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        Yonghoon Ji 지용훈(池勇勳) Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Department of Precision Mechanics at Chuo University, JAPAN
[Curriculum Vitae] [Research] [Publication]

Personal Information

Nationality Republic of Korea
Data of Birth December, 9th, 1983
Contact Room 2720, Building 2,
7-13-27 Kasuga, Bunkyo-ku, Tokyo,
112-8551, JAPAN
Phone (+81) 3-3817-1845
E-Mail ji@mech.chuo-u.ac.jp, ji@robot.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
Website http://www.nineppl.com, http://www.mech.chuo-u.ac.jp/umedalab

Research Interest

Mobile Robotics
SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping)
Intelligent Space
Robot Vision
Unmanned Vehicle Technologies
Unmanned Construction
Acoustic Camera-based 3D Measurement
Radiation Source Localization

Education

March, 2016 The Graduate School of The University of Tokyo, Japan
Ph.D.
from Japan Government (Monbukagakusho : MEXT) Scholarship Program

• Department of Precision Engineering
• Advisor : Prof. Hajime Asama at The University of Tokyo, asama@robot.t.u-tokyo.ac.jp
February, 2012 The Graduate School of Korea University, Korea
Master of Engineering
• Department of Mechatronics
• Advisor : Prof. Jae-Bok Song at Korea University, jbsong@korea.ac.kr
February, 2010 Kyung Hee University, Korea
Bachelor of Engineering
• Department of Computer Engineering
February, 2010 Kyung Hee University, Korea
Bachelor of Engineering
• Department of Mechanical Engineering
• Advisor : Prof. Seung-Ho Jang at Kyung Hee University, shjang@khu.ac.kr

Professional Experience

April, 2018
- Present
Chuo University
Assistant Professor
April, 2018
- Present
The University of Tokyo
Visiting Research Fellow
April, 2016
- March, 2018
The University of Tokyo
Overseas Researcher under Postdoctoral Fellowship of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS)
• Challenge to Extreme Environment: SLAM and Navigation of Intellectual Exploration Robot
April, 2014
- March, 2016
Teikyo University
Teaching Assistant (Part-time)
• Summer Semester : Physics (Laboratory) for Department of Radiological Technology
• Winter Semester : Human Life Science (Practical Exercise) for School of Medicine
September, 2012
- March, 2013
Korea University
Reseracher

Military Service

October, 2005
- January, 2008
Korea Army, Airforce Operation Commander (A.F.O.C) Computer Center
Sergeant
• Maintained database and the web site of the ‘Aeronautical Operational Information System’
• Assisted in the ‘air force command and control system (AFCCS : tactics C4I system)’ development project based on JSP and JAVA platform

Publication

[Publication]



Award

January, 2017 The International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology 2017 (IWAIT2017)
Best Paper Award
• Tsubasa Goto, Sarthak Pathak, Yonghoon Ji, Hiromitsu Fujii, Atsushi Yamashita and Hajime Asama, “Spherical Camera Localizaton in Man-made Environment Using 3D-2D Matching of Line Information,” Proceedings of the International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology 2017 (IWAIT2017), January, 2017, Penang, Malaysia. (Best Paper Award)
December, 2016 The 17th The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) Annual Conference
Best Presentation Award
• Hanwool Woo, Yonghoon Ji, Hitoshi Kono, Yusuke Tamura, Yasuhide Kuroda, Takashi Sugano, Yasunori Yamamoto, Atsushi Yamashita, and Hajime Asama, “Vehicle-Trajectory Prediction of Other Vehicles Using Lane-Change Estimation and Artificial Potential Field Method,” Proceeding of 2016 the 17th SICE Symposium on System Integration (in Japanese), pp. 446-451, December, 2016, Sapporo, Japan. (Best Presentation Award)
December, 2015 The 6th 2015 JSME/RMD International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015)
ICAM2015 Honorable Mention
Yonghoon Ji, Atsushi Yamashita, and Hajime Asama, “Automatic Camera Pose Estimation Based on Textured 3D Map Information,” Proceeding of the 2015 JSME/RMD International Conference on Advanced Mechatronics (ICAM2015), pp. 100-101, December, 2015, Tokyo, Japan. (ICAM2015 Honorable Mention)
February, 2015 The 14th The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers (SICE) Annual Conference
Academic Research Award
Yonghoon Ji, Atsushi Yamashita, and Hajime Asama, “Vanishing Point Matching-based Voxel Mapping Using an RGB-D Sensor in a Monotonic Environment,” Proceeding of 2013 the 14th SICE Symposium on System Integration (in Japanese), pp. 2235-2238, December, 2013, Kobe, Japan. (Academic Research Award) (Academic Research Award)
May, 2012 27th Institute of Control, Robotics and System (ICROS) Annual Conference
Best Paper Award
Yong-Hoon Ji, Ji-Hun Bae, Sung-Ho Hong, and Jae-Bok Song, “Outdoor Localization Using GPS Data and Lane Markers for a Mobile Robot,” Proceeding of 2012 27th Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems Annual Conference, pp. 275-276, May, 2012, Seoul, Korea. (Best Paper Award)
May, 2011 26th Institute of Control, Robotics and System (ICROS) Annual Conference
Best Paper Award
Yong-Hoon Ji, Jae-Bok Song, and Joo-Hyun Baek, “Hausdorff Distance Matching for Elevation Map-based Global Localization in Outdoor Environment,” Proceeding of 2011 26th Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems Annual Conference, pp. 41-44, May, 2011, Gwangju, Korea. (Best Paper Award)

Academic Activities

June, 2018 The 15th International Conference on Ubiquitous Robots (UR2018)
http://www.ubiquitousrobots.org/
Associate Editor
December, 2017 2017 IEEE/SICE International Symposium on System Integration (SII2017)
http://www.sii2017.org/
Program Committee
December, 2017 2017 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2017)
http://2017.ieee-robio.org/
Program Committee
November, 2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration
for Intelligent Systems (MFI2017)

http://www.mfi2017.org/
Publication Chair
December, 2016 2016 IEEE Conference on Robotics and Biomimetics (ROBIO2016)
http://robio2016.org/
Program Committee

Session Chair

November, 2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Multisensor Fusion and Integration
for Intelligent Systems (MFI2017)

http://www.mfi2017.org/
Session Chair
May, 2017 2017 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA2017)
http://www.icra2017.org/
Session Co-Chair
July, 2016 14th International Conference on Autonomous Intelligent Systems (IAS-14)
http://www.ias-14.org/
Session Co-Chair

Invited Talk

February, 2017 The 12th Korea Robotics Society Annual Conference
http://kros.org/kroc2017

Other Experience

August, 2012 JSPS-NRF Asian Science Seminar (ASS) 2012, Japan
Life-Support Technologies in Super-Aging Society
• Participated in the group project to prepare super-aging society and proposed, designed a concept of human friendly Care-Watcher through collaboration between engineers and a social worker (Certification)

Key Coursework

Graduate
Course (Ph.D.)
GPA (2.86/3.0)
Dynamic Agent, Advanced Robotics, Neural Networks, Intelligent Control Theory, Intelligent Software System, Brain INformation Processing System, Academic Writing, Advanced Academic Presentation
Graduate
Course (M.S.)
GPA (4.25/4.5)
Advanced Robotics, Mobile Robotics, Advanced Instrumentation and Measurement System, ExperimentalRobotics, Autonomous Robotic System, Advanced Mechatronics, Advanced Automatic Control, Intelligent Control
Undergraduate
Course
GPA (4.04/4.5)
Engineering Thermodynamics, Fluid Mechanics, Mechanics of Materials, Dynamics, Material Engineering, Manufacturing Process and Practice, Numerical Analysis, Mechanical Vibration, Mechatronics, Automatic Controls, Computer Graphics and Engineering Design, Mechanical Mechanism, Introduction of Robotics, Advanced Object-Oriented Programming, JAVA Application Programming, Data Structure, Database, Discrete Structures, Computer Operating System, Computer Architecture, Window Programming, Embedded System Hardware, Computer Network, Logical Circuit, ASIC Design Experiments

Certificate of Achievement and Qualification

August, 2008 SCJP 5.0 (SUN CERTIFICATED PROGRAMMER for the JAVA 2 Platform SE 5.0)
November, 2009 Certification of Engineer General Machinery
February, 2007 Level 1 of the Japanese-Language Proficiency Test (JLPT)
June, 2005 Certification of Industrial Engineer Information Processing

Computer Skill

Programming
Language
C, C++, System C, JAVA, Delphi, JSP, HTML, MATLAB, Verilog HDL, SQL
Software
Application
Microsoft Visual Studio, Eclipse, DBMS, MATLAB, Altera Quartus, Altera ModelSim, Aldec Active HDL, Auto CAD, Microsoft Office, LATEX, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Premire, and other common productivity package for window platform