Our People

Project Members

The Purdue SMART Lab members listed below are carrying out this project, and our team always welcomes new members. Particularly, undergraduate women, minorities, underrepresented students are highly welcomed! If you are interested in joining the team, please contact Dr. Byung-Cheol Min.



Byung-Cheol Min

Principal Investigator
Assistant Professor in CIT


Multi-robot systems, sensor networks, human-robot interaction, field robotics, and assistive robotics



Wonse Jo

PhD Student, CIT


Human-robot interaction, environmental robotics, assistive robotics, and education robots



Tamzidul Mina

PhD Student,  ME


Bio-inspired robotic systems, Multi-robot systems, control system design for Bio-inspired Robotic Systems 



Shyam Sundar Kanna

PhD Student, CIT


Heterogeneous Systems,
Learning for Autonomous Navigation, and Localization in GPS-denied environment



Go-Eum Cha

M.S Student,  CIT


Human-Robot Interaction (HRI),
Computer Vision, and Deep Learning

Jaeeun Kim


Jaeeun Kim

Undergrad Student,  RET


Human-robot interaction, swarm intelligence, and intuitive user interface


(Only partially listed)

  • Dr. Robert ProctorDistinguished Professor, Psychological Sciences, Purdue University
  • Dr. Daniel Foti, Associate Professor, Psychological Sciences and Neuroscience, Purdue University
  • Dr. Seokcheon Lee, Associate Professor, Industrial Engineering, Purdue University
  • Scott BessHead, Purdue Polytechnic High School
  • James Basinger, Deputy Commissioner of Operations, Indiana Department of Correction