YJKYeongjin Kim

Post-Doc

Department of Mechanical Engineering
Room 1177, Building 089
University of Maryland, College Park, MD 20742
Phone: (301)-247-5319
Email: Ykim1212 (at) umd (dot) edu

 

EDUCATION

RESEARCH

  • Development of minimally invasive neurosurgical intracranial robot (MINIR)
  • Development of rehabilitation robot for stroke therapy

PUBLICATIONS

  • Yeongjin Kim, Shing Shin Cheng, Aleksandrs Ecins, Cornelia Fermüller, Kelly P. Westlake, and Jaydev P. Desai. “Towards a Robotic Hand Rehabilitation Exoskeleton for Stroke Therapy.” In ASME 2014 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, pp. V001T04A006-V001T04A006. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2014.
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin, and Jung Kim, “Characterization of cellular elastic modulus using the structure based double-Layer cell model,” Med. Bio. Eng. Com., 2011.
  • Bummo ahn, Yeongjin Kim, Chulkyu Oh and Jung Kim, “Robotic palpation and mechanical property characterization for abnormal tissue localization,” Med. Bio. Eng. Com., 2012.
  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo ahn, Jaewon Lee, Gunho Lah, and Jung Kim, “Local property characterization of prostate glands using inhomogeneous modeling based on tumor volume and location analysis,” Med. Bio. Eng. Com., 2012.
  • Yeongjin Kim, Taeyong Shin, Gunho Lah, and Jung Kim, “Robotic mechanical localization of prostate cancer correlates with MRI scans,” Yeonsei Med., 2012.
  • Bummo ahn, Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin, and Jung Kim, “Biomechanical characterization with inverse FE model parameter estimation: macro and micro applications,” Journal of the Korean Society for mechanics, 2009.
  • Jung Kim, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Real-Time Haptic Rendering of Slowly Deformable Bodies Based on Two Dimensional Visual Information for Telemanipulation,” Transactions of the KSME (A), 2007.
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jungwoo Hong, Jennifer H. Shin, and Jung Kim, “Comparative study on the differential mechanical properties of human liver cancer and normal cells,” Animal cell and tissue .2012.
  • Bummo ahn, H. Lee, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Robotic System with Sweeping Palpation and Needle Biopsy for Prostate Cancer Diagnosis,” The International Journal of Medical Robotics and Computer Assisted Surgery, 2013 [Accepted]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo ahn, Youngjin Na, Taeyong Shin, Kunho Lah, and Jung Kim, “Digital Rectal Examination in a Simulated Environment using Sweeping Palpation and Mechanical Localization,” Journal of Endourology. 2013 [submitted]
  • Jina Son, Yeongjin Kim, Gwangmin. Gu, Hyonyoung Han and Jung Kim, “Enhanced Mobile Ground Reaction Force Measurement System Capable of Sensing the Shear Force,” Sensor and actuator (A), 2013 [Submitted]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin and Jung Kim, “Nanomechanical analysis of AFM proving on living cells with cytoskeleton disassembly,” 4th Asian Pacific Conference on Biomechanics. Christchurch, Newzealand, 2009. [Oral presentation]
  • Bummo Ahn, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Biomechanical Characterization with Inverse FE Model Parameter Estimation on Macro and Micro applications,” International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems, Seoul, Korea, 2008. [Oral presentation, Final award competition paper]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin and Jung Kim, “Atomic Force Microscopy Probing for Biomechanical Property characterization,” The 2nd IEEE RAS/EMBS International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, Phoenix, U.S.A., 2008. [Poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin and Jung Kim, “Mechanical property characterization of living cells from AFM proving and cytoskeleton disassembly,” Biomedical engineering society, St.Louis, USA, 2008. [Poster presentation]
  • Jungsik Kim, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Real-Time Haptic Rendering of Slowly Deformable Bodies Based on Two Dimensional Visual Information for Telemanipulation,” ICCAS, 2007. [Oral presentation]
  • Jungsik Kim, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Real-Time Haptic Rendering of Slowly Deformable Bodies based on Two Dimensional Visual Information for Telemanipulation,” 3rd Tokyo Tech-KAIST Joint Student Workshop in Tokyo, 2007. [Oral presentation]
  • Jungsik Kim, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Real-Time Haptic Rendering of Slowly Deformable Bodies based on Two Dimensional Visual Information for Telemanipulation,” KAIST-NTU student workshop, Singapore, 2007. [Oral presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jongmo Seo, Jung Kim, “Postoperative structure analysis of scleral buckling,” World congress on Biomechanics 2010, Singapore [Oral presentation]
  • Jungsik Kim, Bummo ahn, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Inclusion Detection with Haptic-Palpation System for Medical Telediagnosis,” Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society (EMBC), Minnesota, U.S.A., 2009 [Oral presentation]
  • Youngjin Na, Yeongjin Kim, Bummo ahn, Jung Kim, “An Instrumentation for Force and Motion Measurement in Transgastric NOTES,” ICAM, Japan, 2010 [Oral presentation]
  • Youngjin Na, Yeongjin Kim, Jongmo Seo, Hunah. Jang, Jungyong Park, “Needle-Based Intervention for Sacral Nerve Stimulation Using Electromagnetic Tracking and Virtual Images,” 5th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2011 [Oral presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Youngjin Na, Jung Kim, and Jongmo Seo, “Quantitative Analysis of Ocular Structure after Scleral Buckle Encircling,” 5th European Conference of the International Federation for Medical and Biological Engineering, 2011 [Oral presentation]
  • Bummo ahn, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “New Approach for Abnormal Tissue Localization with Robotic Palpation and Mechanical Property Characterization,” Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2011 IEEE/RSJ International Conference, Sept. 2011[Oral presentation]
  • Hyosang Lee, Yeongjin Kim, Bummo ahn, Gunho Lah and Jung Kim, “Localization of Abnormality using Robotic System with Finite Element Modeling of Prostate Glands: A Preliminary Study,” IEEE International Conference on Biomedical Robotics and Biomechatronics, 2012, Rome Italy., 2012 [Poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Youngjin Na, Bummo ahn, and Jung Kim, “Advanced 2D Machine Palpation for Tissue Abnormality Localization in a Simulated Environment,” The 5th Joint Eurohaptics Conference and IEEE Haptics Symposium, 2013 [poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim and Jung Kim, “Local Property Characterization of Prostate Glands using the Inhomogeneous Modeling Based on Tumor Volume and Location Analysis,” swiss joint symposium 2012
  • Youngjin Na, Yeongjin Kim, Bummo Ahn, and Jung Kim, “Measurement of force and motion of a surgical tool,” KSPE, 2010 [Poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jungwoo Hong, Jennifer H. Shin, and Jung Kim, “Nanomechanical analysis of AFM probing on living cells,” KSBE 2009 Annual Fall Conference, Daejeon, Korea, 2008.  [Oral presentation]
  • Suncheol Kwon, Yeonjoo Lee, Dongju Lee, Yeongjin Kim, and Jung Kim, “Muscle activity decrease by power assistive system using surface electromyography,” KSPE, 2012, [Poster presentation]
  • Jina Son, Hyonyung Han, Yeongjin Kim, Gwangmin Gu, and Jung Kim, “Sole instrumentation system for estimating ground reaction force in biomechanics,” KSBE 2008 Annual Fall Conference, Daejeon, Korea, 2012, [poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Youngjin Na, Jina Son, and Jung Kim, “Local property characterization based on the internal structure analysis and modeling of prostate glands,” KSBE 2012 Annual Fall Conference, Daejeon, Korea [poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Youngjin Na, Bummo ahn, Jung Kim, “Mechanical localization in a Simulated Environment,” 9th Asian Conference on Computer Aided Surgery, 2013 [oral presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jungsik Kim, and Jung Kim, “Haptic Rendering based on Real-time Video of Deformable Bodies using Snakes Algorithm,” Proceedings of the 2007 HCI Korea, 2007. [Oral presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jung Kim, Junhee Lee and Wandu Kim, “Mechanical Characterization of Adherent Cells with Atomic Force Microscopy,” KSME 2008 Annual Spring Conference, Jeju, Korea, 2008. [Poster presentation]
  • Yeongjin Kim, Jennifer H. Shin and Jung Kim, “Nanomechanical analysis of AFM probing on living cells,” KSBE 2008 Annual Fall Conference, Daejeon, Korea, 2008. [Oral presentation]

PATENTS

  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo Ahn, Junhee Lee, Wandu Kim, Jung Kim, Apparatus and method of diagnosing property of matter, 2008, [KR, patent], apply to the Korea Patent Office (Korea: 10-2008-0060894, Application)
  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo Ahn, Jung Kim, Position sensing and compensation method using endoscope camera and magnetic-based sensor, [KR, patent], apply to the Korea Patent Office (Korea: 10 – 2009 – 0017039, Application)
  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo Ahn, Jung Kim, Multi-dimensional mechanical loading apparatus and medical diagnosis method, 2010, [KR, patent], apply to the Korea Patent Office (Korea: 10 – 2010 – 0018369, Application)
  • Yeongjin Kim, Bummo Ahn, Jung Kim, Position and force tracking system and the tracking method of NOTES, [KR, patent], apply to the Korea Patent Office (Korea: 10 – 2010 – 0026662, Application)