Pizza will be served at 12 p.m.
Mark Yatskar is an Assistant Professor at the University of Pennsylvania in the Department of Computer and Information Science. He did his PhD at the University of Washington co-advised by Luke Zettlemoyer and Ali Farhadi. He was a Young Investigator at the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence for several years working with their computer vision team, Prior. His work spans Natural Language Processing, Computer Vision, and Fairness in Machine Learning. He received a Best Paper Award at EMNLP for work on gender bias amplification, and his work has been featured in Wired and the New York Times.