Jungwon Kang

Dr. Jungwon Kang has started to join in Dr. Gunho Sohn’s research team in the spring, 2017. His research focuses on computer vision and robotics, including artificial intelligence-based perception and SLAM.


Dr. Kang is a part of the 3D Mobile Mapping Artificial Intelligence (3DMMAI) project, which is supported by the NSERC (Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada) Collaborative Research Development (CRD) program and Teledyne Optech in Toronto. He is also a part of ‘OnTRAC: Safe and Robust Obstacle Detection for Autonomous Rail‘ project, which is funded by the OCE and Autonomous Vehicle Innovation Network – AV R&D partnership fund.


Jungwon Kang, Yujia Zhang, Zhen Liu, Andrew Sit and Gunho Sohn, “RPV-SLAM: Range-augmented Panoramic Visual SLAM for Mobile Mapping System with Panoramic Camera and Tilted LiDAR,” ICAR, 2021.

J. Kang, K. Park, Z. Arjmandi, G. Sohn, M. Shahbazi and P. Ménard, “Ultra-Wideband Aided UAV Positioning Using Incremental Smoothing with Ranges and Multilateration,” IEEE/RSJ IROS, 2020.

Z. Arjmandi, J. Kang, K. Park and G. Sohn, “Benchmark Dataset of Ultra-wideband Radio based UAV Positioning,” IEEE ITSC, 2020.

K. Park, J. Kang, Z. Arjmandi, M. Shahbazi and G. Sohn, “Multilateration under Flip Ambiguity for UAV Positioning Using Ultrawide-band,” ISPRS Congress, 2020.

K. Zhao, J. Kang, J. Jung and G. Sohn, “Building Extraction from Satellite Images Using Mask R-CNN with Building Boundary Regularization,” CVPR-W, 2018.

C. Ko, J. Kang, G. Sohn, “Deep Multi-task Learning for Tree Genera Classification,” ISPRS Technical Commission II Symposium, 2018.

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Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), School of Electrical Engineering, KAIST, South Korea

Master of Sciences (MS), Electrical Engineering & Computer Science, KAIST, South Korea

Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.), School of Electrical Engineering, Korea University, South Korea

2006 – 2016

2004 – 2006




Research Associate/ Postdoctoral Researcher , GeoICT/ AUSMLab, York University Canada

Postdoctoral Researcher, KAIST Institute for Robotics, Daejeon, South Korea

Intern Scholar, Robotics Institute, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA

Apr, 2017 – Sep, 2021

Apr, 2016 – Jan, 2017

Jan, 2009 – Sep, 2009


Teaching Assistant, KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea

2005 – 2007