Monday, November 26, 2012

Our December Meeting

Underwater Robotics Tech-Talk 

                 Co-sponsored by IEEE Hawaii Section

Summary: Dr. Song K. Choi of UH-Manoa is our featured speaker. His talk will be on the subject of underwater robotics. Since we are limited to twenty people, please RSVP to, if you plan to attend. It is free for IEEE student members, only $5.00 for regular IEEE members, and $10.00 for nonmembers. The address is 909 Isenberg, St., Honolulu, HI 96826.

Building: Maple Garden Restaurant
909 Isenberg, St.
Honolulu,  Hawaii
United States 96826 
Date: 03-December-2012
Time: 05:30PM to 09:45PM (4.25 hours) All times are: US/Hawaii

Email meeting contact... For further information or to reserve seating, contact John W. Camery,, or visit

Speaker: Song K. Choi of UH-Manoa

S. Choi

Topic: Underwater Robotics

Dr. Choi will speak on the topic of underwater robotics.

Biography: Dr. Song K. Choi received his BS, MS, & PhD in Mechanical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, and University of Hawaii at Manoa, respectively. His specialization is in robotics with an emphasis in unmanned systems, automatic control systems, autonomous vehicle design, novel sensor systems, alternative/renewable power sources, and graphic monitoring systems for unmanned vehicles with emphasis on underwater technologies. He returned to Hawaii in 1991 and has been a professor in the Autonomous Systems Engineering, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and has published multiple papers in his arenas of expertise. He has been the assistant dean for the College of Engineering since 2004 and has been working with various primary, middle, and high schools in the State in promoting STEM education through robotics. He is a co-founder and president of Marine Autonomous Systems Engineering, Inc., a Hawaii-based spin-off company specializing in autonomous marine technologies. He is an active member of several engineering and philanthropic societies and serves as a board member on several technology and education organizations.


Autonomous Systems Laboratory
College of Engineering
University of Hawaii
2540 Dole Street, Holmes Hall #240
Honolulu, HI 96822, USA

Meeting Agenda:

  1. Introductions by the Hawaii IEEE Section Chair.
  2. Membership development incentives will be distributed. 
  3. Dinner.
  4. The technical presentation by Dr. Choi.

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