Paul Oh is the Lincy Professor of Unmanned Aerial Systems in the mechanical engineering department for the Howard R. Hughes College of Engineering.
He is establishing an unmanned autonomous systems laboratory at UNLV, complete with a fleet of drones and several humanoid robots.
From 2000 to 2014, he served as a mechanical engineering professor at Drexel University in Philadelphia and founded and directed the Drexel Autonomous Systems Laboratory (DASL).
Oh is the former program director for robotics at the National Science Foundation where he managed a portfolio that supported almost all robotics research in American universities. He has worked for Boeing, the Office of Naval Research and the NASA Caltech/Jet Propulsion Lab.
- Faculty fellowships at NASA Jet Propulsion Lab, 2002
- Faculty fellowship in Naval Research Lab, 2003
- National Science Foundation Career Award, 2004
- B.Eng., in Mechanical Engineering, McGill University in Canada
- M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Seoul National in South Korea
- Ph.D., Mechanical Engineering, Columbia University