Development of a Robot Based on an Animation Character
Grand Ballroom E
11:30 - 11:55
Speaker Biography (Joohyung Kim (Ph.D))
Joohyung Kim received BSE and Ph.D. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from Seoul National University, Korea, in 2001 and 2012. His research interests include design and control of biped robots based on animation characters, balancing and walking control for humanoid robots, and safe human-robot interaction. Prior to joining Disney Research, he was a postdoctoral fellow in CMU for DARPA Robotics Challenge in 2013. From 2009 to 2012, he was a senior engineer in Samsung Electronics, Korea, developing biped walking controllers for humanoid robots
Company Profile (Disney Research)
Disney Research was launched in 2008 as an informal network of research labs that collaborate closely with academic institutions such as Carnegie Mellon University and the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zürich (ETH). We're able to combine the best of academia and industry: we work on a broad range of commercially important challenges, we view publication as a principal mechanism for quality control, we encourage engagement with the global research community, and our research has applications that are experienced by millions of people. We're honoring Walt Disney's legacy of innovation by researching novel technologies and deploying them on a global scale.