Office: CSE482
Email: mjyc[at]cs[dot]washington[dot]edu
CV (last updated: Nov.2015)
Research Interests
I'm a graduate student in Computer Science and Engineering department at University of Washington. My research interests are human-robot interaction and machine learning. My advisors are Rajesh Rao and Maya Cakmak, and I have collaborated with  Dieter FoxSu-In Lee and Jeff Bilmes.

  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung*Andrzej Pronobis*, Maya Cakmak, Dieter Fox, Rajesh P.N. RaoAutonomous Question Answering with Mobile Robots in Human-Populated Environments, IROS, Oct 2016 [Tech. Report][PDF][Teaser][Poster]

  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Abram L. Friesen, Dieter Fox, Andrew N. Meltzoff, Rajesh P.N. Rao, A Bayesian Developmental Approach to Robotic Goal-Based Imitation Learning, PLOSONE, Oct 2015 [PDF][Tech. Report]

  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Andrzej Pronobis, Maya Cakmak, Dieter Fox, Rajesh P.N. Rao, Designing Information Gathering Robots for Human-Populated Environments, IROS, Oct 2015 [PDF][Slides]

  • Maxwell Forbes, Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Maya Cakmak, Rajesh P.N. Rao, Programming by Demonstration with Crowdsourced Action Fixes, AAAI Conference on Human Computation and Crowdsourcing (HCOMP), Nov 2014 [PDF][Video]

  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Maxwell Forbes, Maya Cakmak, Rajesh P.N. Rao, Accelerating Imitation Learning through Crowdsourcing, ICRA, Jun 2014 [PDF][Slides][Video][ProjectPage]

  • Karthik Mohan, Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Seungyeop Han, Daniela M. Witten, Su-In Lee, and Maryam Fazel, Structured Sparse Learning of Multiple Gaussian Graphical Models. NIPS 2012, Dec 2012 [PDF][Poster]

  • Mike Chung*, Eric Rombokas*, Qi An, Yoky Matsuoka, and Jeff A. Bilmes, Continuous Vocalization Control of Full-scale Assistive Robot. BioRob, Jun 2012 [PDF][Poster][Video]

  • Matthew Bryan, Griffin Nicoll, Vibinash Thomas, Mike Chung, Joshua R. Smith, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, Automatic Extraction of Command Hierarchies for Adaptive Brain-Robot Interfacing. ICRA, Jul 2012 [PDF][Slides]

  • Matthew Bryan, Joshua Green, Mike Chung, Lillian Chang, Reinhold Scherer, Joshua R. Smith, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, An Adaptive Brain-Computer Interface for Humanoid Robot Control, Humanoids, Oct 2011 [PDF][Poster]

  • Mike Chung, Matthew Bryan, Willy Cheung, Reinhold Scherer, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, Interactive hierarchical brain-computer interfacing: Uncertainty-based interaction between humans and robots. BCI2011, Sep 2011 [PDF][Slides]

  • Mike Chung, Willy Cheung, Reinhold Scherer, Rajesh P.N. Rao. A Hierarchical Architecture for Adaptive Brain-Computer Interfacing. IJCAI, July 2011 [PDF][Poster]

  • Reinhold Scherer, Elisabeth C.V. Friedrich, Brendan Allison, Markus Pröll, Mike Chung, Willy Cheung, Rajesh P.N. Rao, and Christa Neuper, Non-invasive Brain-Computer Interfaces: Enhanced Gaming and Robotic Control, IWANN, Jun 2011 [Web]

  • Mike Chung, Willy Cheung, Reinhold Scherer, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, Towards Hierarchical BCIs for Robotic Control, IEEE EMBS NER, April 2011 [PDF]

  • Reinhold Scherer, Mike Chung, Jonathan Lyon, Willy Cheung, Rajesh P.N. Rao. Interaction with Virtual and Augmented Reality Environments using Non-Invasive Brain-Computer Interfacing. ICABB, October 2010 [Web]

Peer-reviewed Workshop Papers & Posters
  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Justin Huang, Leila Takayama, and Maya Cakmak, Iterative Design of a System for Programming Socially Interactive Service Robots, Perspectives on Analysis and Design of Human-Centered Robotics IROS 2016 Workshop, October 2016 [PDF]

  • Mike Chung, Eric Rombokas, Yoky Matsuoka, Jeff Bilmes, and Maya Cakmak, Assistive Robot Control Using the Vocal Joystick, HRI 2014 Pioneers Workshop, March 2014 [PDF]

  • Maxwell Forbes, Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, Maya Cakamak, Luke Zettlemoyer, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, Grounding Antonym Adjective Pairs through Interaction, HRI 2014 Humans and Robots in Asymmetric Interactions, March 2014 [PDF]

  • Mike Chung, Reinhold Scherer, Rawichote Chaldohorn, and Rajesh P.N. Rao, Towards Hierarchical BCIs: Combining Motor Imagery and Evoked Potentials for Robotic Control, BCI Meeting 2010, May 2010. [PDF]

  • Michael Jae-Yoon Chung, rqt_bag_diff: Tool for Visual Comparisons of Robot Data, University of Washington  CSE512 Winter 2014, March 2014 [ProjectPage]

  • Jeff A. Bilmes, Richard Rogers, Mike Chung, Matthew Bryan, and Dieter Fox, The Graphical Model Toolkit and Applications to Online Activity Recognition for ISTC, ISTC Meeting 2012, August 2012 [PDF]

Media Coverage


  • 2013 Autumn CSE481 Robotics Capstone Course Teaching Assistant [Web]

  • 2011 Autumn CSE481 Robotics Capstone Course Teaching Assistant [Web]