Donation of Elice, an alumni start-up company of S..
Elice, an alumni start-up company of the School of Computing at KAIST, with CEO Jaewon Kim, CPO Suin Kim, and CTO Jung Guk Park from the research group of Professor Alice Oh made a meaningful donation of 300 million won for the School of Computing at KAIST. Elice is taking the lead in software education innovation and effectively providing digital education to more than 100 universities, governments, and public institutions using educational practice platforms. Even when the global pandemic improves, online education will expand further, and Elice’s education system will have a positive influence on bridging the education gap....Read more
Donation of Junha Park, an alumnus of SoC
Junha Park, an alumnus of the School of Computing at KAIST, and the CTO of Toss Bank, made a meaningful donation of 100 million won for the School of Computing at KAIST. He was a developer in various companies including NHN and Toss, and now he is the Head of Technology at Toss Bank. Interview video with Junha Park: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T8hBml5Vm5s...Read more
Academic career of former SoC Theory PhD student t..
Sewon Park, recent Ph.D. graduate of Theoretical Computer Science at KAIST, has given both contributed and invited talks at KMS Fall Meeting, at AAAC'2021, and at international conference CCC'2021. He is now postdoc at Kyoto University. Sewon Park graduated this summer with a PhD from School of Computing. He was promptly invited to give a talk at the international conference https://www.cs.bham.ac.uk/~axj/ccc2021/ He gave contributed talks at KMS Fall Meeting https://www.kms.or.kr/conference/abstract/search_view.html?num=7977&uid=74 And he gave a contributed talk at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Asian Association for Algorithms and Computation. http://aaac2021.ie.nthu.edu.tw/index.php/program/ Sewon has just completed quarantine in Japan and is now postdoc at Kyoto University in the group of Akitoshi Kawamura. https://www.kurims.kyoto-u.ac.jp/~kawamura/ken/...Read more
Donation from Devsisters (11 alumni of School of C..
11 alumni of School of Computing (incoming class from 2006 to 2016), KAIST, currently working at Devsisters KAIST as engineers including CTO, participated in the donation for the expansion of the Computing Department building！ We sincerely are grateful for your heartwarming and welcome message: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r61Bbhq3vLU Rohjun Myung, 09, Cookie Run Plus Lead Seongjin Hong, 06, CTO Changwon Lee, 11, DevOps Engineer Junsu Lee, 15, Game Server Engineer Daeyoung Won, 10, DevOps Engineer Nakhyeon Choi, 11, Game Server Engineer Taehyeon Hwang, 14, Game Server Engineer Jaeui Ma, 12, Game server engineer Jae-young Hwang, 16, Game Server Engineer Seongyoon Jeong, 14, DevOps Engineer Junseong Lee, 10, DevOps Engineer “I had a prejudice that ‘donation’ was only for successful people who run their own business, but after I heard of it, I thought ‘Oh, there is no such thing that I couldn’t do.’. So I decided to participate in it without hesitation. "The optimal route is not the most successful route, but the one with enough rewards to the least risk taken. If you want something, I’d like to tell you to take the risk and to go grab it. Don’t worry about going off the optimal route” “I believe that you can become a leader who can change our society if you find what you want to do and do it joyfully and passionately.”...Read more
Donation of Bomjun Kim, an alumnus of SoC
Bomjun Kim, an alumnus of the School of Computing at KAIST, and the CEO of Woowa Bros., made a meaningful donation of 100 million won for the School of Computing at KAIST. He won the Gold medal at the 4th International Olympiad in Informatics (IOI), the first participation from Korea, and swept the world’s university student programming competition. “Pay It Forward” Bomjun Kim hopes to donate what he received to help the next generation. Interview video with Bomjun Kim: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WtYiOF9xOg0...Read more
Dr. Kunwoo Park appointed as an assistant professo..
Dr. Kunwoo Park, a graduate of Data Science Laboratory (Advisor: Prof. Meeyoung Cha) at our School, has been appointed as an assistant professor in the School of AI Convergence of Soongsil Unversity, starting March 2021. Before joining the university, he was a postdoctoral researcher at UCLA and QCRI. His research area is computational social science focusing on deep learning and NLP approaches. His research has been published in premier conferences and journals such as WWW, AAAI, ICWSM, and CSCW. He will continue to work on providing data-driven solutions for social issues using online media data, such as online misinformation and bias. Dr.Kunwoo Park's Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/park.kunw ...Read more
Dr. Chang Hyun Park appointed as an assistant prof..
Dr. Chang Hyun Park, a graduate of the Computer Architecture and Systems Lab (Advisor: Professor Jaehyuk Huh) at our School, has been appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Information Technology of Uppsala University, Sweden as of January 2021. Uppsala University, founded in 1477, is Sweden's oldest and prestigious university. Dr. Park’s main research field is computer architecture and systems. He has published in top international venues including IEEE/ACM ISCA, MICRO, and ACM EuroSys. In recognition of his research achievements during his Ph.D., he received Ph.D. fellowship awards from Naver and Microsoft Research Asia. Dr. Park has worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Uppsala University after obtaining his doctoral degree at KAIST in August 2019 and will continue his research as an assistant professor....Read more
Dr. Sangeun Oh appointed as an assistant professor..
On September 1, 2020, Dr. Sangeun Oh from Cyber-Physical Systems Lab (Advisor: Insik Shin) of KAIST School of Computing was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Software and Computer Engineering at College of Information Technology of Ajou University. Dr. Sangeun Oh has worked as a research assistant professor at KAIST School of Computing for 6 months after acquiring his Ph.D. at KAIST. His main research field is mobile IoT systems, and he has published papers at ACM MobiCom, ACM MobiSys, IEEE RTSS, etc., which are the best academic conferences in the field of mobile computing and real-time systems. His research achievements were recognized for their excellence. In 2017, he was selected for Google Ph.D. Fellowship. He also received the Best Paper Award and Best Ph.D. Forum Presentation Award at ACM MobiCom 2019 and IEEE MDM 2017 respectively. This year, he received the Distinguished Dissertation Award of KAIST School of Computing for his thesis. Congratulations....Read more
Dr. JinYeong Bak appointed as an assistant profess..
Dr. JinYeong Bak from KAIST Users & Information Lab (advisor: Prof. Alice Oh) has been appointed as an assistant professor at SKKU (Sung Kyun Kwan University) College of Computing. He received his Ph.D. in 2020 with his thesis on communication modeling. Dr. JinYeong Bak has published his work in several top conferences in Natural Language Processing domain, such as ACL and EMNLP. He also has experience working as a Junior Data Scientist at United Nations Global Pulse Lab Jakarta and as a research intern at Microsoft Research Asia. During his program, Dr. JinYeong Back was recognized for his outstanding research achievements both nationally and aboard. Through his active research activities, he demonstrated the excellence of the KAIST School of Computing....Read more
Dr. Sungeun Hong Lee was appointed as an assistant..
Dr. Sungeun Hong (advisor: Prof. Hyun Seung Yang) was appointed as an assistant professor of dept. of information and communication engineering at Inha University on September 1, 2020. After receiving his Ph.D. in 2018, he had worked as a research scientist in SK telecom T-Brain. He has focused on applying and developing deep learning to computer vision and multimodality fields. Dr. Hong had published many papers in top international conferences including ECCV, CVPR, ICCV, TIP and he was awarded the 2017 NAVER Ph.D. Fellowship Award....Read more
Dr. Yunho Kim was appointed as an assistant profes..
Dr. Yunho Kim, a Research Assistant Professor in SW Testing & Verification (SWTV) group in our department, was appointed as an assistant professor in the computer software department of Hanyang University in September 2020. He received his Ph.D. (Advisor: Prof. Moonzoo Kim) from our school in 2017 and he had published many papers in top international conferences including ICSE, FSE, and ASE, and also in top journals including IEEE TSE, ACM TOSEM. He received the best paper award in ICST 2018. Dr. Kim received his bachelor's, master's, and doctoral degrees in KAIST....Read more
Dr. Kilho Lee was appointed as an assistant profes..
Dr. Kilho Lee (advisor: Prof. Insik Shin) was appointed as an assistant professor in the department of smart systems software at the Soongsil University in March 2020. Dr. Lee received his Ph.D. from our school in 2019 and he had worked as a post-doc researcher for a year in our school. Dr. Lee's main research area spans various cyber-physical systems and real-time embedded systems. He has published many papers in several top conferences/journals including IEEE RTSS, IEEE RTAS, ACM MobiCom, ACM EMSOFT, and IEEE IoT-Journal. He also received Best Paper Award in ACM MobiCom 2019 and IEEE CPSNA 2014. For more detailed information, please refer to the following site. https://sites.google.com/view/khlee...Read more
Dr. Sungjin Kim, appointed as an assistant profess..
Dr. Sungjin Kim (advisor: Prof. Brent Byunghoon Kang) was appointed to the assistant professor of the intelligent system engineering at the Cheju Halla University in September 2019. Dr. Kim received his Ph.D. degree in a paper titled “Risk Analysis Model on Malware Distribution Networks” in February 2019, and he has been researching the differences between benign and malicious networks through social network analysis techniques for finding malicious artifacts hidden on the web. The findings have been implemented and used in practice and published in Computers & Security, Computer Networks, ETRI journals, and SecureComm. Recently, he has commercialized the malware detection system using deep learning technology, and he continues to expand his research field to the IoT sensor development and the anomaly detection using deep learning on collected logs....Read more
Produced Amazon AWS AI Startup Challenge Award and..
Elice, a programming education startup that was established by KAIST's computer science Ph.D. students, was awarded at AWS AI Startup Challenge hosted by Amazon last year and produced some 80 related talent through data science education management. Elice operates an online programming education platform to effectively manage and operate large-scale computerized education in enterprises or educational institutions. Currently, the online coding platform is provided as a major service by introducing an environment that can be coded online without separate IDE, a free-material code evaluation system that applies grading code intended by professors, a system that prevents cheating, and pair-programming. In recognition of its technical skills, it won the AWS AI Startup Challenge last year, a competition that competes with domestic startups that operate leading technologies and services in the field of artificial intelligence deep learning. In addition, it produced more than 80 talents in related fields last year through an artificial intelligence data science program that has been operating since 2017. The program's faculty consists of KAIST and some of the best scholars in the field of artificial intelligence in Korea. Demo Day, which introduces students' projects, features major Korean IT companies such as Kakao, Naver, Samsung Electronics, and LG Electronics, as well as leading startups such as Baemin, K-Mong, and Rainist. Park Jin-woo, an engineer at Samsung Electronics who participated in the program, said, "The results of students were better than I thought, and I think it would be a good opportunity for the company if it was connected to recruitment." A trainee said, "It is meaningful that we can get advice on our career path through interviews with a business executive." The program is responsible for creating cases in which past graduates have employed at major IT companies such as Naver, NCsoft, Kakao, and PUBG, and for filling the needs of big data talent increased during the 4th Industrial Revolution. An Elice source said, "We will strive to develop technologies to create a smoother programming environment, and we will lower entry barriers and develop curriculums to foster the skills needed by technology companies so that anyone can receive coding education in line with the Fourth Industrial Revolution." Elice is currently actively used by major Korean universities and companies, including KAIST, SK Telecom, and Samsung, and recently attracted series A investment from Altos Ventures. [Reference] Students Participated in Data Science Training Promote Project Contents - https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCTok20p3EzAjTJWV8SJM9Gw/videos Elice Academy website - https://academy.elice.io/ Elice Introduction Website - https://elice.io/ [Related article] Data Science Program E-newspaper - http://www.etnews.com/20180925000025 This NewsToday - http://www.enewstoday.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=1233222 Newsworks - http://www.newsworks.co.kr/news/articleView.html?idxno=217042 Asian Economy - http://view.asiae.co.kr/news/view.htm?idxno=2018081309264279730 The Korean Economy - http://news.hankyung.com/article/201808135770j...Read more
Dr. Hoon Sung Chwa, a Ph.D. joined DGIST as an ass..
As of August 6, Dr. Hoon Sung Chwa (Advisor: Insik Shin) joined DGIST as an assistant professor. Professor Chwa received the BS, MS, and PhD degrees from KAIST, Daejeon, Korea, all in Computer Science, in 2009, 2011, and 2016, respectively. His PhD thesis deals with the topic of advancing multi-core scheduling for real-time embedded systems. Prior to joining DGIST, he worked as a research fellow at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA, from October 2016 to July 2018. His research interests include system design and analysis with timing guarantees and resource management in real-time embedded systems and cyber-physical systems. He published more than 15 international journals/conferences, including top conferences in the field of real-time systems (e.g., IEEE RTSS, IEEE RTAS, ACM EMSOFT, etc). He won two best paper awards from IEEE RTSS in 2012 and from IEEE CPSNA in 2014....Read more
Dr. Young-ki Lee, appointed as an assistant profes..
Dr. Young-ki Lee (advisor: Song Jun-Hwa) from our School of Computing was appointed as an assistant professor of computer science at Seoul National University in September 2018. Dr. Young-ki Lee graduated from our undergraduate master's doctoral program. Since 2013, he has been a professor at the University of Singapore Business School and was appointed to the Computer Engineering Department of Seoul National University this September. Professor Lee doing research in mobile and ubiquitous systems, OS support for mobile / IoT / wearable devices, large-scale data analytics and experimentation platforms, and computational social sciences and has published many papers on ACM MobiSys, ACM SenSys, ACM / IEEE IPSN, ACM UbiComp, ACM CSCW and ACM CHI, the top academic colloquium in related field. He is active in the academic program committee and organizing the committee and also co-chair of the ACM UbiComp program in 2018....Read more
Professor Hong Jeong-gyu Assistant professor at Ye..
Hong Jeong-kyu (Advisor: Kim Soon-tae), a graduate of KAIST's School of Computing, was appointed as an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Engineering at Yeungnam University. Dr. Hong has worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the embedded computing laboratory for one year after his doctoral degree and has conducted research on reliability and low power memory systems....Read more
Professor Ryu Deok-san appointed as an assistant p..
Graduated from the School of Computing, Professor Ryu Duksan (Professor Baek Jongmun) was appointed as an assistant professor of software engineering at Chonbuk National University. After graduating, Dr. Ryu Duksan worked as a research assistant professor for two years at our department. During his undergraduate degree, Dr. Ryu Duksan received a Ph.D fellowship from Naver studying software defect prediction and the Best Paper Award from the School of Computing. After his graduation, he taught programming fundamentals and data structure theory in our school....Read more
Dr. Jae-il Kim, a graduate of the School of Comput..
Dr. Jae-il Kim (advisor: Prof. Jinah Park, graduated in 2015), an alumnus of the School of Computing, has been appointed as an assistant professor at Kyungpook National University's School of Computer Science and Engineering. He actively conducted research in the field of computer science and medical imaging at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill as a Postdoctoral Research Associate commencing in June 2016. Dr. Jae-Il Kim also worked at Samsung Electronics as a Senior Engineer. His major research interests are diffusion-weighted atlas construction and learning-based missing image prediction, ultrasound image fusion, and 3D foot bone modeling for foot joint analysis, and surface-based shape analysis for subcortical structures and brain ventricles....Read more
SoC Ph.D Jeongseop Ahn appointed Assistant Profess..
Our very own School of Computing alumnus Jeongseop Ahn, Ph.D (class of 2015, advisor: Prof. Jaehyuk Huh), was appointed an Assistant Professor at Ajou University’s Department of Software. Dr. Ahn worked at a postdoc position in University of Michigan after graduating, and afterwards found a research job at Oracle Labs in Silicon Valley. For his Ph.D, Dr. Ahn worked on fundamental cloud computing technologies such as virtualization and convergence in computer architecture technologies. At Oracle Labs, he worked on systems for big data analysis platforms, both SW and HW. The resultant research found themselves published on top architecture conferences, including ISCA and MICRO, where Dr. Ahn published multiple papers. Dr. Jeongseop Ahn’s achievements are available on his website, at: https://jeongseob.github.io/...Read more
SoC alumnus Jae-Pil Heo, Ph.D., appointed Assistan..
Our very own School of Computing graduate Jae-Pil Heo, Ph.D. (2015, advisor: Prof. Sung-Eui Yoon) was appointed an Assistant Professor at Sungkyunkwan University. Dr. Jae-Pil Heo researched image signature compression and indexing techniques for large-scale image search, and worked as an Adobe intern, and a researcher in ETRI. Dr. Heo’s main areas of interest include: large-scale image search, scalable nearest neighbor search, compact data representation for high dimensional data collision detection, and geometric data structures and algorithms. His principal research achievements are as follows: Shortlist Selection with Residual-Aware Distance Estimator for K-Nearest Neighbor Search Jae-Pil Heo, Zhe Lin, Xiaohui Shen, Jonathan Brandt, and Sung-eui Yoon IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2016 Distance Encoded Product Quantization Jae-Pil Heo, Zhe Lin, and Sung-Eui Yoon IEEE Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR), 2014 VLSH: Voronoi-based Locality Sensitive Hashing Tieu Lin Loi, Jae-Pil Heo, Junghwan Lee, and Sung-Eui Yoon IEEE/RSJ International Conference on Intelligent Robots and Systems (IROS), 2013 We congratulate his appointment as Assistant Professor....Read more
SoC GSIS alumnus Il Gu Lee, Ph.D., appointed Assis..
Our very own School of Computing, Graduate School of Information Security’s first Ph.D. graduate Il Gu Lee (advisor: Prof. Myungchul Kim) was appointed an Assistant Professor at Sungshin Women’s University, College of Knowledge-Based Services Engineering, Department of Convergence Security Engineering, as of March, 2017. Dr. Lee graduated with his paper: Interference-Aware Secure Communications for Wireless LANs. He researched 5G giga-scale wireless communication systems and wireless LAN for 9 years at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), and recently spent 3 years researching wireless LAN based low energy long range IoT chipsets at Newratek, a lab based startup. Dr. Lee presented at various internationally renowned conferences and journals during his graduate school years in KAIST, researching wireless communication system security, performance, and energy efficiency as a masters and doctorate student. He plans to continue his research in IoT sensors & communication, and convergent security...Read more
KAIST Convergence AMP Students Discuss Industry Co..
Students in the KAIST Convergence AMP course visited the main campus on the previous 8th of October to discuss industry collaboration. (article in Korean) http://www.etnews.com/20161011000352...Read more
Retirement Ceremony Held for Prof. Kyu-Young Whang
A retirement ceremony was held for Prof. Kyu-Young Whang on the 3rd floor of the campus faculty club on the last 30th of August (Tuesday). The event was held to celebrate Prof. Whang’s honorable retirement, and his devotion to the promotion of and research in the field during his 26 and a half year career. The ceremony was attended by around 60 people, including the Head of School, as well as other professors and professors emeriti of the School of Computing, and external guests. The highly significant occasion included an opening ceremony, time line of achievements, recommendations for his appointment as a professor emeritus, awarding of the plaque of gratitude, a lecture by Prof. Whang, and a commemorative photograph....Read more
Naver Fellowship appointment and award
On July 25, 2016, the following students of the School of Computing have been appointed to Naver Ph.D. Fellow and received the Fellowship Award: Duc Hoang Bui (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Insik Shin), Soo In Kim (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Alice Oh), Duksan Ryu (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Jongmoon Baik), Gun Woo Park (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Mi-young Cha), Changhee Park (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Sukyoung Ryu), Sunjoon Kim (Ph.D. candidate, advisor: Geehyuk Lee). This award is sponsored by Naver Corp. to recognize the students who published the best papers to top-tier international conferences and journals on computer science field. Congratulations on receiving the award. ＊＊ Pictures Duc Hoang Bui, Soo In Kim Duksan Ryu, Gun Woo Park Changhee Park, Sunjoon Kim...Read more
New faculty announcement of Professor Eunho Yang
We are delighted to announce that Professor Eunho Yang has been appointed to the School of Computing at KAIST on July 11, 2016. Professor Eunho Yang majored in Statistical Machine Learning. Please refer to the following URL for details: https://cs.kaist.ac.kr/people/view?idx=537&kind=faculty&menu=160 Congratulations for the appointment...Read more
New faculty announcement of Professor Jooyoung Lee..
＊ Professor Juho Kim (left) and Jooyoung Lee right) We are delighted to announce that Professor Juho Kim and Jooyoung Lee have been appointed to the School of Computing at KAIST on July 1, 2016. Professor Jooyoung Lee majored in Cryptography and Combinatorics. Please refer to the following URL for details: https://cs.kaist.ac.kr/people/view?idx=536&kind=faculty&menu=160 Professor Juho Kim majored in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Crowdsourcing, and Learning at Scale. Please refer to the following URL for details: https://cs.kaist.ac.kr/people/view?idx=535&kind=faculty&menu=160 Congratulations for the appointment....Read more
IT Women Engineers Talk Concert