Management Team

Paul Oh

Paul Oh

Technical Advisor
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Prof. Paul Oh is the Lincy Professor of Umanned Aerial Systems at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV). Prior to joining UNLV, he was with Drexel University’s Mechanical Engineering Department from 2000-2014 where he founded and directed the Drexel Autonomous Systems Lab.  He received mechanical engineering degrees from McGill (B.Eng 1989), Seoul National (M.Sc 1992), and Columbia (PhD 1999) universities. Honors include faculty fellowships at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (2002), Naval Research Lab (2003), the NSF CAREER award (2004), the SAE Ralph Teetor Award for Engineering Education Excellence (2005) and being named a Boeing Welliver Fellow (2006). He is also the Founding Chair of the IEEE Technical Committee on Aerial Robotics and UAVs.  From 2008-2010, he served at the National Science Foundation (NSF) as the Program Director managing the robotics research portfolio. He also served as Director for the NATO Advanced Studies Institute (ASI) in 2010 on Unmanned Systems which gathered researchers from over 20 countries. In 2012, he served as Program Chair for the IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA).  He is currently lead of Team DRC-Hubo@UNLV for the 2012-2015 DARPA Robotics Challenge.

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