Son Vu

School: School of Science & Technology
Department: Mechatronics and Robotics Engineering
Position: Lecturer
Location: RMIT Saigon South
ORCID: 0000-0002-0567-641

Son has obtained his PhD in Mechanical Engineering and Robotics at Laval University, Canada, which focused on the design and control of a mechanism for lower limb rehabilitation.

His research interests focus on exoskeletons, parallel robots, and human-robot interaction. 

  • Reinforcement Learning Specialisation Certificate (Coursera), 2020
  • Neural Networks and Deep Learning Certificate (Coursera), 2020
  • PhD, Laval University, Canada, 2017 MSc, Cranfield University, United Kingdom, 2010
  • Eng. Degree, University of Technology of Compiegne, France, 2010

Mechatronics, Robotics, Control Systems Statics, Dynamics, Mechanics of Materials

Parallel mechanism, Exoskeleton, Reinforcement learning, Kinematics, Tensegrity, Geometric Algebra

  • A. Campeau-Lecours, U. Côté-Allard, D. -S. Vu, F. Routhier, B. Gosselin and C. Gosselin, "Intuitive Adaptive Orientation Control for Enhanced Human–Robot Interaction," in IEEE Transactions on Robotics, vol. 35, no. 2, pp. 509-520, April 2019
  • Vu, DS., Barnett, E., Zaccarin, AM., Gosselin, C. (2018). On the Design of a Three-DOF Cable-Suspended Parallel Robot Based on a Parallelogram Arrangement of the Cables. In: Gosselin, C., Cardou, P., Bruckmann, T., Pott, A. (eds) Cable-Driven Parallel Robots. Mechanisms and Machine Science, vol 53. Springer, Cham.
  • Dinh-Son Vu, S. Foucault, C. Gosselin and J. Kövecses, "Design of a locomotion interface for gait simulation based on belt-driven parallel mechanisms," 2015 IEEE International Conference on Robotics and Automation (ICRA), Seattle, WA, USA, 2015, pp. 1581-1586

  • Wolturnus 2017 – 2019 (2 years) Collaboration with wheelchair manufacturer. Lead project manager for designing an exoskeleton for elderly people using a wheelchair
  • Delphi 2010 – 2012 (2 years) Automotive Engineer. Design and validation of algorithm for start and stop and water temperature measurement. 
  • Valeo 2007 (6 months) Internship at Automotive industry. Validation of the compliance of an ECU temperature.

  • American University of the Middle east 2019 – 2022 Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering
  • Aalborg University 2017 – 2019 Postdoctoral fellow, Mechanical Engineering
  • Laval University 2012 – 2017 Teaching Assistant, Mechanical Engineering
  • Delphi 2010 – 2012 (2 years) Automotive Enginee