*Recently Funded Research

Intelligent Collaborative Spaces for Future of Work in Mixed Reality

Funded by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT, and IITP.

Period: May 2021 – April 2022 (Role: PI @UIC)

Collaborator: Dr. Jae Yeol Lee (Chonnam National University)

Development of Human-Robot Interaction and Collaboration Systems Using Augmented Reality and Deep Learning

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Funded by the Republic of Korea’s Ministry of Science and ICT, and IITP.

Period: June 2020 – May 2021 (Role: PI @UIC)

Collaborator: Dr. Jae Yeol Lee (Chonnam National University)

Customizable Lower-Limb Wearable Robot using Soft-Wearable Sensor to Assist Occupational Workers

Funded by the National Science Foundation (Link)

Period: September 2020 – August 2023 (Role: Co-PI, PI: Dr. Myunghee Kim)

Collaborator: Dr. W. Hong, Yeo (Georgia Tech)

This research investigates the effectiveness of this wearable robot strategy in reducing human effort and develops strategies to improve the utilization of wearable robots and soft wearable electronics.

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)’s recent Press Release: “CDC Awards $1.5 Million for Research to Reduce Exposures to Workplace Hazards through Robotic Technology

 

Effects of an Intelligent Virtual Assistant in a Noisy Environment on Office Workers' Physical and Cognitive Loads

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Funded by the Office Ergonomics Research Committee

Period: January 2021 – December 2021 (Role: PI)

Collaborators: Dr. Myunghee Kim & Dr. Natalie Parde (UIC)