Steven Euijong Whang

Photo by Hector Garcia-Molina


Steven E. Whang is a Tenured Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at KAIST and jointly affiliated with the Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI. His research interests include Responsible and Data-centric AI. Previously he was a Research Scientist at Google Research and co-developed the data infrastructure of the TensorFlow Extended (TFX) machine learning platform. Steven earned his PhD in Computer Science in 2012 from Stanford University. He was a Kwon Oh-Hyun Endowed Chair Professor (2020-2023) and received a Google AI Focused Research Award (2018, the first in Asia) and two Google Research Awards (2022 and 2023).

Curriculum Vitae (updated Apr. 2024)

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Professional Service

Google TFX TechTalk to US and Korea teams, Mar. 2023

Google-KAIST Partnership signing ceremony, July 2019

Fun Fact

I am an alum of KAIST swimming team KAORI

I did opening speeches (in Korean) for the 2018 and 2019 KAIST KAORI swimming competitions and also participated in the 2018 competition to win 3rd prize in the Freestyle relay with students.

KAORI congratulating me on tenure.