Hyeonsu Kang is a PhD student in Human-Computer Interaction Institute at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), where he is advised by Dr. Niki Kittur. His research interests are in Human-Computer Interaction, Natural Language Processing, and Collective Intelligence, where he uses human-centered methods to study, design, and build interactive and intelligent systems that unlock new forms of creativity, empower scientists to build mental models of others and use such mental models to personalize and configure their literature discovery process, bring experts with complementary expertise and fresh insights together to tackle wicked problems, and optimize workflows for reviewing the prior art in different scientific fields. His work has been published in premier venues in HCI and NLP including ACM CHI, UIST, TOCHI, and NAACL. His work is generously supported by the National Science Foundation (NSF), Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, Google Cloud, the Office of Naval Research, and the Center for Knowledge Acceleration at CMU.
He was named a Google Cloud Research Innovator (2021) and was previously supported by the South Korean National Scholarship for Science and Engineering.
He received his BS in Computer Science and Engineering at Seoul National University. During the course of his graduate studies, he has interned at Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (Summer 2022 and 2021) and Tableau Software.
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