• Oct-29-2021 / Our AI Pianist VirtuosoNet participated in a media art exhibition by NohLab. The exhibition was held for Reopen of Atatürk Cultural Center, which is one of the icon of Istanbul.

  • Sep-2-2021 / I gave a seminar for LG AI Research with a title of “Modeling Expressive Performance with Deep Learning”

  • Sep-1-2021 / I’ve been appointed as an assistant professor at the Department of Art & Technology at Sogang University, Seoul. Founded in 2011, Dept of Art & Technology is one of the leading programs for interdisciplinary studies in arts and technologies in South Korea.

  • Jul-26-2021 / Our AI Pianist, VirtuosoNet, performed a piano concerto ‘3-dimensional Chopin’ composed by Hana Ryou accompanied by Gimpo Philharmonic Orchestra. I made and post-processed the performance and also control the performance so that the piano could be synchronized with the orchestra.
  • Mar-16-2021 / I gave a seminar for AI Convergence Research Center of Inha University with a title of “Can AI Understand Music?”.

  • Feb-16-2021 / Our AI Pianist, VirtuosoNet, had a duet piano performance with pianist Jong Hwa Park in the ceremony of the 50th anniversary of KAIST. I’ve improved VirtuosoNet to generate better performance and also implemented the 3D visualization on the background.
  • Feb-16-2021 / I participated in Artificial Humanity, a concert directed by composer Hana Ryu. My role was to generate piano performances with VirtuosoNet for newly-composed pieces named “AlphaGo” and “바다가”, and music-based video with TräumerAI for “바다가”. I’ve labeled new data pair for TräumerAI to generate images of sea and ocean. The concert was given online due to COVID-19.

  • Dec-12-2020 / I presented TräumerAI, a neural music visualizer, on the NeurIPS 2020 Workshop: Machine Learning for Creativity and Design.
  • Nov-5-2020 / In SK ICT Tech Summit 2020, which is an annual event for introducing technical achievements of SK group in ICT, I gave a talk about my work on real-time piano transcription.

  • Oct-29-2020 / I gave a remote lecture on my research on VirtuosoNet to Huawei Tokyo Research Center.

  • Oct-16-2020 / I presented a real-time piano transcription system in Late Breaking / Demo session of ISMIR 2020.

  • Sep-10-2020 / My work in SK telecom on real-time piano transcription was introduced in ai.x 2020, an annual conference organized by SK telecom. The video was recorded in SKT Pangyo Tech Gallery. alt
  • Jul-30-2020 / In the ceremony of the 49th anniversary of KAIST, I received KAIST Global Leadership Award: Creativity, which is a presidential award given to a student who demonstrated KAIST’s core values: Challenge, Creativity, Care. The award for each value is given annually to a student in undergraduate and graduate courses, respectively with 1M KRW prize. I also gave an acceptance speech as a student representative. alt

  • Mar-1-2020 / I joined as a research scientist in T-Brain, AI center, SK telecom, which is one of leading research groups for machine learning in Korea.

  • Feb-21-2020 / I graduated with my PhD in Culture Technology from KAIST. Unfortunately, the graduation ceremony was canceled due to COVID-19.