Hi! I am a Ph.D. student in the School of Computing at KAIST. I am working with Juho Kim as part of KIXLAB.
My research interests in Human-Computer Interaction lies on HCI x AI, Video interaction and understanding, and Multimedia content creation and consumption. I aim to understand multimedia content by using HCI and AI techniques and build interactive technologies that help users create and consume the content.


  • 👩‍💻 (Jun. - Sep. 2023) Research Intern @ Autodesk Research in Toronto. Hope to get connected with folks in Toronto :)
  • 🛫 (Apr. 2023) Attending CHI 2023 to present our paper!
  • 🏆 (Dec. 2022) I received a NAVER PhD Fellowship Award!
  • 🏆 (Oct. 2022) I received a Special Recognition for Outstanding Reviews at CSCW 2023.
  • 👩‍💻 (Oct. 2022) Started a research internship at LG AI Research.
  • 🛫 (Apr. 2022) I'll be attending CHI 2022 in person! Let's have a chat :)
  • 👩‍💼 (Mar. 2022) I'll be serving as an SV in IUI 2022 and presenting SoftVideo.
  • 📝 (Mar. 2022) Our paper has been accepted to a CHI 2022 workshop.
  • 🏆 (Feb. 2022) I received a Special Recognition for Outstanding Reviews at CHI 2022.
  • 📝 (Feb. 2022) Our paper CatchLive has been accepted to CHI 2022.


Conference and Journal Papers

Beyond Instructions: A Taxonomy of Information Types in How-to Videos

Saelyne Yang, Sangkyung Kwak﹡, Juhoon Lee﹡, Juho Kim

CHI 2023
AVscript: Accessible Video Editing with Audio-Visual Scripts

Mina Huh, Saelyne Yang, Yi-Hao Peng, Xiang ‘Anthony’ Chen, Young-Ho Kim, Amy Pavel

CHI 2023
CatchLive: Real-time Summarization of Live Streams with Stream Content and Interaction Data

Saelyne Yang, Jisu Yim, Juho Kim, Hijung Valentina Shin

CHI 2022
SoftVideo: Improving the Learning Experience of Software Tutorial Videos with Collective Interaction Data

Saelyne Yang, Jisu Yim, Aitolkyn Baigutanova, Seoyoung Kim, Minsuk Chang, Juho Kim

IUI 2022
Snapstream: Snapshot-based Interaction in Live Streaming for Visual Art

Saelyne Yang, Changyoon Lee, Hijung Valentina Shin, Juho Kim

CHI 2020
What Makes It Hard for Users to Follow Software Tutorial Videos?

Saelyne Yang, Juho Kim

HCI Korea 2020

Posters, Demos, and Workshop Papers

Improving Video Interfaces by Presenting Informational Units of Videos

Saelyne Yang, Sankyung Kwak, Taesoo Kim, Juho Kim


Awards & Honors

  • NAVER PhD Fellowship (2022)
  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Reviews (CSCW 2023)
  • Special Recognition for Outstanding Reviews (CHI 2022)
  • Inseong Fellow, KAIST (2021)
  • An Outstanding TA Award, KAIST (2021 Spring, 2022 Spring)
  • An Outstanding MS Thesis Award, KAIST (2021)
  • Kwanjeong Scholarship (2019)
  • Google WTM Scholarsip (2018)
  • Dean's List, School of Computing, KAIST (2018 Spring)


  • LG AI Research
    Reserach Intern, Advanced ML Lab (Oct. 2022 - Feb. 2023)
    Mentor: Prof. Moontae Lee
  • Adobe Research
    Reserach Intern, Creative Technologies Lab (Jun. 2020 - Sep. 2020)
    Mentor: Dr. Hijung Valentina Shin
    Reserach Intern (Jun. 2018 - Dec. 2018)
    Mentor: Prof. Juho Kim
    Software Engineer Intern (Jan. 2018 - Feb. 2018)


  • Ph.D. in School of Computing, KAIST (Mar. 2021 - Present)
    GPA: 4.16/4.3, Advisor: Prof. Juho Kim
  • M.S. in School of Computing, KAIST (Mar. 2019 - Feb. 2021)
    An Outstanding MS Thesis Award, Advisor: Prof. Juho Kim
  • B.S. in School of Computing, KAIST (Mar. 2015 - Feb. 2019)
    Magna Cum Laude