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MCS Professor Chan-Jin (CJ) Chung named Michigan STEM Star

Release Date: September 25, 2013

In recognition for years of dedication to Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics. In addition to his continuous scholarly activities in basic computer science research reflected by peer-reviewed publications and conference presentations, he is also the director of several STEM-related initiatives. His notable projects include Robofest and its related robotics events, which attracted over 14,000 students since founded in 1999 from all over the world. He is also the founder and director of the first autonomous Thanksgiving RoboParade, and the newly formed GRAF (Global Robotics Art Festival). Dr. Chung is also the director of the intelligent systems and robotics lab at LTU, and also the founder and director of ARISE.

He is the advisor of LTU’s RoboSoccer team and LTU’s IGVC (Intelligent Ground Vehicle Competition), a team that regularly wins prestigious awards in the competition.