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Seong Hyeon Hong

Assistant Professor | College of Engineering and Science - Mechanical and Civil Engineering

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Dr. Hong’s research focuses on robotics, machine learning, optimization and data analytics that involve surrogate modeling, intelligent control, design optimization, visual servoing, and GPU/edge computing. His current and previous research projects include, neural network-based model predictive control, fault mitigation of safety critical systems, AI-based sensor fusion, path planning, data-driven modeling of microfluidic devices, surrogate-assisted optimization, intelligent health monitoring, and unmanned perception. Upon joining FIT Dr. Hong spent 4 years at University of South Carolina as a research assistant professor and postdoctoral fellow.

Educational Background

Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2017

M.S., Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida, 2013

B.S., Mechanical Engineering, Handong Global University, 2012

Current Courses

MEE4014 - Control Systems

MEE4024 - Mechanical Vibrations

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