Juho Kim is an Associate Professor in the School of Computing at KAIST, and directs KIXLAB (the KAIST Interaction Lab). He is also affiliated faculty in the Kim Jaechul Graduate School of AI at KAIST. His research in human-computer interaction focuses on building interactive systems that support interaction at scale: crowdsourcing and human computation, online education and learning at scale, civic engagement and collective action, and interactive data analytics and mining. He creates interactive and collaborative technology that empowers conventionally passive populations—students receiving instruction and citizens influenced by social issues—to be active and self-directed participants who initiate deeper learning and collective action. He often takes an interdisciplinary approach to his research, by connecting computer science with learning sciences and social sciences, and aims to deploy interactive systems to real users.


He earned his Ph.D. from MIT, M.S. from Stanford University, and B.S. from Seoul National University. In 2015-2016, he was a Visiting Assistant Professor and a Brown Fellow at Stanford University. He is a recipient of KAIST’s Songam Distinguished Research Award, Grand Prize for Creative Teaching, and Excellence in Teaching Award, as well as 12 paper awards from ACM CHI, ACM CSCW, ACM Learning at Scale, ACM IUI, ACM DIS, and AAAI HCOMP.


If you're interested in working with me at KAIST, please read this page. Also, in this interview video for HCI Korea, I summarize KIXLAB's representative projects and share my thoughts on research and mentoring. English transcription is available.



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  • Subcommittee Co-Chair: CHI 2022
  • Program Committee: CHI 2018-2019 & 2021, AAAI 2021 (SPC), CSCW 2017-2019, Learning at Scale 2015-2020, TheWebConf 2022, SIGCSE 2022, HCOMP 2016 & 2020, Creativity & Cognition 2019, Collective Intelligence 2019, UIST 2017, CHI 2015 WIP
  • Demos Co-Chair: CSCW 2022
  • Late-Breaking Work Co-Chair: CHI 2021
  • Editor: UX of AI Forum, ACM Interactions Magazine. 2019-current
  • Associate Editor: IEEE TLT. 2020-current
  • Member: SIGCHI Asian Development Committee. 2019-current
  • Member: SIGCHI Nomination Committee. 2020
  • Vice President: SIGCHI Korea Chapter. 2019-current
  • Vice President: HCI Society of Korea. 2019
  • Papers Co-Chair: CSCW 2020
  • Best Papers Co-Chair: CSCW 2019
  • Social Media Co-Chair: CHI 2020
  • Publicity Co-Chair: ISS 2019
  • Best Paper Committee: CHI 2018, CSCW 2018
  • Doctoral Consortium Co-Chair: HCI Korea 2018-2019
  • Demo Co-Chair: UIST 2017-2018
  • Poster Co-Chair: UIST 2015-2016
  • Workshop Organizer: Crowdsourcing Law and Policy (CSCW 2017), Connecting Collaborative & Crowd Work with Online Education (CSCW 2015), CrowdCamp (HCOMP 2013-2014)
  • Webmaster: CHI 2015
  • Scheduling + Communitysourcing: CHI 2013-2015, CSCW 2014-2015
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