Jaesik ChoiJaesik_Choi

PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
BS from Seoul National University, 2004




Boseon YuBoseon Yu

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2017 December – present
PhD/MS/BS from Inha University, 2015/2010/2008

Peng Zhang Peng Zhang

Researcher, 2020.10 – present
PhD in Nuclear Science and Engineering from Tsinghua University, 2012
BS in Nuclear Science and Technology from Tsinghua University, 2007

Anh TongAnh Tong

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2020 March – present
MS/PhD Student, 2015 August – 2020 February
BS from Hanoi University of Science and Technology, 2015 (the second highest-ranking graduate of Talented Engineer Class K53)

Seijun Chung Seijun Chung

Researcher, 2020 Fall – present
MS in Industrial Engineering from Seoul National University, 2020
Control & Instrument Engineer, Hyundai Engineering Co. Ltd., 2013.01 – 2018.09
BS in Electrical Computer Engineering from Hanyang University, 2013

Soonjae KwonSoonjae Kwon

Researcher (Military Service 2017 April – 2020 April), 2017 April – present
MS from Sogang University, 2017
BS from Sogang University, 2015

Sohee ChoSohee Cho

Researcher, 2017 September – present
BS from Korea National Open University, 2017
BA from Ewha Womans University, 2013

Ali TousiAli Tousi

Researcher, 2018 September – present
MS from UNIST, August 2018
BS from Sharif University, 2015

Hyukdong KimHyukdong Kim

Researcher, 2020.02 – present
BS from Incheon National University, 2016

Hyeha ImHyeha Im

Researcher, 2020.06 – present
BLS from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2019
BA from Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, 2019

Alisher Abdulov

Alisher Abdulov

Researcher, 2020 Fall – present
MS from UNIST, 2020
BS from UNIST, 2017

Bumjin Park Bumjin Park

Researcher, 2020.11 – present
Bachelor in Mathematics from Chung-ang University, 2020

Jihyeon Seong Jihyeon Seong

Researcher, 2021.01 – present
Bachelor of Computer Engineering from Ewha Womans University, 2021


Administrative Staff:

Kyeongeun Lee

Lab admin/Secretary, 2018.03 – present
BA from University of Ulsan, 2006

Hyejin Shin Hyejin Shin

Lab admin, 2020.09 – present
Lab admin, UNIST, 2016.08 – 2018.08
BS from University of Ulsan, 2007



Graduate Students:

Qin XieXie Qin

PhD student at UNIST, 2015 March – present
(Maternity leave, 2015 September – 2016 August)
MS degree from Wuhan University, 2013

Haedong JeongHaedong Jeong

MS/PhD student at UNIST, 2014 March – present
BS degree from UNIST, 2013

Giyoung JeonGiyoung Jeon

MS/PhD Student, 2015 August – present
(Argonne National Laboratory, 2015 June – 2015 July for Research Exchange)
BS from UNIST, 2015 (the highest-ranking graduate from EE track of UNIST)

Seongwoo LimSeongwoo Lim

MS/PhD Student, 2015 August – present
BS from UNIST, 2015

Jeeyeon HanJeeyeon Han

MS/PhD Student, 2016 March – present
BS from UNIST, 2016 (the highest-ranking graduate from CSE track of UNIST)

Kyowoon LeeKyowoon Lee

MS/PhD Student, 2016 September – present
BS from UNIST, 2016

Sol-A_KimSol-A Kim

MS/PhD student, 2017 March – present
BS from UNIST, 2017 February

Sehyun LeeSehyun Lee

MS/PhD student, 2018 March – present
BS from UNIST, 2018 February

Nguyen Thanh Nguyen

MS student, 2018 September – present
BS from Ho Chi Minh University of Science Mathematics and Computer Science, 2016 (the second highest-ranking graduate)

Seongun Kim Seongun Kim

MS student at KAIST, 2019 Fall – present
BS in Computer Science and Engineering, and System Design and Control Engineering from UNIST, 2019

Cheongwoong Kang Cheongwoong Kang

MS Student, 2019 Spring at UNIST
BS from Handong University, 2019

Youngjin Park Youngjin Park

MS/PhD Student, 2019 Spring at UNIST
BS from Chungbuk National University, 2019

Wonjoon Chang Wonjoon Chang

MS Student, 2019 August at KAIST
BS in Information and Industrial Engineering (Double major in Computer Science) from Yonsei University, 2019 (the highest-ranking graduate from department of Information and Industrial Engineering)

Deokjun EomDeokjun Eom

MS Student, 2020 March at KAIST – present
BS in Mathematics (Double major in Statistics) from Korea University, 2020


Kyunghwan Sohn Kyunghwan Sohn, CFA

MS/PhD student, 2020 Spring – present
Senior manager, Financial Supervisory Service, 2013 – 2020.2
Researcher, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses, 2009 – 2012 (military service)
MS from Seoul National University, 2009
BS from KAIST, 2007

Hyeongjin Byeon Hyeongjin Byeon

MS/PhD student, 2020 Fall – present
BS from Yonsei University, 2013
Principal Research Engineer, A.I. PLUS Lab, ESTsoft Corp., 2008 – present
Executive/Developer, PlayXP, 2002 – 2007

Seongjin Park Seongjin Park

MS student, 2020 Fall – present
Staff Researcher at Machine Learning Lab, SAIT, Samsung Electronics, 2018 – 2020
Engineer at Big-Data Analysis Division, Semiconductor Research Institute, Samsung Electronics, 2017 – 2018
Engineer at Visual Display Division, Samsung Electronics, 2013 – 2017
Web development Position at eTHR, Vancouver, Canada, 2013
Research Intern at Samsung Software Membership, 2011 – 2013
BS in Computer Engineering from Korea Aerospace University, 2013

Soyeon Kim Soyeon Kim

PhD student, 2020 Fall – present
Researcher, National Institute of Ecology, 2019 – 2020
Researcher, Architecture & Urban Research Institute, 2019
Master of Landscape Architecture from Seoul National University, 2019 (outstanding master’s thesis award)
Bachelor of Landscape Architecture from Kangwon National University, 2016

Daiki E. Matsunaga Daiki E. Matsunaga

MS/PhD student, 2020 Fall – present
Data Scientist, IBM Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 2019 – 2020
IT Specialist/Consultant, IBM Japan, Tokyo, Japan, 2017 – 2019
BA in Political Philosophy from Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, 2016

Hwanil Choi Hwanil Choi

MS student, 2020 Fall – present
BS in Mathematics (Double major in Computer) from Kyungpook National University, 2020

Dahee Kwon Dahee Kwon

MS student, 2020 Fall – present
Bachelor of Arts in Statistics from Yonsei University, 2020

Junho ChoiJunho Choi

MS/PhD student, 2021 Spring – present
Senior Analyst, Aon Pathwise, Toronto – Seoul, 2016 – 2021
Masters of Mathematical Finance from University of Toronto, 2016
Bachelor of Applied Science in Engineering Science from University of Toronto, 2015

Seongyeop JeongSeongyeop Jeong

PhD student, 2021 Spring – present
Masters of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from GIST, 2021
Bachelor of Electronics and Communications Engineering from Korea Maritime & Ocean University, 2019 (the highest-ranking graduate)


Collaborating (or mentoring) students/researchers:

Dongeun_LeeDongeun Lee

Now, Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University-Commerce
Postdoctoral Researcher, March 2014 – August 2016
(Joint appointment with the Berkeley Lab, January – August, 2016)
PhD from Seoul National University, 2014
BS from Seoul National University, 2006

Man-Ki YoonMan-Ki Yoon

Now, Associate Research Scientist at Yale University
PhD from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Cyber-Physical Systems Integration Lab.
Man-Ki is a recipient of Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship 2013 and Intel PhD Fellowship 2014 with the topics in research collaboration.


Previous Administrative Staff:

Eunog LeeEunog Lee

Lab admin, 2018 September – 2021 February
BA from University of Ulsan, 2015

Jisu ParkJisu Park

Lab admin, 2019 December – 2020 December
BA from University of Ulsan, 2013


Previously collaborated (or mentored) students/researchers:

Juhyeong Kim Juhyeong Kim

MS student, 2020 Fall
Bachelor from Sungkyunkwan University, 2020

Agnieszka Mikołajczyk
Agnieszka Mikołajczyk

Visiting Student at UNIST
MS from Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, (September 2017)
BS from Gdansk University of Technology, Poland, (March 2016)

Wooyoung Jeong
Yooseung Jeong

BS Student at UNIST

Thanh Nguyen
Thanh Nguyen

Researcher, 2018 March
MS from UNIST, 2018
BS from Danang University of Science and Technology, 2015 (The valedictorian from Talented Engineering Program)

Rafael LimaRafael Lima

MS Student, 2015 August – 2017 August
BS from EE at Federal University of Bahia, 2015 (top 1% graduate)

Dongju Shin

MS student, 2018 September – 2020 September
BS from UNIST, 2018

Junhyuk ShinJunhyuk Shin

Researcher, 2020 February – 2020 June
MS from Seoul National University, 2018
BS from Yonsei University, 2016

Yeeun ChunYeeun Chun

MS student, 2018 September – 2020 June
Researcher, 2017 September – 2018 August
BS from University of California, Los Angeles, 2013

Jiwoo Lee

MS student, 2018 September – 2020 June
BS from The University of Seoul, 2018

Nakwon Sung

Researcher, 2019 January – present
MS from UNIST, August 2018
BS from UNIST, August 2015

Seongman Heo

Researcher, 2019 March – 2020 Spring
MS from Korea University, August 2017
BS from Korea University Sejong, August 2015

Janghoon_JuJanghoon Ju

Leave for startup, 2018 January ~ 2019 January
Research Engineer, 2016 August – 2017 March
MS Student, 2016 March – Present
BS from UNIST, 2016

GinKyeng Lee

GinKyeng Lee
MS student, 2018 March – 2020 February
BS from Sookmyung Women’s University, 2018 February (the highest-ranking graduate)

Eunji Bang

MS student, 2018 September – present
Researcher, 2018 February – 2018 August
MS from UNIST (the Energy Commodity Trading and Financial Engineering program), 2018 February
BA from University of Ulsan, 2015

Sungguk Cha Sungguk Cha

MS/PhD Student, 2019 Spring at UNIST
BS from UNIST, 2019

Minsu Kang Minsu Kang

MS/PhD Student, 2019 Spring at UNIST
BS from Handong University, 2019

Subin_LeeSubin Lee

MS Student, 2016 March – 2018 February
BS from UNIST, 2016
Now, researcher at SK T-brain

Kallol RoyKallol Roy

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2015 August – present
PhD from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, 2014
B.Tech from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, 2005

Vladimir NekrasovVladimir Nekrasov

PhD student, 2016 March – 2017 March
Researcher, 2015 August ~ 2016 February
Specialist degree (BS/MS) from Moscow State University, 2015
Now, PhD student at Adelaide university

20180312_143317Seonghyun Jo

Researcher, 2017 December – present
BS from Seoul National University, 2014

Wonjun YoonWonjun Yoon

BS degree from UNIST 2017 March
Now, MS student at KAIST EE

Yunseong_HwangYunseong Hwang

MS from UNIST, 2016
BS from UNIST, 2014
Now at NAVER/Search Solutions (Click Through Analysis)

Sanghun KangSanghun Kang

Previously at Amanda (Top 10 Mobile app company in Korea)
Now at Hyundai Card Algorithm Team

Kyungjoong_JeongKyoungjoong Jeong

PhD candidate at UNIST
MS degree from POSTECH, 2008
Now at Stradvision (a computer vision startup)

Yooseung Wang
Yooseung Wang


Madi KhamitbekovMadi Khamitbekov

BS Student at UNIST
(Google Summer Intern, 2016 Summer)
Now at Moloco for Mobile Ad Platform

TaehoonKimTaehoon Kim

The best undergraduate from UNIST in 2016 (Awarded from Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning)
Previously at the Berkeley Lab for Research Exchange
Now at DevSisters (previously at Vingle) for military service (will join OpenAI)

Azamatbek AkhmedovAzamatbek Akhmedov

Now at Samsung Electronics

Doyeon LimDoyeon Lim

Now, MS student at KAIST Computer Science

Wen Pu

PhD student PhD with General Intelligence Lab at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, (Now at LinkedIn)

Kejia Hu

MS student at University of California, Davis (previously PhD student at Northwestern, now Assistant Professor at Vanderbilt University)

Phuong Hoang

MS/PhD student student at UNIST (now at Vietnam)

Tianfang Xu

Tianfang Xu (previously MS student student at University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, PhD student at UIUC, now Research Assistant Professor at Utah University)

Jun-Young Min

MS Graduate, UNIST (previously Asiana IDT Inc, a subsidiary of Asiana Airline, Now at Korea Airports Corporation)

GuhnooGuhnoo Yun

BS Student at Gyeongsang National University (USURF Intern)

Haebeom LeeHaebeom Lee

BS Student at UNIST

SorangSorang Cho

BS Student at Busan National University (USURF Intern)

JungwoonJungwoon Shin

BS Student at Boston University (USURF Intern)

Owen Xu HeOwen Xu He

BS Student at Jacobs University (SPIKE Intern)


Jongwhan Moon (BS student at UNIST, now MS/PhD student at POSTECH)

William Gu (BS student at University of California, Berkeley)

Suhwan Chung, BS Student, UNIST

Zumrat Kochshegulov, BS Student, UNIST

Chung-Geol Ryu, BS Student, UNIST (Now at Korean Airforce for military service)


Group activity:

Group dinner (July 2014)




After the UNIST Open Lab (November 2014)


Group picture with summer interns and Google Inceptionism (August 2015)


Lab seminar (November 2015)



Lab outing (March 2016)



Group dinner (November 2017)


Christmas Tree (December 2017) – Credit Yeeun, Sol-A and all lab members