Adjunct Professor of Department of Electronic and Computer Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Control & Robotic Systems
Individual Research Interest
Robotics, mathematical systems theory.
Frank Chongwoo Park is Visiting Professor of Electronic and Computer Engineering at HKUST. He received his BS in Electrical Engineering from MIT in 1985, and PhD in Applied Mathematics from Harvard University in 1991. From 1991 to 1995 he was Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at the University of California, Irvine. Since 1995 he has been Professor of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering at Seoul National University. His research interests are in robot mechanics, planning and control, vision and image processing, mathematical systems theory, and related areas of applied mathematics. He has been an IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Lecturer, and received best paper awards for his work on visual tracking and parallel robot design. He has served on the editorial boards of the Springer Handbook of Robotics, Springer Advanced Tracts in Robotics (STAR), Robotica, and the ASME Journal of Mechanisms and Robotics. He has held adjunct faculty positions at the NYU Courant Institute and the Interactive Computing Department at Georgia Tech. He is a fellow of the IEEE, current editor-in-chief of the IEEE Transactions on Robotics, and developer of the EDX course Robot Mechanics and Control I, II.