Associate Professor

Contact InformationSoo Jeon

Phone: 519-888-4567 x48898
Location: E7 3438


Biography Summary

Soo Jeon is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical and Mechatronics Engineering at the University of Waterloo.

Professor Jeon’s expertise lies in the broad areas of mechatronics, dynamic systems, instrumentation and control. His research projects include Sensing-Rich Drive Trains, Multimodal Sensory Feedback for Dexterous Manipulation, Non-Linear Dynamics of Controlled Mechanical Systems, Autonomous and Self-Sustaining Systems.

Professor Jeon is the recipient of the Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award from the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) for the year 2010 and the Discovery Accelerator Supplement Award from the NSERC for the year 2015.

He is a member of ASME, IEEE and CSME. He serves as an associate editor for ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, and IEEE Transactions on Automation Science and Engineering.

Research Interests

  • Automation
  • Robotics
  • Control
  • Intelligent Systems


  • 2007, Doctorate, Mechanical Engineering, University of California at Berkeley
  • 2001, Master of Science, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University
  • 1998, Bachelor of Science (BSc), Mechanical Design and Production Engineering, Seoul National University


  • ME 360 - Introduction to Control Systems
    • Taught in 2014, 2015
  • ME 649 - Control of Machines and Processes
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
  • MTE 322 - Electromechanical Machine Design
    • Taught in 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017
  • MTE 380 - Mechatronics Engineering Design Workshop
    • Taught in 2018
  • ME 262 - Introduction to Microprocessors and Digital Logic
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2019
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, A Novel Reconfigurable Integrated Vehicle Stability Control with Omni Actuation Systems, IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, 67(4), 2018, 2945 - 2957
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Yanjun Qian, Soo Jeon, Sohrab Sadeghi and Hyock-Ju Kwon, An Experimental and Numerical Study on Tactile Neuroimaging: A Novel Minimally Invasive Technique for Intraoperative Brain Imaging, The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 14(2), 2018
  • Atsushi Kakogawa, Soo Jeon and Shugen Ma, Stiffness Design of a Resonance-based Planar Snake Robot with Parallel Elastic Actuators, IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters, 3(2), 2018, 1284 - 1291
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Effects of Magnetic-Fluid Flow on Structural Instability of a Carbon Nanotube Conveying Nanoflow under a Longitudinal Magnetic Field, Physics Letters A, 381(35), 2018, 2898 - 2905
  • Bonghun Shin, Soo Jeon, Jeongwon Ryu and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Compressed Sensing for Elastography in Portable Ultrasound, Ultrasonic Imaging, 39(6), 2017, 393 - 413
  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, Rollover Stabilities of Three-Wheeled Vehicles Including Road Configuration Effects, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: J. of Automobile Engineering, 231(7), 2017, 859 - 871