Academic Profile : Faculty

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Assoc Prof Pham Quang Cuong
Associate Professor, School of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering
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Cuong was born in Hanoi, Vietnam and grew up in Vietnam and then in France. He graduated from École Normale Supérieure rue d'Ulm, France, in 2007. He obtained a PhD in Neuroscience from Université Paris VI and Collège de France in 2009. In 2010, he was a Visiting Researcher at the University of São Paulo, Brazil. From 2011 to 2013, he was as a Fellow of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), doing research in Robotics at the University of Tokyo. He joined NTU as an Assistant Professor in 2013. He was the recipient of the Best Paper Award at the conference Robotics: Science and Systems, 2012. His team won the second prize at the Airbus Shopfloor Challenge at ICRA 2016.
- Motion planning for service and industrial robots
- Locomotion and motor control in humans
- Nonlinear contraction theory
- Neural networks, computational neuroscience
- Modeling of the human musculo-skeletal system
- Human posture control and sleepiness
  • P1.5: Robotic arm for visual part inspection
US 2021/0135408 A1: First Object For Assembly With A Second Object And Method Of Assembly Thereof (2023)
Abstract: A first object for assembly with a second object, the first object comprising: a body having a first mating portion; and a first electronic element fabricated on the body; wherein the first electronic element is provided to establish an electrical coupling with a second electronic element fabricated on one of: the body and the second object, wherein a second mating portion is provided on the second object, and wherein the electrical coupling is configured to provide a measurable output for positioning the first mating portion at a desired position relative to the second mating portion according to an analysis of the measurable output against a predetermined reference output.