Hojun Son

Postdoctoral Research Fellow


UMTRI, 2901 Baxter Rd.

Ann Arbor, MI 48109


(734) 881-0683

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Dr. Son is a young scientist passionate about developing innovative mobility solutions through the integration of computer vision and robotics technologies. He earned a BS in Information and Communication Technology from Inha University in Korea, followed by an MS in Electrical Computer Engineering with a focus on Computer Vision from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He received a PhD in Biomedical Engineering, specializing in Mobility Assistive Systems, also from the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. 

His pioneering research includes the development of a Smart mobility system-V2X, aimed at enhancing orientation and mobility for people with visual impairments in different modality environments. Dr. Son has researched lightweight semantic segmentation networks working in real-time on low-compute devices for perception and focused on the applicability of his research outcomes with practical scenarios.

Hobbies include: Boxing, weightlifting and running