JunYoung Gwak

JunYoung Gwak

Master's in Computer Science at Stanford University

Deep Learning
Computer Vision
3D Reconstruction

  • JunYoung Gwak
  • Stanford
  • Computer Science
  • Computer Vision
  • neovim + tmux


  • Stanford UniversitySept 2015 - In Progress

    Master's, Computer Science

  • University of Illinois at Urbana ChampaignAug 2011 - May 2015

    Bachelor of Science, Computer Science.
    Math Minor

  • Korean Minjok Leadership AcademyMar 2008 - Feb 2011

    College Prep


  • Stanford UniversityJan 2016 - In Progress

    Research Assistant

    Working at Computer Vision & Geometry Lab with Professor Silvio Savarese. Pushing the state of the art of Computer Vision applying various Deep Learning techniques.

  • GoogleMay 2015 - Sept 2015

    Software Engineering Intern

    Worked at Google Cloud Platform. Implemented a benchmark tool to measure, compare and monitor the performance of various cloud platforms, including Google AppEngine and Managed VM.

  • GoogleMay 2014 - Aug 2014

    Software Engineering Intern

    Worked at Google Maps, implementing an internal feature.

  • National Center for Supercomputing ApplicationsSeptember 2013 - May 2014

    Research Assistant

    Built a real-time tracking and 3D localization system for construction sites. Made point cloud generation and visualization more accessible with web interface. Won 1st place in The Image of Research, 7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • GoogleMay 2013 - August 2013

    Software Engineering Intern

    Worked for Google Drive developer relationships team. Created Push Notifications Playground and Google Drive API Python library, PyDrive. Hosted 4 Google Developer Lives and wrote 1 blog post.

  • Popcorn5November 2011 - May 2013


    Quality control software for building management. Partnered with big university hospitals and building management companies. Got $300k funded from Solborn Investment.

  • Seoul National University Computer Research InstituteMay 2010 - July 2010

    Research Assistant

    Assisted research regarding the efficiency of a genetic algorithm.

  • ViewMotionMay 2009 - July 2009


    Participated in a government-funded project to develop a chatbot for education.


  • Completing 3d object shape from one depth image2015


    Proposed a method to recover a complete 3D model from a depth image of an object. We aim to fully automatically reconstruct a 3D model from any category.

  • Vision-based Field Inspection of Reinforcing Bars2013

    International Conference on Construction Applications of Virtual Reality

    Proposed a low-cost, automatic, and reliable inspection algorithm of reinforcing bars. Built an algorithm to efficiently model multiple bent reinforcing bars within large 3D point cloud. Proposed a method to evaluate the accuracy of the registration.


  • 1st place, MechmaniaOct 2014

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Annual AI programming contest hosted by the ACM chapter at the UIUC.

  • Illinois Engineering Achievement ScholarshipJuly 2014

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    A scholarship for students in School of Engineering selected based on academic merit.

  • Jeffrey P. Blahut Memorial ScholarshipApril 2014

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    A scholarship for CS majors entering their junior or senior years selected based on academic merit.

  • 1st place, The Image of ResearchApril 2014

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    7th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium.

  • 1st place, ECE Pulse - SoftwareFebruary 2013

    University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

    Wrote the best AI for the game 'PulseCraft'.

  • 3rd place, Mid-west Facebook HackathonNovember 2012


    Presented 'FocusTest', an automatic camera auto-focus benchmark webapp. Made the benchmark more reliable and accurate using computer vision techniques.

  • 1st place, Promoting Undergraduate Research in EngineeringDecember 2011

    University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

    Presented 'Improving General Game Planning: Simplifying Descriptions and Generating Interfaces'.

  • Gold Medal, Minjok Academic FestivalOctober 2010

    Korean Minjok Leadership Academy

    Presented 'Enhanced Object Tracking Algorithm Combining SURF and Optical Flow'.

  • 1st place, DotNet Programming CompetitionJune 2010

    Hoons DotNet, ZDNet Korea

    Wrote a program which automatically diagnoses and resolves any network errors.

  • Award of Excellence, 8th Embedded Software CompetitionSeptember 2011

    The Federation of Korean Information Industries

    Made a robot to clear given objectives.

Programming Language

  • JAVA

  • C++

  • C


  • C#

  • Python

  • Ruby

Web Programming

  • PHP


  • Django

  • Ruby on Rails


  • HTML5/CSS3

  • MySQL

  • Javascript

Mobile App Development

  • Android

  • PhoneGap

Contact Info

  • Gates Computer Science Building
    353 Serra Mall
    Room 128
    Stanford, CA 94305

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