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Jaho Seo
PhD

Assistant Professor

PEng

Construction Equipment Engineer (Korean)

Dept. of Automotive, Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering
Faculty of Engineering and Applied Science

Languages
English, Korean



  • PhD (Mechanical Engineering) University of Waterloo 2011
  • M.Ing (MSc in Mechanical Engineering) École de Technologie Supérieure, Montreal 2006
  • BSc (Agricultural Machinery & Process Engineering) Seoul National University, Korea 1999
  • Automatic blade control and safety monitoring system for damage/compliant-free snowplows using artificial intelligence techniques, Apr 8, 2019, City of Oshawa.

  • Study on tire-state diagnosis and prognosis technologies for improving system reliability of heavy-duty vehicles, Dec 7, 2018, KIMM-AKCSE Collaborative Forum and Sponsored Research Seminar, KIMM, South Korea.

  • Smart safety control for mobile construction equipment, Feb 7, 2018, UOIT IEEE Mechatronics Research Night, Oshawa.

  • Safety education about farm equipment, its rental business, and precision agriculture, Feb. 24, 2017, Gyeongggi-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services, Korea.

  • Development of work safety control for mobile vehicle, Feb. 08, 2017, Department of Agricultural Engineering, National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Korea

  • Application of robot technology to agriculture, Oct. 12, 2016, Capacity Building Division, Rural Development Administration, Korea.
  • Seo, J., Oh, K., and Noh, H., Development of MPC-based steering control algorithms with human driver model and evaluation of steering performance for an all-terrain crane, Advances in Mechanical Engineering, 2019 (June 21), DOI: 10.1177/1687814019859783.

  • Kim, J., Seo, J., and Lim, J., Novel modal methods for transient analysis with a reduced order model based on enhanced Craig-Bampton formulation, Applied Mathematics and Computation, 2019 (Mar.), vols. 344–345, pp. 30-45, DOI: 10.1016/j.amc.2018.09.070.

  • Oh, K., Kim, H., Seo, J., Cha, M., Lee, G., and Yi, K., Development and evaluation of advanced safety algorithms for excavator using virtual reality, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2019 (Mar. 1), vol. 33(3), pp. 1381~1390, DOI: 10.1007/s12206-019-0239-8.

  • Oh, K., Seo, J., and Lee, G., Phase portrait analysis based safety control for excavator using adaptive sliding mode control algorithm, Journal of Drive and Control, 2018 (Sep. 1), vol. 15(3), pp. 8-13, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2018.15.3.008, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Inertial parameter estimation of an excavator with adaptive updating rule using performance analysis of Kalman filter, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, 2018 (June 1), vol.16(3), pp. 1226-1238. DOI: 10.1007/s12555-017-0087-1.

  • Oh, K., Park, S., Seo, J., Kim, J., Park, J., Lee, G., and Yi, K., Development of a predictive safety control algorithm using laser scanners for excavators on construction sites, Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2018 (Mar. 27), pp. 1-23, DOI: 10.1177/0954407018764046.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Model predictive control-based approach for assist wheel control of a multi-axle crane to improve steering efficiency and dynamic stability, Journal of Automobile Engineering, 2018 (Feb. 23), pp. 1-13, DOI: 10.1177/0954407018756557.

  • Oh, K., Yi, K., Seo, J., Kim, Y., and Lee, G., Online estimation of rotational inertia of an excavator based on recursive least squares with multiple forgetting, Journal of Drive and Control, 2017 (Sep. 1), vol. 14(3), pp. 40-49, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2017.14.3.001, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Oh, K., Seo, J., Park, Y., and Yi, K., Stability assist wheel control of multi-axle all terrain crane using RLS algorithms with forgetting, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2017 (Sep. 1), vol. 31(9), pp. 4435-4446, DOI: 10.1007/s12206-017-0844-3.

  • Oh, K., Seo, J., Kim, J., and Yi, K., MPC-based approach to optimized steering for minimum turning radius and active driving assistance of multi-axle crane, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, 2017 (Aug. 1), vol. 15(4), pp. 1799-1813, DOI:10.1007/s12555-015-0472-6.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Adaptive model free speed control algorithm of DC motors based on recursive least-squares with forgetting factor, Journal of the Korean Society of Precision Engineering, 2018 (Mar. 1), vol. 35(3), pp. 1-8, DOI: 10.7736/KSPE.2018.35.3.1, ISSN 1225-9071.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Sliding mode observer-based fault detection algorithm for steering input of all-terrain crane, Journal of Drive and Control, 2017 (June 1), vol. 14(2), pp. 30-36, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2017.14.2.030, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Seo, J., Lee, G., and Oh, K., Development of steering control algorithms for all terrain crane and performance verification based on real-time co-simulation, Trans. Korean Soc. Mech. Eng. A, 2017 (May 1), vol. 41(5), pp. 367-374, DOI: https://doi.org/10.3795/KSME-A.2017.41.5.367, ISSN 1226-4873.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Adaptive model free control based steering control algorithm for multi-axle all-terrain crane using recursive least-squares with forgetting, Journal of Drive and Control, 2017 (June 1), vol. 14(2), pp. 16-22, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2017.14.2.016, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Oh, K. and Seo, J., Development of automatic steering control algorithm based on MPC with disturbance observer for all-terrain crane, Journal of Drive and Control, 2017 (June 1), vol. 14(2), pp. 9-15, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2017.14.2.009, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Oh, K., Yun, S., Ko, K., Ha, S., Kim, P., Seo, J., and Yi, K., Gear ratio and shift schedule optimization of wheel loader transmission for performance and energy efficiency, Automation in Construction, 2016 (June. 11), vol. 69, pp. 89-101, DOI: 10.1016/j.autcon.2016.06.004, ISSN: 0926-5805.

  • Oh, K., Park, S., Seo, J., Lee, G., and Yi, K., Laser scanner based stochastic and predictive working risk assessment algorithm for excavators, Journal of Drive and Control, 2016 (Dec. 1), vol. 13(4), pp. 14-22, DOI:10.7839/ksfc.2016.13.4.014, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Seo, J., Noh, D., Lee, G., and Jang, J., A percussion performance analysis for rock-drill drifter through simulation modeling and experimental validation, International Journal of Precision Engineering and Manufacturing, 2016 (Feb. 1), vol. 17(2), pp 163-170, DOI: 10.1007/s12541-016-0021-0, ISSN 2234-7593.

  • Oh, M., Seo, J. and Jung, S., Implementation of position and force control by modelling of a miniatured excavator, Journal of Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems, 2016 (Dec. 1), vol. 22(12), pp. 1034-1039, DOI:10.5302/J.ICROS.2016.16.0081, ISSN:1976-5622.

  • Oh, K., Yun, S., Ko, K., Kim, P., Seo, J., and Yi, K., An investigation of energy efficiency of wheel loader with advanced powertrain: automated manual transmission, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2016 (Jul. 1), vol. 30(7), pp. 2933-2940, DOI: 10.1007/s12206-016-0602-y, ISSN 1738-494X.

  • Oh, K., Seo, J., and Lee, G., Model predictive safety evaluation algorithm for excavators using RLS estimation of rotational inertia, Journal of Drive and Control, 2016 (Dec. 1), vol. 13(4) pp. 59-67, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2016.13.4.059, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Kim, D., Nam, Y., Seo, J., and Jang, J., Development and verification of analytical model of a RHINO valve for 21-ton electric excavator, Journal of Drive and Control, 2015 (Sep. 1), vol. 12(3), pp. 52-59, DOI:10.7839/ksfc.2015.12.3.052, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Choi, K., Seo, J., Nam, Y., and Kim, K., Energy-saving in excavators with application of independent metering valve, Journal of Mechanical Science and Technology, 2015 (Jan. 1), vol. 29(1), pp. 387-395, DOI: 10.1007/s12206-014-1245-5, ISSN 1738-494X.

  • Seo, J., Park, J., and Kim, H., Experimental evaluation of percussion performance for rock-drill drifter, Journal of Biosystems Engineering, 2015 (Mar. 1), vol. 40(1), pp. 1-9, DOI: 10.5307/JBE.2015.40.1.001, ISSN 1738-1266.

  • Noh, D., Seo, J., Park, J., and Jang, J., Analysis of drifter’s critical performance factors using its hydraulic analysis model, Journal of the Korea Society for Simulation, 2014 (Sep. 30), vol. 23(3), pp. 33-40, DOI: 10.9709/JKSS.2014.23.3.033, ISSN 1225-5904.

  • Seo, J., Khajepour, A., and Huissoon, J., Comprehensive online control strategies for plastic injection moulding process, ASME Journal of Manufacturing Science and Engineering, 2014 (Aug. 1), vol. 136(4), pp. 041009-1~10, DOI:10.1115/1.4027491, ISSN: 1087-1357.

  • Seo, J., Khajepour, A., and Huissoon, J., Thermal management in laminated die system, International Journal of Control, Automation and Systems, 2014 (June 24), vol. 12(4), pp. 794-804, DOI:10.1007/s12555-013-0348-6, ISSN:1598-6446.

  • Noh, D., Jang, J., Seo, J., Kim, H and Park, J., Development of drifter’s hydraulic system model and its validation, Journal of the Korean Society for Fluid Power & Construction Equipment, 2014 (Sep. 1), vol. 11(3), pp. 14-21, DOI: 10.7839/ksfc.2014.11.3.014, ISSN 2234-8328.

  • Oh, K., Kim, H., Yi, K, Ko, K., Kim, P., and Seo, J., Energy flow analysis of working and driving system of a wheel loader, Journal of the Korean Society for Fluid Power & Construction Equipment, 2014 (June 1), vol.11(2), pp. 22-29, ISSN (print) 2234-8328.

  • Seo, J., Khajepour, A., and Huissoon, J., Optimal sensor location in laminated die system, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2012 (Jan. 12), vol.134(2), DOI:10.1115/1.4005035, ISSN: 0022-0434.

  • Kim, J., Seo, J., Batish, A., and Bhattacharya, A., Effect of process parameters in resistance micro-welding of stainless steel cross wire using fractional factorial experimental design, International Journal of Manufacturing Research, 2011 (Jul. 11), vol. 6(3), pp. 290 -303, DOI:10.1504/IJMR.2011.041131, ISSN: 1750-0605.

  • Seo, J., Khajepour, A., and Huissoon, J., Identification of die thermal dynamics using neural networks, ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurement and Control, 2011 (Nov. 11), vol.133(6), DOI:10.1115/1.4004045, ISSN: 0022-0434.

  • Seo, J., Venugopal, R., and Kenné, J., Feedback linearization based control of a rotational hydraulic drive, Control Engineering Practice, 2007 (Dec. 1), vol. 15, pp. 1495-1507. ISSN: 0967-0661.
  • Best Conference Paper Award, The 5th Conference on IT Convergence Technology of The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, Development of steering control algorithms and performance verification for all-terrain crane, 2016.

  • Best Conference Paper Award, 2015 Autumn Conference on Drive and Control, Optimal steering of all-terrain cranes with MPC method, 2015.

  • Best Conference Paper Award, The 4th Conference on IT Convergence Technology of The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, Modeling and analysis on the hydraulic steering system of all-terrain cranes, 2015.

  • KIMM Technical Support Award, Korea Institute of Machinery & Materials, 2015.

  • Best Conference Paper Award, The 3rd Conference on IT Convergence Technology of The Korean Society of Mechanical Engineers, A Simulation study of path planning and tracking for autonomous wheel loader, 2014.

  • Graduate Research Studentship, University of Waterloo, 2011.

  • Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award (Best TA), University of Waterloo, 2011.

  • University of Waterloo Graduate Scholarship, 2009-2011.

  • Mechanical Engineering Teaching Assistant Excellence Award (Best TA), University of Waterloo, 2010.

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2008-2009.

  • President's Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, 2008-2009.
  •  2019 – Present: Committee Member, Global Technology Advisory Group, Korea Institute for Advancement of Technology

  • 2019 – Present: Committee Member, Technical Committee on Transportation Systems of the CSME, Canadian Society for Mechanical Engineering

  • 2019 – Present: Editorial Board Member, Journal of Biosystems Engineering

  • 2019 – Present: Finance Director, Executive Committee for the Greater Toronto and Lake Ontario Chapter of the Association of Korean-Canadian Scientists and Engineers (AKCSE)
  • Microprocessors and Digital Systems (METE 3350U), Winter 2020, Teaching, Ontario Tech University.

  • Capstone Design Course, Fall 2019, Supervision of the following projects, Ontario Tech University
    - 'Design and development of a sensing platform to detect and classify road surface conditions'
    - 'Design and development of smart translation gloves for sign languages'

  • Sensors and Instrumentation (METE 3200U), Winter 2019 and Winter 2020, Course and lab development and teaching, Ontario Tech University.

  • Statics (MECE 2230U)- Section 01 and 08, Fall 2018, Course coordinator and teaching, Ontario Tech University.

  • Statics (MECE 2230U)- Section 07, Fall 2017, Teaching, Ontario Tech University.

  • Kinematics of Machinery, 2017/03/01 -2017/06/17, Teaching lectures and provision of SW training sessions, Chungnam National University (South Korea).

  • Engineering Measurements for Biosystems & Exercise, 2017/03/01 -2017/06/17, Teaching lectures and provision of SW training sessions, Chungnam National University (South Korea).

  • Introduction to Biosystem's Advanced Technologies, 2017/03/01 -2017/06/17, Course development and teaching, Chungnam National University (South Korea).

  • Biosystems Robot Engineering, 2016/09/01 -2016/12/17, Teaching, Chungnam National University (South Korea).