About Me

I’m a Ph.D student at Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence (MLAI) lab in KAIST, under the supervision of Prof. Sung Ju Hwang.

I finished my B.S. degree at  SKKU in 2016, and M.S. degree at KAIST in 2018.

My research interest includes:

  • Meta-learning

  • Neural architecture search

  • Multi-modal Retrieval


  • Task-Adaptive Neural Network Retrieval with Meta-Contrastive Learning

Wonyong Jeong*Hayeon Lee*Gun Park*Eunyoung HyungJinheon Baek, Sung Ju Hwang
(* equal contribution)

arXiv, 2021


  • Rapid Neural Architecture Search by Learning to Generate Graphs from Datasets

[paper] [code]
Hayeon Lee*, Eunyoung Hyung*, Sung Ju Hwang
(* equal contribution)

ICLR 2021

  • Learning to Balance: Bayesian Meta-Learning for Imbalanced and Out-of-distribution Tasks

[paper] [code]
Hae Beom Lee*,
Hayeon Lee*, Donghyun Na*, Saehoon Kim, Minseop Park, Eunho Yang, Sung Ju Hwang
(*equal contribution)

ICLR 2020, Oral Presentation (48/2594=1.9%)

  • Learning Spatial Relationships for Cross Modal Retrieval

Hayeon Lee*, Wonjun Yoon*, Jinseok Park, Sung Ju Hwang
(*equal contribution)

CKAIA 2020

Awards & Honors

  • ICML Top Reviewer (2020)

  • NAVER Ph.D. Fellowship Award (2020)

  • ICLR Kyunghyun Cho Travel Grant (2020)

Reviewer Service

  • ICML (2020, 2021)

  • NeurIPS (2020)

  • ACML (2020)

  • AAAI (2021)

  • ICLR (2021)

Work Experiences

  • Research Intern, ETRI (Electronics and communications)

2015. Multimedia Processor Lab, Daejeon, Korea

  • Developer Intern, Samsung Electronics 

2015. IT&Mobile Department, Seoul, Korea