Oh Jun-Ho


Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

South Korea


Oh developed one of the world’s most advanced humanoid robot platforms, the DRC-HUBO, which won the prestigious DARPA Robotics Challenge 2015. With wheels in its knees, the robot was able to transform from a walking robot to one that could roll on four wheels, just by bending over—which was how it conquered the task of climbing stairs. Considered a world leader in the field of humanoid robotics, Oh was also recognized with the Ho-Am Prize in 2016.

(Photo: Ho-Am Foundation)

  • 2016 Ho-Am Prize

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