Professor

Dongil Choi, Ph. D.

Assistant Professor

Email : dongilc@mju.ac.kr

Tel: 031-324-1427

Office : Engineeing Building 1, #214

Lab. : Engineeing Building 1, Y121

Education

Thesis Title

Advisor

Ph.D.

2012

KAIST

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Development of a Rapid Mobile Manipulator and Model-based Stabilization Methods

Jun-ho Oh

M.S.

2007

KAIST

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Development of a 2-wheel self-balanced mobile platform and the robust control by disturbance observer

Jun-ho Oh

B.S.

2005

KAIST

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Work Experience

Period

September 2018 ~

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering, Myongji University

Jan 2016 ~ August 2018

Principal Research Engineer

Naver Labs

6, Buljeong-ro, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea

Jan 2014 ~ Jan 2016

Senior Researcher

KARI

169-84 Gwahak-ro, Yuseoung-gu, Daejeon, South Korea

Sept 2012 ~ Dec 2013

Postdoctoral Fellow

The Robotics Institute(RI), Carnegie Mellon University(CMU)

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Advisor: Christopher G. Atkeson, Professor in the RI and HCII

Feb 2012 ~ August 2012

Post-doc

Hubolab

KAIST, South Korea

Advisor: Jun-ho Oh, Distinguished Professor

Feb 2008 ~ August 2008

Visiting Researcher

The Robotics Institute(RI), Carnegie Mellon University(CMU)

Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Advisor: Christopher G. Atkeson

Sept 2008 ~ July 2011

Researching and Teaching Assistant

KAIST, South Korea

(Basic Mechanical Practice: Modeling & Realization, AutoCAD)

Jan 2005 ~ Jan 2005

Intern

HYUNDAI MOBIS, Co., Ltd., South Korea

(Design of Air Suspension)

Awards

1. Winner Of Best Application Paper Award in 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UBIQUITOUS ROBOTS (UR2018), Hawaii, USA, 2018.

2. Personal Last-mile Mobility, Finalist in IDEA 2018 (International Design Excellence Awards 2018), Sept 20, 2018. (Link)

3. Product Design, Personal Last-mile Mobility / Electric skateboard, in iF DESIGN AWARDS 2018, Feb 01, 2018. (Link1, Link2)

4. Product Design, Personal Last-mile Mobility in reddot award 2018, April 09, 2018. (Link)

5. Participation Prize, in Samsung Humantech Thesis Awards, Samsung Electronics, South Korea, Feb 17, 2012.

6. Bronze Prize, Poster Session, in The 16th Technical Workshop on 21C Frontier Research Project on Intelligent Robotics, Gangneung, South Korea, Aug 24-26, 2011.

7. Silver Prize, Poster Session, in The 15th Technical Workshop on 21C Frontier Research Project on Intelligent Robotics, Gangneun, South Korea, Feb 23-24, 2011.

8. Silver Prize, Poster Session, in The 14th Technical Workshop on 21C Frontier Research Project on Intelligent Robotics, Gangchon, South Korea, Aug 25-27, 2010.

Publication

Journal Papers

[1] Dongil Choi, Jung-Hoon Kim, and Jung-Yup Kim, “Walking Control Using Phase Plane of a Hydraulic Biped Humanoid Robot”, in Journal of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems, Vol. 17, No. 3, pp. 269-276, March, 2011 (Domestic).

[2] Dongil Choi, Mingeuk Kim, Jun-ho Oh, “Development of a Rapid Mobile Robot With a Multi-DOF Inverted Pendulum Using the Model-based ZMP-Stabilization Method,” in Advanced Robotics, Vol. 26, No. 5-6, pp. 515-535, April, 2012.

[3] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Development of the Cartesian Arm Exoskeleton System (CAES) Usinga 3-axis Force/Torque Sensor,” in International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, Vol. 11, No. 5, pp. 976-983, October 2013.

[4] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Active Suspension for a Rapid Mobile Robot Using Cartesian Computed Torque Control,” in Journal of Intelligent and Robotic Systems, Vol.79, No. 2, pp.221-235, 31-May, 2014.

[5] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Motion Planning for a Rapid Mobile Manipulator Using Model-based ZMP Stabilization,” in Robotica, Published online in 05-November, 2014.

[6] Mingeuk Kim, Dongil Choi, “Design and Development of a Variable Configuration Delivery Robot Platform,” in International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, Vol.20, No.10, pp.1757-1765, DOI: 10.1007/s12541-019-00188-9, October 2019.

Conference Papers

[1] Dongil Choi and J.-H. Oh, "Human-friendly motion control of a wheeled inverted pendulum by reduced-order disturbance observer," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Pasadena, USA, 2008, pp. 2521-2526.

[2] Dongil Choi, C. G. Atkeson, S. J. Cho, and J.-Y. Kim, "Phase plane control of a humanoid," in IEEE-RAS International Conference on Humanoid Robots, Daejeon, South Korea, 2008, pp. 145-150.

[3] M. Kim, D. Choi, and J.-H. Oh, "Stabilization of a Rapid Four-wheeled Mobile Platform Using the ZMP Stabilization Method," in Proc. IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, Montreal, Canada, 2010, pp. 317-322.

[4] Dongil Choi and J. Oh, "Four and two wheel transformable dynamic mobile platform," in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, Shanghai, China, 2011, pp. 1-4.

[5] Dongil Choi and J. Oh, “ZMP stabilization of Rapid Mobile Manipulator,” in Proc. IEEE Int. Conf. on Robotics and Automation, St. Paul, USA, 2012, pp. 883-888.

[6] Dongil Choi, Minsu Kim, Hyeongkeun Kim, Jonghun Choe, Moses C. Nah, "Motion Planning of Autonomous Personal Transporter using Model Predictive Control for Minimizing Non-minimum Phase Behavior," in 15TH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON UBIQUITOUS ROBOTS (UR2018), Hawaii, USA, 2018, pp. 362-368, Winner Of Best Application Paper Award.

Thesis

[1] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Development of a 2-wheel self-balanced mobile platform and the robust control by disturbance observer,” Master’s Degree Thesis, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea (2007).

[2] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Development of a Rapid Mobile Manipulator and Model-based Stabilization Methods,” Ph.D Thesis, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea (2012).

Patent

[1] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Steering Unit”, Publication number : 10-0986814, South Korea

[2] Dongil Choi, Jun-ho Oh, “Two-wheel self-balanced mobile platform having steering unit” , Publication number : 10-1004328, South Korea

[3] Jun-ho Oh, Jang-hun Kim, Inhyeok Kim, Dongil Choi, “DYNAMIC STAGE USING STEWART” , Application number : 1020090043722, South Korea

[4] 최동일, 석상옥(네이버 주식회사), "Continuous Variable System Using Differential Drive" , Publication number : 10-1809682, South Korea

[5] 김인혁, 석상옥, 최동일, 이승준, 박창우, 유동훈, 정진원(네이버 주식회사), "MOBILE UNIT WHICH ENABLES CONTROL OF ACCELERATION OR DECELERATION THROUGH SENSING LOCATION OF CENTER OF MASS OF LOAD", Application number : 10-2016-0135642, South Korea

[6] 석상옥, 이승준, 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "ROBOT FOR GENERATING 3D INDOOR MAP USING AUTONOMOUS DRIVING AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ROBOT", Application number : 10-2016-0137865, South Korea

[7] 정진원, 석상옥, 김인혁, 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Publication number : 10-1797050, South Korea

[8] 정진원, 석상옥, 김인혁, 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Publication number : 10-1797053, South Korea

[9] 최동일, 석상옥, 김인혁, 이승준, 정진원, 박창우(네이버 주식회사), "AUTONOMOUS NAVIGATION PLATFORM", Application number : 10-2017-0010137, South Korea

[10] 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "PERSONAL MOBILITY, REMOTE CONTROLLER AND PERSONAL MOBILITY SYSTEM FOR AUTOMATIC DRIVING", Application number : 10-2017-0040084, South Korea

[11] 김민수, 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "PERSONAL MOBILITY AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME", Application number : 10-2017-0084943, South Korea

[12] 최동일, 김민수(네이버 주식회사), "PERSONAL MOBILITY", Application number : 10-2017-0133469, South Korea

[13] 배강태, 최동일(네이버 주식회사), "MOTORIZED MOVING OBJECT AND METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE SAME", Application number : 10-2018-0035318, South Korea

[14] CHUNG JINWON, SEOK SANGOK, KIM INHYEOK, CHOI DONGIL(NAVER CORPORATION) ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Application number : 2017-204179, Japan

[15] CHUNG JINWON, SEOK SANGOK, KIM INHYEOK, CHOI DONGIL(NAVER CORPORATION) ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Application number : 15/796,023, USA

[16] CHUNG JINWON, SEOK SANGOK, KIM INHYEOK, CHOI DONGIL(네이버 주식회사), "ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Application number : 10-2017-0147141, South Korea

[17] CHUNG JINWON, SEOK SANGOK, KIM INHYEOK, CHOI DONGIL(네이버 주식회사), "ELECTRICALLY DRIVEN MOVING VEHICLE", Application number : 10-2017-0147146, South Korea