Joseph Kim

PhD Candidate
Department of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Office: 32-271
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I am a Ph.D. candidate in the Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) at MIT and a member of the Interactive Robotics Group advised by Prof. Julie Shah. My research lies in the field of Human-AI Collaboration, with a vision of creating AI systems that can interact naturally and intuitively with a team of human users to solve complex problems (e.g., large planning and optimization problems). I am currently designing algorithms derive interpretable, plan explanations from various forms of input, such as text documents, meeting transcripts, and system logs.

I received by M.S. from MIT Aeronautics and Astronautics department and my B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. I was a NSF Graduate Research Fellow (2012-2017).

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