Prof. Jung Kim

1991 B.S. Production Engineering , KAIST
1993 M.S. Precision Engineering and Mechatronics , KAIST
2004 Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering , MIT

Research Interests
Medical Virtual Reality, robotics, Biomechanics, haptics
Bioinstrumentation, Image-Guided Surgery, tissue engineering
Surgical tool for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Medical robotics

Professional Experience
Dec. 2003 – Oct. 2004
Senior Research Engineer, Yantric Inc., Cambridge, MA
Developing a VR-based epidural anesthesia trainer
Feb 1993 – May 1999
Engineer, Institute for Advanced Engineering, Seoul, Korea
Designed several industrial robots for shipbuilding industry
Sep 1995 – May 1996
Visiting Scientist, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University
Designed a controller for a 6-axis robot to suppress vibration at the tip

Awards & Honors
Korean Government Overseas Scholarship Grantee (1999-2001)

Brain-Machine Interface, published in MIT TechTalk, December 6
TransAtlantic Touch published in MIT News, October 28, 2002
“Computer revolution: Ubiquitous Computing“, KBS Science 21, October 24, 2003

E-mail: jungkim at kaist dot ac dot kr
Tel: 042-869-3231
Fax: 042-869-3210