Department of Mechanical and Aerospace EngineeringOUR PEOPLE
Jungwon (Jun) SEO 徐廷沅
PhD, University of Pennsylvania
Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Assistant Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering

Dr. Jungwon Seo holds a PhD degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Pennsylvania (Penn). His research interests include various problems of robotic manipulation; he has been investigating theoretical and practical issues relating to creating solutions for handling objects of interest with robotic systems. He received the B.S. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Seoul National University and worked as an automotive engineer at Hyundai Motor Company before studying at Penn.

Research interests

Robotics (robotic manipulation); Control/Dynamics; Planning/Kinematics

Selected publications

  • J. Seo, M. Yim, and V. Kumar, “A Theory on Grasping Objects using Effectors with Curved Contact Surfaces and Its Application to Whole-Arm Grasping,” The International Journal of Robotics Research, August 2016 35: 1080-1102
  • J. Seo, M. Yim, and V. Kumar, “Assembly Sequence Planning for Constructing Planar Structures with Rectangular Modules,” in IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Stockholm, Sweden, May 2016
  • J. Paulos, N. Eckenstein, T. Tosun, J. Seo, J. Davey, J. Greco, V. Kumar, and M. Yim, “Automated Self-Assembly of Large Maritime Structures by a Team of Robotic Boats,” IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering, vol. 12, no. 3, pp. 958-968, July 2015 
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