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02-2049-6265

kichun@konkuk.ac.kr

Kichun Jo

Konkuk University Assistant Professor

Konkuk Institute of Technology, Department of Smart Vehicle Engineering

+82-2-2049-6265

kichun@konkuk.ac.kr

Experience

Assistant Professor, August. 2018 – Current

  • Department of Smart Vehicle Engineering, Konkuk University, Seoul, Korea​

Vaelo - Expert System engineer, Oct. 2015 – July. 2018

  • Valeo - Driving Assistance Research Center, France

  • Expert engineer for localization and cloud map updating of intelligent vehicles

  • Development of localization, mapping, static object segmentation and trajectory planning for Drive4U project

Post-doctoral researcher, Mar. 2014 – Sep. 2015

  • ACE Lab, the Dept. of Automotive Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

  • Chief research manager for Smart car Research Group (SRG) of ACE Lab

  • Lead of ACE Lab autonomous driving team for autonomous vehicle contests since 2012. 

Research assistant, Mar. 2008 – Feb. 2014

  • ACE Lab, the Dept. of Automotive Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

  • Research on the state-of-the-art autonomous driving algorithms and HW/SW system platform

  • Lead of ACE Lab autonomous driving team for two autonomous vehicle contests at 2012 and 2013

  • Collaborative research works with many automotive companies (such as Hyundai motor company, Hyundai MOBIS, and Mando) for autonomous driving and intelligent driver assistance systems

Honors and Awards

Awards

  • Award of excellent researcher of BK21 from the Minister of Education of Korea (교육부장관상), Mar. 2016

  • Excellent Ph.D. dissertation award from Hanayng University, Feb. 2014

  • Excellent paper and presentation award for KSAE Annual Conference and Exhibition, Nov. 2009

  • Award for excellent records from undergraduate school in Hanyang University, Feb. 2008

  • Best award for the senior graduation project contest of mechanical engineering in Hanyang University, "Development of CAD/CAM for CNC machining", Dec. 2007

Scholarship

  • Scholarship from Korea Automobile Importers And Distributors Association (KAIDA), 2010

  • Hanyang's 21st Century Scholarship: a four-year full scholarship for top engineering students in Hanyang University, 2001-2003, 2005-2007

Autonomous Car Contests

  • First place in the 3rd Hyundai Motor Group Autonomous Vehicle Competition, Oct. 2014 (Team leader)

  • First place in the Korea Autonomous Vehicle Contest organized by Korea Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Oct. 2013 (Team leader)

  • First place in the 2nd Hyundai Motor Group Autonomous Vehicle Competition, Nov. 2012 (Team leader)

  • First place in the 1st Hyundai Motor Group Autonomous Vehicle Competition, Nov. 2010 (Team member)

Education

  • ACE Lab, the Dept. of Automotive Engineering, Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

  • Research on the state-of-the-art autonomous driving algorithms and HW/SW system platform

  • Lead of ACE Lab autonomous driving team for two autonomous vehicle contests at 2012 and 2013

  • Collaborative research works with many automotive companies (such as Hyundai motor company, Hyundai MOBIS, and Mando) for autonomous driving and intelligent driver assistance systems

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Automotive Engineering

  • Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea 

  • Mar. 2008 – Feb. 2014

  • Advisor: Prof. Myoungho Sunwoo

Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering

  • Hanyang University, Seoul, Korea

  • Mar. 2001 – Feb. 2008