Jooyeon Kim is an assistant professor in the Artificial Intelligence Graduate School and the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at the Ulsan National Institute of Science and Technology (UNIST). He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. from the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) and his B.E. from the University of Tokyo. In 2020-2021, he was a researcher at Microsoft Research Cambridge (MSRC). In 2021- 2023, he was a postdoctoral researcher at RIKEN Advanced Ingelligence Project (AIP). During graduate studies, he interned at Max Planck Institute for Software Systems (MPI-SWS) and Microsoft Research Cambridge (MSRC). He is a recipient of the Naver Ph.D. fellowship and the Korea-Japan joint government scholarship program.
His research in machine learning (ML) focuses on building and promoting interactive systems within which humans and machines (AI agents) collaborate, cooperate, and coordinate through verbal and non-verbal communicative signals. The multi-modal nature of such interactive systems leads his research trajectory to revolve around the research areas including: generative modeling, natural language processing (NLP), data mining, human-computer interaction (HCI) and optimization.
To find more about his research, visit: https://jyscardioid.github.io/