Donghoon Kim

Donghoon Kim

Asst Professor

Rhodes Hall


CEAS - Aerospace Eng - 0070

736 Rhodes Hall

Professional Summary

Dr. Donghoon Kim is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics at the University of Cincinnati (UC). Before joining UC, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at Mississippi State University (MSU) for two years. He served as a chair of the Autonomy Research Group and established the Autonomous System Research Lab at MSU. Before that, he worked for the Robotics Division at LG Electronics in South Korea for two and a half years as a Senior Research Engineer to design and develop various types of service robotic platforms. His research interests lie on autonomous system design & development, fault-tolerant control, health monitoring of autonomous systems, celestial mechanics, machine and deep learning applications. He is the member of the AIAA and IEEE, and also the Technical Committee of AIAA Astrodynamics.

Positions and Work Experience

08-2017 -08-2019 Assistant Professor, Mississippi State University, Mississippi State, MS

03-2017 -08-2017 Postdoctoral Researcher, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH

09-2014 -03-2017 Senior Research Engineer, LG Electronics, Inc., Seoul, Republic of Korea

08-2013 -08-2014 Postdoctoral Research Associate, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX

Research Support

Grant: #N/A Investigators:Kim, Donghoon 07-01-2020 -06-30-2021 UC's Launch Awards Spring Semester (20SS) Research Launch Awards Role:PI $2,500.00 Active Level:Internal UC

Grant: #R40224 Investigators:Kim, Donghoon 07-01-2020 -12-31-2021 UC's Collaborative Research Advancement Grant Program - Track 1: Pilot Teams Intelligent Shopping Assistant System Design and Development Role:PI $20,000.00 Active Level:Internal UC


Peer Reviewed Publications

D. Kim and J. Turner (11-2019. )Closed-form Solutions for Underactuated Asymmetric Spacecraft Maneuvers Minimizing Torque Input.Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, ,42 (11 ),2493-2500

S. Oghim, H. Leeghim, and D. Kim (01-15-2019. )Real-time Spacecraft Intercept Strategy on J2-perturbed Orbits.Advances in Space Research, ,63 (2 ),1007-1016

D. Kim and H. Leeghim (05-04-2019. )Near-minimum-fuel Strategy for Continuous Single-axis Maneuvers of A Rigid Body.Transactions of the Japan Society for Aeronautical and Space Sciences, ,62 (3 ),169-172

H. Leeghim, J. Jin, and D. Kim (2020. )A Singularity-free Steering Law of Roof Array of Control Moment Gyros for Agile Spacecraft Maneuver.International Journal of Control, Automation, and Systems, ,

Donghoon Kim and Sungwook Yang (2020. )Center-of-gravity-variation Driven Spherical UAV System and Its Control Law .International Journal of Aerospace Engineering, ,

Contact Information

736 Rhodes Hall
Phone: 513.556.5365