Mechanical Engineering Robotics

News

28 May 2021
A reimagined robot hand combines strength with resilience, sidestepping the problems that accompany existing designs.
13 Jul 2020
A unique artificial intelligence approach is sifting through samples to find undiscovered fundamental particles that might clarify unexplainable physical phenomena.
06 May 2020
Scientists are finding safer ways to keep drug-loaded microrobots attached to cancer tissue.
05 Sep 2019
A research team, affiliated with South Korea's Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST) has presented a system that can quantitatively complement the diagnosis of knee arthritis, which was performed only by x-ray and doctor’s judgment.
Professor Hongsoo Choi in the Department of Robotics Engineering (left), Combined degree student Jongeon Park (right)
03 Sep 2019
DGIST Professor Hongsoo Choi’s team developed a biodegradable micro-robot that performs both drug release and hyperthermia treatment into a desired area. Improved drug treatment and opened a new path of future anti-cancer treatment.
KAIST robotic butterfly
22 Aug 2019
Wearing a flower brooch that blooms before your eyes sounds like magic. KAIST researchers have made it real with robotic muscles.
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26 Dec 2018
Do You Know How Robotics Can Bring Massive Improvement in Automation, Productivity and Innovation?
Action figure with sensing skin
10 Dec 2018
Flexible skin for soft robots, embedded with electrical nanowires, combines conductivity with sensitivity within the same material.
Robot Swarm
01 Jan 2018
Coordinated robot swarms can achieve amazing feats, but even a single faulty unit can have serious consequences.
Brittle Stars inspire new generation robots able to adapt to physical damage
14 Dec 2017
The invention of a robot made to adapt to unexpected physical damage is a significant breakthrough for machines made to function in tough environments.

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Researchers

A robotics scientist focused on innovating robotic devices for interventions requiring magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) guidance, e.g. stereotactic neurosurgery and cardiac catheterization.
Ilkwon Oh
Prof. Oh is the director of the Creative Research Initiative Center for Functionally Antagonistic Nano-Engineering, and the director of the Active Materials and Dynamic Systems Lab at KAIST.