Frank C. Park




Frank Chongwoo Park received his BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1985, and PhD in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 1991. From 1991 to 1995 he was an assistant professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. Since 1995 he has been professor in the School of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University. From 2001-2002 he was an adjunct professor at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University, and since 2009 he has been an adjunct professor of interactive computing at the College of Computing, Georgia Institute of Technology.

His research interests are in robotics, mathematical systems theory, and related areas of applied mathematics. He received best conference paper awards from the Manufacturing Engineering Division of ASME in 1997, and the IEEE Int. Conference on Information and Automation in 2008. He was a recipient of the Shin-Yang Research Achievement Award from the SNU College of Engineering in 2006, and was a 2007 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Lecturer. He has served as senior editor of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics, as associate editor of the ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, and is currently an area editor for the Springer Handbook of Robotics. He is the current secretary of the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society.

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