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Soh Gim Song

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Graduate Studies

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Website: http://people.sutd.edu.sg/~sohgimsong
Telephone: +65 6303 6679
Research Areas:
Human-Machine Interfaces, Robotics, Automation & Control,Mechanical Engineering

Pillar / Cluster: Engineering Product Development

Biography

Dr. Soh Gim Song is an Associate Professor in the Engineering Product Development Pillar at Singapore University of Technology and Design. He is a core founding member of the Robotics Innovation Laboratory and the director of the Articulated Systems and Biomechanics group. He obtained his MSc and PhD degree from University of California, Irvine (UCI), where he researched and developed innovative computer aided design software tools for the invention of articulated mechanical systems. He had taught courses in the field of machine theory, computer aided design and manufacturing as well as engineering design processes.  He was a visiting Scholar in the department of Mechanical Engineering of MIT and Associate Research Scientist at the Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Editor for the ASME Journal of Mechanism and Robotics, the Honors and Awards Subcommitte Chair for ASME Mechanism and Robotics Committee, a Member of the IFToMM Technical Committee for Robotics and Mechatronics, and the Chairperson of Singapore Committee for the Technologies of Machines and Mechanisms.

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Professional Experience

  • Associate Professor, Singapore University of Technology and Design, 06/19 – present
  • Assistant Professor, Singapore University of Technology and Design, 06/11 – 05/19
  • Visiting Scholar, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 08/11-06/12
  • Associate Research Scientist, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, 12/10 – 06/11
  • Executive Assistant, E.M. Chen and Associates, Inc., 05/09 – 11/10
  • Research Specialist, Robotics and Automation Laboratory, University of California, Irvine, 01/09 – 04/09
  • Lecturer, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, 06/08 – 08/08
  • Research/Teaching Assistant, Robotics and Automation Laboratory, University of California, Irvine, 06/04 – 12/08
  • Research Officer, Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology, 06/03 – 08/04

Selected Patents

  • Climbing Robot with Robust Transition. SG PCT: 10201903500S
  • Method and Device for Measuring Anatomical Movement of a Joint. SG PCT: 10201810156P
  • Robot and Method for Localizing a Robot. US Patent: 15/655,451

Selected Honors and Awards

  • 2019 Singapore Good Design Mark Award, “Orion”.
  • 2018 ASME IDETC Mechanism and Robotics (MR) Conference Best Paper Award.
  • 2017 Singapore Good Design Mark Award, “Virgo Intelligent Surveillance and Reconnaissance Robot”.
  • 2007 Most Innovative Design Award, Extreme Gravity Racing, “Kumo”.
  • 2006 Most Innovative Design Award, Extreme Gravity Racing, “Lean Dynamics”.

 

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Location

8 Somapah Road Singapore 487372
Office: 1.302-13

Research Interest

  • Kinematics
  • Mechanisms
  • Robotics
  • Additive Manufacturing
  • Wearable Devices

My co-authored book published on 2010:

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Ongoing Projects

Visit the Articulated Systems and Biomechanics Group for more information.

Teaching

  • 30.105 Machine Element Design
  • 30.001: Structures and Materials
Education

  • PhD Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, USA, 2008
  • MSc Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of California, Irvine, USA, 2006
  • BEng Mechanical and Production Engineering (Mechatronics), Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2003

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