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News & Updates (Since 2019)

2022

  • Mar. Journal paper by Kim, J., Ham, Y., and Park, H. on “Underground Metal Pipeline Localization Using Low-cost Wireless Magnetic Sensors Mounted on an Excavator” was accepted by IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics.

  • Mar. Jinsol presented his research on Exploring Human-Machine Interfaces for Teleoperation of Excavator in CRC 2022 conference, Arlington, Virginia.

  • Feb. Dr. Ham has been selected as a Assistant Specialty Editor in the Information Technologies (IT) area for American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Journal of Construction Engineering and Management (JCEM).

  • Jan. Minguk Kim from Incheon National University, South Korea joined Ham Research Group as a Visiting Student. Welcome, Minguk!

2021

  • Dec. Journal paper by Lee, J., Ham, Y., Park, H. and Kim, J. on “Challenges, Tasks, and Opportunities in Teleoperation of Excavator towards Human-in-the-loop Construction Automation” was accepted by Automation in Construction, Elsevier.

  • Dec. Journal paper by Kamari, M. and Ham, Y. on “AI-based Risk Assessment for Construction Site Disaster Preparedness through Deep Learning-based Digital Twinning” was accepted by Automation in Construction, Elsevier.

  • Oct. Ruchita joined our research group as a master student. Congrats and Welcome aboard!

  • Sep. Dr. Ham got promoted to an Associate Professor with a History Maker Homes professorship.

  • Aug. Dr. Seulbi Lee (former lab member) joined Incheon National University, as an Assistant Professor. Congrats and Good luck!

  • Aug. Dr. Ham's team received funding from NSF to study Smart City Digital Twin for Older Adults.

  • Aug. Dr. Ham's team received funding from NSF to study Digital Twin Infrastructures for Coastal Community Resilience.

  • Aug. Yoojun joined our research group as a PhD student and received the Top Off Scholarship. Congrats and Welcome aboard!

  • Jul. Nicole joined our research group as an undergraduate researcher. Welcome aboard!

  • May. Dr. Ham received the 2020 Research Excellence Award from Department of Construction Science at Texas A&M University.

  • May. Salar passed the preliminary exam and now became a PhD candidate. Congrats!

  • Mar. Dr. Seulbi Lee (former lab member) joined Ewha Womans University, as a Research Associate. Congrats and Good luck!

  • Mar. Dr. Hongjo Kim (former lab member) joined Yonsei University, as an Assistant Professor. Congrats and Good luck!

  • Jan. Dr. Ham's team received funding from NSF to study The Future of Teleoperation in Construction Workplaces.

  • Jan. Dr. Ham's team received funding from NSF to build PreK-12 School Resilience in the Face of COVID-19.

  • Jan. Dr. Jeehee Lee (former lab member) joined the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, as an Assistant Professor. Congrats and Good luck!

  • Jan. Dr. Ham's team received funding from TAMU President's Excellence Fund (T3) to leverage Human-Building Interaction for Occupant Comfort and Productivity .

2020

2019

  • Nov. Dr. Ham received 2019 Montague-CTE Faculty Award from Texas A&M University.

  • Sep. Dr. Ham's team received funding from X-Grant Program to study Digital Twin City for Age-friendly Communities: Crowd-biosensing of Environmental Distress for Older Adults.

  • Sep. Dr. Ham's team received funding from Texas A&M Institute of Data Science to study Boosting Workplace Productivity: Data-driven Framework for Enhancing Occupant Environmental Comfort.

  • Sep. Dr. Ham's team received funding from Innovation [X] Program to study Adaptive Responsive Environments for Physical and Mental Health.

  • Aug. Aswin, Jingdi, and Nathan joined our research group as master and undergraduate researchers for Smart City project.

  • May. Dr. Ham was selected as a ASCE ExCEEd Teaching Fellow.

  • Jan. Dr. Ham's team received funding from TAMU President's Excellence Fund (T3) to study Wearable Sensing Framework for Examining the Effect of Built Environments to Human Performance.

  • Jan. Jaeyoon joined our research group as a PhD student.