Frank Chongwoo Park
Hyounjin Kim
Songhwai Oh
Kyujin Cho
Jaeheung Park
Dongjun Lee
Yong-Lae Park
Ayoung Kim
Yong-Lae Park/ 박 용 래
Assistant Professor
School of Mechanical &
Aerospace Engineering
Seoul National University
Biographical Information
Yong-Lae Park received his B.S. degree in Industrial Engineering from Korea University, and M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. Prior to joining SNU in 2016, Prof. Park was an Assistant Professor in the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (2013~2016) and a postdoctoral research fellow in the Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering at Harvard University (2010~2013).

His current research interests include soft robotics, artificial skin and muscle, wearable devices and robots, and smart structures and materials. He is the winner of Okawa Foundation Research Grant Award, in 2014, the Best Paper Award from the IEEE Sensors Journal, in 2013, a NASA Tech Brief Award from the NASA Johnson Space Center, in 2012, and a Wyss Technology Development Fellowship from Harvard University, in 2010. His recent paper on soft artificial skin was selected as a cover article of the IEEE Sensors Journal, and his work on soft artificial skin and soft robots were recently featured in Nature, Discovery News, New Scientist, engadget, PBS NOVA, and Reuters. , 02-880-7149