Associate Professor

Contact InformationSoo Jeon

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

Website

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

Education

  • 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

Courses*

  • ME 649 - Machine and Process Control
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • MTE 380 - MTE Eng. Design Workshop
    • Taught in 2018
  • ME 262 - Microprocessors&Digital Logic
    • Taught in 2016, 2018, 2019, 2020
  • MTE 322 - Electromech. Machine Design
    • Taught in 2016, 2017, 2019, 2020
* Only courses taught in the past 5 years are displayed.

Selected/Recent Publications

  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Fluid Structure Interaction of Cantilever Micro and Nanotubes Conveying Magnetic Fluid with Small Size Effects Under a Transverse Magnetic Field, Journal of Fluids and Structures, 94(2020), 2020, 102951 - 11
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Analytical and Numerical Model of High Intensity Focused Ultrasound Enhanced with Nanoparticles, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, 67(12), 2020, 3083 - 3093
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Magnetic Nanoparticles-Enhanced Focused Ultrasound Heating: Size Effect, Mechanism, and Performance Analysis, Nanotechnology, 31(24), 2020
  • Mohamed Mehrez, Karl Worthmann, Joseph Cenerini, Mostafa Osman, William Melek, Soo Jeon, Model Predictive Control without Terminal Constraints or Costs for Holonomic Mobile Robots, Robotics and Autonomous Systems, 127, 2020
  • Shiyi Yang, Soo Jeon, Jongeun Choi, Efficient Sampling for Rapid Estimation of 3D Stiffness Distribution via Active Tactile Exploration, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 25(4), 2020, 1729 - 1738
  • Shiyi Yang, Soo Jeon, Jongeun Choi, Multi-Fidelity Sampling for Fast Bayesian Shape Estimation with Tactile Exploration, IEEE Transactions on Industrial Informatics, 16(7), 2020, 4478 - 4488
  • Ayeda Sayeed, Soo Jeon, Theodore Prybitkov, In-Motion Weight Sensor Array for Dynamic Weighing of Non-Singulated Objects, IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and Measurement, 69(5), 2020, 2075 - 2083
  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Enhancing Thermal Effect of Focused Ultrasound Therapy Using Gold Nanoparticles, IEEE Transactions on NanoBioscience, 18(4), 2019, 661 - 668
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  • Shiyi Yang and Soo Jeon, Recursive Path Planning and Wind Estimation for Precision Airdrop, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control and Dynamics, 42(6), 2019, 1429 - 1437
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  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, Model Predictive Rollover Prevention for Steer-by-wire Vehicles with a New Rollover Index, International Journal of Control, 93(1), 2020, 140 - 155
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  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, Model Predictive Control for Integrated Lateral Stability, Traction/Braking Control, and Rollover Prevention of Electric Vehicles, Vehicle System Dynamics, 58(1), 2020, 49 - 73
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  • Mansour Ataei, Chen Tang, Amir Khajepour, Soo Jeon, Active Camber System for Lateral Stability Improvement of Urban Vehicles, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 233(14), 2019, 3824 - 3838
  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, Reconfigurable Integrated Stability Control for Four- and Three-wheeled Urban Vehicles with Flexible Combinations of Actuation Systems, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 23(5), 2018, 2031 - 2041
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  • 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
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  • Mehdi Jalalmaab, Mohammad Pirani, Baris Fidan and Soo Jeon, Cooperative Estimation of Road Condition Based on Dynamic Consensus and Vehicular Communication, IEEE Transactions on Intelligent Vehicles, 4(1), 2019, 90 - 100
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  • 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
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  • Moslem Sadeghi-Goughari, Soo Jeon, Hyock-Ju Kwon, Flutter instability of cantilevered carbon nanotubes caused by magnetic fluid flow subjected to a longitudinal magnetic field, Physica E: Low-dimensional Systems and Nanostructures, 98(2018), 2018, 184 - 190
  • 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
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  • Mansour Ataei, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, A General Rollover Index for Tripped and Un-tripped Rollovers on Flat and Sloped Roads, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 233(2), 2019, 304 - 316
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  • Bonghun Shin, Soo Jeon, Jeongwon Ryu and Hyock Ju Kwon, Elastography for Portable Ultrasound, Biomedical Engineering Letters, 8(1), 2018, 101 - 116
  • 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
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  • Laaleh Durali, Amir Khajepour and Soo Jeon, Design and optimization of a cam-actuated electro-hydraulic brake system, Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 232(7), 2018, 909 - 920
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  • Bonghun Shin, Soo Jeon, Jeongwon Ryu and Hyock-Ju Kwon, Compressed Sensing for Elastography in Portable Ultrasound, Ultrasonic Imaging, 39(6), 2017, 393 - 413
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  • 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
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  • Jeong-woo Han, Soo Jeon, Hyock Ju Kwon, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, IEEE/ASME International Conference on Advanced Intelligent Mechatronics, 07 2019, Hong Kong, 1586 - 1591
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  • Ryan McMillan, Soo Jeon and Vahid Babakeshizadeh, Low Power Magnetic Lock Assembly, (Patented in 2019)
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Graduate Studies

  • Currently accepting applications for graduate students