Dennis Hong

Dennis Hong

PROFESSOR
MECHANICAL AND AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

37-144, Eng IV

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Phone: (310) 825-9471

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RESEARCH AND INTERESTS
Humanoids & Bipedal Robots, Robot Locomotion & Manipulation, Soft Actuators, Robotic Platforms, Autonomous Vehicles, Machine Design, Kinematics & Mechanisms.
PUBLICATIONS
  1. Dennis Hong, “Making a car for blind drivers”, TED2011, Long Beach, CA, 2011
  2. Dennis Hong, “My seven species of robot”, TEDxNASA, Newport News, VA, 2009
  3. Kanabe, C., Hopkins, M., Hong, D., “Team CHARLI: RoboCup 2012 Humanoid AdultSize League Winner,” RoboCup 2012, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer Berlin Heidelberg
  4. Reinholtz, C., Hong, D., Wicks, A., et. Al., “Odin: Team VictorTango’s Entry in the DARPA Urban Challenge”, Journal of Field Robotics, 25: 467–492
  5. Ren, P. and Hong, D. W., “Mobility Analysis of a Spoked Walking Machine with Variable Topologies”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 3, 041005 (2011)
  6. Hong, D. W., Ingram, M. and Lahr, D., “Whole Skin Locomotion Inspired by Amoeboid Motility Mechanisms”, ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics, 1, 011015 (2009)
  7. Hong, D. W. and Cipra, R. J., “Optimal Contact Force Distribution for Multi-limbed Robots”, ASME Journal of Mechanical Design, Vol. 128, No. 3, May, 2006, pp. 566-573 128, 566 (2006)
  8. Hong, D., et. Al., “Development of a Semi-Autonomous Vehicle Operable by the Visually Impaired”, Multisensor Fusion and Integration for Intelligent Systems, Lecture Notes in Electrical Engineering (LNEE), Springer-Verlag, Vol. 35, 2009, pp. 455-467
EDUCATION
Purdue University, 2002
AWARDS AND RECOGNITION
  • 2016 URAI Best Paper Award
  • 2015 Hyupsung Social Contribution Award
  • 2015 RoboCup Winner

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