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Professor Hyun Seung Yang


Degree | Career | Awards | Distinguished Research Achievements | Research Activities

Degree

B.S. degree in electronics engineering from Seoul National University, Korea
M.S. degree in electronics engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana
Ph.D. degree in electronics engineering from Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana

Career

1981 - 1982Researcher of Pennsylvania State University Electro-optics Lab.
1983 - 1986Researcher of Purdue University Dept. of EE. Robot Vision Lab.
1986 - 1988Assistant Professor of University of Iowa Dept. of EE.
1986 - 1988Director, Robot Vision and Machine Intelligence Lab, University of Iowa Dept. of EE.
1988 - 1996Assitant, Associate Prof., Dept. of Computer Science, KAIST
1996 - NowFull and Tenured Prof., Dept. of EECS KAIST
1988 - NowDirector, Artificial Intelligence and Media Lab (AIM lab), KAIST
1990 - NowChairman of Visual Information Processing Laboratory of Center for Artificial Intelligence Research(CAIR)
1991 - 1999Head, Intelligent Robotics Division, Center for AI Research(ERC)
1995 - 1996Visiting professor of University of Maryland Dept. of Computer Science
1999 - 2003Head, Augmented Reality Dision,Virtual Reality Research Center(ERC)
2002 - 2004Chairman, Interdisciplinary Program on Culture Technology, KAIST
2005 - 2006Director, University-Industry Cooperation, KAIST
2005 - 2007Vice President, Korea Robotics Society
2005 - NowPI, Major Research Project, Frontier Project for Ubiquitous Computing and Network
2005 - NowDean of Research Affairs, KAIST
2005 - NowDirector, Institute of Applied Engineering, KAIST
2007 - 2008Vice President, Korean Institute of Information Scientists and Engineers
2007 - NowRegular Member, National Academy of Engineering of Korea
2010 - NowVice Chairman, Virtual Systems and Multimedia
2012 - NowVice President, IFIP Technical Committee on Entertainment Computing (IFIP TC 14)

Awards

1992. 12. 31.  Minister's Commendation of Ministry of Science and Technology
1994. 8. 2.     President's Commendation
1995. 8. 23.   Winner of 4th International Annual Mobile Robot Competition held by the International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence(IJCAI) and the American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI)
1997. 9.         'The Scientist of This Month Award' awarded by Ministry of Science and Technology and Korea Science and Engineering Foundation
2001.            'The Scientist of The Year' awarded by Choon-Ang Il Bo
2003.            'Star Scientist' awarded by EBS

Distinguished Research Achievements

1992Development of Korea's First Intelligent Mobile Robot CAIR-1
1993Development of Korea's First Intelligent Entertainment Robot, Dream Boy
1994Development of Korea's First Multimedia Desktop Conferencing System
2001Development of Korea's First Intelligent Human Robot, AMI

Research Activities

1989. 1. 13. - 1989. 1. 14.Program Chairman of the 1st Workshop of Image Processing and Understanding
1989. 3. 1.Organization Chairman of '89 Spring Conf. of the Society of Artificial Intelligence Research
1990Program Chair, First Korea Japan Workshop on Computer Vision
1990. 12. 1.  Session Chairman of '90 International Conf. on Computer Vision
1990. 11. 10.Chief Chairman of the AI section of '90 Fall Conf. of Korea Information Science Society
1991 - 1993Chairman of the Society of Artificial Intelligence Research in Korea Information Science Society
1991. 10. 1. - 1991. 11.30.Member of Korea Information Science Society
1991. 10. 1.Program Chairman of First Korea-Japan Joint Conf. on Computer Vision
1992 - 1996Governing Board Member, International Association for Pattern Recognition (IAPR)
1992. 9. 1.    Director of International Association for Pattern Recognition(IAPR)
1992. 9. 15. - 1992. 9. 18.Local Arrangement Chairman of Second Pacific Rim International Conf. on Artificial Intelligence
1992, 1993, 1995Program Committee Member Asian Conf. on Computer Vision
1992, 1995, 1998, 2002 - 2006program committee member, PRICAI(Pacific Rim Intl Conf. on Artifiical Intelligence)
1993. 1. 1.    Program Committee Member of First Pacific Rim International Conf. on Computer Graphics
1993. 5. 11. - 1993. 5. 13.  Program Committee Member of 4th International Conf. on Computer Vision
1993. 11. 23. -1993. 11. 25.Program Committee Member of First Asian Conf. on Computer Vision
1993. 12. 31.Chairman of the field of AI in Info Science '93
1995. 2. 3. - 1995. 2. 4.General Chairman of 7th Workshop on Image Processing and Understanding
1995. 11. 5. - 1995. 11. 8.Advisory Committee Member of Second Asian Conf. on Computer Vision
1995. 11. 1.Program Committee Member of Second Pacific International Conf. on Computer Graphics
1995 - NowKorean Member of Digital Audio Visual Concil(DAVIC)
1996 - NowKorean Member of FIPA (Foundation for Intelligent Physical Agent)
1996, 1997Program Committee Member, Pacific Intl conf. on Computer Graphics
1997. 9.Invited Speaker of International Symposium on Robotics Research
1998. 1. 14. - 1998. 1. 15.Program Chairman of International Workshop on Advanced Image Technology (IWAIT)
1998, 2003Intl Advisory Committee Member, International Conf. on Robotics, Automation, Computer Vision
1998.11 - NowBoard member of Korea Information Science Society
2000Program Committee Member, Intl Conf. on Neural Information Processing(ICONIP)
2002Program Chair, 8th Intl Conf. on Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2002)
2003 - NowBoard Member, Korea Brain Society
2004 - NowBoard Member, Korea Multimedia Society
2004General Chair. 14th Intl Conf. on Artificial Reality and Telexistence
2005Program Chair, Intl Workshop on Ubiquitous Experience Media
2006Guest Editor, Special Issue on Artificial Reality and Telexistence, IEICE Trans. on Information and Systems (Japan)
2008Program Chair, Intl Conf. on Entertainment Computing (ICEC2008)
2008Program Chair, ASIAGRAPH Tokyo 2008
2008General Chair, International Symposium for Arts and Technology (ISAT2008)
2009General Chair, 21C TransMedia Innovation Symposium (21CTIS 2009)
2009General Chair, International Symposium for Arts and Contents (ISAC2009)
2010General Chair, Intl Conf. on Entertainment Computing (ICEC 2010)
2010General Chair, 16th Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2010)
2010General Chair, Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications (VRCAI 2010)
2011Honorary General Chair, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Virtual Reality (IEEE VR 2011)
2011General Chair, International Symposium on VR Inovation (ISVRI 2015)
2013Scientific Chair, International Congress on Digital Heritage 2013
2014Program Chair, 20th Virtual Systems and Multimedia (VSMM 2014)
2014General Chair, Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications (VRCAI 2014)
2015Program Chair, Virtual Reality Continuum and Its Applications (VRCAI 2015)