Professor TaeWon Seo

Research interests
Robotic platform design, Control, Bio-inspired design, Optimal design

Education & Experience
Associate professor, Hanyang University, 2018 -
Assistant, Associate professor, Yeungnam University, 2010 - 2018
Visiting scholar, UC Berkeley, 2015
PostDoc., Carnegie Mellon University, 2009
Researcher, IAMD, Seoul National University, 2008
Ph.D., Seoul National University, 2008
Visiting scholar, University of Michigan, 2006
B.S., Seoul National University, 2003

Research Awards
Young Robotics Research Award, 2018, Korea Robotics Society
Best Paper Award, 2018, Spring Conference of Korean Society of Precision Engineering
Kwon WookHyun Young Research Award, 2017, Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems
Best Paper Award, 2015, Fall Conference of Korean Society of Precision Engineering
Best Paper Award, 2015, Spring Conference of Korean Society of Precision Engineering
Best Paper Award, 2015, Fall Conf. of Korean S. of Manuf. Tech. Engineers
Young ResearcherAward, 2015, Int’l Sym. on Green Manufacturing and Application
Undergraduate Paper Award, 2015, Conf. of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems
Two Best Paper Awards, 2014, Fall Conference of Korean Society of Precision Engineering
Best Paper Award, 2014, Fall Conf. of Korean S. of Manuf. Tech. Engineers
Outstanding Young Scientist, 2014, Korea Robotics Society
2014, Best Paper Award of IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics, 2014
Visiting Scholarship, 2014, LG Yonam foundation
Best Post Award, 2014, Conf. of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems
Best Presentation Award, 2011, Joint Symposium of Sister University in Mechanical Engineering

Education Awards
Best Capstone Design Project Award (Mechanical Engineering), Jun 2019
Best Capstone Design Project Award (Mechanical Engineering), Dec 2018
Best Capstone Design Project Award (Mechanical and IT Engineering), May 2018
Best Capstone Design Project Award (Mechanical and IT Engineering), May 2017
Capstone Design Project Award in Creativity (Mechanical Engineering), May 2017
Capstone Design Project Award in Practice (Mechanical Engineering), May 2017
Distinguished Lecturer, Yeungnam University, English lecture, May 2015
Capstone Design Project Award in Creativity, Mechanical Engineering, May 2015
Capstone Design Project Award in Scholarship , Mechanical Engineering, May 2015
Best Engineering Teacher, Yeungnam University, May 2012
Distinguished Lecturer, Yeungnam University, English lecture, May 2012
Capstone Design Project Award in Creativity, Mechanical Engineering, May 2012

Editorial boards
Technical Editor, IEEE/ASME Transaction on Mechatronics, 2017 – Present
Associate Editor, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 2017 – Present
Associate Editor, Intelligent Service Robotics, 2016 – Present
Associate Editor, IEEE/RSJ Int’l Conf. on Intel. Robots and Systems, 2018
Associate Editor, IEEE Int’l Conf. on Robotics and Automation, 2016, 2017, 2018
Associate Editor, Journal of Korean Robotics Society, 2015 – Present
Associate Editor, Journal of Institute of Control, Robotics, and Systems, 2015 – Present
Associate Editor, Journal of the Korean Society of Precision Engineering, 2013 – Present

Organizing Committee (Conferences)
Program Co-Chair, IEEE Int’l Conf. on CYBER, Suzhou, China, Jul 2019
Int’l Conf. on Ubiquitous Robots, Jeju, Korea, Jun 2019
Korea Robotic Society Annual Conference, Pyeongchang, Korea, Jan 2019
Korea Robotic Society Annual Conference, Pyeongchang, Korea, Feb 2017
Joint Symposium among Sister Universities in Mechanical Engineering, Yokohama, Japan, Aug 2014
24th ICROS Annual Conference, Daegu, Korea, May 2014
Korea Robotic Society Annual Conference, Gyeongsan, Korea, Jul 2011