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Robotic Manipulation and Sampling Group

Won S. Kim, Ph.D.
Member of Technical Staff
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Biography (more>>)
Won S. Kim is a Senior Member of Technical Staff in the Mobility and Manipulation Group. He has over 20 years experience in telerobotics research and development including software design and implementation, model and sensor based control, real-time motion control, calibration, system integration, validation, and flight software implementation.

Education (more>>)
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, 1986, University of California, Berkeley
M.S. in Electrical Engineering, 1978, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology, Korea
B.S. in Electronics Engineering, 1976, Seoul National University, Korea

Professional Experience (more>>)
MSL FSW Flight S/W development (2009-present)
MSL SSE Testbed/WSTS Simulation S/W development (2007-2009)
ALHAT Lunar Terrain-Relative Navigation S/W Integration and Analysis (2008-2009)
MSL AEGSE Brushless Motor Control S/W Development (2007-2008)
Visual Target Tracking Technology Validation and Flight Infusion (2003-2006)

Research Interests (more>>)
Software design and implementation for mobility and manipulation systems, supervisory and autonomous system concepts and algorithm development, model and sensor-based real-time control, system integration and validation, flight software implementation

Selected Publications (more>>)

Won S. Kim, Issa A. Nesnas, Max Bajracharya, Richard Madison, Adnan I. Ansar, Robert D. Steele, Jeffrey J. Biesiadecki, and Khaled S. Ali, "Targeted Driving Using Visual Tracking on Mars: From Research to Flight," Journal of Field Robotics, 26, 3, March 2009, 243-263. (Link)

W. S. Kim, A. I. Ansar, R.D. Steele, "Performance Analysis and Validation of a Stereo Vision System," IEEE SMC 2005, Oct. 2005.

W. S. Kim, "Computer Vision Assisted Virtual Reality Calibration," IEEE Trans. on Robotics and Automation, vol. 15, no. 3, Jun. 1999, pp. 450-464.

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