Awards & Press

Professor Euijong Whang of our department presented a presentation and panel discussion with industry experts at the 'AI with Google 2018' conference, sharing ideas and challenges about AI innovation under the theme 'AI for All'. In this event, Doctor. Jeff Dean, General of Google AI gave a keynote lecture and professor Euijong Whang was the only one in academia who participated in the seminar and presented the theme of 'AI Research and Talent Development at KAIST'. In the following panel discussion, they shared our knowledge of AI innovation and our future challenges. Professor Hwang has been working as a researcher at Google Lab for 5 years. He has collaborated on developing the data infrastructure of TensorFlow Extended Machine Learning Platform and has done research on ACM SIGKDD paper and ACM SIGMOD tutorial.   <Link> [[{"fid":"5968","view_mode":"default","type":"media","attributes":{"height":"533","width":"800","class":"media-element file-default"}}]]
M.S Candidate Kihyum Kim (Advisor: Prof. Yong Man Ro)'s paper was awarded the Best Paper Award - Silver Prize at ICCE-Asia 2018 in Jeju Island.  ICCE-Asia is an international conference related to consumer electronics. This paper was selected as Best Paper Award - Silver Prize. The title of the paper is "FSF-C Net: Face Spatial Frequency-Critical Network for Face Super Resolution".   Congratulations to Kihyun Kim and Yong Man Ro.   Conference: ICCE-Asia 2018 Date: 2018.06.24 – 2018.06.26 Award: ICCE-Asia 2018, Best Paper Award – Silver Prize Venue: Ramada Plaza Hotel, Jeju, Korea Paper: FSF-C Net: Face Spatial Frequency-Critic Network for Face Super Resolution Author: Kihyun Kim, Hak Gu Kim, and Yong Man Ro
Ph.D. Candidate Jin-taek Lim (Advisor: Prof. Youngnam Han) received the best paper award Silver prize at ICCE-Asia in 2018. The topic of this paper is 'A Normalized Proportional Fair Scheduler for QoS Provision in Hybrid Full Duplex System'.   Congratulations to Jin-taek Lim & Professor Youngnam Han.   Conference: IEEE the 3rd International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE-Asia 2018) Date: 2018.06. 24 ~ 2018.06.26 Venue: Jeju Island Award: Best paper award, silver prize Paper: A Normalized Proportional Fair Scheduler for QoS Provision in Hybrid Full Duplex System Author: Jin-taek Lim and Youngnam Han


Application Deadline: No later than 24:00 July 22, 2018
Professor Yung Yi and Ph.D. student Dae-Woo Kim have been selected as the University Donation program sponsored by Nokia Bell Labs. The program receives proposals for future research from researchers at universities around the world at Nokia Bell Labs. A small number of researchers are selected, and the researchers are allowed to freely use donation-type research fund. Professor Yung Yi and Ph.D. student Dae-Woo Kim proposed a study on "Multi-drone Platform for Machine Collective Intelligence" and received a donation of 50,000 euros. This study is about platform research that can combine IoT, Cloud, 5G communication and drones AI technology based on many drones. Because of the reputation of the world-class research institute, Bell Labs, and the nature of the donation-type research fund that does not require the submission of research results, it is significant in that it was selected for its high competition.
The MSRA Fellowship Program aims to build the next generation of research leaders with a unique program offering a combination of scholarship, mentorship, research, networking and academic opportunities to promising young candidates. Moreover, Fellows and their advisors could enjoy long-term close engagement with Microsoft Research Asia, one of the leading computer science research labs in the world. Please visit the program homepage to learn more about it and read the feedbacks from previous recipients of the fellowship.   This year, the MSRA Fellowship program would accept direct applications from individual PhD students with their advisors’ strong recommendation. We sincerely hope that as EE School Chair, you could kindly disseminate our Invitation for Application attached to faculty and PhD students of your school via website, email, or other effective approaches, and encourage eligible students to apply. We really appreciate your big support for MSRA Fellowship program 2018!   Below is some information about this MSRA Fellowship 2018 Provisions of the award ·      Cash awards of $10,000 USD ·      Guaranteed, but not required three-month internship at Microsoft Research Asia. ·      Opportunity for intensive and individualized mentorship programs with a dedicated senior researcher to help facilitate research until graduation. ·      Opportunity to attend Microsoft academic conferences in computer science in the Asia-Pacific region. ·      At the discretion of Microsoft Research Asia, advisors of fellows might be invited to participate in collaborative research projects and academic exchange events. Eligibility criteria ·      Applicants must attend a university in Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, Mainland China, Singapore, or Taiwan, and doing research work that relates to computing topics in which Microsoft Research has expertise. ·      According to the definition of the normative period of PhD program of the applicants’ university and region, the applicant must still be in eligible PhD program until spring semester of 2020. The applicants and their advisors would be asked for supporting documents if needed. ·      Multiple applicants from one supervisor will not be considered for acceptance. ·      Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship Committee owns the final interpretation of above clauses. How to apply ·      The 2018 Microsoft Research Asia Fellowship application period closes on June 29, 2018 ·      PhD students must apply directly for the scholarship via online application tool  ·      Materials required: 1) application form; 2) Curriculum vitae; 3) Research Statement; 4) At least two letters of reference. For more detailed requirements on “How to Apply”, and more information on Eligibility criteria, Award provisions, and Program timeline, please kindly visit 2018 MSRA Fellowship homepage: We sincerely look forward to application from your PhD student. Thank you for your big support! Should you have any questions, please kindly contact me or program committee via email (


 2018 May 5th. Undergraduate Workshop
2018 April 3rd. Strawberry Party
2018 spring happy hour


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