Dr Jonghyuk Kim

Associate Professor (Adjunct)
College of Engineering & Computer Science
T: 02)9514 4492 (UTS)

Areas of expertise

  • Autonomous Vehicles 091303
  • Navigation And Position Fixing 090904
  • Control Systems, Robotics And Automation 090602
  • Adaptive Agents And Intelligent Robotics 080101
  • Computer Vision 080104

Research interests

Dr Jon Kim's research interests are on

  • Autonomous robotics, focusing on visual perception and its use for aiding autonomous navigation
  • Data fusion accross multiple agents
  • Achiving persistent autonomy for life-long operations
  • Ground and aerial robot systems


  • Dr. Jon Kim has obtained his PhD degree in Field Robotics at the University of Sydney in 2004, pioneering the area of airborne simultaneous localisation and localisation (SLAM). He studied mechanical engineering at KAIST, South Korea and received his BS and MS degrees in electronics/control engineering at Chungnam National University, South Korea in 1997/99 respectively. He was a postdoctoral fellow at the Centre for Autonomous Systems (CAS) in Sydney before he joined ANU. He is the recipient of the Charles Sharpe Beecher Prize and Award from IMechE, UK, 2005 for his contributions to aerial robotics. He co-chaired ACRA (Australasian Conference in Robotics and Automation) in 2008 and served an Associated Editor roles for IEEE-IROS (2008) and IEEE ICRA (2010).
  • Dr Kim’s has published more than 70 papers with Google citations of 1000+. The key contribution published in IEEE Transaction on Aerospace and Electronics System together with its companion conference paper has received over 300 citations showing significant impacts in aerial robotics.



Projects and Grants

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