Faculty

Kyoung Mu Lee

Professor, Ph. D.
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering
College of Engineering, Seoul National University
1 Gwanak-ro, Gwanak-gu, Seoul 151-744, Korea
Phone: +82 02-880-8885 or 02-880-1743, Fax: +822-875-7144
E-mail: kyoungmu(at)snu.ac.kr

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Brief Biography

Kyoung Mu Lee received his Ph. D. degree from the University of Southern California in 1993. He is currently a professor in the department of ECE and the director of the Interdisciplinary Graduate Program in Artificial Intelligence at Seoul National University (SNU). His primary research areas are Computer Vision and Machine Learning. He has served as an AEIC (Associate Editor in Chief) and Associate Editor of the IEEE TPAMI, an Area Editor of the Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), an Associate Editor of the Machine Vision Application (MVA), and the IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications (CVA), and the IEEE Signal Processing Letter. He is an Editorial Advisory Board Member for Academic Press/Elsevier. He has served as a General Chair of ACM MM2018, ACCV2018, and ICCV2019. He was a Distinguished Lecturer of the Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA) for 2012-2013. He is currently serving as the president of the Korean Computer Vision Society (KCVS). He received many awards, including the Korean Scientist and Engineering of the Month Award, the Excellence in Research Award and the Great Processor Award from SNU, the Medal of Merit from the Korean Government, the Okawa Foundation Research Grant Award. He is an IEEE Fellow and a member of the Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST). 

 

Professional Activities

Government Service/Society Member
• IEEE Fellow (2021 – present)
• Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST) (2020 – Present)
• Member of the National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK) (2020 – Present)
• Member of the AI Education Council, Korean Ministry of Education (2020 – Present
• Member of the AI&SW Council, Korean Ministry of Science and ICT (2020 – Present)
• Advisory Board Member of CVF (Computer Vision Foundation) (2016. 1. – 2020)
• President, Korean Computer Vision Society (KCVS) (2018 – Present)
• Administrative Committee member of AFCV (Asian Federation of Computer Vision) (2010 – present)

Editorial Board Member
• Editorial advisory board member for Academic Press/Elsevier in computer vision and pattern recognition, (2015. 8 – Present)
• Associate Editor in Chief, IEEE Trans. on PAMI (Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence), (2014.09 – 2019.10)
• Area Editor, Computer Vision and Image Understanding (CVIU), (2013.11 – Present)
• Guest Editor, Special Issue on Visual Tracking, Computer Vision and Image Understanding, 2015
• Guest Editor, Special Issue on Augmented Video, IEEE Trans. on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, 2015
• Associate Editor, IEEE Trans. on PAMI (Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence), (2014.01 – 2014. 08)
• Associate Editor, IEEE Signal Processing Letters, (2012. 2 – 2013. 12)
• Associate Editor, MVA (Machine Vision and Applications) journal, (2010. 1– 2015. 6)
• Associate Editor, Journal of Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing (JIH-MSP), (2009.3. – Present)
• Associate Editor, IPSJ Transactions on Computer Vision and Applications (CVA), (2008.1. – 2012.1)
• Editor, EURASIP Journal on Applied Signal Processing (2000.1 – 2004.9)

Conference Chair
• Area Chair, IEEE-CVF ICCV (International Conference on Computer Vision) 2021, Oct. 11-17, Montreal, Canada
• Area Chair, IEEE-CVF CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2021, Nashville, TN
• Area Chair, ECCV (European Conference on Computer Vision) 2020, Aug. 23-28, 2020, Glasgow, UK
• Track Chair, ICPR (International Conference on Pattern Recognition) 2020, Sep. 13-18, 2020, Milan, Italy
• General Chair, IEEE-CVF ICCV (International Conference on Computer Vision) 2019, Oct. 27-Nov. 3, Seoul, Korea
• General Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2018, Dec. 4-6, Perth, Australia
• General Chair, ACM MM (Multimedia) 2018, Oct. 22-26, Seoul, Korea
• Area Chair, ECCV (European Conference on Computer Vision) 2018, Oct. 8-16, 2014, Munich, Germany
• Area Chair, BMVC (British Machine Vision Conference) 2017, 4-7, Sept., London, England.
• Area Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2016, Nov. 20-24, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
• Area Chair, ECCV (European Conference on Computer Vision) 2016, Oct. 8-16, 2014, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
• Session Chair, IEEE-CVF CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2015, June 7-12, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts
• Area Chair, IEEE-CVF CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2015, June 7-12, 2015, Boston, Massachusetts
• Area Chair, ECCV (European Conference on Computer Vision) 2014, Sep. 5-12, 2014, Zurich, Switzerland
• Area Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2014, Nov. 1-5, 2014, Singapore
• Founding General Chair, KCCV (Korean Conf. on Computer Vision) 2014, Aug. 28, Seoul, Korea
• Workshop Chair, IEEE-CVF ICCV (International Conference on Computer Vision) 2013, Dec. 1-8, 2013, Sydney, Australia
• Area Chair, IEEE-CVF ICCV (International Conference on Computer Vision) 2013, Dec. 1-8, 2013, Sydney, Australia
• General Chair, IPIU (Image Processing and Image Understanding) 2013, Feb. 18-20, 2013, Jeju, Korea
• Session Chair, IEEE-CVF CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2013, June 23-28, 2013, Portland, Oregon
• Area Chair, IEEE-CVF CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2013, June 23-28, 2013, Portland, Oregon
• Program Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2012, Daejeon, Korea, 2012,
• Track Chair, ICPR (International Conference on Pattern Recognition) 2012, Nov. 11-15, 2012, Tsukuba, Japan
• Session Chair, IEEE CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2012, June 2012, Providence, Rhode Island
• Area Chair, IEEE CVPR (Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition) 2012, June 2012, Providence, Rhode Island
• Area Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2010, Nov. 8-12, 2010, Queenstown, New Zealand
• Associate Editor, IEEE ICRA (International Conference on Robotics and Automation) 2010, May 3-8, 2010, Anchorage, Alaska
• Area Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2009, Sep. 23-27, 2009, Xian, China
• Area Chair, ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2007, Nov. 18-22, 2007, Tokyo Japan
• General chair, FCV (Frontiers of Computer Vision) 2007, Jan. 25-27, 2007, Busan, Korea,
• Program Chair, FCV (Frontiers of Computer Vision) 2006, Feb. 2-3, 2006, Tokushima, Japan

Award Committee Member
• Best Paper Award Committee, CVPR2021
• PAMI TC Thomas S. Huang Memorial Award Committee, CVPR2021
• PAMI TC Longuet-Higgins Prize Committee, CVPR2020
• AFCV Fellow Committee, ACCV2016
• Best Paper Award Committee, ACCV2014

Organizing Committee Member
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement (NTIRE) workshop and challenge on image super-resolution 2021, June 19, 2021, Virtual
• Advances in Image Manipulation (AIM) workshop and challenges on image and video manipulation 2020, Aug. 28, Virtual
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement (NTIRE) workshop and challenge on image super-resolution 2020, June 15, 2020, Seattle
• ICPR (International Conf. on Pattern Recognition) 2020, Milan, Italy
• Advances in Image Manipulation (AIM) workshop and challenges on image and video manipulation 2019, Nov. 2, Seoul Korea
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement (NTIRE) workshop and challenge on image super-resolution 2019, June 17, 2019, Long Beach
• KCCV (Korean Conf. on Computer Vision) 2015, Seoul, Korea
• FCV (Frontiers of Computer Vision) 2009, Feb. 5-7, 2009, Andong, Korea,
• ICCAS (International Conference on Control, Automation and Systems) 2008, Oct. 14-17, 2008 Seoul, Korea
• FCV (Frontiers of Computer Vision) 2008, Jan.23-26, 2008, Bepu, Japan
• IEEE ISPACS (International Symposium on Intelligent Signal Processing and Communication System) 2004, Seoul Korea
• ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2004, Jan. 27-30, Jeju, Korea

Program Committee Member
• Senior Program Committee Member, JICAI (International Joint Conferences on Artificial Intelligence) 2021, Aug. 21 -26, Montreal, Canada
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement workshop and challenge on image super-resolution 2018, June 18, 2018, Salt Lake City
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement workshop and challenge on image super-resolution 2017, July 21, 2017, Hawaii
• New Trends in Image Restoration and Enhancement workshop 2016, Nov 20, 2016, Taipei, Taiwan
• VOT (Visual Object Tracking) Workshop 2017, Oct. 28, 2017, Venice, Italy
• VOT (Visual Object Tracking) Workshop 2016, Oct. 10, 2016, Amsterdam, Netherlands
• VOT (Visual Object Tracking) Workshop 2015, Dec. 12, 2015, Santiago, Chile
• The Tenth International Workshop on Visual Surveillance, VS2010, Nov. 8, 2010, Queenstown, New Zealand
• The 3rd International Congress on Image and Signal Processing (CISP’10), Yantai, China, Oct. 16-18, 2010
• FCV (Frontiers of Computer Vision) 2010, Feb. 4-6, 2010, Hiroshima, Japan
• VISAPP (International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications) 2010, May. 17-21, 2010, Angers, France
• VISAPP (International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications) 2009, Feb. 5-8, 2009, Lisboa, Portugal
• IIHMSP (Intelligent Information Hiding and Multimedia Signal Processing) 2008, Aug. 15-17, 2008, Harbin, China
• VISAPP (International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications) 2007, 8 – 11, March 2007, Barcelona, Spain
• ACCV (Asian Conference on Computer Vision) 2006, Jan. 22-25, 2006, Hyderabad, India
• VISAPP (International Conference on Computer Vision Theory and Applications) 2006, Feb. 22-25, 2006, Setubal, Portugal
• IEEE ICIP (International Conference on Image Processing) 2004, Oct. 24-27, Singapore
• IEEE workshop on Color and Photometric Methods in Computer Vision, July 7, 2003, Nice Acropolis, France
• SPIE VCIP (Visual Communication and Image Processing) 2002, Jan. 20-25, 2002, San Jose

 

Selected Awards and Honors

Excellence in Research Award, Seoul National University 2020
Medal of Merit, Korean Government 2020
Winner of the First 3D Poses in the Wild Challenge 2020 (3DPW-Challenge)
Great Professor Award, College of Engineering, Seoul National University 2019
Korean Scientist and Engineer of the Month Award, the Ministry of Science and ICT of Korea 2018
Winner of 2nd NTIRE Single Image Super-Resolution Challenge, CVPRW2017
Winner of the 2017 Hands in the Million Challenge on 3D Hand Pose Estimation Challenge (HANDS2017)
MSRA Grant Award from Microsoft Research Asia 2016
Distinguished Lecturer, The Asia-Pacific Signal and Information Processing Association (APSIPA), 2012-2013
Sinyang Engineering Academy Award, College of Engineering, Seoul National University 2010
Outstanding Research Award, College of Engineering, Seoul National University 2010
Distinguished Professor Award, AIP (Advanced Industrial Strategy Program), Seoul National University 2009
Winner of the IAPR MVA (Machine Vision Application)’s Most Influential Paper over the Decade Award 2009
Winner of the Honorable Mention Award, Asian Conference on Computer Vision (ACCV) 2007
Okawa Foundation Research Grant Award for Understanding of Information in Images 2006
Outstanding Research Performance Award, Hong-Ik University 2001, 2002
Korean Government Overseas Scholarship. 1988-1993

 

Recent Publications (Selected)

- Sanghyun Son and Kyoung Mu Lee, "SRWarp: Generalized Image Super-Resolution under Arbitrary Transformation," in CVPR, 2021.
- Hongsuk Choi, Gyeongsik Moon, Ju Yong Chang, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Beyond Static Features for Temporally Consistent 3D Human Pose and Shape from a Video," in CVPR, 2021. [arXiv] [Video]
- Suyoung Lee*, Myungsub Choi*, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "DynaVSR: Dynamic Adaptive Blind Video Super-Resolution," in WACV, 2021.
- Sungyong Baik, Myungsub Choi, Janghoon Choi, Heewon Kim, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Meta-Learning with Adaptive Hyperparameters," in NeurIPS, 2020. [PDF] [arXiv] [code]
- Janghoon Choi, Junseok Kwon, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Visual Tracking by TridentAlign and Context Embedding," in ACCV, 2020. [arXiv]
- Hongsuk Choi*, Gyeongsik Moon*, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Pose2Mesh: Graph Convolutional Network for 3D Human Pose and Mesh Recovery from 2D Human Pose," in ECCV, 2020. [arXiv] [PDF] [Video] [code]
- Gyeongsik Moon and Kyoung Mu Lee, "I2L-MeshNet: Image-to-Lixel Prediction Network for Accurate 3D Human Pose and Mesh Estimation from a Single RGB Image," in ECCV, 2020. [arXiv] [PDF] [Video] [code]
- Gyeongsik Moon, Shoou-I Yu, He Wen, Takaaki Shiratori and Kyoung Mu Lee, "InterHand2.6M: A Dataset and Baseline for 3D Interacting Hand Pose Estimation from a Single RGB Image," in ECCV, 2020. [dataset] [arXiv] [PDF] [Video] [code]
- Gyeongsik Moon, Takaaki Shiratori, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "DeepHandMesh: Weakly-supervised Deep Encoder-Decoder Framework for High-fidelity Hand Mesh Modeling from a Single RGB Image," in ECCV, 2020. (ORAL presentation) [arXiv] [PDF] [Video]
- Myungsub Choi, Janghoon Choi, Sungyong Baik, Tae Hyun Kim, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Scene-Adaptive Video Frame Interpolation via Meta-Learning," in CVPR, 2020. [PDF] [Project Page]
- Sungyong Baik, Seokil Hong, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Learning to Forget for Meta-Learning," in CVPR, 2020. [PDF] [code]
- Myungsub Choi, Heewon KIm, Bohyung Han, Ning Xu, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Channel Attention Is All You Need for Video Frame Interpolation," in AAAI, 2020. [PDF]
- Janghoon Choi, Junseok Kwon, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Deep Meta Learning for Real-Time Target-Aware Visual Tracking," in ICCV, 2019. [PDF]
- Gyeongsik Moon, Ju Yong Chang, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Camera Distance-aware Top-down Approach for 3D Multi-person Pose Estimation from a Single RGB Image," in ICCV, 2019. [arXiv] [code (RootNet)] [code (PoseNet)]
- Dongmin Park, Seokil Hong, Bohyung Han, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Continual Learning by Asymmetric Loss Approximation with Single-Side Overestimation," in ICCV, 2019. [PDF] [code]
- Gyeongsik Moon, Ju Yong Chang, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "PoseFix: Model-agnostic General Human Pose Refinement Network," in CVPR, 2019. [arXiv] [code]
- Seungjun Nah, Sanghyun Son, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Recurrent Neural Networks with Intra-Frame Iterations for Video Deblurring," in CVPR, 2019. [PDF]
- Yumin Suh, Bohyung Han, Wonsik Kim, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Stochastic Class-based Hard Example Mining for Deep Metric Learning," in CVPR, 2019. [PDF]
- Sungyong Baik, Junseok Kwon, and Kyoung Mu Lee, "Learning to Remember Past to Predict Future for Visual Tracking," in ICIP, 2019. [PDF]