Dr. Hoon Jung joined Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) in 2002. He is in charge of Drone Delivery Research and Development as head of the Postal Logistics Technology Research Center since 2017.
He has been carrying out the research project commissioned by the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, entitled ‘the Research Project on the Construction and Commercialization of a Drone Logistics Service Platform for Rural Korea.’ Sinc2 2019. The project is aimed at building and commercializing a drone logistics service platform that can guarantee both safety and reliability with the success rate of 98% or more in vulnerable areas in terms of logistics services.
In the near future, a service will be operated in which drones deliver goods to the roof of office buildings or the gate to apartment complexes where robots take over and deliver the items to customers’ offices or houses. To that end, he just started developing and applying various technologies such as drone delivery technologies tailored for the transport of heavy goods and autonomous indoor and outdoor robot-based delivery technologies.