About Me

Hello! This is SangHyun Yi. I'm into all the things related to brain and artificial intelligence. Please check my CV for more information.


Applied Scientist Intern

Mar 2018 - Aug 2018

Undergraduate Research Intern

Jan 2016 - Dec 2016

Undergraduate Research Intern

Jun 2011 - Aug 2011


Kiyohito Iigaya, Sanghyun Yi, Iman Wahle, Sandy Tanwisuth and John P. O'Doherty, "Science meets art: Attribute-based computation as a general principle for building subjective value", in The Multi-disciplinary Conference on Reinforcement Learning and Decision Making(RLDM), Montréal, Québec, Canada, 2019.
Chihyung Jeon , Hanbyul Jeong , Heesun Shin , Heewon Kim , Sungeun Kim and Sanghyun Yi, "Can AI Read Your Politics? Social and Ethical Implications of Artificial Political Intelligence", in When Robots Think. Interdisciplinary Views on Intelligent Automation, Münster, Germany, 2018.
Sanghyun Yi, Jeehang Lee, Changhwa Lee, Juno Kim, Sujin An and Sangwan Lee, "A Competitive Path to Build Artificial Football Agents for AI Worldcup", in IEEE/IEIE International Conference on Consumer Electronics (ICCE) Asia, Jeju, Korea, 2018.
Sanghyun Yi, Jeehang Lee and Sangwan Lee, "Maximally separating and correlating model-based and model-free reinforcement learning", in Computational and Systems Neuroscience (Cosyne), Denver, USA, 2018.
Sanghyun Yi and Kyomin Jung, "A Chatbot by Combining Finite State Machine, Information Retrieval, and Bot-Initiative Strategy", in 1st Proceedings of Alexa Prize (Alexa Prize 2017), Las Vegas, USA, 2017.


Full tuition & fee for outstanding academic performance.

Semifinalist, The Alexa Prize

Oct 2016 - Aug 2017
10th place as an unsponsored team among 18 semifinalists which include 12 sponsored teams.
Achieved 85.1% accuracy on food image classification. The only undergraduate awardee.
1st place at the preliminary league and 3rd place at the final tournament where the top 4 teams of the preliminary participated in. Awarded approx $1500.
Gave a talk about the result at The 5th International Conference on Robot Intelligence Technology and Applications(RiTA).

Skills & Proficiency