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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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/

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • 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

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  • 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

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  • 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.

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  • IT Women Engineers Talk Concert

    On June 22 (Wednesday), the School of Computing held “IT Women Engineers Talk Concert” in room #117 of N1. This concert is supported by the Association of Korean Woman Scientists & Engineers (KWSE) over the lead of Professor Jinah Park of School of Computing, and Professor Hyun Ju Lee of the department of Electrical Engineering, to share their research areas, encourage the research collaboration between IT and non-IT areas, and present new vision to graduate students. In the IT area, Professor Alice Oh presented “Machine learning and social computer science,” Professor Sukyoung Ryu presented “The journey on the wild JavaScript web application fault detection,” and Professor Sue Moon’s “What is my Beer?” In the non-IT area, there were participants from bio and brain engineering, mechanical engineering, biological sciences, and the Graduate School of Nanoscience and Technology. There were a keynote speech and panel discussion of Professor Hye Sook Lee, who was the head WISET.

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  • 2016 School of Computing Internship and Job Inform..

    As summer vacation is coming, the School of Computing at KAIST opens an Internship and Job Information Session for juniors and seniors. The sponsors of internship programs are small giants and midsize companies which are selected by SoC faculties. • Date and Time: 1:00 PM, May 25 (Wed), 2016 • Location: N1, Room #117 and classroom nearby • Participating companies: about 10 companies You can search for the companies you are interested and consult with them. In addition, SoC department office prepared for souvenirs for the participants, so please check for useful information and take the souvenirs.

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  • QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 - Com..

    QS World University Rankings by Subject 2016 - Computer Science & Information Systems: KAIST SoC QS was ranked among the top 36 around the world & no.1 in Korea. DETAILS: ACADEMIC REPUTATION : 79.7 EMPLOYER REPUTATION : 88.9 CITATIONS PER PAPER : 87.1 H-index : 90.4

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  • Dr. Seonah Lee has been appointed to the assistant..

    Dr. Seonah Lee from the School of Computing (advisor: Professor Sungwon Kang) has been appointed to the assistant professor of the Department of Aerospace and Software Engineering, Gyeongsang National University. Dr. Lee entered her Ph.D. research program in fall 2010 and obtained her Ph.D. on August 2013 with research into a recommendation system on understanding source code for software developers in software evolution based on her work experience in Samsung Electronics. She published five international journal papers including an S-level journal (IEEE Transactions on Software Engineering) and six international conference papers. She also developed the actual product based on her research (navmine.com). Congratulations on your new appointment.

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  • Dr. Shin Hong has been appointed to the assistant ..

    Dr. Shin Hong from the School of Computing at KAIST (advisor: Professor Moonzoo Kim) has been appointed to the assistant professor of the School of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering at Handong Global University. Dr. Hong obtained his Ph.D. on August 2015 with research into concurrent program analysis from Software Testing and Verification Group (SWTV) Laboratory at KAIST. As a recognition of his excellent job during his four years of Ph.D. study (3 SCI journals as a first-author, 1 S-level international conference as a first-author, Samsung Human-Tech bronze award for making a third place, excellent paper award from Korean Institute of information Scientists and Engineers (KIISE), Qualcomm award, and others), he has been appointed as a professor after the graduation. We hope Ph.D. graduates enter the academic world continuously.

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  • The graduated members of the School of Computing d..

    Last year, an undergraduate student at KAIST donated his earnings from his developed app to the school. This time, the graduated students donated their earnings from the app they sold. Last December, the School of Computing student, Young-Hoon Park (25 years old), donated 10 million KRW ($8,200 USD). On September 9th, 2014, Park sold his smartphone application “Seoul Bus” to Kakao Corp. and donated the part of the earnings as a grateful to the school. In addition, Dong-Woo Kim (29 years old) who graduated from the school also donated 10 million KRW to KAIST with a message to use it for his younger students on last December. They are all graduated from the School of Computing at KAIST and worked together for the social commerce company, ‘Rottyful.’ The younger students’ donation news lead to the seniors’ donation; they founded a startup company, ‘Rottyful,’ together. The 8 co-founders of ‘Rottyful’—Kyung Ryul Goo (33), Dong Ju Kim (34), Dong Hee Yoon (34), Joon Ki Lee (34), Cham Sol Lee (33), Hyun Jong Lee (34), Sung Hoon Jang (33), and Joo Young Jung (34)—donated 100 million KRW ($82,000 USD) total, on last December. ‘Rottyful’ is a social commerce company provides a discount sale information based on the location information. This is the first service provides a real-time nearby discount information from the user’s location information. The service has spotlighted for the investigation of SoftBank Ventures Korea Corp, and has merged to Kakao Corp. in 2011. The alumnus, Sung Hoon Jang said, “I heard the news that my younger students have donated to the school,” and said, “We used to talk about the donation before, but we couldn’t take it to action. We were very proud of them when we heard the news, so we decided to donate as well.” The alumnus, Cham Sol Lee said, “We decided to donate together without any hesitation because we all were interested in the donation before,” and said, “We get a benefit from the school even after the graduation. I hope this donation to be helpful to the school.” After Kakao Corp. merged Rottyful, the startup members of Rottyful have lead Kakao’s growth. Now, most members have retired from the company and preparing for the next startup. The alumnus, Hyun Jong Lee said with smile, “I hope our donation lead to the other student’s donation,” and said, “We are planning on another startup, so we will work hard to donate more.” President Sung-Mo Kang at KAIST said, “The graduated students’ interest and investment is the motivation of KAIST’s growth,” and said, “I greatly appreciate for the alumni to support and encourage our school.” The appreciation plaque to the Rottyful startup members will be held at 1:00 PM, on Monday, February 1st.

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  • NXC Corp. CEO, Jung-ju Kim received an alumni awar..

    On November 24th, NXC Corp. Chief Executive Jung-ju Kim received an alumni award from the School of Computing in the room #1501, E3-1. Kim received the award for the contribution of leading the field of national digital contents and improving the information service industry. There were about 200 students, and the president and vice-president of KAIST also attended to the ceremony.

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  • Signboard Hanging Board of Cho Jung-Wan CAIR Room

    On November 6th, there was a signboard hanging ceremony for celebration of the ‘Cho Jung-Wan CAIR Room,’ to commemorate Professor Jung-Wan Cho’s contribution to the School of Computing at KAIST. A number of faculty, students, and staff participated in this ceremony. The procedures of the event included a welcoming ceremony, plaque presentation, acknowledgement of appreciation, and introducing undergraduate programs. Professor Doo-Hwan Bae, the Head of the School of Computing at KAIST said, “This ceremony is meaningful for reminding Professor Jung-Wan Cho’s constant love and support of other faculties as a senior professor from the beginning of the School of Computing (formerly Computer Science Dept.), and his donation and support will help the School of Computing prosper and encourage the donation system. Professor Jung-Wan Cho had been in KAIST from 1973 to 2005, and he was also the president of The Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers (KIISE), and the president of Center for Artificial Intelligence Research (CAIR).

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