Associate Professor
Hugo Rodrigue
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School of Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Building 1, Room 21315
Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, Korea
Tel. +82-31-299-4860

Ph.D. Seoul National University, Korea
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering (2015)

M.Sc.A. École Polytechnique de Montréal, Canada
Industrial Engineering (2010)

B.Eng. McGill University, Canada
Mechanical Engineering (2008)


Sungkyunkwan University, School of Mechanical Engineering (2016.03~present)
Assistant Professor

Seoul National University, Department of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering (2015.09~2016.02)
Postdoctoral Researcher

Visual 2000, (2010.09~2011.08)
PLM Expert

Research Interests

  • Soft Robots and Structures
  • Soft Actuators
  • Smart Material-based Actuators
  • Novel Manufacturing Methods
  • Biomimetic Robots and Structures


  • 2023~current: International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR) – Associate Editor
  • 2023~current: Intelligent Service Robotics (ISR) – 영문지이사
  • 2022~current: IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS) Technical Activities Board (TAB) – Associate Vice-President
  • 2021~current: Intelligent Service Robotics (ISR) – Associate Editor
  • 2018~current: IEEE Robotics and Automation Letters (RA-L) – Associate Editor
  • 2017~current: Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology (JMST) – Associate Editor
  • 2017~current: International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing-Green Technology (IJPEM-GT) – Editorial Board
  • Member of:
    • IEEE (Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
    • KSME (Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers)
    • KROS (Korea Robotics Society)
    • KSPE (Korean Society for Precision Engineering)
    • Academic Society for Appropriate Technology


  • 2020: Young Researcher Award – Korean Society for Precision Engineering (KSPE)
  • 2016~2016: Korea Research Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (KRF), Korea Research Foundation
  • 2011~2015: Korean Government Scholarship Program (KGSP), National Institute for International Education