About Keunwoo Choi

Keywords: Music Information Retrieval, Machine learning, deep learning

At the moment

  • July 2018 – present | Research Scientist at Spotify (MIQ), New York, USA


  • Oct 2014 – March 2018 | PhD Student at c4dm, EECS, Queen Mary University of London, UK
    (@c4dm, supervisors: Mark Sandler and George Fazekas)
  • 2009 – 2011 | M.S. Electric Engineering and Computer Science at Applied Acoustics Lab, Seoul National University, Korea
    (Digital audio signal processing, acoustic system modelling, sound field reproduction)
  • 2005 – 2009 | B.S. Electric Engineering and Computer Science at Seoul National University, Korea



Please check out the publication page



Journals – IEEE Transactions on Audio, Speech, and Language Processing, IEEE Transactions on Multimedia, EURASIP, Neural Computing and Applications, IEEE Journal of Selected Topics in Signal Processing, Journal of Audio Engineering Society, IEEE Transactions on Signal Processing

Conferences – WAC 2017ISMIR 2017CMMR 2017, AAAI 2017, NIPS 2016 Workshop, ISMIR 2018, ICML 2019, ICASSP 2019, ISMIR2019, WSDM 2019 Workshop, CSMC 2019, NeurIPS 2019

Scholarships and awards

  • ISMIR 2017 Best paper award
  • EPSRC funding covering my tuition fee and stipend for my phd on FAST project (2014-2018)
  • National Science & Technology Scholarship, 2005-2008 (Fully funded, Supported by the Korea Student Aid Foundation (KOSAF) grant funded by the Korea government)


한글 블로그, Github, twitter, LinkedIn, Google Scholar


I don’t have access to my QMUL email from Jan 2019. Please use my Spotify email address, which you can find from my recent papers like this.