Sung Ju Hwang

Sung Ju Hwang is an associate professor in the Graduate School of Artificial Intelligence and School of Computing at KAIST. Prior to working at KAIST, he was an assistant professor in the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering at UNIST, and before that he was a postdoctoral research associate at Disney Research, working under the supervision of Professor Leonid Sigal. He earned a Ph.D. in computer science from The University of Texas at Austin, under the supervision of Professor Kristen Grauman. During his Ph.D. he closely collaborated with Professor Fei Sha at The University of Southern California.

PhD Students


Jaehong Yoon

UNIST, M.S., CS, 2017

UNIST, B.S., CS, 2016

Continual Learning, Online Learning, Federated Learning, Neural Pruning


Hayeon Lee

KAIST, M.S. CS 2018

Sungkyunkwan University, B.S., CS, 2016

Meta-Learning, Neural Architecture Search, Multi-modal Retrieval


Wonyong Jeong

State University of New York,
B.S., CS, 2019

Federated Learning, Semi-Supervised Learning, Continual Learning


Dongbok Lee

Korea University, B.S., CS, 2019

KAIST, M.S., AI, 2021

Natural Language Processing, 

Generative Models


Haebeom Lee

UNIST, M.S., CS, 2018

UNIST, B.S., CS, 2016

Meta Learning, Bayesian Deep Learning


Bruno Andreis

KAIST, M.S., CS, 2019

UNIST, B.S., EE, 2017

Computer Vision, Network Compression, Reinforcement Learning


Byungjoo Kim

Korea University, M.S., CS, 2021
Korea University, B.S., EE, 2018

Trustworthy Deep Learning


Jay Heo

UNIST, M.S., CS, 2019

University of Texas at Austin B.A., Psychology, 2015

Learning & Inference in Interpretable Machine Learning Models, Time Series Analysis,  Computer Vision, Human Computer Interaction


Minseon Kim

KAIST, M.S., EE, 2020

KAIST, B.S., CS/Bio & Brain Eng., 2018, 

Self-Supervised Learning,

Adversarial Learning


Junhyun Park

UNIST, B.S., CS, 2018

Computer Vision, Reinforcement Learning


Jin Myung Kwak

KAIST, M.S., CS, 2018

UC Berkely B.S., EECS, 2014 

Natural  Language Understanding, Conversation Agent, Text Generation


Taewook Nam

KAIST, M.S.,  CS, 2020
KAIST, B.S.,  CS, 2018

Meta Learning, Reinforcement Learning, Bayesian Deep Learning


Minki Kang

KAIST, B.Eng, CS/EE, 2020

KAIST, M.S., AI, 2021

Natural Language Understanding, 

Reinforcement Learning

MS Students

Divyam Madaan

Panjab University, B.Eng., IT, 2019 

Adversarial Robustness, Network Compression, Ensemble Learning

Jinheon Baek

Korea University,

B.S., CS/B. Eng., 2020

Graph Neural Networks

Seul Lee

KAIST, B.S., Aerospace Engineering, 2019
Generative Models, Graph Neural Networks

Jeff Willette

Arizona State University,

B.A., Business, 2010

Calibration, Time Series Analysis

Minyoung Song

Ewha University, B.S., CS, 2020

Network Compression, Neural Architecture Search

Hyunsu Rhee

Seoul National University, B.S.,

Electrical and Computer Engineering, 2021

Computer Vision

Eunyoung Hyung

POSTECH, B.S., CS, 2019

Meta Learning, Reinforcement Learning

Seanie Lee

Yonsei University, B.A.,

Library and Information Science, 2018

Natural Language Processing, Generative Models

Jaewoong Shin

KAIST, B.S., Mathematics/CS, 2019

Meta Learning, Generative Models

Dongchan Min

KAIST, B.S, EE/Business, 2020

Speech, Generative Models

Administrative Staff



Ahra Jo

Research Scientist

at LG AI Research
UNIST, Ph.D., CS, 2016


Jeongun Ryu

Research Scientist

at Lunit
(Substitute Military Service)

KAIST, M.S., CS, 2021


Donghyun Na

Research Scientist

at TmaxSoft
(Substitute Military Service)

KAIST, M.S., CS, 2019


Hyewon Jeong

Research Scientist

at AItrics

KAIST, M.S., CS, 2021


Wuhyun Shin

Research Scientist

at KakaoBrain

Visiting Researcher, KAIST
Sungkyunkwan University, M.S.


Tuan Nguyen

Ph.D. student 

at Oxford
KAIST, M.S., CS, 2020