungkyunkwan Univ.

Yoojin Jun

E-mail: ejjun727412@kaist.ac.kr

Education
2022 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST


Alumni:

Postdoctoral Researchers:

Seong-Tae Kim

Education:
2000 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University
2002 M.S. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2016 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Professional Experience:
2008.12 ~ 2016.02 Senior Research Engineer, Central Research Institute, SAMSUNG HEAVY INDUSTRIES CO., LTD

Keonyoung Oh

Education:
2009 B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Korea University
2012 M.S. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2016 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Shirley Ryan Ability Lab, Chicago, Illinois, USA

Yushin Kim

Education:
2007 P.T. Physical Therapy, Korea University
2010 MHSc. Rehabilitation Science, Korea University
2014 Ph.D. Rehabilitation Science, Korea University

Professional Experience
Jan 2007 ~ Jun 2008 : Physical Therapist, SKY Sports Medical Hospital.
Dec 2014 ~ Nov 2016 : Post-Doc., Rehabilitation Medicine Department, Clinical Center, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD

Ph.D. Course:

Sanghoon Chae

Education:
2006 B.S Electrical engineering, Seoul National University
2010 M.D Medicine, Kyungbook National University
2019 PhD Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Professional Experience:
2011.03 ~ 2015.02 Medical Doctor, Department of orthopedic surgery, Samsung Medical Center

Donghyun Kim

Education:
2014 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2016 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2020 PhD Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Samsung Research, Korea

Jeongho Park

Education:
2014 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2016 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2022 PhD Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Startup

M.S. Course:

Yongkyeong Kim

Education:
2013 B.S Mechatronics Engineering, KOREATECH
2016 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Startup

Dokyeong Ha

Education:
2014 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2016 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Startup

Seungbum Lee

Education:
2014 B.S Mechanical Engineering, Hanyang University
2017 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Startup

Seongjin Hong

Education:
2016 B.S Mechanical Engineering, Inha University
2018 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Omolle Inc, Korea (Startup)

Yeonhun Ryu

Education:
2018 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2020 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Samsung Electronics, Korea

Sojung Kim

Education:
2016 B.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST
2018 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: Aniai Inc, Korea (Startup)

Muhammad Umer Khan Niazi

Education:
2018 B.S Mechanical Engineering, NUST
2021 M.S Mechanical Engineering, KAIST

Current: HEART Lab, Asan Hospital Research Center, Korea