YONG-LAE PARK

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR

The Robotics Institute, School of Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University


5000 Forbes Ave. NSH 4111, Pittsburgh, PA 15213
tel: 412.268.6820 · ylpark (at) cs.cmu.edu



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BIOGRAPHY

Yong-Lae Park is an Assistant Professor in the Robotics Institute and the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University starting September 2013. Prof. Park completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering at Stanford University. His research focuses on bio-inspired design and manufacturing of soft robots and microrobots for healthcare.

He is the winner of the Best Paper Award, from the IEEE Sensors Journal, in 2013, a NASA Tech Brief Award from the NASA Johnson Space Center, in 2012, and a Technology Development Fellowship from Harvard's Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering, in 2010. His recent paper on soft artificial skin was selected as a cover article of the IEEE Sensors Journal.

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2010.
          (minor in Electrical Engineering)
M.S. Mechanical Engineering, Stanford University, 2005.
B.S. Manufacturing Systems Engineering, Kansas State University, 2003.
B.E. Industrial Engineering, Korea University, 2000.