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Selected journal articles

Jeong, Hyeongkeun, Parian Haghighat, Prakyath Kantharaju, Michael Jacobson, Heejin Jeong, and Myunghee Kim. “Muscle coordination and recruitment during squat assistance using a robotic ankle–foot exoskeleton.” Scientific Reports 13, no. 1 (2023): 1363.

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Kim, Jihoon, Prakyath Kantharaju, Hoon Yi, Michael Jacobson, Hyungkeun Jeong, Hojoong Kim, Jinwoo Lee et al. “Soft wearable flexible bioelectronics integrated with an ankle-foot exoskeleton for estimation of metabolic costs and physical effort.” npj Flexible Electronics 7, no. 1 (2023): 3.

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Vakacherla, Sai Siddarth, Prakyath Kantharaju, Meet Mevada, and Myunghee Kim. “Single Accelerometer to Recognize Human Activities Using Neural Networks.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 145, no. 6 (2023): 061005.

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Kantharaju, Prakyath, and Myunghee Kim. “Phase-Plane Based Model-Free Estimation of Steady-State Metabolic Cost.” IEEE Access 10 (2022): 97642-97650.

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Kantharaju, Prakyath, Hyeongkeun Jeong, Sruthi Ramadurai, Michael Jacobson, Heejin Jeong, and Myunghee Kim. “Reducing squat physical effort using personalized assistance from an ankle exoskeleton.” IEEE Transactions on Neural Systems and Rehabilitation Engineering (2022).

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Kim, Myunghee*, Hyeongkeun Jeong, Prakyath Kantharaju, Dongyual Yoo, Michael Jacobson, Dongbin Shin, Changsoo Han, and James L. Patton. “Visual guidance can help with the use of a robotic exoskeleton during human walking.” Scientific Reports 12, no. 1 (2022): 1-10.

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Jacobson, Michael, Prakyath Kantharaju, Hyeongkeun Jeong, Jae-Kwan Ryu, Jung-Jae Park, Hyun-Joon Chung, and Myunghee Kim. “Foot contact forces can be used to personalize a wearable robot during human walking.” Scientific reports 12, no. 1 (2022): 1-12.

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Journal articles

Haghighat, Parian, Toan Nguyen, Mina Valizadeh, Mohammad Arvan, Natalie Parde, Myunghee Kim, and Heejin Jeong. “Effects of an intelligent virtual assistant on office task performance and workload in a noisy environment.” Applied Ergonomics 109 (2023): 103969.

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Kim, Myunghee, Hannah Lyness, Tianjian Chen, and Steven H. Collins. “The effects of prosthesis inversion/eversion stiffness on balance-related variability during level walking: a pilot study.” Journal of Biomechanical Engineering 142, no. 9 (2020).

Singh, Ankit, Yalda Ghasemi, Heejin Jeong, Myunghee Kim, and Andrew Johnson. “A comparative evaluation of the wearable augmented reality-based data presentation interface and traditional methods for data entry tasks.” International Journal of Industrial Ergonomics 86 (2021): 103190.

Peer-reviewed conference proceedings

Ramadurai, S., Jacobson, M., Kantharaju, P, Jeong, H., Jeong, H., & Kim, M. (2022). Evaluation of Lower Limb Exoskeleton for Improving Balance during Squatting Exercise using Center of Pressure Metrics. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting. 66(1), SAGE Publications.

 

Haghighat, Parian, Toan Nguyen, Mina Valizadeh, Mohammad Arvan, Natalie Parde, Myunghee Kim, and Heejin Jeong. “Human Interaction with Intelligent Virtual Assistant in a Noisy Environment.” In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, vol. 66, no. 1, pp. 1508-1508. Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications, 2022.

Ghasemi, Yalda, Ankit Singh, Myunghee Kim, Andrew Johnson, and Heejin Jeong. “Effects of Head-locked Augmented Reality on User’s Performance and Perceived Workload.” In Proceedings of the Human Factors and Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting, vol. 65, no. 1, pp. 1094-1098. Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA: SAGE Publications, 2021.

 

Wen, Tin-Chun, Michael Jacobson, Xingyuan Zhou, Hyun-Joon Chung, and Myunghee Kim. “The personalization of stiffness for an ankle-foot prosthesis emulator using Human-in-the-loop optimization.” In 2020 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), pp. 3431-3436. IEEE, 2020.

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Song, P. Kantharaju, V. Betanabhotla, and M. Kim, Metabolic Cost Estimation using Dual Unscented Kalman Filter and Gaussian Mixture Model, US-Korea Conference, 2019, * Best Poster Award.

Bhounsule, Pranav A., Myunghee Kim, and Adel Alaeddini. “Approximation of the step-to-step dynamics enables computationally efficient and fast optimal control of legged robots.” In International Design Engineering Technical Conferences and Computers and Information in Engineering Conference, vol. 83990, p. V010T10A050. American Society of Mechanical Engineers, 2020.

Kim, Myunghee, Charles Liu, Jinsoo Kim, Sangjun Lee, Adham Meguid, Conor J. Walsh, and Scott Kuindersma. “Bayesian optimization of soft exosuits using a metabolic estimator stopping process.” In 2019 International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), pp. 9173-9179  IEEE, 2019 († equal contributor).

Abstracts

H. Jeong, P. Kantharaju, D. Yoo, M. Jacobson, D. Shin, C. Han, J. Patton, M. Kim, Visual Guidance helped the use of the device, Dynamic Walking, 2022, Wisconsin USA

P. Kantharaju, H. Jeong, S. Ramadurai, M. Jacobson, H. Jeong, M. Kim, Human in the loop optimization for squatting, Dynamic Walking, 2022, Wisconsin USA.

M. Jacobson, P. Kantharaju, H. Jeong, H. Jeong, W. Yeo, M. Kim, Personalized ankle-foot prosthesis stiffness may improve user comfort of walking, 9th World Congress of Biomechanics 2022 Taipei.

M. Kim, P. Kantharaju, H. Jeong, M. Jacobson, H. Jeong, W. Yeo, Personalized assistance using a robotic ankle-foot orthosis reduced the physical effort of a squatting activity, 9th World Congress of Biomechanics 2022 Taipei.

M. Mevada, S. Vakacharla, P. Kantharaju, C. Haynes, C. Bradford, M. Kim, Walking speed estimation using a single IMU sensor for a wearable robot application, North American Congress on Biomechanics, 2022 Canada

M. Kim, Inigo Sanz-Pena, Prakyath Kantharaju, Michael Jacobson, Customizable robotic ankle exoskeleton, US-Korea Conference 2022.

M. Kim, M. Jacobson, P. Kantharaju, H. Jeong, Robotic ankle exoskeleton for human-in-the-loop design, US-Korea Conference, 2021.

M. Jacobson and M. Kim, 2 DoF robotic ankle exoskeleton, Dynamic Walking, Virtual meeting, 2021

related video

Zhou, M. Jacobson, P. Kantharaju, and M. Kim, Can mechanical sensors be used to optimize wearable robot parameters?, US-Korea Conference, 2020

H, Jeong, A. Singh, Kim, A. Johnson, Using Augmented Reality to Assist Seated Office Workers’ Data Entry Tasks, 2020 IEEE Conference on Virtual Reality and 3D User Interface Abstracts and Workshops (VRW), 2020. 293-294. 01 Mar 2020.

Jeong, Y. Kim, M. Kim, Human-in-the-loop wearable robot optimization for squatting, Dynamic Walking, 2020.

Kantharaju, M. Kim, Estimation of steady state metabolic using non-linear dynamics, Dynamic Walking, 2020.

T. Wen, X. Zhou, M. Jacobson, S. Song, M. Kim, Development of a Bayesian Optimization Controller to Minimize the Metabolic Cost of Walking for Human-in-the-Loop Optimization of Ankle-Foot Prosthesis (AFP) Stiffness, Dynamic Walking, 2020

A. He, X. Zhou, M. Kim, Development of a portable ankle-foot orthosis actuator system, Dynamic Walking, 2020

Song, M. Kim, Visual guidance to facilitate a robotic ankle-foot orthosis use, Dynamic Walking, 2020.

S. Song and M. Kim, Physiological signal estimation using Unscented Kalman Filter, Dynamic Walking, 2019.

S. Song and M. Kim, Physiological signal estimation using Unscented Kalman Filter, Dynamic Walking, 2019.

P. Kantharaju, V. Betanabhotla and M. Kim, Learning dynamics and controller of a hopping robot from data, Dynamic Walking, 2019.

Prakyath, V. Betanabhotla and Kim, Learning dynamics and controller of a hopping robot from data, Dynamic Walking, 2019.

Patents

Ye Ding, Ignacio Galiana Bujanda, Jinsoo Kim, Myunghee Kim, Scott Kuindersma, Sangjun Lee, Kathleen E O’donnell, Christopher J Siviy, Conor J Walsh, “Controls optimization for wearable systems,” US11498203B2, filed 2017, granted 2033.

J. Caputo, S.H. Collins, P. Adamczyk, M. Kim, T. Chen, T. Chen, Methods, apparatuses and systems for amputee gait capacity assessment, US 10350092 B1, filed 2016, granted 2019.

J. Caputo, S.H. Collins, M. Kim, T. Chen, P. Adamczyk, V. Chiu, Apparatuses, and systems for amputee gait capacity assessment, US 10537283 B1, filed 2016, granted 2020.