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Yong-Lae Park
Assistant Professor, RI
Office: NSH 4109
Phone: (412) 268-6820
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Carnegie Mellon University
Robotics Institute
5000 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Administrative Assistant: Peggy A. Martin
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Yong-Lae Park is an Assistant Professor in the Robotics Institute and the School of Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon University starting September 2013. Prof. Park completed his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Mechanical Engineering from Stanford University. His research interest is bio-inspired design and manufacturing of soft robots and microrobots. He is the winner of the Best Paper Award from the IEEE Sensors Journal, in 2013, a NASA Tech Brief Award from the NASA Johnson Space Center (JSC), in 2012, and a Technology Development Fellowship for independent postdoctoral research from the Wyss Institute at Harvard University, in 2010. His recent paper on soft artificial skin was selected as a cover article of the IEEE Sensors Journal.