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2021 -

IROS 2022

October 22-28, 2022

We participated 2022 IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS) at Kyoto, Japan. Our lab. member, Jaehwi, Yonghyun, Bosung, and Yuseung presented "Modeling and Control of Multi-UAV System for Tributary Mapping based on Hybrid Automata" and "An Origami-inspired Suction Cup of Robotic Gripper for Autonomous Cucumber Harvesting" at the IROS 2022.

HRA Lab. opens new Tracking Lab.

September 1, 2022

New Tracking Lab. with OptiTrack ( is opened!. More technical, field-like, and various experiments will be performed with heterogeneous filed robots in the New Tracking Lab.

2022 the Apicultural Society of Korea Winter Conference, KSAM Spring Conference, and ICROS Annual Conference

February 16-June 24, 2022

Our various works were presented  at 2022 the Apicultural Society of Korea Winter Conference, Geoje, South Korea, the Korean Society for Agricultural Machinery (KSAM ) 2022 Spring Conference, Jeonju, South Korea, and ICROS Annual Conference, Geoje, South Korea,.

ICRA 2022

May 23-27, 2022

ICRA agrain since ICRA 2019, Montreal, Canada. We participated 2022 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA) at Philadelphia, USA. Our lab. member, Jaehwi and Yonghyun presented "Decentralized Control of Field Robot Teams: Framework and Implementation" and "Human-centered Method of Harvesting Robot System: Gripper, Harvest Ordering, and Visual Servoing" at the Workshop on Agricultural Robotics and Automation at the ICRA 2022, respectively.

HRA's Tomato Harvesting Robot at 2021 International Agriculture Exhibition, Naju.

October 21-31, 2021

We had a demonstration of Tomato Harvesting Robot and presented demonstration at 2021 International Agriculture Exhibition, Naju.

ICCAS 2021

October 13-15, 2021

We participated 2021 the 21st International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems (ICCAS 2021) and also had an exciting workshop at Jeju. Our lab. members, Chanyoung, Yonghyun, and Jaehwi gave talks on "Decentralized Supervision for the Cooperation of Heterogeneous Field Robots in an Orchard", "Backstepping Control of Hydraulic System to Maintain the Korean Cabbage Harvester Cutting Position", and "Genetic Algorithm-based Approach for Harvesting Robot Path Planning", respectively at the session on agricultural and construction robotics organized by Prof. Son. And Prof. Son was awarded ICROS Kwangbang Woo Academic Award.

2021 ICROS Annual Conference

July 2-3, 2021

Our works, "A Leader-Follower Control of Multi-UAV for Tributary Mapping based on Supervisory Control Theory: A Preliminary Result", "A Deep-Learning based Spray Drift Measurement System using LiDAR Point Clouds: A Preliminary Result", and "A Backstepping Control of 2-DOF Hydraulic System for Automatic Korean Cabbage Harvesting: A Preliminary Result" were presented by Jaehwi and Yong Hyun, respectively at 2021 the 36th ICROS Annual Conference, Yeosu, South Korea.

Field Experiment of Intelligent Spraying Robot

June 21-22, 2021

We had final field experiments of intelligent spraying robot with the project team, Unmanned Solutions, Tong Yang Moolsan, and Korea National University of Transportation at an orchard, Naju.

Field Experiment of Self-Driving Robot for Transportation in Smart Farm

June 9, 2021

We had field experiments of self-driving robot to test SLAM-based driving for the project 'Development of Self-driving System for Followed Transport Robot in Greenhouse Smart Farm' at a smart farm of National Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Jeonju.

Field Experiment of Semi-Automatic Korean Cabbage Harvester

June 7 and 10, 2021

We had field experiments of semi-automatic Korean cabbage harvester with the project team, Suncheon National University and Chonbuk National University at a field, Suncheon.

Kickoff Meeting for New Project

May 11, 2021

We had a kickoff meeting for new project "Development of Monitoring, Fruit Thinning and Harvesting Robot for Hydroponic" with Prof. Ayoung Hong, Dept. Robotics Engineering, Chonnam National University and Prof. Myun Joong Hwang, Dept. Mechanical Engineering, University of Seoul.

Field Experiment of Tomato Harvesting Robot

April 28-30, 2021

We had field experiments of grippers for tomato harvesting robot with the project team, DRB Fatek, KIST, and KITECH in Smart Farm at KIST Gangneung Branch.


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