Son, Kwon 사진
Son, Kwon
Mechanical Systems Design Major


 Research Interests

Biomechanical Analysis of Human Body Motion

Off-Line Programming of Robot Systems

Graphic and Dynamic Simulators of Vehicle


Ph.D., University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, U.S.A., 1988
 Selected Publications 
  1. Son, K., Choi, K. H., and Yoon, J. S., "Human sensibility ergonomic approach to vehicle simulator based on dynamics," JSME International Journal, Series C, Vol. 47, No. 3, pp. 889~895, 2004.

2. Kim, S. J., Son, K., and Choi K. H., "Construction and e-v-a-luation of scaled Korean side impact dummies," KSME International, Vol. 17, No. 12, pp. 1894~1903, 2003.

3. Lee, M. C., Park, M. K., Yoo, W. S., Son, K., and Han M, C., "Sliding mode control of real-time PNU vehicle driving simulator and its performance e-v-a-luation," JSME International Journal, Series C, Vol. 46, No. 2, pp. 557~564, 2003.

4. Son, K., Goo, S. H., Choi, K. H., Yoo, W. S., Lee, M. C., and Lee, J. M., "A driving simulator of construction vehicles," International Journal of KSPE, Vol. 2, No. 4, pp. 12~22, 2001.

5. Lee, M. H., Son, K., Han, S. H., Lee, J. M., Lee, M. C., Choi, J. W., Lee, Y. J., and Choi, J. Y., "Implementation of real-time control of an assembly line for the back cover of a camera," Artificial Life Robotics, Vol. 5, pp. 195~201 (2001)

6. Chang, C., Son, K., and Choi, K. H., "Construction of Virtual Environment for a Vehicle Simulator," Transactions of Korea Society of Automotive Engineers, Vol. 8, No. 4, pp. 158-168, 2000.

7. Jeong, Y. H., Eom, S. S., Son, K., and Choi, K. H., "A Human Sensibility Ergonomics Method for Vehicle Driving Simulator and Verbal Expressions Collected," Journal of the Ergonomics Society of Korea, Vol. 19, No. 2, pp. 1-14, 2000.

8. Lee, M-C., Son, K., and Lee, J.-M., "Improving Tracking Performance of Industrial SCARA Robots Using a New Sliding Mode Control Algorithm," KSME International Journal, Vol. 12, No. 5, pp. 761-772, 1998.

9. Chang, S. R., Son, K., and Choi, Y. S., "Measurement of Three-Dimensional Graphic Representations of Korean Seatpan and Seatback Contours," International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics, Vol. 18, No. 2/3, pp. 147-152, 1996.

10. Son, K., Miller, J. A. A., and Schultz, A. B., "The Mechanical Role of the Trunk and Lower Extremities in a Seated Weight-Moving Task in the Sagittal Plane," ASME Journal of Biomechanical Engineering, Vol. 110, pp. 97-103, 1988.

 Professional Experiences 

Chairman, Department of Mechanical Design Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea (1999-2001)

Associate Director of Research Institute of Mechanical Technology, Pusan National University, Korea (1994-1997)

Lecturer, Assistant, Associate Professor, Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering, Pusan National University, Korea (1981-Present)

 Professional Societies & Activities 

 Honors and Awards 

McIvor Award from College of Engineering, The University of Michigan, U.S.A. (1987)
 International Joint Research & Activities 

Joint Research with Doctor J. A. A. Miller of BRL, The University of Michigan, U.S.A.