Biomechanics research and its application for disease diagnosis, treatment innovation, medical robots, and sports training systems


  1. Research Interests
    • Celluar / Tissue / Organism level biomechanics and mechanobiology
    • Medical robotics and simulation
    • Physical human robot interaction system and boi-mechatronics
    • Biomedical photonic imaging system
    • VR-based rehabilitation system for optimal rehabilitation
    • Wearable sports training system based on sports biomechanics
  2. Major Equipments
    • Tensile tester, Hand exoskeleton, X-ray cameras
    • Operation robots, Stereovision system, Force platform
    • Visual human dataset, Motion analyzer, Zeiss Inverted Microscope
    • Haptic elbow spasticity simulator, Multi-function OFDI
    • Endoscopic catheter fabrication / integration station
    • Cell stimulating platforms
  3. Recent Publications
    • Kwon, Dong-Soo, A Weighted QFD-Based Usability Evaluation Method for Elderly in Smart Cars, International Journal of Human-Computer Interaction (2015)
    • Kwon, Dong-Soo, Design, simulation, and testing of a magnetorheological fluid?based haptic actuator for mobile applications, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures (2014)
    • Kwon, Dong-Soo, Novel linear impact-resonant actuator for mobile applications, Sensors and Actuators A: Physical (2015)
    • Kim, Jung, A Study on Estimation of Joint Force Through Isometric Index Finger Abduction With the Help of SEMG Peaks for Biomedical Applications, IEEE Transactions on Cybernetics (2015)
    • Kim, Jung, Comparative study of a muscle stiffness sensor and electromyography and mechanomyography under fatigue conditions, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing (2015)
    • Kim, Jung, Power-Assistive Finger Exoskeleton With a Palmar Opening at the Fingerpad, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2014)
    • Kim, Jung, Estimation of flexible needle deflection in layered soft tissues with different elastic moduli, Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing (2014)
    • Kim, Jung, Robotic system with sweeping palpation and needle biopsy for prostate cancer diagnosis, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery (2014)
    • Kim, Jung, Movement Stability Analysis of Surface Electromyography-Based Elbow Power Assistance, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering (2014)
    • Kim, Jung, Indenter study: associations between prostate elasticity and lower urinary tract symptoms, Urology (2014)
    • Park, Hyung-Soon, Commercial motion sensor based low-cost and convenient interactive treadmill, Sensors (2015)
    • Park, Hyung-Soon, Prefrontal, posterior parietal and sensorimotor network activity underlying speed control during walking, Frontiers in Human Neuroscience (2015)
    • Park, Hyung-Soon, An interactive treadmill under a novel control scheme for simulating overground walking by reducing anomalous force, IEEE Trans. Mechatronics (2015)
    • Park, Hyung-Soon, Development of a Biomimetic Hand Exotendon Device (BiomHED) for Restoration of Functional Hand Movement Post-Stroke, IEEE Trans. on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (2014)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Tensile stimuli increase nerve growth factor in human dermal fibroblasts independent of tension-induced TGFβ production, Experimental Dermatology (2013)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Collaborative effects of electric field and fluid shear stress on fibroblast migration, Lap on a Chip (2013)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Regulation of pigmentation by substrate elasticity in normal human melanocytes and melanotic MNT1 human melanoma cells, Experimental Dermatology (2014)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Suppression of angiogenesis by atmospheric pressure plasma in human aortic endothelial cells, Applied Physics Letters (2014)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Hierarchical multilayer assembly of an ordered nanofibrous scaffold via thermal fusion packaging, Biofabrication (2014)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Acoustothermal heating of PDMS microfluidic system, Scientific Report (2015)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Inhibition of Rho-associated protein kinase increases the angiogenic potential of MSC aggregates via paracrine effects, Tissue Engineering A (2015)
    • Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong, Efficient nematode swimming in a shear thinning colloidal suspension, Soft Matter (2015)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), High frame-rate intravascular optical frequency domain imaging in vivo, Biomedical Optics Express (2014)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), Polarization-sensitive OFDI using polarization-multiplexed wavelength-swept laser, Optics Letters (2014)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), Dual-wavelength band spectroscopic optical frequency domain imaging using plasmon-resonant scattering in metallic nanoparticles, Optics Letters (2014)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), Fully integrated high-speed intravascular optical coherence tomography/near-infrared fluorescence structural/molecular imaging in vivo using a clinically available near-infrared fluorescence-emitting indocyanine green to detect inflamed lipid-rich atheromata in coronary-sized vessels, Circulation-Cardiovascular Interventions (2014)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), GPU-accelerated framework for intracoronary optical coherence tomography imaging at the push of a button, PLOS One (2015)
    • Oh, Wang-Yuhl (William), Multi-functional angiographic OFDI using frequency-multiplexed dual-beam illumination, Optics Express (2015)
    • Lee, Doo Yong, A psychophysical evaluation of haptic controllers: Viscosity perception of soft environments, Robotica (2014)
    • Lee, Doo Yong, Design of a slave arm of a surgical robot system to estimate the contact force at the tip of the employed instruments, Advanced Robotics (2014)
    • Lee, Doo Yong, Analytical and psychophysical comparison of bilateral teleoperators for enhanced perceptual performance, IEEE Trans. Ind. Electron. (2014)
    • Lee, Doo Yong, Design of a New Haptic Interface for Endoscopy Simulation, Journal of Medical Devices (2015)
  4. Faculty
    Professor Research Area Laboratory
    Kwon, Dong Soo Human-Robot Interaction
    Medical Robotics
    Telerobotics & Control Lab.
    Kim, Jung Medical Robotics
    Physical Human Robot Interactions
    Micro Robotic Manipulation
    Biorobotics Lab.
    Park, Sukyung Biomechanics
    Human postural and gait control
    Biomechanics Lab.
    Park, Hyung-Soon Rehabilitation Robotics
    Brain-Machine Interface
    Orthopedic Biomechanics
    Neuro-Rehabilitation Engineering Lab.
    Shin, Jennifer Hyunjong Cellular mechanobiology
    Tissue engineering
    Plasma medicine
    Soft Biomechanics and Biomaterials Lab.
    Oh, Wang-Yuhl Cardiovascular Optical Imaging
    Ophthalmic Optical Imaging
    Multi-functional Microscopy
    Optical Coherence Tomography
    Optical Molecular Imaging
    Biomedical Photonic Imaging Lab.
    Lee, Doo Yong Medical Robotics
    Medical Simulation
    Robotics and Simulation Lab.