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NAM Juhan
NAM Juhan Associate Professor
  • Music Informational Retrieval
  • Audio Signal Processing
  • Music AI
  • 이메일

    juhan.nam (at)

  • 연구실

    Bldg. N25, Room 3236

  • 전화번호

    +82 42 350 2926

  • Degree
    • B.S. in Electrical Engineering, Seoul National University
    • M.S. in Electrical Engineering, Stanford University
    • Ph.D. in Music, Stanford University (2013)
  • Professor biography

    Prof. Juhan Nam is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Culture and Technology and an affiliate professor at the Graduate School of AI. He is conducting research on computer-based music analysis and generation. Before joining KAIST, he worked as an audio researcher at Qualcomm (2012-2014) and as a synthesizer developer at Young Chang (Kurzweil) (2001-2006). Currently, he serves as the president of the Korean Society for Music Perception and Cognition, an associate editor of the Audio Engineering Society Journal, and a program co-chair of the International Society of Music Information Retrieval (2021). He has published many papers in the fields of music information retrieval and audio signal signal, and was awarded the International Joint Research Award (2021) from KAIST in recognition of his joint research with foreign universities and research institutes. With AI-based piano performance research, he participated in various exhibitions and performances such as a special exhibition at the Daejeon Museum of Art (2019), the opening performance of the KAIST 50th anniversary ceremony (2021), and Sumi Jo's KAIST concert (2022).

  • Lecture subject
    • GCT535 Sound Technology for Multimedia
    • GCT634/AI613 Musical Applications of Machine Learning
    • CTP431 Music and Audio Computing
  • Representative research
    • Music Classification and Retrieval
    • Piano Transcription and Perfomance Modeling
    • Singing Voice Analysis and Synthesi
  • Record
    • Associate Professor, Graduate School of Culture Technology, KAIST (2019 - Current)
    • Visiting Scholar, Graduate School of AI, KAIST (2019 - Current)
    • Visiting Scholar, NYU MARL (2019-2020)
    • Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Culture Technology, KAIST (2014-2019)
    • Staff Engineer, Qualcomm (2012-2014)
    • Software Engineer, Young Chang Music (2001-2006)