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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2014

[32] Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, H. Pei, D. Vogt, P. Aubin, L. Fluke, E. Winchell, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, and C. J. Walsh, "Wearable Soft Sensing Suit for Human Gait Measurement," To appear in International Journal of Robotics Research, 2014.

[31] S. Elayaperumal, J. Plata, A. Holbrook, Y.-L. Park, K. Butts Pauly, M. R. Cutkosky, and D. Bruce, "Autonomous Real-Time Interventional Scan Plane Control with a 3-D Shape-Sensing Needle," IEEE Transactions on Medical Imaging, 2014. [Link, pdf]

[30] Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, N. Perez-Arancibia, D. Young, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, E. C. Goldfield, and R. Nagpal, "Design and Control of A Bio-Inspired Soft Wearable Robotic Device for Ankle-Foot Rehabilitation," Bioinspiration & Biomimetics, Vol. 9, No. 1, 2014. [
Link, pdf]

[29] Y.-L. Park, J. Santos, K. Galloway, E. C. Goldfield, and R. J. Wood, "A Soft Wearable Robotic Device for Active Knee Motions using Flat Pneumatic Artificial Muscles," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'14), Hong Kong, China, May 2014, pp. 4805-4810. [
pdf]

2013

[28] D. Vogt, Y.-L. Park (co-1st author), and R. J. Wood, "Design and Characterization of A Soft Multi-Axis Force Sensor Using Embedded Microfluidic Channels," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 10, pp. 4056-4064, 2013. [Link, pdf]

[27] J.-B. Chossat, Y.-L. Park, R. J. Wood, and V. Duchaine, "A Soft Strain Sensor Based on Ionic and Metal Liquids," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 13, No. 9, pp. 3405-3414, 2013. [
Link, pdf]

[26] D. Tepayotl-Ramirez, T. Lu, Y.-L. Park, and C. Majidi, "Collapse of Triangular Channels in a Soft Elastomer," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 102, No. 4, 2013. [
Link, pdf]

[25] Y.-L. Park and Robert J. Wood, "Smart Pneumatic Artificial Muscle Actuator with Embedded Microfluidic Sensing," Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2013 Conference, Baltimore, MD, November 2013, pp. 689-692. [
Link, pdf]

[24] Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, E. Martinez-Villalpando, P. Aubin, M. Zisook, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, and C. Walsh, "Soft Wearable Motion Sensing Suit for Lower Limb Biomechanics Measurements," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'13), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013, pp. 5289-5296. [
Link, pdf]

[23] D. Vogt, Y. Menguc, Y.-L. Park, M. Wehner, R. K. Kramer, C. Majidi, L. P. Jentoft, Y. Tenzer, R. D. Howe, and R. J. Wood, "Progress in Soft, Flexible, and Stretchable Sensing Systems," Proceedings of the International Workshop on Research Frontiers in Electronics Skin Technology at ICRA'13, Karlsruhe, Germany, May 2013.

[22] Y.-L. Park, D. Young, B. Chen, R. J. Wood, R. Nagpal, and E. C. Goldfield, "Networked Bio-Inspired Modules For Sensorimotor Control of Wearable Cyberphysical Devices," Proceedings of the International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications (ICNC'13), San Diego, CA, January 2013, pp. 92-96. [Link, pdf]

2012

[21] Y.-L. Park, D. Tepayotl-Ramirez, R. J. Wood, and C. Majidi, "Influence of Cross-Sectional Geometry on the Sensitivity of Liquid-Phase Electronic Pressure Sensors," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 101, No. 19, 2012. [Link, pdf]

[20] Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, and R. J. Wood, "Design and Fabrication of Soft Artificial Skin Using Embedded Microchannels and Liquid Conductors," IEEE Sensors Journal, Vol. 12, No. 8, pp. 2711-2718, 2012. [
Link, pdf]
Cover Article
Winner: Best Journal Paper Award

[19] E. C. Goldfield, Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, W.-H. Hsu, A. Wessendorf, D. Young, M. Wehner, D. Stephen, L. Stirling, D. Newman, R. Nagpal, E. Saltzman, K. G. Holt, C. Walsh, and R. J. Wood, "Bio-Inspired Design of Soft Robotic Assistive Devices: The Interface of Physics, Biology, and Behavior," Ecological Psychology, Vol. 24, No. 4, pp. 300-327, 2012. [Link, pdf]

[18] Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, C. Majidi, R. J. Wood, R. Nagpal, and E. Goldfield, "Active Modular Elastomer Sleeve for Soft Wearable Assistance Robots," Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'12), Vilamoura, Portugal, October, 2012, pp. 1595-1602. [
Link, pdf]

[17] D. Vogt, Y.-L. Park, and R. J. Wood, "A Soft Multi-Axis Force Sensor," Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2012 Conference, Taipei, Taiwan, October, 2012. [Link, pdf]

[16] J.-B. Chossat, Y.-L. Park, R. J. Wood, and V. Duchaine, "A Soft Elastomer Strain Sensor Based on an EGaIn/Ionic Solution Hybrid Construction," Proceedings of the International Workshop on Smart Materials and Alternative Technologies for Bio-Inspired Robots and Systems at IROS'12, Vilamoura, Portugal, October, 2012.

[15] M. Wehner, Y.-L. Park, C. J. Walsh, R. Nagpal, R. J. Wood, T. Moor, and E. Goldfield, "Experimental Characterization of Components for Active Soft Orthotics," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics (BioRob'12), Roma, Italy, June, 2012, pp. 1586-1592. [Link, pdf]

2011

[14] Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, and R. J. Wood, "Soft Artificial Skin with Multi-Modal Sensing Capability Using Embedded Liquid Conductors," Proceedings of the IEEE Sensors 2011 Conference, Limerick, Ireland, October, 2011, pp. 81-84. [Link, pdf]

[13] Y.-L. Park, B. Chen, D. Young, L. Stirling, R. J. Wood, E. Goldfield, and R. Nagpal, "Bio-Inspired Active Soft Orthotic Device for Ankle Foot Pathologies," Proceedings of the IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS'11), San Francisco, CA, September, 2011, pp. 4488-4495. [Link, pdf]

[12] D. Lee, S. Kim, Y.-L. Park, and R. J. Wood, "Design of Centimeter-scale Inchworm Robots with Bidirectional Claws," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'11), Shanghai, China, May, 2011, pp. 3197-3204. [Link, pdf]

2010

[11] Y.-L. Park, C. Majidi (co-1st author), R. Kramer, P. Berard, and R. J. Wood, "Hyperelastic Pressure Sensing with a Liquid Embedded Elastomer," Journal of Micromechanics and Microengineering, Vol. 20, No. 12, 2010. [Link, pdf]

[10] Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, B. Daniel, S. C. Ryu, M. Shin, J. Savall, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Real-Time Estimation of 3-D Needle Shape and Deflection for MRI-Guided Interventions," IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Vol. 15, No. 6, pp. 906-915, 2010. [Link, pdf]

[9] D. Shin, I . Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Design and Control of A Bio-Inspired Human-Friendly Robot," International Journal of Robotics Research, Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 571-584, 2010. [Link, pdf]

2009

[8] Y.-L. Park, S. C. Ryu, R. J. Black, K. Chau, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Exoskeletal Force-Sensing End-Effectors with Embedded Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors," IEEE Transactions on Robotics, Vol. 25, No. 6, pp. 1319-1331 2009. [Link, pdf]

[7] D. Shin, I . Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Design and Control of a Bio-Inspired Human- Friendly Robot," Springer Tracts in Advanced Robotics, Vol. 54, Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany, pp. 43-52, 2009. [Link]

[6] Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, S. C. Ryu, B. L. Daniel, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi, and M. R. Cutkosky, "MRI-Compatible Haptics: Strain Sensing for Real-Time Estimation of Three Dimensional Needle Deflection in MRI Environments," Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 17th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition (Oral presentation), Honolulu, HI, April 2009. [pdf]

2008

[5] Y.-L. Park, S. C. Ryu, R. J. Black, B. Moslehi and M. R. Cutkosky, "Fingertip Force Control with Embedded Fiber Bragg Grating Sensors," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'08), Pasadena, CA, May 2008, pp. 3431-3436. [Link, pdf]

[4] D. Shin, I. Sardellitti, Y.-L. Park, O. Khatib, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Design and Control of a Bio-Inspired Human-Safe Robotic Arm," Proceedings of the 11th International Symposium on Experimental Robotics, Athens, Greece, June 2008. [pdf]

[3] R. J. Black, D. Zare, L. Oblea, Y.-L. Park, B. Moslehi, "On the Gage Factor for Optical Fiber Grating Strain Gages," Proceedings of Society for the Advancement of Materials and Process Engineering (SAMPE'08), the 53rd International SAMPE Symposium and Exhibition, Long Beach, CA, May 2008, Vol. 53. [Link, pdf]

[2] Y.-L. Park, S. Elayaperumal, B. L. Daniel, E. Kaye, K. B. Pauly, R. J. Black, and M. R. Cutkosky, "MRI-Compatible Haptics: Feasibility of using Optical Fiber Bragg Grating Strain-Sensors to Detect Deflection of Needles in an MRI Environment," Proceedings of the International Society for Magnetic Resonance in Medicine (ISMRM) 16th Scientific Meeting and Exhibition (Oral presentation), Toronto, Canada, May 2008. [pdf]

2007

[1] Y.-L. Park, K. Chau, R. J. Black, and M. R. Cutkosky, "Force Sensing Robot Fingers using Embedded Fiber Grating Sensors and Shape Deposition Manufacturing," Proceedings of the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA'07), Roma, Italy, April 2007, pp. 1510-1516. [Link, pdf]
Best Manipulation Paper Award Finalist