Yong Kwon Cho Recognized for Computing in Civil Engineering

Thursday, 07 March 2024

Professor Yong Kwon Cho has been named the recipient of the 2024 Computing in Civil Engineering Award by the Computing Division of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). The award recognizes Cho's leadership in advancing construction automation and robotics, specifically focusing on enhancing productivity, safety, and intelligence on construction sites.

Cho's work encompasses a wide array of technologies, including 3D point cloud processing, Scan-to-BIM (Building Information Modeling), SLAM (Simultaneous Localization and Mapping), IoT-based worker's motion and location, and equipment proximity tracking. 

The award, which includes a plaque and a cash prize, will be formally presented to Cho during the Society's International Conference on Computing in Civil Engineering, scheduled to take place in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in July 2024.

Portrait of Yong Kwon Cho