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Prof. Kyoung Mu Lee, Selected as IEEE Fellow… “Will strive for the advance of domestic AI research and the education of global talents” (AI Times, 2020.12.01)

2021-01-27l Hit 63


A top expert in Korea’s AI field… served as the organizing committee chair of ICCV2019, the world’s largest AI conference, and the first Asian associate editor-in-chief of IEEE TPAMI, the world’s top AI field journal


Professor Kyoung Mu Lee stated, “This is an overwhelming honor as a scholar. I believe this was possible thanks to my students who have accompanied me, and I will take this opportunity to strive to advance Korean AI research and cultivate global talents.”

 

SNU College of Engineering (Dean Kook Heon Char), announced on the 1st that ECE Professor Kyoung Mu Lee (Head Professor of Artificial Intelligence Major in graduate school interdisciplinary program), became a fellow of the world-renowned Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).

IEEE Fellows are selected annually among members with 10 years or more of experience in semiconductors, electricity, electronics, and telecommunications. They are chosen from the top 0.1% based on their excellent qualities and research and development accomplishments, and ultimately, their contributions to society. Being an IEEE fellow is recognized for its honor and importance.

Professor Kyung Mu Lee completed his bachelor's and master's degree in the control and instrumentation from SNU and received a Ph.D. degree from the University of Southern California (USC) under government funding. He has been conducting education and research in the fields of artificial intelligence and computer vision while working as a SNU ECE Professor since September 2003 after his work at Hongik University.

As a top Korean expert in AI, he served as the organizing committee chair of ICCV2019, the world’s largest AI conference, and was the first Asian associate editor-in-chief of IEEE TPAMI, the world’s top AI journal, for five years. In recognition of his achievements, he was awarded the Korean Scientist and Engineer of the Month Award, the red stripes of Order of Service Merit, and SNU Academic Research and Education Award.

Professor Kyoung Mu Lee commented on becoming a fellow that it is an overwhelming honor as a scholar. “I believe this was possible thanks to my students, and I will strive to further advance Korean AI research and to cultivate global talents.”

Source: http://ee.snu.ac.kr/community/news?bm=v&bbsidx=50748
Translated by: Jee Hyun Lee, English Editor of Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, jlee621@snu.ac.kr

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