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2018 Songam Future Scholar Research Excellence Award


Professor Eunho Yang was awarded a 2018 Songam Future Scholar Research Excellence Award. The Songam Future Scholar Research Excellence Award is granted according to the will of President Lee of Korea Former Co. and is given to Assistant Professors in Engineering Schools with less than five years in that position with an excellent research performance in order to encourage their research activity.
Prof. Yang is an Assistant Professor at the KAIST School of Computing. Prior to joining KAIST in the summer 2016, he spent two years as a research staff member at IBM T.J. Watson Research Center. He obtained his Ph.D. in 2014 from the University of Texas at Austin, and earned M.S. and B.S degrees from Seoul National University in Korea in 2006 and 2004, respectively. From 2006 to 2009, he was a researcher at Korea Telecom as the alternative military service in Korea. His research interests are in statistical machine learning in general with a special focus on high-dimensional statistics.