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Fri 09/18
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LMSS @ Cornell Tech: Zhou Yu (University of California, Davis)

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Speaker Bio

Zhou Yu is an Assistant Professor at the Computer Science Department, University of California, Davis. Zhou is the director of the Davis NLP Lab. She received her PhD at Language Technology Institute under School of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University 2017, working with Prof. Alan W Black and Prof. Alexander I. Rudnicky. 2015 summer and 2016 summer, she interned with Prof. David Suendermann-Oeft at ETS San Francisco Office on cloud based multimodal dialog systems. 2014 Fall, she interned with Dan Bohus and Eric Horvitz at Microsoft Research on situated multimodal dialogue systems.

Prior to CMU, Zhou received a B.S. in Computer Science and a B.A. in Linguistics under English Language Major from Zhejiang University in 2011. She worked with Prof. Xiaofei He and Prof. Deng Cai on Machine Learning and Computer Vision. Zhou also worked with Prof. Yunhua Qu on Machine Translation.