Byung-Cheol Min, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Carnegie Mellon University













Byung-Cheol (BC) Min



I am a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University. In May 2014, I received my Ph.D. degree from Purdue University in Computer and Information Technology with a specialization in Robotics, under the supervision of Prof. Eric Matson. My dissertation  topic was "Building Large-scale Broadband Networks using Mobile Robots".


I am working with Prof. Bernadine Dias and Prof. Aaron Steinfeld for the NSF NRI project on Assistive Robots for Blind Travelers. My current research goal is to enable assistive robots to easily interact with people and other robots or things on the same network and collaboratively accomplish a complex task. By doing so, these robots would become more intelligent and autonomous in our daily lives. My current research interests are at the intersection of robotics, human-robot interaction, and sensor networks. Specific topics of interest include:

  • Human-robot interaction in assistive robotics
  • Control for multi-robot systems
  • Development of robotic sensor networks
  • Evolutionary algorithms for autonomous system control
  • Artificial intelligence in multi-agent systems and cyber-physical systems.

Besides, applications of my research include field robotics, search-and-rescue robots, networked robotics, unmanned aerial vehicles, robot navigation, object tracking, formation control, and embedded systems.

Curriculum Vita (CV)




Postdoctoral Fellow

Field Robotics Center

The Robotics Institute

School of Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University


Newell-Simon Hall 2104

5000 Forbes Ave

Pittsburgh, PA 15213 USA

Phone: (412) 268-1289

Email: bmin(at)



 Recent News



  • 07/11/2014 I am on the Technical Program Committees of 2015 IEEE Sensors Applications Symposium (SAS 2015) in Zadar, Croatia, April 13-15, 2015.
  • 06/02/2014 I joined the TechBridgeWorld team at CMU. I will be working for the assistive robots for blind travelers project.
  • 05/20/2014 I am an Associate Technical Program Chair of the Sixth International Conference on Automation, Robotics, and Applications (ICARA 2015), Queenstown, New Zealand, February 17-19, 2015.


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