CHONG Nak-Young

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Name
CHONG Nak-Young
Affiliation
Japan Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
Section
School of Information Science, Department of Information Science
Job title
Associate Professor
Degree
B.S. from Hanyang University(1987), M.S. from Hanyang University(1989), Ph.D. from Hanyang University(1994)

Research Interests

 
 

Academic & Professional Experience

 
 
   
 
Senior Researcher, Daewoo Heavy Industries Ltd. (1994-1998); Visiting Scholar, Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, AIST-MITI (1995-1996); Research Associate, KIST (1998); Senior Researcher, Hanyang University (1998-2005)
 
 
   
 
Researcher, NEDO (1998-2000); Researcher, MSTC (2000); STA Fellow (2001-2003); Senior Researcher (jointly appointed), Intelligent Systems Institute, AIST (2003-2007)
 
 
   
 
Visiting Professor, Georgia Institute of Technology(2008-2009), Carnegie Mellon University Visiting Professor(2015-2018)
 

Awards & Honors

 
Jun 2012
International Engineer of the Year 2012, The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
 
Sep 2012
THE CAMBRIDGE CERTIFICATE for Outstanding Engineering Achievement, The International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England
 
Nov 2010
Best Paper Award, 7th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence
 
Mar 2010
Best Paper Award, 2010 International Symposium on Robotics and Intelligent Sensors
 
Apr 2009
Award for Excellence in Physical Sciences and Mathematics, Association of American Publishers, Inc.
 

Published Papers

 
Ziyan Gao, Nak Young Chong
Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering   87-99   Jan 2020
© Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2020. In this paper, we propose a Learning from Demonstration approach for robotic grasping with compliant arms. The compliance in the robot arm for safety often causes a problem in grasping. In our approach, w...
Elibol Armagan, Chong Nak Young
JOURNAL OF MARINE SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING   7(6)    Jun 2019   [Refereed]
Tiwari Kshitij, Xiao Xuesu, Malik Ashish, Chong Nak Young
MECHATRONICS   57 173-187   Feb 2019   [Refereed]
Roberto Menicatti, Carmine T. Recchiuto, Barbara Bruno, Renato Zaccaria, Ali Abdul Khaliq, Uwe Kockemann, Federico Pecora, Alessandro Saffiotti, Ha Duong Bui, Nak Young Chong, Yuto Lim, Van Cu Pham, Nguyen Tan Viet Tuyen, Nicholas Melo, Jaeryoung Lee, Maxime Busy, Edouard Lagrue, Jeannmarc Montanier, Amit Kumar Pandey, Antonio Sgorbissa
Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO   2018-September 117-124   Jan 2019
© 2018 IEEE. In many cases, complex multidisciplinary research projects may show a lack of coordinated development and integration, and a big effort is often required in the final phase of the projects in order to merge software developed by heter...
Ha Duong Bui, Nak Young Chong
Proceedings of IEEE Workshop on Advanced Robotics and its Social Impacts, ARSO   2018-September 32-37   Jan 2019
© 2018 IEEE. This paper presents a novel approach to integrating humans and assistive robots into ECHONET-based smart home environments through a multi-modal user interface, toward mitigating nursing care problems in aging societies. We envision a...

Misc

 
SHINNOH Atsushi, LEE Geunho, CHONG NakYoung
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese)   83(846) 16-00448-16-00448   2017
<p>This paper addresses the problem of the coordinated deployment of a swarm of mobile robots in an area with geographical constraints. The objective of our research is to investigate how to build an ad hoc network of robotic sensors in a real-wor...
SHINNOH Atsushi, CHONG NakYoung, LEE Geunho
Transactions of the Society of Instrument and Control Engineers   52(1) 28-36   2016
This paper addresses a position estimation problem for communication packet loss of a swarm of autonomous mobile robots. To complete assigned geometric patterns, these robots move while communicating each other. As is often the case in wireless co...
TATARA Kazutaka, LEE Geunho, CHONG Nak Young
Transactions of the JSME (in Japanese)   81(829) 15-00109-15-00109   2015
This paper introduces a novel direction-of-arrival (DoA) technique based on phase differences of electromagnetic waves. In detail, design and implementation issues for the DoA directional sensing are described, towards providing an efficient solut...
HANADA Yosuke, LEE Geunho, CHONG Nak Young
計測自動制御学会論文集   44(1) 96-105   Jan 2008

Books etc

 
Distributed Autonomous Robotic Systems
Nak Young Chong, Young-Jo Cho
Springer   2015   
Special Section on 2012 CASE of IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Enginering
Nak Young Chong (Part:Editor)
IEEE   2013   
Networking Humans, Robots, and Environments
Nak Young Chong
Bentham Science   2013   
Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Robotics: Sensing, Representation, and Action, Part II, Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics
Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Nak Young Chong (Part:Editor)
Springer   2013   
Special Issue on Artificial Intelligence in Robotics: Sensing, Representation, and Action (I), Journal of Intelligent Service Robotics
Fulvio Mastrogiovanni, Nak Young Chong (Part:Editor)
Springer   2012   

Conference Activities & Talks

 
Culture-Aware Elderly Care Robots in a Smart ICT Environment [Invited]
Nak Young Chong
International Care Robot Symposium 2017   15 Nov 2017   
Culture-Aware Elderly Care Robots in a Smart ICT Environment [Invited]
Nak Young Chong
Korean Society of Medical Informatics Fall Conference   16 Nov 2017   
Culture-Aware Elderly Care Robots in a Smart ICT Environment [Invited]
Nak Young Chong
Invited Seminar at Case Western Reserve University   17 Apr 2018   
Culture-Aware Elderly Care Robots in a Smart ICT Environment [Invited]
Nak Young Chong
5th International Conference on Computational Science and Technology   29 Aug 2018   
Culture Aware Robots and Environmental Sensor Systems for Elderly Support [Invited]
Nak Young Chong
EU-Japan Centre for Industrial Cooperation Webinar 104 Paving the Way to Culturally Competent Robots: The CARESSES Project   10 Oct 2017   

Teaching Experience

 
 

Research Grants & Projects

 
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Social Contribution

 
International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots and Ambient Intelligence
[]  School of Information Science, Professor, Nak Young Chong  (Jeju, Korea)  28 Jun 2017 - 1 Jul 2017
The 2013 AGI Cognitive Robotics Special Session Cognitive Robotics: Joint Perception, Representation, Action andLearning
[]  (Beijing, China)  2 Aug 2013
Ministry of Knowledge Economy Robotics-Specialized Education Consortium International Summer Workshop
[]  10 Jan 2013 - 12 Jan 2013
IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering
[]  20 Aug 2012 - 24 Aug 2012
HYU-JAIST Joint Workshop on Cognitive Robotics
[]  1 Aug 2012