Seungbae Kim

Dr. Kim

Assistant Professor

ENB 311 | 813-396-2881

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Dr. Seungbae Kim is an assistant professor in the Computer Science and Engineering Department at USF. Prior to that, he was a postdoctoral researcher in the Communication Department at UCLA under the supervision of Professor Jungseock Joo. He got his Ph.D. degree in the Computer Science Department at UCLA and was a member of the Scalable Analytics Institute (ScAi) under the supervision of Professor Wei Wang.

Research Interests

Fairness in Machine Learning, Explainable Artificial Intelligence, Graph Neural Networks, Data Mining / Social Media Mining / Web Mining, Applied Data Science, Online Social Networks, Mental Health

Teaching Interests

Graph Neural Networks, Applied Data Science, Social Network Analysis, Data Mining, Algorithm, Computer Networks


Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of California, Los Angeles (2021)
M.S in Computer Science, Seoul National University (2011)
B.S in Computer Science, Chung-Ang University (2009)

Honors and Awards

  • The Samueli Deans Fellowship, Samueli School Of Engineering, UCLA (2021)
  • The Balu and Mohini Balakrishnan Endowed Fellowship, Computer Science Department, UCLA, (2020)
  • Nominated for the outstanding TA award, Computer Science Department, UCLA (2019)
  • Scholarships for outstanding students in Computer Science and Engineering Department, Chung-Ang University, (2004 - 2008)

Key Activities

Technical Program Committee:

  • ACM SIGKDD Conference on Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining
  • The Conference on Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition
  • The Web Conference
  • AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence
  • ACM International Conference on Web Search and Data Mining
  • International Conference on Smart Education, Health and ICT
  • IEEE International Conference on Data Science and Systems

Organizing Committee:

  • Web Chair, the 19th International Symposium on Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoc)


  • Journal of Combinatorial Optimization
  • Journal of Telematics and Informatics
  • Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services