Hyon Lim

hi Hyon Lim received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering from Seoul National University in 2015.

I pursue research on 3D computer vision, Simultaneous Localization and Mapping, Aerial Robotics, autonomous navigation using computer vision and control of dynamic systems

  1. “It doesn't matter how beautiful your theory is, it doesn't matter how smart you are. If it doesn't agree with experiment, it's wrong” Richard Feynman
  2. “As a method for finding things out, science lives by its disdain for authority and its reliance on experimentation.” - Chris Quigg

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Work Experience

  • 2014.06 - 2014.10: Research Intern at Microsoft Research, Redmond, U.S.A. (Interactive Visual Media group, mentor: Sudipta Sinha)
  • 2013.03 - 2013.07: Visiting Scholar, Australian National University (Canberra, Australia, under Prof. Robert Mahony).
  • 2011.06 - 2011.09: Research Intern at Microsoft Research, Redmond, U.S.A. (Interactive Visual Media group, mentor: Sudipta Sinha)
  • 2010.09 - 2011.02: Research Intern at Microsoft Research Asia, Beijing (Visual Computing group, mentors: Moshe Ben-Ezra, Bennett Wilburn)
  • 2005.07 - 2010.02: Intern at Samsung Electronics, Seoul (Software Intern, worked at Digital Media, Visual Display group)
  • 2008.10 - 2010.02: Research assistant at Korea Electronics Technology Institute, Seoul (Ubiquitous Computing group)
  • 2005.07 - 2008.02: Software Development Intern, Samsung Electronics.


  1. 02/2010 Young Authors Award, SICE (Society of Instrument and Control Engineers), Tokyo, Japan (Real-Time Monocular SLAM with Fiducial Marker).
  2. 07/2010 Hi Seoul Scholarship, Received full tuition scholarship from Seoul city.
  3. 08/2009 Student Travel Grant Award, SICE. International Conference on Control and Automation Systems (ICCAS), Osaka, Japan.
  4. 07/2008 Microsoft Imagine cup 2008, Embedded development invitational, France, Paris. World finalists.


  1. 2010- Ph.D., Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Seoul National University
  2. 2008-2010 Master of Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Inha University
  3. 2004-2008 Bachelor of Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Inha University

Curriculum Vitae

Topic of interest

  • Aerial robotics
    • Control problem, Design a new aircraft (less interest)
    • Autopilot system, aerial mapping
  • Vision
    • Vision-based Simultaneous Localization and Mapping (SLAM)
  • Filter & Control theory
    • Inertial information filtering : Attitude Heading Reference System (AHRS)


Journal, Magazine

  1. Hyon Lim, Sudipta N. Sinha, Michael F. Cohen, Matt Uyttendaele, H Jin Kim “Real-time Monocular Image-based 6-DOF localization”, International Journal of Robotics Research (IJRR), 2013-2014. Accepted.
  2. H Jin Kim, Mingu Kim, Hyon Lim, Chulwoo Park, Seungho Yoon, Daewon Lee, Hyunjin Choi, Gyeongtaek Oh, Jongho Park, Youdan Kim, “Fully Autonomous Vision-Based Net-Recovery Landing System for a Fixed-Wing UAV”, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, 2013.
  3. Hyon Lim, Jaemann Park, Daewon Lee, H. Jin Kim, “Build Your Own Quadrotor: Open-Source Projects on Unmanned Aerial Vehicles”, IEEE Robotics and Automation Magazine (IEEE RAM), Special Issues on Quadrotor Platform, 2012.
  4. Daewon Lee, Hyon Lim, H. Jin Kim, Youdan Kim, “Adaptive image-based visual servoing for an under-actuated quadrotor system,:, AIAA Journal of Guidance, Control, and Dynamics, 2011.


  1. Hyon Lim*, Jongwoo Lim, H. Jin Kim, “Real-Time 6-DOF Monocular Visual SLAM in a Large-scale Environments”, ICRA 2014, Hongkong.
  2. Moses Bangura, Hyon Lim*, H. Jin Kim, Robert Mahony, “Aerodynamic Power Control for Multirotor Aerial Vehicles”, ICRA 2014.
  3. Hyon Lim, Hyeonbeom Lee and H. Jin. Kim, “Onboard Flight Control of a Small Quadrotor Using Single Strapdown Optical Flow Sensor”, IROS 2012, Vilamoura, Algarve [Portugal], October 7-12, 2012.
  4. Hyon Lim, Sudipta N. Sinha, Michael Cohen and Matt Uyttendaele, “Real-time Image-based 6-DOF Localization in Large-Scale Environments”, CVPR 2012, Providence, RI. Project Website pdf
  5. Hyon Lim, Sudipta N. Sinha, “Towards Real-Time Semantic Localization”, ICRA 2012 Workshop on Semantic Perception and Mapping for Knowledge-enabled Service Robotics (SPMK), May, 18, 2012, St. Paul, MN. pdf
  6. Daewon Lee, Hyon Lim, H, Jin Kim, “Obstacle Avoidance Using Image-based Visual Servoing Integrated with Nonlinear Model Predictive Control,” 50th IEEE Conference on Decision (CDC), Orlando, FL, USA, Dec. 12-15, 2011.
  7. Hyon Lim and Young Sam Lee, “Real-time single camera SLAM using fiducial markers”, Proceedings of ICCAS-SICE 2009, pp. 177-182, Fukuoka International Congress Center, Fukuoka, Japan, 18-21 Aug 2009.
  8. Hyon Lim, Ji-Hyuck Yang, and Young Sam Lee, “The development of an ubiquitous learning system based on audio augmented reality”, Proceedings of ICCAS, pp. 1072-1077, COEX, Seoul, Korea, October 2007.


  1. Australian National University, Real-Time 6-DOF Monocular Visual SLAM in Large-Scale Environments

Professional Activities & Memberships




  • IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
  • IEEE Student member

Related Journals


International patents

  1. Image-based localization. US Patent App. 13/544,817

Domestic patents

  1. Hyon Lim, Young Sam Lee, Method For Social Network Analysis Based On Face Recognition In An Image or Image Sequences, Patent No: 10-0969298
  2. Young Sam Lee, Hyon Lim, Ji-hyuck Yang, Su-yong Shim, Data obtaining apparatus for magnetic levitation system, and controlling method thereof, Patent No: 10-1056937

Selected Awards & Honors

  1. Seoul National University, Entrepreneurship competition, 2nd prize.
  2. Samsung Electronics Sponsorship, Samsung sponsored my Ph.D. course.
  3. HiSeoul scholarship, Received full tuition scholarship from Seoul city, Korea.
  4. Young author's award from SICE, SICE (The Society of Instrument and Control Engineers), Japan in 2010.
  5. Student travel grant award (winner), International Conference on Control and Automation Systems, Fukuoka, Japan. 2009
  6. Microsoft Imaginecup 2008, Embedded development invitational, France, Paris. World finalists
    1. I was an national representative for Imagine cup which is worldwide student IT competition




  1. IROS 2014
  2. ECCV 2014
  3. ACM SIGGRAPH Vancouver
  4. Microsoft Research, Seattle.
  5. ICRA 2014


  1. Australian national university



  • June - September. Seattle area. Microsoft Research.


  • January, Feb. Shenzhen. Gigapixel camera assembly http://www.dgcam.org
  • September - Feb, 2011. Beijing area. Microsoft Research Asia.

Recent Works

  • Onboard Flight Control of a Small Quadrotor Using Single Strapdown Optical Flow Sensor. IROS 2012. High-definition video http://goo.gl/lUus8





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Computer Vision

Aerospace Engineering

Industrial Magazine

General Aerospace Engineering

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