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Dr. Kyuman Lee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Robot and Smart System Engineering at Kyungpook National University and the Director of the Aerial Robotics Research Facility. He is an aerospace and robotics engineer. His research interests include autonomous flight, robot perception, sensor fusion, simultaneous localization and mapping (SLAM), and navigation and control.



Sept. 2020 – Present

Kyungpook National University (KNU)

Assistant Professor

Dec. 2018

Georgia Institute of Technology (Georgia Tech), USA

Doctor of Philosophy in Aerospace Engineering

May 2018 – Aug. 2020

Brookhurst Garage, Inc., USA

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Jan. 2008 – Dec. 2010

Republic of Korea Air Force

First Lieutenant

Dec. 2016

Georgia Tech, USA

Master of Science in Mathematics

Aug. 2013

Georgia Tech, USA

Master of Science in Aerospace Engineering

Aug. 2007

Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST)

Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering



Advanced Computer Vision (Spring 2023, Fall 2021, Fall 2020)

Topics of Machine Learning (Spring 2022, Spring 2021)

Mathematics for Robotics (Fall 2020)


Jan. 2018

AIAA Guidance, Navigation, and Control Conference, USA

Best Paper Award

Aug. 2017

Hyundai Global Top Talent Forum, USA

Best Presentation Award


Robot Operating System (Fall 2022)

Robotics Engineering Lab I (Spring 2023, Spring 2022, Spring 2021)

Robotics Engineering Lab II (Fall 2022, Fall 2021)

Mobility and Vision (Spring 2023, Spring 2022)

Sept. 2022

20th Robot Aircraft Competition, Korea

2nd Place

June 2021

Institute of Control, Robotics and Systems (ICROS) Conference, Korea

Outstanding Young Researcher Award

Oct. 2022

DNA+Drone Challenge 2022, Korea

1st Place

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