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Junggon Kim

Address:

4800 Oak Grove Drive
M/S 198-219
Pasadena, CA 91101

Phone:

393-4146

Fax:

393-5007

Member of:

347K - Robot Interfaces and Visualization

Junggon Kim, Ph.D.

Member of Technical Staff

Biography

Junggon Kim is a research technologist in the Robotics Modeling and Simulation Group at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. His research interests include robot kinematics and dynamics, motion planning and optimization, and physically-based simulation. Prior to joining JPL, he was a project scientist at Carnegie Mellon University and worked on multiple research projects in the area of robotics and computer graphics. He received his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Seoul National University, Korea, in 1996, 1998 and 2007 respectively.

Education

Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 2007.
M.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1998.
B.S. in Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Seoul National University, Korea, 1996.

Professional Experience

2013 - Present, Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Pasadena, CA
2010 - 2013, Project Scientist, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2007 - 2010, Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
2000 - 2005, Research Engineer, Hyundai Heavy Industries, Co. Ltd., Korea

Research Interests

Robot kinematics and dynamics
Motion planning and optimization
Physically-based simulation