I am a final-year PhD candidate in computer science at University of Southern California, where I work in the USC-NLP Group. My advisors are Xiang Ren and Jay Pujara. I'm interested in building and evaluating communicating agents based on large language models (LLM), with a focus on theory-of-mind and reasoning to reach common ground.
Previously, I received undergraduate degree in Mathematics of Computation from University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), where I worked with Kai-Wei Chang and Yizhou Sun. I've also spent time at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence (AI2) (working with Prithviraj Ammanabrolu, Chris Callison-Burch, and Yejin Choi), and the Amazon Alexa AI (working with Yang Liu and Dilek Hakkani-Tur).
Currently, I am a Research Intern at Google Bard (working
with Shyam Upadhyay, Manaal Faruqui, Swaroop Mishra, and
I'm will be actively looking for full-time research jobs starting fall 2023! If you are hiring and interested, drop me an email, I'm more than happy to chat :-)
Aug 2019 - Present (Expected May 2024)
Ph.D. in Computer Science, University of Southern California
Sep 2015 - June 2019
B.S. in Mathematics of Computation with Minor in Statistics, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
(Full list see Google Scholar)