Minkyun Noh

Minkyun Noh

Minkyun Noh

Assistant Professor

B.S. (Seoul National University), S.M. (MIT), Ph.D. (MIT), Postdoctoral Associate (MIT LIGO Laboratory)

phone: (604) 827-6508
fax: (604) 822-2403
email: mnoh@mech.ubc.ca
office: KAIS 3105

Research Interests

  • Mechatronics system design
  • Control, instrumentation, and robotics
  • Precision engineering
  • Sensors and actuators
  • Electric machines and drives
  • Magnetic levitation, magnetic bearings, and bearingless motors
  • Mechatronics for biomedical devices

Current Research Work

  • High-speed bearingless motors and drive systems
  • Adaptive optics for LIGO active wavefront control

Selected Publications

  • M. Noh and D. L. Trumper, “Homopolar bearingless slice motor with flux-biasing Halbach arrays,” IEEE Transactions on Industrial Electronics, accepted, Sep. 2019.
  • B. S. Weinreb, M. Noh, D. C. Fyler, D. L. Trumper, “Noise, resolution, and sampling rate characterization of a low cost eddy-current position sensing system for bearingless motor suspension control,” in Proc. 34th American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE) Annual Meeting, accepted.
  • T. T. Hamer, M. Noh, L. Zhou, J. Chabot, and D. L. Trumper, “A magnetically suspended, spherical permanent magnetic dipole actuator,” in Proc. 33rd American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE) Annual Meeting, Nov. 2018.
  • M. Noh, D. P. Mooney, and D. L. Trumper, “Magnet-assisted hydraulic bougienage for correction of long-gap esophageal atresia,” IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, vol. 65, no. 10, pp. 2178-2189, Oct. 2018.
  • M. Noh, W. Gruber, J. Speakman, M. Gartner, and D. L. Trumper, “Homopolar bearingless slice motors driving reluctance rotors,” in Proc. 16th International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings (ISMB16), Aug. 2018.
  • L. R. Soenksen, T. Kassis, M. Noh, L. G. Griffith, and D. L. Trumper, “Closed-loop feedback control for microfluidic systems through automated capacitive fluid height sensing,” Lab on a Chip, vol. 18, no. 6, pp. 902-914, Feb. 2018.
  • M. Noh, W. Gruber, and D. L. Trumper, “Hysteresis bearingless slice motors with homopolar flux-biasing,” IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, vol. 22, no. 5, pp. 2308-2318, Oct. 2017.
  • M. Noh, W. Gruber, and D. L. Trumper, “Low-cost eddy-current position sensing for bearingless motor suspension control,” in Proc. 2017 IEEE International Electric Machines & Drives Conference (IEMDC), May 2017, pp.1-6.
  • M. Noh, W. Gruber, and D. L. Trumper, “Homopolar-biased hysteresis bearingless slice motors,” in Proc. 15th International Symposium on Magnetic Bearings (ISMB15), Aug. 2016, pp. 454-458.
  • M. Noh, D. P. Mooney, and D. L. Trumper, “Hydraulically controlled magnetic bougienage for correction of long-gap esophageal atresia,” in Proc. 29th American Society for Precision Engineering (ASPE) Annual Meeting, Nov. 2014, pp. 341-344.
  • J. S. Koh, S. P. Jung, M. Noh, S. W. Kim, and K. J. Cho, “Flea inspired catapult mechanism with active energy storage and release for small scale jumping robot,” in Proc. 2013 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), May 2013, pp. 26-31.
  • M. Noh, S. W. Kim, S. An, J. S. Koh, and K. J. Cho, “Flea-inspired catapult mechanism for miniature jumping robots,” IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 28, no. 5, pp. 1007-1018, Oct. 2012.

 

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